Thank you for your interest in this vital role with Wirral Council. This is a time of huge change, challenge and opportunity for one of the most diverse and  exciting places to live and work in the country. We're looking for someone who is determined, dynamic and collaborative, with a record for leading and inspiring outstanding service delivery at a senior  level.   By joining Wirral you will be joining a newly formed Families and Wellbeing directorate within an ambitious local authority. Children's services in Wirral are  led by Julia Hassall who has been recently appointed as the Director, having successfully acted as the interim Director previously. Wirral's services for  Children and Young People are consistently rated as outstanding despite having some challenging agendas to respond to.  We are proud of our excellent reputation for securing the best possible start in life for our young people and their families, and have committed ourselves  to an ambitious programme of further improvement.   The successful candidate will be responsible for providing the leadership and expertise necessary to drive improvements in their respective service areas  and to contribute to our nationally recognised Children Services. We are looking for experienced leaders, who are keen to join the Wirral family and play a  major role across a full corporate agenda.  We are looking for individuals who are prepared to provide challenge and innovative thinking to services, who will collaborate with individuals and  communities, key partners and stakeholders to ensure we provide services which make a positive impact and  maximise outcomes for children ,young  people and their families.  As a Head of Service in the Children and Young People's Department you will continue to improve the performance of the service, while developing  partnerships across the Council and with key stakeholders that will broaden the contribution and positive impact for children and young people across  Wirral's communities. This challenging role will require someone with exceptional motivational and leadership skills. They will have the clarity of thought and leadership vision to  set direction and pace with the openness and presence to influence and achieve results.   If this sounds like the right environment and challenge, and you want to be rewarded by working in one of the most diverse and exciting places in the UK,  we look forward to receiving your application.   Welcome Welcome About Wirral About Children's Services About the role How to apply Welcome About Wirral About the role How to apply Sitemap Penna.com - 5 Fleet Place, London. EC4M 7RD Useful links Clare Fish Strategic Director: Families and Wellbeing About Children and Young People in Wirral Julia Hassall Director of Children's Services About Children's Services About Children and Young People in Wirral