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Head of Service MASH/Assessment
Title: Head of Service MASH/Assessment
Category: Medical Health
Job type: Permanent
Job status: Full Time
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Head of Service MASH/Assessment

A fully integrated and working MASH team on-site that is the first point of contact.

Police, Health, Education and Social Care.

TM – MASH and deputy for the team TM - Assessment x 2 TM - Family Support 30+ Social Workers Your Role:

An exciting and rare opportunity has arisen to be part of a new Senior Management Team in Children's Social Care in Luton.

The Head of Service role within Luton has a wider scope than similarly titled roles in other authorities. This is mainly because:

The size of Luton means people are more involved in future service planning in these roles that would normally be the case. This means people can develop both their wider operational management - driving performance AND shape the future of the services

Heads of Service are part of the whole directorate management team and expected to make an informed comment and add value to the work across the all the services - this includes both the safeguarding arena and the education and skills agenda.

Heads of Service are also part of the corporate Leadership Group helping to shape the whole organisation culture and make a contribution to 'task and finish' and consultative work in areas as diverse as winter planning to community services.

Heads of Service will be involved in the Political and governance process. This takes the form of member briefings, drafting responses to questions and developing and taking papers through the Cabinet decision making processes.

Heads of Service are members of a number of multi-agency strategic forums and, depending on role, regional work

The Package:

Salary up to £71,000

About You:

You will have a demonstrable track record of delivery as a senior manager within a Children's Social Care environment and be able to evidence your skills in collaborative working within a wider Corporate senior management group, as well as with colleagues in Health. You are a confident leader, with a demonstrable passion for Social care modernisation, and your leadership style embodies the Council. You will also hold a Professional Social Work Qualification and have suitable management qualifications and experience.

Luton - exciting times:

Hampton’s Resourcing have just recruited the new senior team at Luton Borough Council with a strong direction work being done at pace and the chance to join a team striving to be good this is an excellent opportunity to join an authority on the move.

If you are interested in this position or would like to have a confidential discussion to find out further details, please call Dan on

Hampton's Resourcing prides itself on creating opportunities for Social Care Senior Managers to challenge themselves to continually develop their skills and experience. Our aim is to consistently find work for the most talented individuals within Children's and Adults Social Care services, across the UK

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