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Joint Assistant Director of Commissioning, Performance and Quality

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Joint Assistant Director of Commissioning, Performance and Quality, Children’s Social Care – Rotherham, South Yorkshire

Rotherham Metropolitan Borough Council, Children and Young People’s Services / NHS Rotherham Clinical Commissioning Group
Salary details: £83,547 & excellent benefits


Now is the time to come and work for Rotherham Council Children and Young People’s Service and NHS Rotherham Clinical Commissioning Group. Help us achieve our ambition to become outstanding – be part of our improvement journey and the transformational change that we are making. Working across partner organisations we are committed to making sure that every child makes the best start in life and we are striving to become a child-centred borough. Rotherham is a great place to live and work.

We are seeking talented and inspirational professionals who can;

- Innovate to help redefine children’s services

- Promote a strengths based approach to build family resilience

- Develop meaningful relationships with children and young people

- Add value and make the most of available resources

Our vision is for the children and families of Rotherham to routinely experience and describe the services they receive from us, as outstanding. And we intend to do that by putting the child first in everything we do.

Working across the Children and Young People’s directorate and NHS Rotherham Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) this role provides a coordinated joint approach to commissioning and performance management working across both organisations and sites.


You will have experience of leading and managing staff and resources.
You will be a strategic thinker but also a practical problem-solver.
You will think on your feet, and be agile enough to step in quickly when you need to.
You will be an approachable leader and mentor to your teams.
You will prioritise, set the pace and sometimes make tough decisions.
You will be passionate about maximising a child’s life chances.
You will be compassionate, with your staff and their customers.
You will be enlightened, flexible and open to new ways of doing things.
You will care.

If you’d like to speak to Ian Thomas, Strategic Director (Rotherham Council, Children and Young People’s Services) or Ian Atkinson, Deputy Chief Officer (NHS Rotherham CCG) to learn more about the service and the role then please email ( Email address removed ) and we’ll arrange for them to contact you.


Rotherham and the wider South Yorkshire region is a great place to live and a stone’s throw from some of the UK’s finest towns and cities, and is home to some of the most beautiful countryside in Britain. Easy to reach from Sheffield or Leeds, there are plenty of places to see, things to do and property is excellent value for money - all within a 2 hour train journey from London.

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