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Strategy & Development Officer

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Vacancy Summary
London Borough Of Waltham Forest
£32,628 - £35,286
Juniper House, 221 Hoe Street, Walthamstow
Working Pattern:
Full Time
36 hours.
DBS Check:
Closing Date:
20/09/2017 at 23:30 PM
Vacancy Description

Strategy & Development Officer

Are you passionate about the role than local government can play in supporting children, young people and families?

The London Borough of Waltham Forest is looking to appoint a Strategy & Development Officer in the Children’s Social Care division.

The role will involve working closely with the Assistant Directors across the division enabling the organisation to achieve implement and embed improvements and ultimately deliver better outcomes for children, young people and families.  

The successful candidate will work to the Assistant Director, Quality Assurance and be responsible for successfully delivering on a range of innovations & development projects. Excellent understanding of the political, policy, social and economic  issues relating to Children’s Social Care and a minimum of 2 year’s experience of working in children’s social care or a related environment are amongst the essential knowledge, skills and experience outlined in the role profile.

If you would like an informal discussion before applying, please contact Darren McAughtrie, Assistant Director Quality Assurance by email ( or on 020 8496 3685

Equal Opportunities
Waltham Forest is a diverse borough where diversity is valued and is integral to both, service delivery and employment of its staff. The Council is proud of its rich mix of communities and as the largest employer in the area, it works hard to respond to the changing needs of its population.

We use our statutory duties on race, gender and disability equality and best practice in respect of age, faith and sexual orientation to ensure equality of opportunity in the workplace.

The Council is committed to meeting its 4 equality objectives contained within the Waltham Forest Council Equality Plan 2012/2015:

- Promoting equality of opportunity

- Opposing all forms of discrimination, intolerance and disadvantage

- Ensuring our workforce reflects the diverse communities of Waltham Forest at all levels.

- Providing fair, appropriate, accessible and excellent Services to all.

Respecting Diversity is a core Council value.

How to apply
Application Information The councils preference is for on-line application forms. However if you have a disability and are unable to complete an on-line application, please ring 0208 496 4227 who will be able to arrange an alternative. For more information on how to complete your application form, follow this link: Applying for a job at Waltham Forest Council

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