Programme Lead - Social Care



Job Type

Full or Part Time


Charity / Voluntary, Early Years / Children & Youth, Education, Management, Project Management, Social Care


Hybrid in London, E8 3PN

Social Care Programme Lead
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Contract: Permanent
Hours: Full time, 1.0 FTE (Open to part time)
Salary: £51,478 per annum
Generous benefits package includes: 30 days annual leave, plus Bank holidays and 3 days of Christmas closure.
Location: Mentmore Terrace, London Fields. NCB promotes a hybrid, flexible way of working, staff can work remotely for part of the week if they wish and , in the office, or face to face for at least 2 days per week. Candidates must be flexible on days worked and may be required to do more than 2 days a week in the office from time to time.

About Us
For 60 years the National Children’s Bureau (NCB) has been building a better childhood for all.

As a leading children’s charity, we take the voices of children to the heart of Government, bringing people and organisations together to drive change in society and deliver a better childhood for the UK. We are united for a better childhood.

About the Role
This role will support and develop the work of the National Children’s Bureau (NCB) and the Council for Disabled Children (CDC) in relation to social care. Contributing to improvement in frontline practice and outcomes for children and young people, with a particular focus on young people in care and care leavers including young people in foster care or supported accommodation.

This is an exciting opportunity to manage the delivery of key elements of NCB’s social care contracts with external agencies and to increase the capacity of NCB, fulfilling current contractual obligations including practice improvement programmes in relation to Foster Care and Youth Offending, as well as seeking new opportunities in relation to social care policy and practice.

Closing Date: 8am on Wednesday 29th November 2023
Please note 
assessment and interviews to be conducted on 7th December 2023.

NCB is an equal opportunities employer and we particularly welcome applications from Black, Asian and minority ethnic candidates, LGBTQ+ candidates, candidates with disabilities, and male candidates, as we would like to increase the representation of these groups at NCB. We strive for our workforce to be representative of the communities that we serve and we know that greater diversity will lead to even greater results for children.

Please quote the job title and reference number in your application. CVs will not be accepted.

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