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Vacancy Details

Head of Service - Operational Inhouse Services

Sefton Metropolitan Borough Council
HAY 3 £87,597 per annum
Hawthorne Road Depot
Working Pattern:
Full Time
36 hours per week.
DBS Check:
Closing Date:
03/03/2021 at 23:55 PM
Sefton Metropolitan Borough Council

Head of Operational Inhouse Services

Your new place of work

Sefton is a vibrant local authority that is already on a journey of aspiration and ambition as it works towards delivering its exciting Vision 2030.  This journey is shared with our partners and communities as we strive to ensure Sefton is a confident and connected Borough.

Sefton has a strong track record of partnership working and place leadership, and for having a motivated and dedicated workforce that is resilient and adaptable, it puts the Council in the best possible place to meet the challenges and opportunities ahead.

Your new opportunity

An exciting opportunity has become available as Head of Operational Inhouse Services.

You will have overall responsibility for developing the operational service areas and leading the strategic development of the service to ensure delivery of efficient and effective services in line with best practice and statutory guidelines.   

Responsibility encompasses the provision of a wide range of statutory and non-statutory services to residents and organisations, within existing budgets, and against relevant deadlines and timescales.

You will provide leadership and direction for the service, bring about change where required and manage operational assets in line with the Councils priorities and vision. Maintaining a customer focus with a relentless pursuit of excellent outcomes, you will also create and sustain partnerships and networks to build resilience. 

Working closely with elected councillors especially Cabinet members, you will support them in undertaking their community leadership and policy and decision-making roles.

Your confident and connected borough

Sefton is the northern borough of Liverpool City Region with more than 273,000 residents.

Boasting 22 miles of stunning coastline, Sefton is a leading coastal tourist destination with a flourishing visitor economy. Spanning the busy Port of Liverpool, the famous Antony Gormley’s ‘Another Place’ installation, attractive beaches and dunes, to the resort town of Southport, the diversity of the borough provides a unique mix of urban and natural setting.

Sefton is a diverse and exciting borough where people can enjoy a great work-life balance. With excellent transport links Sefton is well placed for accessing cities across the North West, including Liverpool and Manchester.

**Please note that a merit-based shortlist will be utilised.

Equal Opportunities

Please note that all disabled applicants who meet the essential criteria for these jobs (as given in the Person Specification) and who want to apply under the Disability Confident Scheme will be invited to interview.

How to apply

Please apply online via the link provided.


Please note, we do not accept CV’s (unless specified on the advert).


Please fully complete the online application form.





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