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 - But we will not settle for that

If you have a similar drive for continuous improvement in service quality for children and families, then now is the time to show your ambition and progress your career by joining Bolton Department of People Services (Children).

By joining a newly formulated senior management team with a desire, commitment and innovative approach you will have the opportunity to play a major part in our ongoing improvement journey, and the transformational changes that we are making.

We are committed to making sure that every child in Bolton has the best start in life, by working collaboratively with other agencies and in a trusting partnership with families.

Bolton is a great place to live and work, with a strong sense of community that is an asset in the work we do.

We are seeking talented and inspirational professionals who are either first-tier line managers ready for the next step in their career, or experienced strategic leaders seeking their next challenge who can:-

-       Think radically and innovate to help redefine children’s services

-       Promote a strength-based restorative approach to build family resilience

-       Develop meaningful relationships with staff via extensive learning and development opportunities, including coaching and mentoring

-       Add value and make the most of available resources

-       Place the child first in everything we do

Bolton has a strong identity and is a borough full of life, with a population who are proud to call it home. The Bolton 2030 vision is built on pride in the place and the aspirations of local people, with a simple ambition at its heart; a borough in which our children will grow up in a vibrant place, built on strong cohesive communities, successful businesses and healthy residents.  A truly welcoming place where people choose to study, work, invest and put down roots.


We are currently looking to appoint four Heads of Service and a Principal Social Worker to support our newly appointed Assistant Director, which will give you the opportunity to join Bolton at the start of something new and exciting.   For more details and how to apply, please see: