Slough Children’s Services Trust is governed by a Board (read about Board members here).
The Executive Leadership Team (ELT) is responsible for the strategic direction of the Trust and is answerable to the Board. The ELT consists of:
- The Chief Executive
- Director of Finance and Resources
- Director of Operations
- Head of HR & OD
- Head of Improvement
The Senior Management Team (SMT) is responsible for the day-to-day operation of all areas of service within the Trust. SMT reports to ELT and, when asked, attends either ELT or Board meetings to give updates on both operational and corporate issues.
Interim Chief Executive
Andrew, a registered social worker, has extensive operational and strategic management experience covering all aspects of children's services, including as a Director of Children’s Services and as a local authority Deputy Chief Executive. Andrew also has considerable experience of leading and driving substantial change as an improver of services, outcomes and efficiency. He has worked with the Isos partnership on a national research project, focusing on identifying how best to support improvement in local children’s social care services and is delighted to be working at the Trust.
Director of Finance & Resources
Matt joined the Trust in October 2016 as Director of Finance & Resources. He qualified as an accountant in 1996 working in Accounting Practice, He spent 12 years with a range of FTSE100 telecom companies before moving into the public sector to work on change programmes, with an emphasis on value for money and return on investments. His focus is ensuring the future viability of the Trust to deliver outstanding services to children.
Head of HR & OD
The Trust welcomed Kate McCorriston as Head of Human Resources and Organisation Development in January 2018. A full profile will be available soon.
Director of Operations
Eric is the Trust's Director of Operations. He has been in social work for almost 40 years and is leading the reorganisation of the way we deliver children's service and the drive to improve what is delivered in Slough. Eric has a particular interest in drawing in improvement monies and innovation funding to tackle long-standing problems and in generating enduring change and better outcomes for children.