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Service Manager

  • Location

    Stoke on Trent, Staffordshire

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  • Salary:

    £321.29 - £337 per day

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  • Published:

    5 months ago

  • Duration:

    3 Months

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We have an exciting opportunity for a Service Manager to join our clients offices based in Stoke on Trent on a temporary contract basis for 3 months with the possibility of an extension.

As the Service Manager, your main duties will include:

  • To deputise on behalf of the Strategic Manager as required.
  • To develop and maintain effective partnership working across the statutory, voluntary and independent sectors so that appropriate resources may be identified and mobilised for the benefit of individuals.
  • To produce and implement a Business Plan as required and in accordance with directorate and corporate policy.
  • To represent the directorate in local and regional development initiatives.
  • To be accountable to the Strategic Manager for performance and development of teams in accordance with policy and procedures.
  • Ensure that services are targeted, developed and delivered within policy and legal obligations.
  • To develop and ensure the regular use of quality assurance processes in the scrutiny of front line practice

To be successful for this Service Manager post you will need to have:

  • Social Work Degree/Masters or equivalent (e.g. DipSW, CQSW).
  • Ability to be registered with the HCPC.
  • Management qualification or the ability to work toward one.
  • Post qualifying social work qualification or ability to work toward it.
  • Extensive post-qualification experience and practice within an area of child and family service.
  • Experience of managing staff and resources including supervision.
  • Experience of managing and developing the delivery of quality services to children and their families within an environment of competing priorities and finite resources.
  • Experience of performance monitoring and management.

Enhanced DBS Required

Start Date-


Working Hours-

37 hours per week

Monday - Friday

Pay Rate-

£321.29 p/h

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