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Service Manager - Operations

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  • Job reference: HQ00093302
    £400.00 - £450.00 per day
    Senior Executive


    Sanctuary Executive is currently looking for an experienced and dedicated Service Manager to fill a full-time role within an Operations Team based in Shropshire.

    The pay rate for this locum Service Manager job is £400 - £450 per day (LTD Company Equivalent) and is an initial 3-month contract.

    Role Purpose:
    - You will be expected to be strategic lead for Adult Services, Mental Health, EDT, Professional Development Unit and Joint Training operational teams across Shropshire, advising, supporting, progressing and promoting the services.
    - This post will provide expert advice to Senior Managers and Members in the area of provider services.
    - To manage Mental Health, EDT, Professional Development Unit & Joint Training operational teams.
    - Is responsible to the Assistant Director, Adult Social Care, who is in turn responsible for the post holder's health and safety, training and development.
    - Is a member of the Strategic Management Team.
    - Will contribute to the work of the leadership team, to ensure that the Council's statutory and professional obligations (in their area) are met, and to ensure the delivery of policies and priorities needed to enable the provision of effective services.
    - Represents the Council at local, national and regional levels.

    - To be responsible for the strategic direction and policy development for Mental Health, EDT, Professional Development Unit & Joint Training. To develop short, mid and long term service strategies to support Adult Social Care and corporate plans.
    - Able to develop and deliver communications and communication strategies that are targeted at the appropriate level.
    - As a member of the Council's Management Team, to support the development and delivery of the Council's vision, values and strategic objectives with a management role on a range of directorate and corporate policies and tasks.
    - To be responsible for the management of an agreed budget for Mental Health, EDT, Professional Development Unit & Joint Training, influencing the annual budget setting and realignment processes to meet identified priorities ensuring the best possible financial management.
    - To ensure that the Local Authority's responsibilities to deliver the highest possible quality support to vulnerable people is achieved ensuring operational procedures and practices are well defined, documented and consistently applied.
    - To ensure that the views of people in receipt of services are reflected in decision making and planning through meaningful collaboration.
    - Lead and contribute to new service development identifying commercial opportunities in provider services.
    - To ensure oversight of quality assurance and standards and performance against key statutory and regulatory responsibilities.
    - To manage and lead Mental Health, EDT, Professional Development Unit & Joint Training operational teams which consists of approximately 80 employees.
    - Responsible and accountable for service delivery of Mental Health, EDT, Professional Development Unit & Joint Training operational teams acting in a supervisory/managerial capacity, monitoring performance, supporting development and undertaking annual appraisals.
    - To ensure a robust management information framework is in place that provides leaders, managers and professionals with the tools to analyse performance, outcomes and impact.
    - To work with colleagues in Performance to ensure local, regional and national data returns are accurate and produced in a timely way.

    - Practice Educator's qualification desirable.
    - Experience working within a similar role.
    - Experience of working effectively through commissioning cycles managing tenders for contracts of significant.

    This Service Manager job is advertised by John Rudland; if you are interested in this position please click below to apply now.

    Due to the high volume of applications we receive, regretfully we are only able to respond to candidates who meet our clients' requirements.

    Reasonable Adjustments:
    If you consider yourself to have a disability or require any reasonable adjustment during the recruitment process or within the workplace, please highlight this at the earliest opportunity. With this information, we will provide appropriate support to you throughout the process and into your work placement.