Principal Manager - Children's Services

38.50 - 38.50 GBP Hourly + GBP38.50/hour
31 Jul 2019
21 Aug 2019
Job Type
Contract Type
Sanctuary Social Care is currently looking for an experienced and dedicated Principal Manager to work full time within a Children's Service based in Stoke-on-Trent. The ideal candidate will possess highly developed specialist knowledge of social work practice in children's services and be registered with the HCPC.

The pay rate for this locum Principal Manager job is GBP38.50 per hour (LTD Company Equivalent) and is an initial 5-month contract.

Responsibilities of the Principal Manager:

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 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 ensure the regular and effective analysis, monitoring, measurement and maintenance of the performance of the team against agreed targets and performance indicators. To analyse, monitor and support each team members' contribution towards targets.
To produce and implement a Business Plan as required and in accordance with directorate and corporate policy.
Plan, monitor and review expenditure and financial commitment against the budget to ensure services are provided within cost limits.
Lead, direct and motivate the Teams by ensuring the provision of support and supervision for all team members on a regular and frequent basis.

Requirements of the Principal Manager:

Degree or equivalent in social work
Current HCPC registration
Significant senior level frontline experience within children's services


This Principal Manager job is advertised by Sanctuary; if you are interested in this position please click above 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 by contacting us. With this information, we will provide appropriate support to you throughout the process and into your work placement