Strategic Manager (Changing Futures Commissioning)

3 days left

Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire
£50,668.00 per annum
12 Jan 2022
23 Jan 2022
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Social care
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Fixed Term Contract
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Directorate: Social Care, Health Integration and Wellbeing

Section: Adult Social Care

Grade: SM1

Hours: 37  hours

Close date: 23rd January 2022 


This advert is open to Internal applicant only 


Stoke-on-Trent City Council as part of the Changing Futures Programme are recruiting to a range of new posts, seeking a diverse team to join us and make a lasting difference.


Stoke-on-Trent City Council are the lead body in a partnership of organisations to deliver the DLUHC Changing Futures programme. This ambitious new programme will support people facing multiple disadvantage, including discrimination, homelessness, domestic abuse, mental health, drug and alcohol and interactions with the criminal justice system.


The programme's aims are: To improve the way that local systems and services work for people experiencing multiple disadvantage who are traditionally not well served by services. To use the learning from this to influence future government programmes and policy Promoting equality and diversity, and co-production with people with lived experience are central to the programme.


About the role: 

You will lead and manage, all operational elements of the programme, co-ordinating a multi-agency operational partnership, building and managing partner relationships and liaising with wider stakeholders. Working with the Programme Board and partners, you will oversee delivery of the roll-out of the programme, and embedding of trauma informed practice. You will ensure people with lived experience are supported and empowered to play a central role in the programme, including the development of a Learning Academy. You will promote equality, diversity and inclusion, learning and system change throughout.


About You: 

You will demonstrate: Leadership skills - motivating and inspiring individuals and teams to be visionary, bold and creative A track a record in leading and managing complex health, care or support services which deliver positive outcomes and impact for people experiencing multiple disadvantage. Experience in implementing innovative service approaches or models, working in collaboration with multiple partners. Experience of promoting equality and diversity, and co-production with people with lived experience. 



Stoke-on-Trent City Council is committed to Equal Opportunities and welcomes applicants from all sections of the community and from people who have personal experience of using homelessnes, social care and mental health services.


We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and we expect all our employees and volunteers to share this commitment.  This position is exempt under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and the successful applicant will be subject to a criminal record check from the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).


Please note that if an employee who is currently at risk of redundancy within the organisation applies for this vacancy their application will receive priority.  If this happens you will be advised accordingly.


To Apply

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