Staffordshire County Council

Improvement Manager

£38553- £42614 per annum
29 Jul 2022
30 Aug 2022
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Flexible hours

Job title: Improvement Manager

Location: Stafford with flexibility (and hybrid working)

Salary:  £38553- £42614 per annum

Contract type: 37 Hours per week | Full time | Fixed term up to 12 months we’re happy to talk flexible working

About the role

We are looking for an enthusiastic and creative individual who can drive the improvement of our Early Help offer to families. You will be working closely with all parts of the Performance, Quality Assurance and Engagement Team and Commissioning Team for Early Help to develop our processes and assurance information and ensure we deliver the requirements of the Supporting Families programme (known locally as Building Resilient Families and Communities: BRFC).

Duties will include:

  • Developing and managing the improvement plan
  • Developing processes and associated guidance
  • Supporting the self-assessment and auditing processes
  • Co-ordination of performance, quality information and feedback

The work you’ll do in this role will have a direct impact on the children and families in our communities so it’s important work that can help our services to change lives.

What you’ll bring

You will be a proactive individual who understands the impact that good quality processes and intelligence have on improving outcomes for children, young people and families.

You will have excellent communication skills, ability to join up information from a variety of sources, experience in project management and process improvement.

As an Authority we are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people/vulnerable adults and so we expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment with us.

At the moment we are currently taking a hybrid approach to working from one of our offices or from home and we’ll work with you to help you find where you work the best.

Our benefits

We recognise that it is our employees that are central to everything we do. We aim to create a supportive working environment where employees can achieve their full potential and achieve a healthy work-life balance.

In addition to your salary, as a member of staff, you will have access to a range of benefits including:

  • An excellent local government pension scheme
  • Generous holiday entitlement from 24 up to 33 days (plus 2 extra statutory days and bank holidays) depending on job role and length of service
  • The option to buy up to an additional 2 weeks annual leave
  • A range of flexible working options, depending on your job role, which includes agile working, flexible retirement
  • Family Friendly Policies - maternity, adoption, paternity and parental leave
  • Vivup benefits platform – gives you access to lots of retail, lifestyle savings and offers all in a handy app on your phone
  • Volunteering Scheme Training and development opportunities, including coaching and mentoring
  • Access to health and wellbeing support (including Occupational Health, Physiotherapy and Counselling Services)
  • Eye care vouchers
  • Car lease scheme / cycle & car loan scheme / employee car share scheme
  • Bus and rail travel discounts

How do I apply?

Just click on the ‘Apply’ button below. If you experience any technical issues accessing or completing the application form please contact

Closing Date: 30 August 2022
Interview Date: To be confirmed

For more information about the role please contact: Jenny Herbert or Jacqui Baxter  

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Our recruitment process

As an Authority we are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people/vulnerable adults and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

Staffordshire County Council is an equal opportunities organisation and Disability Confident employer. We encourage applications from all background and communities

As part of our commitment as a Disability Confident employer, we offer a guaranteed interview to anyone with a disability whose application meets the minimum criteria for the post.

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