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Business Manager - Safeguarding Children Partnership

Vacancy Details

Salary: £46,845 - £49,867
Location: Swann House
Job Type: Full Time, Permanent
Category: City Council (External Vacancy)
Closing Date: 09/19/2021
Reference: 0000011324


Directorate: Children & Family Services 

Section: Safeguarding and Quality Assurance

Grade: Level 15 

Hours: 37 hours per week


You will have responsibility for coordinating and developing the work of the Partnership and its associated groups, have a substantial role in ensuring that the Partnership meets national and local requirements and support the Partnership to embed its statutory footing. You will have overall responsibility for the Business Unit including the training officer so experience of managing staff is essential. You will be employed by Stoke on Trent City Council, which is hosting the Business Unit on behalf of the Partnership.


You will be expected to liaise closely with the Independent Chair/ scrutineer, associated group Chairs and the Chairs of other Partnership Groups across the city so experience of working at a senior level is necessary.


You will be a highly motivated and capable person who will have a key role in developing and implementing the forward work plan for the Partnership, writing and presenting reports and analysing  information which will make a difference to the safety and well-being of children at risk across SOT.


For detailed information on this role, please refer to the Job Description and Person Specification in the downloads section.


For a further informal discussion, please contact Francine Salem on


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.


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In order to apply for this vacancy, you must be able to supply the required answers to the following questions:

  • Do you have the Right to Work in the UK?


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