Interim Service Manager - Locality

Location Gloucestershire, England
Job type Contract
Salary Up to £425.00 per day
Reference HQ00105378_1585245745

Sanctuary Executive is currently looking for an experienced and dedicated Interim Locality Service Manager to fill a full-time role based in Gloucestershire.

The pay rate for this locum Service Manager job is £425 per day (Assignment rate) and is an initial 6-month contract.


  • The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate a strong track record of building and fostering relationships with partners both internal and external to raise the profile of children's services locally and to effectively foster strong working relationships and the development of effective collaborative working practices.
  • As well as the professional skills and track record cited, the successful candidate will need to be flexible and creative in their approach to the role and demonstrate commitment to Gloucestershire County Council's ongoing journey towards improvement and demonstrating this to our partners and regulator
  • Highly motivated and energetic with a strong performance focus. A proven emotionally intelligent people manager with a demonstrable restorative practice ethos who is able to motivate and challenge staff to achieve high level of performance in respect of both compliance and quality. It is essential that applicants have a proven and detailed history of managing care proceedings and pre-proceedings driving forwards robust plans to achieve timely permanence for children.
  • A strong, positive role model who is able to supervise, support and develop team managers - and through them social workers - at various points of their careers to ensure excellent levels of service to children and their families. A clear understanding of regulations related to out interventions with children who are looked after as well as children subject to child in need and child protection planning is also a must. A forensic focus on children's journeys through our system and the effective implementation of policies and procedures cannot be underestimated.


This Service Manager job is advertised by Billy Holland; 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.