SSCP Workforce Development Manager

Salford City Council

SSCP Workforce Development Manager
Grade: 4B (£36,922 - £39,880)
Working Hours: 36 hours per week
Location: Beacon Centre & Homeworking
Contract Type: 12 month fixed term 
Closing Date:  Monday 3rd May 2021 at noon
Interview Date: w/c 17th May 2021  

Now is a very exciting time to join Salford’s Safeguarding Children Partnership. 

We want children growing up in Salford to be safe, well and their best! To help us achieve this we know that one of the most important things is ensure that EVERYTHING we do is underpinned by child, parental and community feedback, stories and experience.

An excellent opportunity has arisen for a Full-time position (36 hours) as Workforce Development Manager for the SSCP for a fixed term of 12 months. Consideration will be given for a secondment opportunity where supported by an employing organisation.

The role with be based at the Beacon Centre, Salford with homeworking and the post holder could be expected to sit at various locations to ensure good partnership working and networking in Salford.

The key elements of the role:

 Lead on the strategic overview of learning and workforce development activities relating to all aspects of safeguarding, in accordance with SSCP priorities.

 Manage the SSCP training team and training pool within a strength focused approach.

 Form, build and maintain excellent working relationships with partners, local strategic leads, managers, practitioners, trainers, and other local Partnership Boards to offer a range of learning opportunities.

 Lead on ensuring we have a skilled workforce who have access to up to date, relevant information to help keep children safe and happy in line with the SSCP vision, values and objectives and embed in to day to day practice, processes and culture.

 Inform and write relevant strategies, policies and procedures that are centred on impact for children, families and the community in Salford, leading multi-agency working groups effectively.

 Develop and co-ordinate a sustainable multi-agency SSCP training programme and learning and development activities including the commissioning,  monitoring and evaluating the impact and effectiveness of training in line with Safeguarding Effectiveness Framework 

 Ensure the voice and experience of children, families and the community is embedded into the culture of the Safeguarding Partnership arrangements and support to journey the SSCP to a position where our priorities and impact are led by the community. 

The role therefore requires excellent multi agency working and ability to motivate, engage and develop people to continue developing an effective, confident and skilled workforce across Salford to improve the outcomes of children and families.

Why work for Salford Safeguarding Children Partnership?

• We listen to what children and young people want and work hard to make sure that the services they provide help keep them safe and to achieve their wishes.

• The workforce is stable and children and young people in Salford have sustained and meaningful relationships with consistent workers.

• Staff are supported through a well-targeted and effectively delivered training programme. 

• Strong leadership and management through a multi-agency approach.

For an informal discussion about the post please contact Sharn Begum – shahanara.begum@salford.gov.uk 

Safe working 
We are a Covid-safe organisation and for some of your role you will work from home and connect with your team and services virtually. You will have an individual risk assessment when you join the organisation to ensure we effectively support your health and wellbeing throughout your employment. 

 

Learn, grow and develop as a leader 

 At Salford we’re committed to supporting our leaders to grow and from day one we’ll support you to succeed as a Salford leader through ongoing learning and development. This will include some core #LeadingSalford development and an immediate opportunity to gain a relevant leadership qualification. You can find out more here https://greater.jobs/sss/salford-city-council/leadingsalford/ 

 

About your benefits  

 You will be welcomed into a friendly environment and have the opportunity to work and grow in a values based organisation where people are at the heart of everything we do. We promote a positive permission culture, empowering you to make a difference. Your opinions matter to us and you will have the opportunity to shape how we do things through our Salford 100 employee group and our employee led redesign approach. Your work-life balance and wellbeing are important to us so you will have access to a range of benefits including flexible working, green travel, pension and salary sacrifice schemes.  In addition to this we offer a range of health and wellbeing options to suit your needs.    

 

Continuous service commitment  

New employees can now keep their service related benefits when moving between a whole host of public sector organisations within Greater Manchester, which include: Councils, NHS, Greater Manchester Fire and Rescue, Transport for Greater Manchester, as well as many others. 

 

Diversity and Inclusion 

We are committed to developing a culture which respects individuals, appreciates difference and allows everyone regardless of background to reach their full potential. We are proud to be an accredited disability confident employer and a Stonewall Diversity Champion. We understand how hard it can be to combine caring for a loved one with work so we aim to provide support and flexibility to balance family and caring responsibilities with work https://greater.jobs/content/9189/diversity-and-inclusion  

 

Our core data protection obligations and commitments are set out in the council’s primary Recruitment and Employment Privacy Notice which can be found at https://www.salford.gov.uk/gdpr . 

 


 
Location
Beacon Centre
 
Salford City Council

SSCP Workforce Development Manager
Grade: 4B (£36,922 - £39,880)
Working Hours: 36 hours per week
Location: Beacon Centre & Homeworking
Contract Type: 12 month fixed term 
Closing Date:  Monday 3rd May 2021 at noon
Interview Date: w/c 17th May 2021  

Now is a very exciting time to join Salford’s Safeguarding Children Partnership. 

We want children growing up in Salford to be safe, well and their best! To help us achieve this we know that one of the most important things is ensure that EVERYTHING we do is underpinned by child, parental and community feedback, stories and experience.

An excellent opportunity has arisen for a Full-time position (36 hours) as Workforce Development Manager for the SSCP for a fixed term of 12 months. Consideration will be given for a secondment opportunity where supported by an employing organisation.

The role with be based at the Beacon Centre, Salford with homeworking and the post holder could be expected to sit at various locations to ensure good partnership working and networking in Salford.

The key elements of the role:

 Lead on the strategic overview of learning and workforce development activities relating to all aspects of safeguarding, in accordance with SSCP priorities.

 Manage the SSCP training team and training pool within a strength focused approach.

 Form, build and maintain excellent working relationships with partners, local strategic leads, managers, practitioners, trainers, and other local Partnership Boards to offer a range of learning opportunities.

 Lead on ensuring we have a skilled workforce who have access to up to date, relevant information to help keep children safe and happy in line with the SSCP vision, values and objectives and embed in to day to day practice, processes and culture.

 Inform and write relevant strategies, policies and procedures that are centred on impact for children, families and the community in Salford, leading multi-agency working groups effectively.

 Develop and co-ordinate a sustainable multi-agency SSCP training programme and learning and development activities including the commissioning,  monitoring and evaluating the impact and effectiveness of training in line with Safeguarding Effectiveness Framework 

 Ensure the voice and experience of children, families and the community is embedded into the culture of the Safeguarding Partnership arrangements and support to journey the SSCP to a position where our priorities and impact are led by the community. 

The role therefore requires excellent multi agency working and ability to motivate, engage and develop people to continue developing an effective, confident and skilled workforce across Salford to improve the outcomes of children and families.

Why work for Salford Safeguarding Children Partnership?

• We listen to what children and young people want and work hard to make sure that the services they provide help keep them safe and to achieve their wishes.

• The workforce is stable and children and young people in Salford have sustained and meaningful relationships with consistent workers.

• Staff are supported through a well-targeted and effectively delivered training programme. 

• Strong leadership and management through a multi-agency approach.

For an informal discussion about the post please contact Sharn Begum – shahanara.begum@salford.gov.uk 

Safe working 
We are a Covid-safe organisation and for some of your role you will work from home and connect with your team and services virtually. You will have an individual risk assessment when you join the organisation to ensure we effectively support your health and wellbeing throughout your employment. 

 

Learn, grow and develop as a leader 

 At Salford we’re committed to supporting our leaders to grow and from day one we’ll support you to succeed as a Salford leader through ongoing learning and development. This will include some core #LeadingSalford development and an immediate opportunity to gain a relevant leadership qualification. You can find out more here https://greater.jobs/sss/salford-city-council/leadingsalford/ 

 

About your benefits  

 You will be welcomed into a friendly environment and have the opportunity to work and grow in a values based organisation where people are at the heart of everything we do. We promote a positive permission culture, empowering you to make a difference. Your opinions matter to us and you will have the opportunity to shape how we do things through our Salford 100 employee group and our employee led redesign approach. Your work-life balance and wellbeing are important to us so you will have access to a range of benefits including flexible working, green travel, pension and salary sacrifice schemes.  In addition to this we offer a range of health and wellbeing options to suit your needs.    

 

Continuous service commitment  

New employees can now keep their service related benefits when moving between a whole host of public sector organisations within Greater Manchester, which include: Councils, NHS, Greater Manchester Fire and Rescue, Transport for Greater Manchester, as well as many others. 

 

Diversity and Inclusion 

We are committed to developing a culture which respects individuals, appreciates difference and allows everyone regardless of background to reach their full potential. We are proud to be an accredited disability confident employer and a Stonewall Diversity Champion. We understand how hard it can be to combine caring for a loved one with work so we aim to provide support and flexibility to balance family and caring responsibilities with work https://greater.jobs/content/9189/diversity-and-inclusion  

 

Our core data protection obligations and commitments are set out in the council’s primary Recruitment and Employment Privacy Notice which can be found at https://www.salford.gov.uk/gdpr .