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Strategic Manager – Human Resources

  • Location: Stoke-on-Trent, England
  • Salary: £150 - £200 per day
  • Type: Temporary / Full Time

Seven Social Care is looking for a Strategic Manager – Human Resources at Stoke on Trent City Council

The role:

To lead the development and implementation of the overall workforce strategy for the council, which is fully aligned to the overall corporate strategy and operational plan and which delivers against the annual key performance measures.  To lead the HR team across the full employee lifecycle, ensuring that they deliver the highest levels of service to the business across all aspects of HR and workforce development.

Key Accountabilities

Role Specific


      Lead the HR service, driving both strategic and operationally focussed initiatives and services which deliver against the overall operating plan.

To deliver strategic HR support pertaining to change management; service restructuring; employee relations; pay and reward and learning and development.

To lead on the development, implementation and review of employment related processes, procedures and guidance, ensuring that they are compliant with current legislation and reflective of best practice.

To define the requirements and enable the production of key workforce information, ensuring that it is utilised appropriately to inform and support management decisions.

To pursue new and innovative approaches to people sourcing in order to address skill shortages and recruitment difficulties faced within a multifaceted organisation.

To support the Director and Assistant Director in translating strategic vision and priorities into operational plans, monitoring their progress on a regular basis, identifying exceptions and risks and putting in place appropriate strategies.

Working with Seven Social Care:

Established in 2011, Seven Social Care is a leading provider of social care professionals to county councils, charities, hospitals, care homes and private organisations across the UK.

Seven is the recruitment service that guarantees experienced, qualified and available staff exactly when you need them. Our expert talent acquisition team seamlessly connect professionals to all areas of social care; including Children and Adults, Mental Health, Substance Misuse, Community, Support Work and everything in between.

After being shortlisted for multiple awards in 2018, we are proud of our nationwide reputation for providing a world-class recruitment service that is underpinned by honesty, integrity and attention to detail.

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