Children's Social Care Performance Manager

Job details
Posting date: 21 June 2024
Salary: £321.29 to £321.29 per day
Additional salary information: per day PAYE
Hours: Full time
Closing date: 20 July 2024
Company: Triumph Consultants Ltd
Job type: Temporary
Job reference: Bournemouth 5250779

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Interim Children's Social Care Performance Manager

Reference no: Bournemouth 5250779

Pay Rate: £321.29 per day PAYE

37 Monday – Friday, normal working hours

This opening assignment is for 6 months


Strategic lead for the delivery of performance and management information across children’s services and related other service units and external partners. Strategic lead for performance management for the Pan-Dorset Safeguarding Children’s Partnership. Contribute to the production and monitoring of strategic plans for children’s services

Provide the performance framework for children’s social care and ensure that the Strategic Director, Members and senior managers have a clear view of the performance of every area of children’s social care.

Key responsibilities:

Produce performance frameworks for all areas of children’s social care, including business cycles, reporting, score cards and high-level analysis.
Lead and manage the performance framework for the Pan-Dorset Safeguarding Children Partnership ensuring Boards can fulfil their statutory function (with accountability to Independent Board Chairs).
Support the Strategic Director, Service Directors and Head of Performance Children’s Services with production and monitoring of strategic plans, including multi-agency plans within partnerships.
Have strategic responsibility for statutory and regulatory requirements for management information and performance data and analysis, including Ofsted inspections.
Lead and be accountable for the quality and timeliness of submission of statutory returns.
Manage and meet the data, management information and analysis requirements of multiple customers, including internal and external clients.
Lead and manage specific data and management information programmes, including designing, specifying and creating systems and/or processes.
Manage specific performance processes for the Strategic Director, Members and senior management eg. Performance Surgery, Service Management Teams, providing strategic analysis and interpretation of complex data.
Be a member of CSC and MIT senior management teams to advise and support senior managers in developing and setting performance and outcome targets and systems to monitor progress.
Manage the process to collect, clean, check, analyse, update and disseminate statistical performance and contextual information on children’s services.

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If you are successful in securing this role, please note that for the entire duration of this contract, regardless of extension you will be working this role at the PAYE rate that has been advertised. For absolute clarity, we only work on a PAYE basis, rather than entertaining umbrella pay terms, we do not offer Ltd/umbrella or outside IR35 rates. If you wish to understand PAYE vs Umbrella more, please let us know and we can send you some additional information for clarity.

Due to the number of CVs being sent to us under current market conditions, we cannot, unfortunately, respond to all applications. If, therefore, you have not heard from us within 3 days please make a working assumption that you have not been shortlisted on this occasion. We will, however, be very happy to receive future applications from you for other roles

Please quote the Job Title & Vacancy Reference No. in your application, or we will be unable to match your CV to the role being applied for.

Other “Essential Requirements” – Please check to ensure that your CV addresses the following items:


Degree level with qualification relevant to statistics, analysis of data
Management Qualification (at level 3 or above) or equivalent experience
UK driving licence with access to own or pool car.


Understanding of statutory and regulatory framework for children’s social care and implications for management information requirements
Understanding of the use of data analysis to drive improved performance at an operational and strategic level


Experience of making statutory returns
Experience of producing strategic plans
Experience of children’s social care management information and performance frameworks
Experience of designing and implementing a performance framework
Preparing and presenting complex reports to senior managers and governance boards
Database management including implementing data quality/data system improvement

Skills & Abilities:

Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
Able to lead a complex multi-agency project or programme to specified outcomes
Able to produce clear and effective multi-agency strategic plans
Ability to manage complex processes to fixed deadlines
Able to manage teams and individuals to prioritise workloads and meet outcomes
Able to lead, design and implement a performance framework
Able to analyse and present complex management information swiftly and accurately (incl. to Director and Members)
Able to manage a varied multi-agency client base to ensure client needs are met.
Ability to design and interrogate an ICT based management information system


Job Ref: Bournemouth 5250779

Anticipated Length of Assignment: Unless otherwise stated (we do carry the occasional permanent vacancy) all of our roles are technically temporary, though opening assignments can be and often are, extended by clients on a longer term basis and can sometimes become permanent.

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