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Trade Union representatives

There are sixteen workplace stewards at the Council. The Branch Secretary is the only officer involved in any active casework with very little involvement by workplace stewards. The number of representatives who spent at least 50% of their time on union duties is one with an estimated spend on trade union duties at £36,157. The relative estimate spending is 0.03% of the total pay bill.

Council Officers earning over £50,000

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Job TitleSalaryResponsibilities
Fleet Services Manager£50,028Responsible for the delivery of all Fleet and Transport Services on behalf of SBC which include technical, commercial and financial outcomes. To ensure meets its statutory and legal responsibilities under Government regulations.  
Highway Network Manager£50,028Responsible for the management and maintenance of the Borough's Highways and Bridges, Street Lighting, Public Rights of Way, Adopted Street Register, Street Naming and Numbering and Flood Risk Management.
Highways and Street Lighting Manager£50,028To manage the development and implementation of operational highways and street lighting services and associated staff and budgets in accordance with the Council's strategic and service objectives.
Building Control Manager£50,028The effective and efficient performance and management of the Building Control Section and supervision of such staff as allocated.
Lead Solicitor/Lawyer£50,028To provide high quality legal advice and support to the Council in an efficient and cost effective manner and in accordance with pertinent legislation, policies and best professional practice.
Audit and Risk Manager£50,028To provide a comprehensive Internal Audit service to Stockton and Darlington Borough Councils and the Tees Valley Combined Authority in line with statutory requirements and professional codes of practice.
Traffic and Network Safety Manager£50,028Provide effective leadership to a team of Engineers and Technicians engaged in the key areas of service delivery that include Car Parking, Road Safety and Traffic Management of the highway network.
EDT Team Manager£50,028To manage the Emergency Duty Service ensuring the provision of a comprehensive out of hours social work response to the residents of the Tees Valley area.
Service Lead-Virtual School/Headteacher£50,777.85Ensure LA targets and priorities for the Virtual School are met and that Business Unit Plans are implemented effectively to raise standards and achievement, to promote inclusion and wellbeing and so to improve life chances for all learners across Stockton on Tees especially Looked After Children.
Family Placement Registered Manager£51,121To hold registration with Ofsted for the Local Authorities fostering agency, manage and take a lead role on the delivery of high quality fostering services, within legislative and corporate frameworks, meeting operational targets and outcomes and taking defensible operational decisions which reflect service policies and standards.  
Adult Safeguarding Lead£51,121To ensure the provision of an effective and comprehensive Adult Social Care service to support our priorities and in keeping with our responsibilities under the Care Act (2014).
Residential and Supported Accommodation Manager£52,006Have direct line management responsibility for the operational functions of the directorates residential care and associated placement support functions.
Adult Learning and Skills Manager£52,912To be responsible for the management of the service that delivers of a wide range of course to support individual who are interested in learning for work, life, or for pleasure. The service also deliver a wide range of apprenticeship programmes to support the Council and other employers to recruit and train apprentices to support their business needs. 
Design Services Manager£52,912To be responsible for the development, delivery and monitoring of Architectural, Civil Engineering, Mechanical and Electrical Engineering services. To have lead responsibility for all matters relating to the Council's asbestos policy. 
Economic Development Manager£52,912Responsible for a number of functions including economic strategy and planning, Business Engagement and Support, Enterprise assistance and education, employability and business intelligence and forecasting. In addition, the team take a pro-active role in inward investment and business growth across the Borough including working alongside other teams to explore and undertake direct interventions.
Environmental Health Service Manager£52,912To be responsible for the effective and efficient management of the Environmental Health Service, the delivery of all allocated service responsibilities, and the management of all section staff. To report to the Director of Public Health and implement all management responsibilities relevant to the strategic direction of the service, including supporting the broader objectives of Public Health and the Council.
Libraries and Information Services Manager£52,912To manage the Council's public library service and to develop and strategically promote the role and contribution of Stockton on Tees Public Libraries.  To ensure a joined up delivery between the Library service and the Council's museum and heritage service.
Media Manager£52,912To be responsible for the service that promotes the work of the Council through local, regional and national media. The service is the first point of contact for all media enquiries and is also responsible for all the Council's social media accounts.  
Place Development Manager£52,912Responsible for all aspects of placemaking and the environmental, social, health and economic benefits it can bring. In particular undertaking Masterplanning/Strategic Frameworks, development of pipeline interventions, visualisations and promotional literature, advice and guidance on Place Development, Asset Strategy, management and improvement (including the office accommodation strategy). In addition, are involved in attracting inward investment.
Procurement Manager (Adults, Children and PH)£52,912Responsible for a strategic co-ordinating and delivery role in the procurement of goods, services and works in respect of Adults, Health and Children's and Young People's Services. In particular to be responsible for customer and market engagement, shaping, development and all other procurement related activities. 
Procurement Manager (Place and Corporate)£52,912Responsible for a strategic co-ordinating and delivery role in the procurement of goods, services and works in respect of Place and Corporate Services. In particular to be responsible for customer and market engagement, shaping, development and all other procurement related activities. 
Service Lead - Systems and Information£52,912To be responsible for System strategy, implementation, development and maintenance for Adults' Services and Children's Services.
Service Manager - Tees Valley Music Service£52,912Responsible for leading and managing the Tees Valley Music Service which provides instrumental and vocal tuition to pupils across Stockton, Middlesbrough, Redcar and Clevaland and Hartlepool Boroughs. 
Strategic Development Manager (Adult and Health)£52,912Responsible for the strategic development, implementation and evaluation of strategies and initiatives in respect of Adults and Health and for the development of evidence based strategic plans and service design documents relating to the provision of services for adults and health and the identification and implementation of integration, joint planning and commissioning opportunities that span the Local Authority and health services and/or joint planning across adults, health and children's services. The post holder will have a key role in the strategic oversight of assessing system effectiveness in delivering identified outcomes for adults and health.
Valuation and Property Manager£52,912Responsible for providing a comprehensive service of professional advice and assistance in relation to all Council land and property matters, including responsibility for the management of our land and property portfolio, disposals and acquisitions, commercial leases, regeneration schemes and Compulsory Purchase Orders.
Web Strategy and Development Manager£52,912To be responsible for the Development and delivery of strategies and plans for the design and development of the Council's website, including the development of interactive online customer self-serve solutions. 
Xentrall HR Manager£52,912To be responsible for the operational HR and Payroll services for Stockton Council, Darlington Council and  Academies that Xentrall provide the service to.
Strategic Finance Manager£57,054Lead responsibility for  developing long term financial plans and strategies for Childrens and Adults, and Development and Neighbourhood Services in order to align financial resources to corporate strategies, service plans and service pressures. This will include support to initiatives and projects to meet budget pressures.
Partnership Manager/NQT Induction Manager£59,371To lead on School Centered Initial Teacher Training and recruitment activities across phases, in partnership with schools and other agencies as appropriate and to lead on NQT Induction.
Catering and Cleaning Service Manager£59,434To have lead responsibility for the development, delivery and monitoring of the catering and cleaning services across the Council and within schools. To ensure best practice in food nutrition for children within the schools that we serve.
Chief Accountant£59,434To have lead responsibility for safeguarding the interests of the Council by ensuring robust financial reporting and monitoring arrangements, and aligning reserves and balances with the Medium Term Financial Plan. To lead on Treasury Management function and on VAT advice. Plan and direct the closure of accounts process, preparing the Statement of Accounts in full compliance with government legislation.
Community Engagement and Consultation Manager£59,434To be responsible for Council's Community engagement and to fulfill the Council's legal duty to consult with local people and stakeholders before making decisions about most services we deliver.   
Corporate Projects Manager£59,434To work across a variety of council departments under the supervision of Directors and the Future Leadership Board and in external organisations through placement opportunities. To participate in and lead on diverse projects identified by individual Directors and Service Managers.
DPO and Information Governance Lead£59,434To lead the development and implementation and maintenance of the Council's information governance framework including key information governance policies and procedures. To lead the preparation of responses to all external information requests and co-ordinate the Council's complaints processes.
Planning Services Manager£59,434To be responsible for a range of functions associated with the determination of planning applications and development management, planning enforcement and planning policy.
Programme Delivery Manager£59,434To be responsible for the development and delivery of the Town Centre Investment Programme across the Boroughs ensuring that complex programmes and projects are managed in accordance with defined governance arrangements and best practice principles. Responsible for assembling and leading a wide range of internal and external technical teams across a range of disciplines within varied and complex procurement and partnership arrangements, ensuring a cohesive approach to the development and delivery.
Service Lead - Family Support£59,434To be responsible for leading a high quality integrated family support service to enable families to help themselves and support effective early intervention.
Service Lead - Strategy, Quality and Improvement£59,434To be responsible for leading Service strategy, quality and improvement for Children's Services.
Service Lead - Children and Young People£59,434To be responsible for the effective delivery of borough wide integrated youth support service, including the development and delivery of the Youth Offending Service, Troubled Families and schools support.
Service Manager Community Transport£59,434To be responsible for the development, delivery and monitoring of the Council's services for: Strategic Waste,  Community Transport and Registration and Bereavement Services. 
Town Centres Development Manager£59,434Responsible for the effective development of the Council's Town Centres investment programme including leading on the identification, management and delivery of strategic regeneration opportunities, interventions, and support to positively enhance and sustain the town centres in the Borough including the management of assigned services, staff and budgets. In addition, to be the Deputy for the Director. 
Service Lead-School Inclusion and Vulnerable Learners£60,668Responsible for ensuring the appropriate assessment, intervention and support is provided to children and young people with support needs in the following areas; communication and interaction, cognition and learning, social, emotional and mental health and sensory and physical, and those within vulnerable groups.
Environment, Leisure and Green Infrastructure Manager£61,812To be responsible for the strategic development of policies around the environment, sustainability, zero carbon, green infrastructure Leisure and sports development. Ensuring we are delivering benefits for people within the Borough. 
Integrated Early Intervention and Prevention Service Manager£64,184To develop the strategy and lead the teams engaged in the early intervention and prevention agenda. To manage the Early Intervention and Prevention Services within Adults Social Care.
Learning Disability and Mental Health Service Manager£64,184 To be responsible to the Director of Adults and Health for the effective and efficient leadership, performance and management of Learning Disability and Mental Health Services. To work in partnership with other statutory, voluntary, community and independent sector organisations in the delivery of these services.
Service Lead - Children and Families North£64,184Responsibility for leading a high quality social work service to oversee actions to safeguard children and ensure consistency in practice and decision making across fieldwork teams in a designated geographical area.
Service Lead - Children and Families South£64,184Responsibility for leading a high quality social work service to oversee actions to safeguard children and ensure consistency in practice and decision making across fieldwork teams in a designated geographical area.
Service Lead - Childrens Response and Assessment£64,184Responsibility for leading a high quality multi agency information, signposting, response and assessment service to oversee actions to safeguard children and to ensure consistency in practice and decision making.
Service Manager - Construction and Facility Services£64,184To be responsible for the development, delivery and monitoring of the Council's services for Fleet Management, Highways construction and maintenance, Building Services and Facilities Management.
Service Lead Education 0-11£64,985Responsibility for leading the promotion of the achievement of high standards in schools and settings.
To Management of all statutory responsibilities relating to 0 - 11 education including statutory moderation and assessment
Service Lead Education and Wellbeing£67,278To be responsible for leading the Promotion of the achievement of high standards in schools and settings, management of all statutory responsibilities relating to 11 - 19 education including statutory moderation and assessment and the promotion of wellbeing in all schools and settings.
Adoption Tees Valley Service Manager£73,233Responsible for the strategic development and operational management of Adoption Tees Valley, reporting to the Adoption Tees Valley Board and providing overall leadership for Adoption Tees Valley.
Head of SEND and Inclusion£73,233To be responsible for Leading, supporting and delivering across the special educational needs and disabilities system, Promotion of inclusive approaches in all schools and settings and collaboration with all agencies to improve the academic success and life chances of all children and young people in our care.
Highways, Transport and Design Manager£73,233To be responsible for the development, delivery and monitoring of the Council's services for Highways strategy and policy, Flood Risk Management, Transport. Network Safety, Architecture, Civil Design and Engineering, Urban Design and Building Control. 
Service Lead - Childrens Care and Complex Needs£73,233To provide a high quality social work service, to oversee actions to safeguard children and to ensure consistency in practice and decision making across Looked After Team, Complex Needs Social Work Team and Leaving Care Team. To provide and develop high quality child placement, residential care and leaving care services to meet the identified needs of looked after children and care leavers within the borough in accordance with the strategic aims and objectives as set out in the children and young people's plan and corporate parenting strategy.
Director of Public Health£78,527.04Responsible for Environmental Health, Public Health Services including Statutory Director of Public Health remit, Consultant in Public Health and the Public Health team. 
Head of Education£80,560To have overall responsibility for the promotion of the achievement of high standards and wellbeing in schools and settings.
Consultant in Public Health£82,109The post holder will have a senior role within the organisation and will make a significant contribution to the overall objectives of improving health and reducing inequalities, with a particular focus on children and young people and health protection.
Head of Revenue Benefits and Welfare£82,109To be responsible  for the management of the Council's Revenues and Benefits Service, which includes Council Tax, Business Rates, Benefits, Cashiers, Welfare Assistance and Welfare Rights services.
Head of Communications£82,109The management, development and delivery of the Communications Service which includes: Media, Marketing and Web, and Internal Communications.
Head of Democratic Services£82,109The management, development and delivery of Democratic Services which includes: Democratic Services, Electoral Services, Scrutiny Services, Civic, Mayoral and Member Support and to Lead on Armed Forces Covenant.
Head of Legal Services£82,10The management, development and delivery of the legal service which includes: Legal Practice, Children's Social Care, Adults and Litigation and Property, Procurement and Contracts.
Assistant Director (HR)£91,315To be responsible for the development and delivery of the Council's Human Resources team. To provide value added Human Resources service which support the delivery of the Council's aims, objectives and values. To deputise for the Director of Corporate Services. Member of the Council's Senior Management Team.
Assistant Director, Culture, Library and Events£91,315The management, development and delivery of Culture, Libraries and Events which includes: Museums and Heritage, Libraries and Events.
Assistant Director, Community Safety and Regulated Services£91,315The management, development and delivery of Community Safety and Regulated Services which includes: Trading Standards, Environmental Health, OneCall, Community Protection including Security and Surveillance, Licensing and Emergency Planning.
Assistant Director, Strategy and Improvement£91,315To be responsible for the management of information; reporting and analysis of performance; to meet organisational business needs and support for a range of services, quality and improvement projects.
Assistant Director, Childrens Help and Support£91,315To be responsible for the effective delivery of borough wide integrated youth support service, including the development and delivery of the Youth Offending Service, and Troubled Families. To provide a high quality First Contact and Early Intervention service. 
Assistant Director, Adult Social Care£91,315To be the Statutory Principal Social Worker for Adults Social Care and provide operational leadership to the team managers and service managers within adult social care.
To provide service manager functions to the assessment and support planning areas which includes operational lead for Safeguarding, Review and Sensory Loss, Client Financial Services and Property and Financial Affairs.  To contribute to the development of services and working practices and develop new services in response to identified need.
To act as Deputy to the Director of Adults and Health.
Assistant Director, Children Social Care£91,315To be responsible for leading, developing, organising and control children and young people's operational services ensuring the delivery of the service meets all Council, professional and legislative requirements.
Assistant Director, Finance£91,315To be the Deputy Section 151 Officer and Deputy to the Director of Finance, Development and Regeneration. To have lead responsibility for the development of the Council's Medium Term Financial Plan and associated financial strategies, reflecting national funding changes and local income and expenditure decisions and to safeguard the interests of the Council over the medium to long term. To be responsible for co-ordinating all external and internal financial reporting including the statement of accounts, as well as responsibility for system development and service improvement. 
Assistant Director, Housing and A Fairer Stockton-on-Tees£91,315To be responsible for the Management, development and delivery of the Housing and A Fairer Stockton-on-Tees which includes: Housing Services, A Fairer Stockton-on-Tees, Community Engagement, Bright Minds Bright Futures, Community Consultation, VCSE and Asylum Seekers and Refugees.
Assistant Director, Procurement and Governance£91,315To manage the development and delivery of Procurement and Governance which includes: Information Governance (incl Data Protection Officer role) Health and Safety, Procurement, Insurance and Internal Audit.
Assistant Director, Town Centres Development£91,315Responsible for overseeing the development and delivery of transformational change, investment and improvements across the 6 Town Centres within the Borough. 
Assistant Director, Adult's Strategy and Transformation£91,315To support the Director of Adults and Health to implement and deliver the key priorities of the Adult Social Care Strategy, particularly in relation to early intervention and prevention. The focus is to impact on the wellbeing agenda, building on a strength based approach and achieving the best outcomes for individuals.
Assistant Director, Customer and Digital Services£91,315To be responsible for supporting ICT systems and architecture within the framework of the Smarter Working programme. To manage the Council wide Customer Services operation, providing an effective, efficient and quality service, through all channels which meets the needs of customers and stakeholders. To ensure that statutory requirements are met and that opportunities are taken for integration of services that will secure efficient and cost effective high quality services.
Assistant Director, Admin, Democratic and Electoral Services£91,315To lead and support on the proposed electoral reforms and the local government boundary review. To be deputy Returning Officer for the 2023 elections.
Assistant Director, Community Services£96,850To be responsible for the development, delivery and monitoring of the Council's Community Services including: Waste and Recycling collection, Street Cleansing, Grounds Maintenance, Parks, Cemeteries, Arboriculture Services, Asset Management, Community Transport, Registration and Bereavement Services, Market Management and Town Centre Maintenance Catering and Cleaning, HVandE, Building Services, Highways Maintenance, Street Lighting and Community Safety, Highways Transport and Design Services.
Assistant Director, Xentrall Shared Services£96,850The development and delivery of efficient and effective customer focused ICT services (Business, Strategic and Operational), Print and Design Services and Transactional Finance and HR to the Partnership and its customers.  Responsible for ensuring that the Partnership delivers efficient, cost effective and customer focused shared services to Stockton-on-Tees and Darlington Borough Councils. 
Assistant Director, Inclusive Growth and Development£96,850To be responsible for the development, delivery and monitoring of the Council's services for Economic Growth, Spatial Development, Business, Enterprise and Employability, Planning Development and Building Control.
Education Development Adviser£109,691Responsible for fulfilling the statutory requirements of the Council for children and young people with special educational needs and disabilities. 
Director - Community Services and Transport£124,520To provide strategic leadership across Community Services. This includes the delivery of a range of services including Environment Services, Registration and Bereavement Services, Community Transport, Waste Management, Catering and Cleaning, HVandE, Building Services, Highways Maintenance, Street Lighting and Community Safety, Highways Transport and Design Services. 
Director of Community Services, Environment and Culture£129,413To provide strategic leadership across Community Services, Culture, Libraries and Events, Customer Services and Digital and The Environment, Leisure and Green Infrastructure.
Director of Adults and Health£129,413To provide strategic leadership across the authority on Social Care Services for Adults and Public Health, including Environmental Health, Trading Standards, Licensing, Community Safety.
Director of Children's Services£129,413To provide strategic leadership across the authority on the full remit of Education and Social Care services for Children. 
Director of Corporate Services£129,413To be the Council's Monitoring Officer and to be responsible for the strategic leadership and development of the Human Resources, Legal  Services, the Council's external public relations and its internal communications and engagement. In addition, to be responsible for Procurement, Insurance, Internal Audit, Health and Safety and Information Governance which is where the Council's Data Protection Officer sits. 
Director of Finance, Development and Regeneration£129,413To be the Council's Section 151 Officer and to provide strategic leadership and development of Corporate Financial Strategy, Capital, Property and Asset Management, Financial Strategy, Housing Services and Inclusive Growth, Planning and Development Services Adult Learning and Skills and the Town Centres Development. 
Managing Director £161,385The Managing Director has lead responsibility to implement the Council's policies, ensuring that it delivers to its objectives and duties, within budget, and according to strategic priorities and statutory requirements.