Assistant Team Manager
37.0 Hours per Week
The All Age Disability Team are looking to appoint an Assistant Team Manager to join our successful SEND Transitions service.
The successful candidate will be joining our experienced and dedicated management team and play a key role in shaping and developing a transitions service whilst also delivering effective supervision and leadership to practitioners who provide a specialist social work service to young adults who have social care needs.
This is a unique opportunity for an experience Assistant Team Manager looking for a new challenge or a developing Social Worker ready for the next step in their career. The 0 – 25 Team work within the All Age Disability Team whilst also having close links to the SEND Team and Children’s Disability Team.
You will have a professional Social Work Qualification, Social Work England registration and substantial post qualifying experience of adult’s social work, as well as the ability to lead, develop, support and manage a group of person-centered and committed social care staff.
You will also have:
- Experience of working with adults
- Experience of working with other professionals in a multi-disciplinary way.
- Demonstrable experience of delivering person-centered and strengths based working
- Experience of managing positive risk taking and making decisions
- Experience of providing professional supervision to other workers
- Effective communication skills including the ability to communicate complex and sensitive information both verbally and in writing
Applicants wishing to work within our team must be enthusiastic and passionate about changing the lives of adults who have physical and learning disabilities through the promotion of wellbeing and choice, making a real difference and enabling them to increase their independence and have fulfilling lives, free from harm and abuse.
In return, you will be supported by your peers and valued for your contribution in this challenging and highly rewarding role, as you motivate and coach workers to be excellent practitioners, whilst we strive to be a high performing service that achieves the best outcomes for people in Solihull. We also offer:
- Excellent training and development opportunities including access to leadership and management training.
- Flexible working, including flexi leave up to 24 days per year and agile working arrangements.
- The opportunity to buy up to 10 days additional leave per year.
- Access to our Employee Assistance Programme – a 24 hour independent, free and confidential advice and support service.
In addition, our Midlands location means you will have great access all parts of the country, with great transport links and easy access to the diverse city of Birmingham. With an excellent standard of living, beautiful countryside on your doorstep and the cultural treats that come with this great location, Solihull is a great place to settle down.
So if you’re ready to combine an incredible quality of life with a rewarding career – and you’re passionate about making a difference for people with disabilities across Solihull – get in touch today.
PLEASE NOTE - As part of this role, you will be working with vulnerable people and therefore you will be required to be vaccinated with the complete course of an authorised vaccine against COVID (unless exempt). At interview you will be asked whether you have been vaccinated or are exempt for medical reasons and satisfactory evidence of this will be a condition of an offer of employment.
You will also be issued with Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) which must be worn whilst working with the public.
We also ask that all of our team carry out regular COVID testing in line with government guidance.
To apply, please click on the link below. If you have a specific question or require further information regarding this post, please contact Liam Perry, Team Manager on 07795497044, email firstname.lastname@example.org or Sarah Reilly, Assistant Team Manager on 07769365122, email email@example.com
Interview Date: w/c 13th December 2021
Please note we do not accept CVs.
The Fluency Duty is outlined in the Code of Practice on the English language requirements for public sector workers. The Fluency Duty for this role is Required .
This post requires the following Disclosure and Barring check: DBS Enhanced Adults & Childrens .
Solihull Council is proud to be an Equal Opportunities Employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees - a place where we can all be ourselves and succeed on merit.
Solihull Council has a responsibility for, and a commitment to, safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and adults at risk and requires all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.
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