Assistant Team Manager - Adult Social Care

142 Lode Lane, Solihull, B91 2HP
32,486 - 41,025
17 May 2017
06 Jun 2017
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Assistant Team Manager - All Age Disability Team

£32,486 - £41,025 per annum (incremental progression is subject to performance).

We are looking to appoint an Assistant Team Manager in this exciting opportunity to join our newly formed All Age Disability Team. As part of an experienced and dedicated management team, you will play a key role in shaping and developing this service, whilst also delivering effective supervision and leadership to practitioners who provide a specialist social work service to people with learning or physical disabilities across Solihull.

You will have a professional Social Work Qualification, HCPC 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 centred and committed social care staff.

You will also have:

• Demonstrable experience of delivering person centred 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

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 highly 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.

For an informal discussion about this post, please contact Paula Koustas, Team Manager on 0121 709 7036 or

Please note, previous applicants need not re-apply.

Interview Date: 13th and 14th June

This post will require a DBS check.

This post is covered by the Fluency Duty, as outlined in the Code of Practice on the English language requirements for public sector workers.

Solihull Council has a responsibility for, and is committed to, safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults, and requires all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

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