Assistant Team Manager

Dudley Metropolitan Borough Council
BHHSCC, Brierley Hill or various locations across the borough
£44,428.00 to £47,420.00 per annum
Closing date
12 Dec 2023

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Health & Social Care / Work
Job Type
Social care
Contract Type
Working Pattern

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As an employee of Dudley MBC, you will receive a comprehensive annual leave package, an option to join the pension scheme and regular supervisions. We invite you to be part of a forward thinking, dynamic council, which actively supports staff, and works to change people’s lives for the better.

An excellent opportunity has arisen to join the Assessment and Independence team.

Post: Assistant Team Manager (Permanent)

Hours: 37.00 per week

Salary: Grade 11 (£44,428 to £47,420)

Location: Brierley Hill Health and Social Care Centre or various locations across Dudley borough

You will be expected to operationally manage and support a team of social workers and other experienced professional staff in a field work capacity.

The post holder will work to support the activities in the community team, have a working knowledge of the Care Act 2014 and the Mental Capacity Act 2005 and will:

  • Manage and develop staff skills and practice on a day-to-day basis. This is a large team comprising of social workers and other experienced professional staff who work to provide support to people in the community.
  • Manage and develop staff through further training e.g. BIA and Practice Educators.
  • Be responsible for the professional supervision of social workers at all levels.
  • Support the Team Manager of the team to ensure delivery of the service priorities and targets.
  • Participate in an out of hours on call rota which payment will be made.

The successful candidate must:

  • Have significant experience of working with colleagues within Health and Social Care services, supporting staff including all professional Social Care staff and Clinical staff with advice and guidance.
  • Be able to respond to difficult situations when working under pressure and make appropriate decisions and be able to deal with other people facing difficult situations at times of crisis.
  • Have an awareness of CQC fundamental standards and guidelines.
  • Be able to work in a constructive way managing projects and implementing systems, with performance measures to assess the projects, and meet targets.

You may need to work flexibly, travelling across the Dudley borough and will therefore need to have the use of a vehicle.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and vulnerable adults; therefore, the post is subject to medical clearance and an enhanced DBS check.

For an informal discussion about the role please telephone 01384 811919 to speak to Wendy Malpass.

N.B. We reserve the right to close this vacancy prior to the advertised date should we receive a large number of applications.

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About Dudley Council

It’s an incredibly exciting time to work in Dudley Council as we embark on numerous multi-million pound regeneration schemes which will be real game-changers for the borough. In addition to the exciting schemes such as the Midland Metro we also have the ongoing and very serious challenges of ensuring vulnerable people across the borough receive the services they deserve.

At Dudley Council we have a ‘one council’ ethos that builds an effective and dynamic organisation which grows the economy and creates jobs, creating a cleaner and greener place and supports stronger and safer communities.

We are rightly proud to be the historic capital of the Black Country and, working with our partners, Dudley Council is also committed to looking forward and helping to deliver our borough vision of ‘Forge a Future for all’

We ensure communities influence council decisions and are committed to delivering services in partnership with communities.  We provide flexible and responsive service in partnership and help communities help themselves.

In joining a local authority that serves 320,000 residents you will become an integral part of a council that:

• is ready to embrace change, providing an environment in which you will be encouraged to make your mark

• is aware of its key challenges and the need for a new energy to innovate the council, in order to find cost effective ways of delivering services

• has aligned its political and managerial leadership structures and is committed to protecting, securing and transforming the lives of children, families, the vulnerable and older people

• wants borough residents to have their say through our community forums

• dedicates time to meaningful consultation and listen to the views of our residents

• is working with the community to encourage active involvement of our residents

We want to leave a legacy of a better future for the borough that reflects Dudley borough’s potential and harnesses the ambitions of the people we serve. For more information see our Council Plan, Dudley Borough Vision for 2030, Forging a Future for All and key information about the borough and its communities at All about Dudley Borough

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Dudley Metropolitan Borough Council
Mary Stevens Park
West Midlands
United Kingdom

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