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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