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Assistant Disability Day Opportunities Manager

Sandwell Metropolitan Borough Council
Stoney Lane Centre, Summer Street, West Bromwich, B71 4JA
Band E, SCP 18-25 (£29,269 - £33,945) per annum
Closing date
30 Nov 2023

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Job Type
Management, Social care, Social Care – Adults
Contract Type
Working Pattern

Job Details

We have an exciting opportunity to join our team within adult services. You will have the opportunity to make the difference to a person’s life, to help them to develop their independence and skills, to maximise their potential.

The successful candidate needs to:

  • Manage and develop staff skills, training and practice on a day-to-day basis. This is a large team of staff who work to provide support to people in the community.
  • Have significant experience of working within Health and Social Care services and supervising staff.
  • 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.
  • Have an awareness of fundamental standards and guidelines.
  • Be able to work in a constructive way and implement policies and procedures.
  • Support the delivery of the service priorities and targets.

Essential requirements for the role:

  • NVQ L 2 or above In Health and Social care or equivalent.
  • Good knowledge of the Sandwell area and public transport.
  • Good communication, planning & organisation skills.
  • A flexible approach.

For an informal discussion, please contact Samantha Barnsley 0121 569 4467.

You will also be required to undertake an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Check.


37 hours per week


We reserve the right to close vacancies prior to their advertised date if we receive a large number of applications. Therefore, you are strongly advised to complete and return your application as soon as possible. When completing your application please refer to the supporting documents attached.

If you have a disability and require assistance in making an application, or have experienced a problem whilst applying for a position, please contact the Resourcing Team on 0121 569 3300 or via e-mail to:

For more information about working for Sandwell Council, our recruitment process and our offer to you please visit

Click here to find out more about our One Team Framework: Values and Behaviours.

Supporting documents
Information for applicants
Personnel Specification
Job Description


Who are we?

Sandwell is situated at the very heart of the West Midlands, just a stone’s throw from Birmingham. A large, diverse, metropolitan borough, Sandwell offers exciting opportunities for all in a friendly, supportive environment.

Why work for us?

  • Generous annual leave entitlements
  • Access to the Local Government Pension Scheme
  • Access to an award-winning employee benefits scheme, which includes:
  • An exclusive retail discounts portal
  • Salary sacrifice schemes for cars, bikes, technology and car parking
  • An employee assistance and counselling service
  • Annual leave purchase scheme
  • A wide variety of learning and development opportunities
  • Flexi-time working
  • A variety of leave schemes including carers, compassionate, maternity and paternity
  • Volunteering scheme

Your career at Sandwell Council

We offer something for everyone, with an incredibly wide range of career opportunities, at any stage of your career, from apprentices to senior managers.

Whether your focus is a support service, such as Finance, Human Resources, Legal or ICT, or a frontline service, such as Social Care, Planning & Regeneration, Housing or Leisure, it’s worth looking at what Sandwell has to offer.

Our plans for the future

Our Vision 2030 shows just how committed we are to creating the best future possible for our communities and for the people who live and work in Sandwell. 

We’re a progressive organisation, and we’re proud of what we’ve achieved so far, but we know there’s much more to do to make our vision. For more information on our plans for the future see our dedicated vision 2030 page;

For more information about working for Sandwell Council, our recruitment process and our offer to you please visit;

For information on our Values and Behaviours, please visit:

To view a copy of the Local Government Career Guide, please visit;

Company info
0121 569 3300
Sandwell Metropolitan Borough Council
Sandwell Council House
Freeth Street
West Midlands
B69 3BS
United Kingdom

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