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Disability Coordinator

Employer
Sandwell Metropolitan Borough Council
Location
Stoney Lane Day Centre, Summer Street, West Bromwich, B71 4JA
Salary
  Band F, SCP 26-31 (£34,834 - £39,186 per annum)
Closing date
8 Apr 2024
Reference
SAND000008292

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Sector
Local Councils
Job Type
Social care
Contract Type
Permanent
Working Pattern
Standard
Hours
Full-Time

Job Details

An exciting opportunity has arisen, to work within Learning Disability Day Opportunities. To be a part of our team providing day services for adults with disabilities and to be instrumental in the further developments of that service.

We are working to improve our service to better meet the individual needs of people , to focus on their strengths and abilities and maximise their life opportunities , supporting people to achieve their aspirations through outcome focused planning and support .

The successful applicant will be responsible for the management, continued development and improvement of our building based service focusing on complex needs, under the direction of the designated Disability Service Manager

Are you:

  • Able to support and lead change for Adults with Learning Disability
  • Committed to provide outcome focused , strength based services
  • Able to lead by example and set high standards
  • Passionate about supporting individuals to realise their full potential and maximise independence.
  • Driven and committed to providing the best service based on evidence-based practice
  • Resilient and able to use your communication skills to influence others
  • Are you able to manage risk pro actively
  • Can you think creatively and imaginatively when problem solving
  • Able to support and lead change for Adults with Learning Disability
  • Committed to provide outcome focused , strength based services
  • Able to lead by example and set high standards

 

Role Requirements:

  • Professional qualification, NVQ3 Care, and experience working within a social care setting for Adults with a Disability.
  • 3 years’ experience at a Management/Supervisory Level
  • Demonstrable experience of working in a setting with leadership, and supervisory responsibilities.
  • Experience of Risk Management for adults with a disability
  • Experience of effective communication
  • Experience of performance management of staff and services
  • Experienced in working cooperatively with others
  • Be able to think creatively and show innovation
  • Experience using a range of ICT software applications to include but not limited to Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook and Social Care systems.
  • Experience of planning and setting up new services and activities.
  • Must be 18 years or over.

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

Hours

37 hours per week

To Apply: Please fill in the attached application form and submit it to hrresourcing_applications@sandell.gov.uk

 

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: hr_resourcing@sandwell.gov.uk

For more information about working for Sandwell Council, our recruitment process and our offer to you please visit https://www.sandwell.gov.uk/counciljobs

Company

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; http://www.sandwell.gov.uk/Vision2030

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

https://www.sandwell.gov.uk/counciljobs

For information on our Values and Behaviours, please visit:

https://www.sandwell.gov.uk/council/values-behaviours

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

https://www.wmjobs.co.uk/staticpages/30847/local-government-careers

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

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