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Assistant Team Manager

Dudley Metropolitan Borough Council
Wollescote Hall
£44,428.00 - £47,420.00 per annum
Closing date
14 Jun 2024

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Assistant Team Manager –  Adult Social Care LIT North  

Grade 11

An excellent opportunity has arisen within the Assessment and Independence service for a Assistant Team Manager position working within the Living Independently Team North (Full time 37 hours). You will be expected to operationally manage and support a team of social workers and other experience professional staff in a field work capacity.

The post holders 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 

This is a large team comprising of social workers and other experienced professional staff who work to provide support to Vulnerable Adults in the community,

  • Manage and develop staff skills and practice on a day-to-day basis.
  • Manage and develop staff through further training  e.g., LIPs,  Practice Educators 1/2.
  • 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,
  • Oversee and lead safeguarding investigations, chairing case conferences and strategy meetings as appropriate. 

The successful candidate must:

  • Have a significant experience of working with colleagues within Health and Social Care services, supporting staff including all professional Social are 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 decisions at times of crisis.
  • Have awareness of CQC fundamental standards and guidelines.
  • Be able to work in a constructive way managing projects and implementing systems with performance measure to assess the projects and meet targets.

For an information discussion about the role please contact Muz Peano on 01384 815419 / 07951010173 –

**Please note we are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and vulnerable adults; therefore, the post is subject to usual internal recruitment clearances. 

So that we can demonstrate Dudley’s commitment to diversity and inclusion and to improve bias in the recruitment process that could create barriers for candidates. Your personal data will be anonymised when you apply, to ensure that you comply with our anonymisation process, please ensure you have removed your name and date of birth from any attachments prior to uploading them to your application.  

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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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