Group Manager (Adult Social Care Resources) - Ref: SS01617

Walsall Borough
£59,783 - £71,870 per annum
02 Oct 2017
02 Nov 2017
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Group Manager – Adult Social Care Resources

£59,783 – £71,870 per annum

This is an exciting time to join Walsall Council’s Adult Social Care service. We have recently appointed a new and forward thinking leadership team that has brought a renewed focus on professional practice development across the workforce. We are totally committed to promoting positive and improved outcomes for all our service users, their carers and our communities.

We are now looking to appoint an experienced manager to the role of Group Manager – Adult Social Care Resources. In addition to a range of corporate functions, you will take on responsibility for a number of Adult Social Care directly provided services, including; day, respite and shared lives resources. Working very closely with a range of wide range of partners, you will help shape the future delivery of our services.

You will be a highly skilled, motivated and inspirational social services manager that is committed to staff and service development, with a drive and ambition for improving outcomes for service users, carers and communities. You will be able to demonstrate a commitment to strengthening partnership working. In return, we offer a highly supportive environment, where despite significant budget pressures; the entire leadership team is committed to on-going development, strengthening social care practice and overall quality improvement.

For an informal discussion about this exciting opportunity, please contact: Martin Thom, Head of Community Care:

Closing date: 31 October 2017
Interviews: w/c 13 November 2017

This post is covered by the Government’s Code of Practice on the English Language Fluency Duty for public sector workers.  The postholder will be required to communicate verbally with customers and provide advice and/or information in accurate spoken English.

Information for applicants

  • Applications are invited using our online application form only.  If you have a disability and require information on submitting an application in another format then please contact us via email:
  • All correspondence with candidates will be via email, therefore candidates should check their email and WMJobs account on a regular basis after submitting an application.
  • This vacancy may be closed earlier than the published closing date should we receive a large number of applications. Therefore, it is strongly advised that candidates submit applications at the earliest opportunity.

Walsall Council takes seriously the responsibility to safeguard and promote the welfare of all the children and young people entrusted to our care and it is our expectation that all staff will share this commitment. We will ensure continuous development and improvement of robust recruitment processes and procedures that promote a culture of safeguarding amongst our workforce. Completion of an enhanced Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS) check is a requirement for working with children and young people.

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