HEART Team Manager

Riverside House, Leamington, Warwickshire
£41,846 - £42,806 per annum
23 Jul 2018
26 Jul 2018
Job Ref
Job Type
Social care
Contract Type
Full time permanent
Working Pattern

Nuneaton and Bedworth Borough Council is a small Council with big values. We are committed to ensuring our services are delivered to the highest possible standard and we put the customer at the forefront of everything we do. By working for us you will become part of the team and will play your part in serving our community.

We are currently recruiting for the HEART Team Manager.

The Home Environment Assessment and Response Team (HEART) is a formal partnership across the 6 Warwickshire local authorities. Nuneaton and Bedworth Borough Council is proud to be the hosting authority for this service which aims to bring together the provision of housing adaptations, improvements and minor adaptations for residents across Warwickshire.

HEART is committed to continue to improve the services provided to customers and focuses on delivering the right solution at the right time to both the person and their carers. Our overall aim is to ensure that people are able to maintain an independent life and ensure their home environment is adapted appropriately and is safe and warm.

We are currently recruiting for a HEART Team Manager who will lead a 4 teams of Occupational Therapists and Housing Assessment Officers responsible for the assessment of housing adaptations and environmental improvement.

The successful candidate will have a degree in a relevant subject area.  You should be committed to providing a high level of service to residents through the development of up to date policy and promotion of our service to external agencies and partners. You will also have experience of management at a senior level, including the management of staff and budgets. You will be the main liaison with partner councils ensuring the necessary operational links.

If you are successful at the short listing stage you will be required to undertake online assessments for both verbal and numerical reasoning. You will then be invited for an interview, where we will also look forward to hearing a presentation, the topic for which will be sent in advance.

You should have recent and relevant service / team management experience of Housing, Environmental Health, Surveying, Occupational Therapy, Home Improvement Agency, Social Care or other relevant discipline.

Must be able to demonstrate effective project management skills where resources, risk and project management tools have been used effectively.

Must be able to work under pressure with short deadlines and sometimes having to deal with individuals or subject matter that can be emotive and demanding.

Must be an excellent communicator and able to produce accurate detailed reports, demonstrating sound research, detailed analysis and justifiable recommendations.

Relevant degree level qualification.

Relevant Dates
Closing Date: - 22 July 2018
Interview Date: - 2nd / 3rd August 2018

Additional Information
As an employer, Nuneaton and Bedworth Borough Council offers a wide range of benefits, including flexible working, Local Government Pension Scheme, generous holiday allowance and childcare vouchers.

This post is covered by the Fluency Duty, as outlined in the Code of Practice on the English language requirements for public sector workers.

For further information about the role please contact Paul Coopey on 024 76 376400 or email  paul.cooopey@nuneatonandbedworth.gov.uk

Please note that all applications must be received on an online application form. We do not accept CV's and do not keep CV's on file unless part of an application.

Supporting documents
Nuneaton and Bedworth Borough Council Values.pdf
Job Description & Person Specification.pdf

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