Service Lead - Multi Disciplinary Team
Supporting children, young people, and adults with special educational needs, learning or physical disabilities, or autism to live independent and fulfilling lives.
Reporting directly to the Head of the Disability Service and with 8 direct reports at TM and ATM level, this is a crucial role providing technical knowledge and experience in social care within the disability service. The role requires collaborative working across all services and partners including children’s and adults’ services, health, occupational health, public health, and other settings. It requires a proven track record of delivering impactful, measurable outcomes which transform the experience of children, young people, and adults with disabilities.
The Dudley Disability Service vision has been developed through co-production with service users and carers. It is to:
Support children, young people, and adults with special educational needs, disabilities or autism in Dudley to achieve a full and happy life, in which they have independence, gain skills and knowledge and have confidence and a sociable life
This service supports people who require ongoing coordination of their care and support needs or who have a level of complexity to their needs that require specialist interventions. This is an integrated multidisciplinary service (MDT) with clear remits and a culture orientated around customer service, promoting independence, choice, control, and resolution. The service responds to the protection of vulnerable children, young people, and adults in line with the inter-agency safeguarding policies and procedures.
Key services provided are:
- Social care for children and young people with a disability;
- Short breaks;
- Transition services;
- Social care for adults with a disability;
- Ongoing coordination and social work support to people with a learning disability or physical disability;
- Dudley Brain Injury Service;
- Unicorn Centre for adults with a disability.
Demonstrating exemplary stakeholder engagement and management skills, you will evidence a successful track record of leading and delivering impactful change.
You will be a qualified social worker with experience of working successfully as a manager and leader to develop high performing social care services for children, young people and adults with disabilities. You’ll have knowledge of performance management and quality assurance in service design and delivery of managing cultural and organisational change in complex situations. You will be able to demonstrate exemplary standards within children and adults safeguarding.
You will be a passionate, creative and compelling advocate for all vulnerable people, with a tenacious, robust, can-do mentality and a restless appetite for continuous improvement.
Closing date: Sunday 14th October
To find out more contact Simon Ray at our search partners Hampton’s Resourcing on 01926 355 778 - 07870 620 587 or email firstname.lastname@example.org