Team Manager - Adults Multi-Disciplinary Team (25+)
Dudley MBC: Putting our residents first.
Hamptons Resourcing are delighted to be representing Dudley Council in their quest to secure an Adults Team Manager for Disabilities.
Homeworking initially during the COVID-19 pandemic and then agile working in the future.
The successful post holder will hold significant experience in managing social care teams and social care services for Adults Services.
Provide leadership, operational management, and direction in the delivery of the following service:
- Multi-disciplinary team providing services to young people and adults of all ages with disabilities, and age 25+ their families and carers.
- Contribute to the strategic development of the service.
- Promote a culture of strong partnership working across all disciplines, internal and external partners, and stakeholders, at operational levels, to deliver integrated support and key strategies for people of all ages with disabilities, their families, and carers.
- Support co-production to ensure the service is responsive and accountable to local people, and meets local needs, including involving children, young people and adults, families, and carers.
You will have responsibility for 4 Assistant Team Managers and contribute to their development and growth.
Core areas of the role with support the Service Lead with all areas of the multi-disciplinary team, which includes, learning disabilities and physical disabilities.
You will be key in the development of the role and work closely with partners within children’s services and health. This includes the continued strong relationships we have built with community health care.
A good understanding and link to legislation including the Mental Capacity Act and Care Act.
Lead manage and co-ordinate the team’s service area with full operational responsibility and accountability.
Manage delegated budgets effectively, ensuring spending is within agreed limits, timescales and provides best value for money.
Be responsible and accountable for resources, such as human resources and technological resources, in the defined service area.
Lead and implement the change programme to develop all age disability service in the service area, and manage service change, including the integration of policies, processes, procedures, and pathways.
Contribute to the development and delivery of the Disability Service annual service plan, ensuring links to key Council plans, setting, monitoring and recording delivery against clearly defined objectives and outcomes.
Make complex decisions relating to the provision of services.
Work collaboratively with partner agencies to ensure multi-agency assessment, planning, service delivery, monitoring, evaluation, and review.
Ensure the implementation of Council performance management processes, and delivery of professional development across the defined service area, including compliance with relevant policies and legislation.
Monitor and review workload management, and undertake regular case audits, to ensure that workload management is effective, the quality of casework is maintained, thresholds for service intervention are met, statutory obligations are met, and performance standards are maintained.
Provide casework advice and management to individual staff across the service as required.
Work with colleagues to ensure the most effective deployment of staff in the service.
Manage and lead the investigation and resolution of complaints.
Make recommendations on policy development to the Service Lead, compile policies in line with best practice, relevant legislation and statutory guidance, and ensure they support the Council’s strategic priorities.
You will be an aspiring Assistant Team Manager or experienced Team Manager within Disability Services
- Experience of effective team management, providing supervision and development to team members, and professional consultation.
- Experience of being involved in monitoring services, and implementing action plans following audit and inspection.
- Experience in children’s safeguarding.
- HCPC Registered.
- Evidence of management supervisory training and/or willingness to undertake such training.
- Evidence of up-to-date continuous professional development in children’s social care
You will be committed to achieving high levels of performance for both yourself and your team and the best possible outcomes for our service users.
What we offer:
- Agile Working – supporting you to work in an agile way, dependant on the needs of the service.
- Annual Leave – Enhanced leave above national average.
- Flexible Working – supporting and promoting a positive work/life balance.
- Staff Counselling Service – In-house access for all with a variety of therapeutic approaches to suit the individual needs of each client.
- Wellbeing – a range of activities to enhance and support your wellbeing.
- Kaarp Benefits - For 100’s of discounts on shopping, entertainment, holidays and much more.
- Sick Pay – Enhanced entitlement above national average.
- Paycare – Everyday health cover since 1874. Employees can access further information at the following link: http://paycare4work.wpengine.com/1485-dudley-metropolitan-borough-council/
- Corporate Gym Membership – across Dudley Borough Leisure Centres.
- Costa Coffee and EE discounts
The closing date for the role is the 14th of February.
To apply for the role, please send your CV to our retained search partners, Hampton’s Resourcing, or contact Simon or Tracy on 01926 353 999