Service Manager Older People
Warwickshire is an attractive place to live, work and visit. It is a thriving county with real strengths: a strong and growing economy, vibrant towns and villages, good standards of education and skills, and a track record of innovative public services. Warwickshire is an internationally renowned county that is home to some of the UK’s most established businesses, as well as thousands of thriving small enterprises.
One of our core strengths is children’s and adults’ services, where we are recognised for high quality services and ensuring the best outcomes for residents. Located at the heart of the UK, Warwickshire enjoys superb links to the rest of the country through its proximity to the national motorway network and growing local rail network.
Following promotion of the previous postholder, we are looking for a talented leader who is customer focused, collaborative, flexible and evidence driven to join our well established Adult Social Care Delivery Team as Service Manager – Older People.
We are an Adult Social Care service of circa 500 members of staff who work closely alongside, People Strategy and Commissioning, Children & Families and Public Health in a People Directorate.
This is an exciting time to lead the Older People’s Service and to join us at a time where the future is bright and full of opportunity for closer working with health and community partners to deliver the ambitions of an Integrated Care System.
The post holder must be a fully qualified Social Worker or Allied Health Professional who must be registered with a relevant professional body. They must be motivated by improvement and have a strength-based person-centred approach to delivering the Care Act 2014. Experience in managing large diverse teams and budgets is essential too, as this will enable you and us to create a ‘Best Warwickshire’.
This organisation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This post is subject to an enhanced DBS disclosure.
For further information about this role please contact Recruiting Manager Pete Sidgwick email@example.com
Closing date: Monday 3rd May 2021
Interview Date: Tuesday 25th May 2021
Please note Psychometric tests will be completed as a part of this recruitment process.
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Warwickshire County Council is committed to equality of opportunity for all staff and is keen to address areas of under representation in its workforce and would particularly welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons from the BAME community, disabled people and people from the LGBT+ Community.