Adult Safeguarding Area Manager

Location
Worcester, Worcestershire
Salary
£45,610 - £49,186
Posted
21 May 2021
Closes
13 Jun 2021
Job Ref
REC#25451
Contact
Recruitment Team
Job Type
Social care
Contract Type
Permanent
Working Pattern
Flexible hours
Hours
Full-Time

Adult Safeguarding Area Manager

Title: Adult Safeguarding Area Manager

Salary: £45,610 - £49,186

Hours: 37

Location: County Hall, Worcester

Worcestershire County Council has an exciting opportunity for an experienced health or social care professional / manager to join our Adult Social Care Service.  This permanent position is well suited to an individual that is passionate about safeguarding practice and is looking to advance their career. 

Based within Quality & Safeguarding Services, you will lead an Area Adult Safeguarding Team and work with partners within the Multi-agency Safeguarding Hub.  The important position would develop expertise safeguarding, leadership and partnership working.

You will be responsible for:

  • Effective operation of arrangements for the Council to meet statutory duties under the Care Act 2014
  • Ensuring that safeguarding responses are person-led, and outcome focused
  • Management of an Area Adult Safeguarding Team
  • Development of the Multi-agency Safeguarding Hub
  • Supporting the management of provider concerns

You will require:

  • A professional qualification in health or social care, with current registration
  • Experience of Adult Safeguarding work
  • Experience and knowledge of strengths-based social work practice and Making Safeguarding Personal
  • Experience of supervising and developing staff
  • Knowledge of the requirements of the Care Act 2014 and other relevant legislation and practice guidance
  • Experience of multi-agency working

Worcestershire County Council works hard to provide an environment to support and inspire you. We are a Disability Confident Employer, offering a range of employee wellbeing resources and a learning and personal development package.  Flexible working is well established and supported.  Other benefits include a great holiday entitlement and childcare voucher scheme. 

To arrange an informal discussion please contact Sarah Cox on SCox2@worcestershire.gov.uk

TO APPLY: PLease email your CV and Expression of Interest to Socialworkopps@worcestershire.gov.uk

Closing date: Sunday 13th June 2021

Interview date: Monday 21st June 2021

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