Team Manager – Mental Health , Adult Social Care

Job Summary
Contract Type:
Working Pattern:
Full time
Advert Start Date:
Advert End Date:
Closed for applications on 11/10/2019 12:00
£ 42,683.00 - £44,632.00 per annum
Hours per week:
Job Category:
Social Care - Adult Service
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Employment Location:
Foxrush House, Kirkleatham Industrial Estate, Redcar
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Closing date:
11 Oct
Further Information

This is Redcar and Cleveland. We are an ambitious council keen to build on our strong track record of innovation and partnership working, ensuring that we create a flourishing future for the borough and all of its residents. Key to this is a committed workforce who always gives their best. Offering a fast paced, progressive working environment, Redcar and Cleveland Borough Council is a great career move.

The Adults & Communities Directorate, consists of three strands, Adult Social Care, Community Development, and Public Health. Our aims are to continue to provide essential and highly valued services and to build capacity to enable local communities to make lasting change, improve quality of life, and prosperity. As a directorate we lead on developing a culture of co-operation and co production, respecting and nurturing the skills and talents of local people and enabling them to fulfil their potential.

We are seeking a highly-experienced individual with an excellent understanding of Mental Health and Social Care and partnership working to join us in the management of our current social care services within adult mental health. The successful applicant needs to be an experienced Social Worker and a practising AMHP and will manage a team of AMHP’s, Social Workers, Social Care Officers and administrative support.

The team provides a comprehensive, specialist social work service to users of the Adult’s Mental Health services and their families as part of our continuing collaborative working with our mental health partners in Tees, Esk and Wear Valley Foundation Trust. The team is based at Foxrush, Kirkleatham, Redcar and works closely alongside Psychiatric, Nursing and Occupational Therapy colleagues from TEWV Mental Health Trust.

The successful applicant will already have a track record of achievement in adult social care, supervisory experience, excellent communication skills and the ability to forge effective working relationships with peers, health professionals and colleagues from the voluntary and independent sectors.

The council is an accredited Investors in People employer at gold level and holds ambassador status for the North East Better Health at Work Award.

We offer very attractive terms and conditions of employment, including generous annual leave entitlement, flexible working hours (where appropriate), membership of the Local Government Pension Scheme and access to numerous other salary sacrifice schemes and staff benefits/discounts, including a lease car scheme.

For further information or informal discussion please contact Karen Bowers, Service Manager on 01642 771678 or Deborah Lovatt, Principal Social Worker on 01642 771764.

The authority is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children/young people and vulnerable adults. We expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment and an enhanced disclosure & barring service check (DBS) will be sought.

Please note
This job is closed for applications.