Service Manager – Adult Social Care

Job Summary
Contract Type:
Working Pattern:
Full time
Advert Start Date:
Advert End Date:
Closed for applications on 14/11/2019 23:59
Grade 11 (SCP 48-52) £50,598 - £54,624 - per annum
Job Category:
Social Care - Adult Service
Vacancy ID:
Employment Location:
Sunderland Civic Centre
Post Number:
Closing date:
14 Nov
Further Information

Temporary for 12 months to cover a staff secondment

This is an exciting opportunity to join an enthusiastic and motivated leadership team within the City of Sunderland Adult Services. The post includes the management of both communities based co-located social care integrated teams, along with others. The role involves working closely with health colleagues to support people to maintain their independence for along as they are able.

You will have proven leadership skills, be able to lead a group of professionally registered and other staff in very busy, fast paced environment.
You will have experience of managing departmental finances and operating to tight financial controls.

You will be public facing and will have conflict management and clear negotiation skills as well as a high level of both written and verbal communication.

You will also have the ability to manage customer concerns with a record of dealing with these on an informal basis through to successful resolution.
The support of staff in their duties is your key responsibility and you will be expected to have the knowledge of social work practice, policy and legislation to enable you to do so.

This post is exempt from the rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and therefore will be subject to a DBS check from the Disclosure and Barring Service.

For an informal discussion please contact Mike Crozier, Deputy Assistant Director of Adult Social Care at email: michael.crozier@sunderland.gov.uk or phone on 07500551851.

Applications should be made on-line at northeastjobs.org.uk/sunderlandcitycouncil. For further assistance contact the Org Man & Resourcing Team by Telephone: 0191 561 1755 . Email: jobs@sunderland.gov.uk Please note that CV’s are not acceptable.

Please note that all communication regarding your application for this post will be sent to the email address that you have registered online with North East Jobs, including your invitation to any online assessment you are required to undertake and your to invite to interview if you are short-listed. Please check your email inbox after the closing date for notifications as you may not be notified by any other means. Please remember to check your junk mail items.

Please be advised if you have not heard from us in six weeks after the closing date please assume you have not been shortlisted.

Please note
This job is closed for applications.