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Assistant Team Manager - Adult Social Work

Job Summary
Contract Type:
Permanent
Working Pattern:
Full time
Advert Start Date:
29/11/2019
Advert End Date:
15/12/2019 12:00
Salary:
£35,934 to £37,849 per annum
Hours per week:
37
Job Category:
Social Care - Adult Service
Vacancy ID:
193783
Employment Location:
Seafield House, Redcar
Closing date:
15 Dec
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 looking for a suitably qualified Assistant Team Manager who will be based within our East Cleveland and Guisborough team. The role will involve assisting with the co-ordination and supervision of Social Workers and Social Care Officers working within the Team as determined by the Team Manager. You will also be responsible for a complex caseload undertaking assessments of need, working with people in their own homes, hospital settings and care homes, facilitating effective support planning and promoting people to live independent lives with choice and control. Our team supports Adults with varying needs and situations across the borough.

The suitable candidate will be highly motivated, organised and enjoy working autonomously as well as part of a team. You will be required to work within legislative frameworks to deliver a high standard of care to users and carers of the service. The key role of this post is to ensure that the needs of adult's within Redcar and Cleveland Borough Council are care managed and reviewed appropriately according to current legal, government and departmental policy, guidance and procedures.

The team covers a broad area and will require frequent travel between venues across the borough, a full driving licence and access to a motor vehicle is required for this role.

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.

Please ensure you refer to the essential and desirable criteria detailed in the Person Specification when completing your application as they are used to select candidates for interview.

For more information please contact Team Manager Emma Waterhouse on 01642 771500.

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.