Assistant Team Manager

Job Summary
Contract Type:
Working Pattern:
Full time
Advert Start Date:
Advert End Date:
09/07/2020 12:00
£41,675pa inclusive of 2 increments for AMHP status (Pay Award Pending)
Hours per week:
Job Category:
Social Care - Adult Service
Vacancy ID:
Employment Location:
Adult Mental Health Team, South Tyneside
Post Number:
Closing date:
9 Jul
Further Information

Assistant Team Manager
(Adults with Mental Health Team, South Tyneside)
£41,675pa inclusive of 2 increments for AMHP status (Pay Award Pending)

"South Tyneside is a fantastic place to be; with passionate people, who really care about each other; great partnership working as part of our South Tyneside Alliance; some amazing services and a real sense of community spirit". If this sounds like the right working environment for your next career move, then come and join us in Adults and Integrated Care.

Having been highly commended in the Skills for Care Accolades awards 2020 for the most effective collaborative approach to integrated new models of care category, and a finalist in the national Social Work Awards and the LGC Awards, Adult Social Care in South Tyneside continues to develop and flourish as part of our exciting journey of change.

As a key member of our management team and working alongside both an AHMP Lead and Consultant Social Worker, the Assistant Team Manager will assist the Operations Manager to motivate and inspire our practitioners to provide adult social care best practice, that delivers positive outcomes for people, carers’ and their families. Through reflective supervision and employee performance management (EPM), you’ll give the team the opportunity to reflect on their work and cases and offer them the training and support they need to deliver an outstanding strength based Adult Mental Health service, which focuses on maximising independence and promoting recovery.

Due to commence with the Think Ahead programme in 2020, this well-established team provides support for people with severe and enduring mental health difficulties and their carers’ and the successful applicant will need to provide a flexible and effective service to the people of South Tyneside.

South Tyneside Council is committed to partnership working and we are keen to lead the way in terms of innovation and new ways of working that are person centred and enables residents to access the right support at the right time with a focus on preventing and reducing need.

If you are committed to adults having choice and control over their support, maximising opportunities for independence and well-being and working in partnership, then this is the job for you.

For an informal discussion about this role please contact Clare Ault, Service Manager on (0191) 4247471 or Tracey Bage, Operations Manager on (0191) 2831335/(0191) 4244080. Email: Clare.Ault@southtyneside.gov.uk Tracey.Bage@southtyneside.gov.uk

South Tyneside Council 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 and Barring Service (DBS) disclosure will be sought along with other relevant pre-employment checks.

To find out more about this role and to apply please visit www.southtyneside.gov.uk alternatively you can email jobs@southtyneside.gov.uk or call (0191) 455 4968. BT Typetalkers welcome.

Closing date: Noon, 9 July 2020.

Interviews will take place week commencing 27 July 2020.

Please may we ask you to submit your Application form via email to jobs@southtyneside.gov.uk where possible. We apologise but due to the circumstances there may be unavoidable delays in the receipt and processing of posted Application forms.