Service Manager, Mental Health and Learning Disability and Autism

Job Summary
Contract Type:
Working Pattern:
Full time
Advert Start Date:
Advert End Date:
Closed for applications on 14/01/2021 22:59
£58,731 - £62,307 per annum
Hours per week:
37 hours per week
Job Category:
Social Care - Adult Service
Vacancy ID:
Employment Location:
Newcastle upon Tyne
Post Number:
Closing date:
14 Jan
Further Information

Adult Social Care – Mental Health and Learning Disability and Autism.

Newcastle City Council is looking to appoint a qualified, dynamic and skilled Social Work Service Manager to provider operational, strategic management and leadership for our Adult Mental Health and our Adult Learning Disability and Autism Teams.

This is an exciting time to join Newcastle City Council and to be part of delivering first class social work services to the people of the City. We are seeking someone who has extensive social work managerial experience, who is committed to delivering Newcastle’s three strategic principles of being fair proud and ambitious.

You will have experience in Adult Social care and knowledge of Adult’s legislation, practice and procedures. You will require a working knowledge of the Mental Health Act and ideally be qualified and have worked as an Approved Mental Health Practitioner.

You must be positive, committed to providing excellent services and bring a comprehensive knowledge and skill-base to the challenge of supporting staff working with vulnerable adults, their families and Carers.

You will be highly effective at working within deadlines, accountable for service performance and development, contribute to the directorate and council priorities by ensuring the delivery of quality services that are value for money.

Candidates will be required to have the determination, commitment and social work value base to create positive outcomes for those people who you will be responsible for serving in in the City.

You must hold a Social Work qualification or equivalent i.e. MA or BA in Social Work, Dip SW CQSW or CSS. You must also have a current registration with Social Work England.

If you would like to have an informal discussion about the post please email jonathan.jamison@newcastle.gov.uk to set up a call or contact him on: 07854012465.

Apply online at www.northeastjobs.org.uk, select 'Apply Now' and complete our online application form.

The closing date for this advert has been extended to the 14 January 2021

We are committed to protecting and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expect all staff to share this commitment. This post is working in regulated activity. If you are successful we will undertake additional recruitment checks which will include a check to see if you have had any criminal convictions, a check of police information and we will check the barred list(s). It is a criminal offence for a barred individual to apply for a job in regulated activity.

As this post involves working with children, vulnerable adults or dealing with sensitive information, written references will be taken up and made available to interviewers before the final selection stage; even if you indicate otherwise.

Please note
This job is closed for applications.