Team Manager -Access Learning Disabilities

Job Summary
Contract Type:
Working Pattern:
Full time
Advert Start Date:
Advert End Date:
Closed for applications on 11/11/2018 23:59
£40,858 - £44,697 per annum grade 14
Hours per week:
Job Category:
Social Care - Adult Service
Vacancy ID:
Employment Location:
within one of the Durham County Council workplaces
Post Number:
Closing date:
11 Nov
Further Information

Adult and Health Services
Adult Care

Access Learning Disabilities
(Temporary until 31st March 2020)

Location: within one of the Durham County Council workplaces

Vacancy No: AHS-18-327A

Applications are invited for the above temporary vacancy within the Adult Care Services area of Adult and Health Services.

This Team Manager post will be oversee the Learning Disability Access Team linked to Social Care Direct and will have performance responsibilities for the reviewing officers within the Learning Disability East/North/South Teams. The post holder will play an active role in supporting the Local Authority to review individuals in hospital and health provision.

The successful post holder will also assist senior officers with Transforming Care and Accountable Care Partnerships.

Applicants must hold a professional qualification in either Social or Health Care to diploma level or equivalent. Current registration with relevant professional body.

Candidates should have relevant post qualifying or registration experience including some project or personnel supervisory responsibilities, inter-agency and partnership development and the development of practice standards.

For an informal discussion please contact:
Tracy Joisce, Strategic Manager on Tel: 03000 268243 or
Judith Richardson Principal Officer on Tel: 03000 269987.

It is anticipated that interviews will be held week commencing 19/11/2018.

The successful applicant for this post will be required to apply for a Disclosure & Barring Service Enhanced Disclosure.

Apply on-line or for further assistance contact the HR Operations & Data Team on Telephone: 03000 267247 (24hr answerphone). Email: hrAHS@durham.gov.uk

Permanent DCC employees wishing to undertake a temporary post within the Council, whether this is within their substantive service, or across services, should seek the approval of their Line Manager / Senior Manager to undertake this temporary post with the guarantee to return to their substantive post at the expiry of the temporary post. If the temporary post is reviewed and further extended, agreement must be sought from the employee’s substantive line manager.

In line with the County Council’s Recruitment & Selection Policy, please note that we are unable to accept CV’s. Any information provided on CV’s will not be considered for short-listing purposes.

Please note that all communication regarding your application for this post will be sent to the email address that you have registered with North East Jobs, including your invite to interview if you are short-listed. Please check your email after the closing date for notification from ‘DONOTREPLY@NORTHEASTJOBS.ORG.UK’ as you will not be notified by any other means.

Please note
This job is closed for applications.