Assistant Team Manager – Neighbourhood Teams

Job Summary
Contract Type:
Working Pattern:
Full time
Advert Start Date:
Advert End Date:
Closed for applications on 16/02/2024 12:00
£50,512 pa
Hours per week:
Job Category:
Social Work - Adult Service
Vacancy ID:
Employment Location:
Adults and Integrated Care Services, South Tyneside
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Closing date:
16 Feb
Further Information
Assistant Team Manager – Neighbourhood Teams
(Adults and Integrated Care Services, South Tyneside)
£50,512 pa  

Do you want to work for a forward-thinking council that is developing innovative approaches to meet our future challenges. Focusing on People, Place and Partnerships?
Do you want to inspire, lead, and motivate social care staff to deliver Practice to be Proud of supporting us to improve outcomes for people?
Do you want to have a lead role in embedding our newly created Council PROUD values
  • Professional
  • Respectful
  • Open and Honest
  • Understanding the needs of others
  • Do what we say we will 

Adopting a one team, collaborative approach demonstrating Adult Social Care and Commissioning workforce CARE behaviours
  • Curiosity
  • Accountability
  • Responsive
  • Empowered 

If you have resonated with our values and behaviours or they have inspired you, then now is the time to consider coming to join us at South Tyneside Council.
About You:
  • Qualified and professionally registered as a Social Worker and have a good knowledge of current legislation and regulations
  • Focused on the customer
  • Able to balance rights to self-determination and risks
  • Innovative and inventive approach to meeting need
  • Supportive staff manager able to lead, supervise, motivate, and develop individuals and teams
  • Able to build links across services and communities to ensure safe, coordinated, and effective support provision
  • Team player 

About Us:
Adult Social Care is changing in South Tyneside. We are a forward-thinking Council that is developing innovative approaches to meet our challenges. Focusing on People, Place and Partnerships, this is a great time to join us. With our Council Leadership, and a recent service review, we have coproduced a new 5-year Vision and Strategy for Adult Social Care to help support the next stage of our journey. Working closely with all our partners our vision for the future is to see every person in South Tyneside with care and support needs “Living Better Lives”, to fully utilise their strengths and assets, to remain safe and well; in the neighbourhoods and communities they call home. We want to work with all our partners to ensure the person only need tell their story once and that they have equal voice in co-ordinating their care and support. We understand promoting the importance of social justice and inclusion, respecting people’s rights, citizenship and participation.

Joining us at this time will ensure you are at the forefront of helping to develop and embed co-production and co-delivery, delivering new models of working through our Adult Social Care framework and contributing to our ambitious plans to fully embed our strengths-based practice, improve services and deliver better outcomes for the people of South Tyneside. We remain fully committed to supporting our staff to grow and develop, and we will provide you with the opportunity to use your skills and learn new ones. Through the development of our new Values and Behaviour Framework we will fully support staff to become Curious, Accountable, Responsive and Empowered (CARE).

For an informal discussion about the role, please contact Trudy Tindale, Trudy.Tindle@southtyneside.gov.uk Kadria Kassim Kadria.Kassim2@southtyneside.gov.uk
We offer an excellent benefits package and further information is available here - www.southtyneside.gov.uk/workinghere  
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.
For those posts where there is a requirement to either work in or enter a Care Quality Commission Regulated Care Home (CQC) it would be preferred but optional, that you have been fully vaccinated against COVID-19 (unless medical exempt) as a condition of employment.
Please note that if you apply for this role, all communication regarding your application will be sent to the email address that you have registered with North East Jobs, please ensure you check your junk mail.
Previous applicants need not reapply.
Closing date: Noon, 16 February 2024.
Interviews for this post will take place on 28 February 2024.

Please note
This job is closed for applications.