About the role
This is an exciting opportunity to join our Multi-Agency Safeguarding Hub (MASH) as an Assistant Team Manager. The MASH is our referral point for adult safeguarding concerns and our MASH team leads our initial response to those concern.
We are looking for an Assistant Team Manager who is able to demonstrate a high level of understanding and commitment to adult safeguarding work and who is able to demonstrate an applied knowledge of adult social care legislation including the Care Act 2014 and the Mental Capacity Act 2005.
You will be an excellent communicator and demonstrate the skills and ability to manage and support the day to day running of a busy, dynamic team; effectively prioritising daily challenges and expectations. You will be confident in making sound decisions that respond flexibly and quickly to changing needs that arise in a high pressure environment. You will be able to develop effective partnership relationships with individuals, carers and families and build positive relationships with colleagues across the multi-agency partnership.
You must have significant post qualification experience, including some management experience in a social care setting and be able to demonstrate a good understanding of adult safeguarding work. A key accountability of the role is developing staff practice, so applicants must be able demonstrate evidence of providing effective professional supervision to less experienced colleagues.
Applicants must hold a professional social work qualification and have current professional registration with the relevant registration authority.
You will need to have competent IT skills and be able and willing to learn to use a variety of software systems. Applicants will need to have the willingness and ability to travel across Surrey in accordance with the demands of the work and the job profile.
For more information please find attached to the bottom of this advert a full job profile.
For an informal discussion contact Claudine Cox on 07581186226 or by e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org.
We look forward to receiving your application.
The job advert closes at 23:59 on 1st March 2020.
Interviews dates to be confirmed.
From flexible working to job sharing (where possible) we are committed to providing a healthy work life balance. A laptop and mobile will be supplied if applicable to your role. You will benefit from 24 days annual leave, rising to 28 days after 2 years' service, a generous local government salary related pension, as well as the option to join our car lease scheme. For more information about the wide variety of benefits you can take advantage of please visit MyBenefits for Surrey County Council staff.
Surrey County Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We want to be an inclusive and diverse employer of first choice reflecting the community we serve and particularly welcome applications from all under represented groups.
An enhanced DBS 'Disclosure and Barring Service' check for regulated activity (formerly known as CRB) and the Children's and Adults' Barred List checks will be required for this role.