About the role
We are looking for a highly skilled and motivated professional to join our Adult Social Care management team within Surrey County Councils Adult Social Care Directorate to provide leadership to one of our Social Care teams.
Are you an inspirational leader with a real passion for social care who wants to be at the forefront of integrated care? Surrey Health's Adult Social Care Integrated Care Team is part of an innovative health and social care system which joins up front line health and social care professionals to provide seamless interventions to achieve better outcomes for vulnerable residents. We are looking for an experienced social care professional with leadership qualities and a passion for integrated care to join our progressive team. If you are excited by and ambitious to help us continue on our integration journey we would like to hear from you.
In this role you will ensure that front-line care services in Surrey Heath are high quality and customer focused while taking responsibility for leading the team and managing resources. What's more, your remit will include putting measures in place for risk management and business continuity. Building upon relationships with other agencies and service providers, and contributing to service improvement initiatives.
A social worker, occupational therapy, nursing or equivalent health qualification together with significant knowledge and/or experience of health and social care will be essential.
You'll also bring experience of the successful management of staff, including managing performance and development while successfully addressing conduct, attendance and performance capability issues. Skilled in managing budgets, you will bring substantial experience of managing the delivery and improvement of social care. A sound understanding of personalisation will also be vital.
In Adult Social Care we value our staff and as part of that commitment we ensure all our staff have a full induction. The induction programme is designed to ensure new starters complete their mandatory training and are equipped with the skills and knowledge to undertake their new role. The programme will consist of a variety of classroom training, E-Learning and workplace shadowing opportunities. For further information Sharing that vision and inspiring other members of staff is critical to the role, so you will need excellent communication, change management and motivation skills.
For more information please find attached to the bottom of this advert a full job profile.
Applicants must hold a valid Driving Licence and have access to a car.
For an informal discussion contact Michelle Head on 01372 833785. We look forward to receiving your application.
The job advert closes at 23:59 on 02/02/2020.
Interviews will take place week commencing 17/02/2020
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.
Please do not apply if you have been unsuccessful at interview stage previously for this role for any team across Adult Social Care in Surrey County Council as your application will not be considered for 3 months from your interview date.
This post is eligible for our Employee Refer a Friend Scheme. For more information see: http://sccchna2.surreycc.gov.uk/snet/core/sccwspages.nsf/LookupWebPagesByUNID_RTF/D5E9464D79C5F14480257F480056B59D?opendocument
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