Job Title: Team Manager
Location: Main Base - Apsley, Hemel Hempstead
Salary Range: M4 £45,591 progressing to £48,531 pa
Hours: 37 hours per week
Dacorum Extended Involvement Team, Herts Valleys Older People & Sensory Services, Adult Care Services
As Team Manager you will lead, manage and motivate a Team of highly professional Social Workers, Occupational Therapists and Community Care Officers providing services through Hertfordshire’s Connected Lives assessment framework delivering personalised and outcome focussed care to Older People. You will require excellent leadership, management and negotiation skills and be highly motivated to drive and manage change as well as having relevant experience of working with partners to develop integrated services.
You must hold a professional relevant qualification in Social Work or Occupational Therapy and be registered.
We are looking for managers with experience of supervising and performance managing frontline social care staff with a working knowledge of Continuing Healthcare, relevant legislation and Safeguarding practice.
You will monitor and control the use of budget, resources and approve care packages in line with the Scheme of Delegated Authority and ensure team members adhere to the County Council’s financial standards, policies and procedures.
Working for Hertfordshire County Council you will receive a generous annual leave entitlement plus paid bank holidays. We offer a comprehensive induction and training programme, career progression opportunities and Local Government Pension Scheme.
Upon joining Hertfordshire County Council you will have access to Herts Rewards which gives discounts and cashback on over 800 retailers and services. This also includes childcare voucher scheme, car share scheme, cycle to work scheme, purchased annual leave scheme, an employee assistance programme, and many other lifestyle, wellbeing and financial benefits.
For an informal discussion and more information please contact: Viv Berrington, Deputy Head of Service Tel No 07812323086
Closing Date: Wednesday 5th August 2020
Interview Date: Tuesday 8th September 2020
Benefits of Working for HCC:
- Flexible Working Arrangements (depending on the role)
- Excellent Career Development
- Salary Exchange for Additional Benefits
- Excellent Pension Scheme with Employer Contributions
- Shopping Discounts
- Support Groups & Wellbeing Schemes
Safeguarding: Safeguarding children and adults is of utmost importance to Hertfordshire County Council. The Council requires employees to abide by legislation and best practice to enable Hertfordshire to achieve this. This role has been identified as requiring a Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS) check. For more information Click Here
English Fluency: The ability to converse at ease with members of the public and provide advice in accurate spoken English is essential for the post.
Disability Confident: We are proud to be a Disability Confident employer and guarantee an interview to anyone disclosing a disability whose application meets the minimum criteria for the post.
Diversity: We are an inclusive employer and value a diverse workforce
Driving Roles Only: As part of this role, you will be required to travel to other HCC Sites/Residences either using your own mode of transport or a company car. In light of this, the ability to drive and/or travel around the County is required for this role and a DVLA check will be required on appointment.
How to Apply: Please follow the 'Apply for Job' button at the bottom of the screen. As part of the application you will be required to upload your most recent CV ensuring gaps in employment have been addressed and includes your current, or most recent, employer. You are also asked to provide a supporting statement which is your opportunity to evidence how your skills, knowledge and experience match what we are looking for based on the Person Specification area of the attached Job Outline. If you do not supply a supporting statement, your application will be rejected.
How to Apply
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