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Progression to Adulthood Team Manager

  • Employer: Islington Council
  • Reference: SSA/5788/WG
  • Published: Thu 24/09/2020, 0:00 AM
  • Closing on: Sun 11/10/2020, 23:59 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 35 hours per week - Mon-Friday
  • Salary: £48,576 - £51,567 per annum
  • DBS Check: Enhanced
  • Location: London

Progression to Adulthood – Team Manager


This is an exciting opportunity to be part of a pilot project, trialing new ways of
working to maximise independence and improve employment opportunities for
young people with Care Act eligible needs. We are seeking a dynamic team who
together will be enthusiastic, creative, bold, caring and effective at delivering better
outcomes for our young people with Autism, Social Emotional Mental Health,
Physical and Sensory impairments and complex health needs.
The team will consist of a Team Manager, 5 Social Workers (some with specific
focuses), an OT, a PtA officer and a member of Business Support.
The Progression to Adulthood Team will embrace all interventions and approaches
that are embedded within the Adult Social Care; utilising a Strengths-Based
Approach, managing demand and maximising independence through early
intervention and prevention via the VSC offer. The Team will work across Children’s
and Adults services, engaging people from the age of 17 yrs offering relevant
support which might include Care Act Assessments. Social Worker will undertake
Ready Steady Go assessment that will ground/evidence support plans, ensuring they
are outcome focused. We want to create plans that ensure young people are linked
into their local community, building on a sense of belonging, having detailed
conversation about training and employment choices, and linking to appropriate
employment pathways.
The successful candidate will:


-be able to motivate a multidisciplinary team to successfully trial new ways of
working whilst maintaining high standards
-take the lead on embedding and reviewing new ways of working to ensure
adequate time is built in to proactively support young people’s transition to
adulthood
-ensure new pathways are robust and effectively working for all parties
-capture evidence via the PtA Evaluation Framework which will feed into
monthly Highlight Report, and ultimately inform a wider service
transformation following the year pilot

 

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  • Job Description and Person Specification
  • Employer: Islington Council
  • Reference: SSA/5788/WG
  • Published: Thu 24/09/2020, 0:00 AM
  • Closing on: Sun 11/10/2020, 23:59 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 35 hours per week - Mon-Friday
  • Salary: £48,576 - £51,567 per annum
  • DBS Check: Enhanced
  • Location: London

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