Job Title: Deputy Team Manager - Adult Disability Service
Location: Farnham House, Stevenage
Salary Range: M3 £43,857 to £46,845pa
Hours: 37 hours per week
Are you looking for an exciting new challenge? Do you want to join a thriving, enthusiastic and creative team? Come and join us!
An exciting opportunity has arisen for the role of Deputy Team Manager in our East Herts & Broxbourne Adult Disability Team. The role will require you to assist the Team Manager to manage the day to day operations of the team. You will be a registered Social Worker, Occupational Therapist or Nurse.
The Adult Disability Service provides support to adults with a learning or physical disability. Over the last year the service has undergone a programme of cultural shift to ensure a true delivery of personalisation and citizenship through our Connected Lives initiative. The role will be crucial in leading the team to develop and build community links and ensure full and innovative delivery. Through thoughtful care planning we strive for increased independence, choice and control by offering personal budgets to enable people to direct their own support.
We are based in Stevenage however we encourage smart working with the benefit of a laptop and smart phone, so you have the option of working at home or at one of our touchdowns across the area.
The role is responsible for ensuring that all statutory health and social care responsibilities are met and delivered to a high standard including safeguarding, assessment, supervision and care management functions.
You will be undertaking this role in a period of significant change and pressures placed on the delivery of social care. The role is part of an incredibly innovative and supportive service that strives to ensure that Hertfordshire people don’t just have their needs met but are listened to, supported to be respected and included citizens within our local communities.
For an information discussion and more information please contact Ian Lawrence on 01438 843197.
Closing date: Monday 26th October 2020
Interview: Monday 9th and Wednesday 11th November 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.
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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.
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