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Team Manager

  • Employer: Barnsley Metropolitan Borough Council
  • Reference: BMBC/22/218122
  • Published: Fri 11/11/2022, 0:05 AM
  • Closing on: Fri 25/11/2022, 23:55 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 37 hours per week
  • Salary: £46,549 - £49,590
  • DBS Check: Enhanced
  • Location: Penistone, Barnsley, South Yorkshire

Team Manager – Adult Social Care – Localities

About Barnsley:

Barnsley is a place of possibilities, a place where we're moving forward together to keep ourselves and our families living healthy and happy lives.

Barnsley is a thriving borough with a proud tradition of coal and glass. We're famous for our award-winning markets and outstanding museums and galleries, and there’s always someone around the corner to give you a friendly ‘Eyup’ to start your day.

Here in Barnsley, we’re committed to putting people at the centre of all we do.

Opportunity for you:

Barnsley Adult Social Care has an exciting opportunity for the position of Team Manager – the team is made up of both qualified social workers and assistant social care practitioners.

We are looking to appoint someone who can lead and support a team of around 18 staff.  The work the team does is diverse – working with adults over the age of 18 years considered to be vulnerable.  The team covers Central and Penistone areas, supporting those also with physical disabilities and those in their later years.   The team covers areas with various demographics where new dynamics and approaches are required.

What you’ll need:

If you are great at - 

  • Leading a team with a strength-based approach
  • Making complex decisions, providing solutions and enabling those with the most complex life’s
  • Carrying out reflective supervision with the qualified social workers
  • Working alongside other managers in the other locality teams and reporting to the service manager
  • Change management is a key part of the role – recognising the changes in adult social care are ongoing
  • Working at management level evidencing this as your area of interest
  • Making sure key decisions are made promptly incorporating risk assessments and legal compliant practices
  • Leadership skills and in-depth knowledge of working with adults and adult social care
  • Managing attendance, recruitment/coaching

You will also need knowledge of:

  • The legal frameworks that guide and influence the work of Adult Social Care.
  • The Discharge to Assess procedures,
  • The Care Act 2014
  • The Mental Capacity Act 2005
  • The DoLS/LPS.
  • The Human Rights Act 1989

As part of this role, you may chair safeguarding meetings, including organisational, best interest meetings and support and advise staff when making applications to the Court of Protection.  This will mean working with the Care Act/ adult safeguarding procedures and the Making Safeguarding Personal agenda.

You will be part of supporting the service’s operational side, making sure that performance information is shared with senior managers, working alongside the broader management team.

A multi-disciplinary approach is a key part of the role, including considering integrated care systems.  You will need knowledge of all the work being done across the service, including reablement, Front Door/hub/initial contact, and D2a.  As a manager you will need to be innovative and creative in approaches to improving performance.  You will require knowledge of the adult social care reforms ensuring the workforce is ready for CQC visits and quality assurance.  

A lot to look forward to:

As we work towards making Barnsley the place of possibilities, As part of our team, you can be sure we’ll do all we can to help you be the best you can be. We prioritise learning and enabling you to achieve your potential, which is why we’ve created a development process that lets you grow in the way that suits you best.

That’s one of the reasons we’ve achieved IIP Gold status, and why you’ll find your career here inspiring and rewarding.

Apply

Apply now to achieve your ambitions while shaping a bright future for our communities.

  • Employer: Barnsley Metropolitan Borough Council
  • Reference: BMBC/22/218122
  • Published: Fri 11/11/2022, 0:05 AM
  • Closing on: Fri 25/11/2022, 23:55 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 37 hours per week
  • Salary: £46,549 - £49,590
  • DBS Check: Enhanced
  • Location: Penistone, Barnsley, South Yorkshire

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