The starting salary for this role is £53,918 per annum for 36 hours per week based at Epsom General Hospital, Dorking Rd, Epsom, KT18 7EG.
As part of our greener future strategies and our commitment to creating a healthy work-life balance, we welcome a conversation with you regarding our remote working options. Remote working to us is a balance of spending time in our communities, our offices and working from home, ensuring that the needs of the service are met at all times.
This is an exciting opportunity to work within our Epsom Hospital Team. We are looking for a highly skilled and motivated professional to join our Adult Social Care management team within Surrey County Council’s Adult Social Care Directorate to provide leadership at Epsom Hospital.
We are based within Adult Social Care. Our vision is ‘Working with all our partners to make a difference to the lives of people, through trusted, personalised and universal social care support, so people have choice and control, and can maximise their well-being and independence in their local community’.
About the Role
In this role you will ensure that the hospital team provide the support required for people being discharged from hospital. You will work closely with health partners and contribute to the development of the service. You will also ensure that front-line care services 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 relationships with other agencies and service providers, and contributing to service improvement initiatives.
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 E-Learning and workplace shadowing opportunities.
A Social Work, Occupational Therapy, Nursing or equivalent health qualification together with significant knowledge and/or experience of Health and Social Care is essential to be considered for this role.
You will also bring experience of 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 and strengths-based assessments will also be vital.
At Surrey, our values and behaviours are just as important as our skills and abilities. They shape who we are as an organisation. Find out more about the values we follow.Additional Information
The job advert closes at 23:59 on 03/02/2023.
Interviews will take place on 20/02/2023.
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.
This post has been designated as a politically restricted post in accordance with the Local Government and Housing Act 1989.
For an informal discussion please contact Susan Sharkey on 07837 857415.
We look forward to receiving your application, please click on the apply online button below to submit.
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 26 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.