Team Manager - Learning Disability & Autism Team
The starting salary for this role is £55,401 per annum based on a 36 hour working week.
"I'm valued to work in a team of dedicated professionals who work tirelessly to embed and secure person centred and creative outcomes for people. Furthermore, we work within a multidisciplinary team with our healthcare colleagues to ensure people are safe by implementing risk adverse practice. Surrey County Council also provide me with the opportunity to work autonomously and encourage opportunity for career progression for their practitioners." - Ed Parker, ATM
We are excited to be hiring a new Team Manager to join our fantastic Learning Disability and Autism team. The team is based in Guildford however, you will only be expected to be in the office twice a week following your induction.
- Generous annual leave allowance - with the opportunity to buy up to 10 days additional annual leave
- Agile working opportunities - your work/life balance is important to us!
- Training and Development - Superb opportunities for development including a Readiness Programme, Preceptorship, Structured Induction Programme
- A supportive, 24/7 Employee Assistance Programme
- Car lease scheme and many more discounted life-style benefits, please visit MyBenefits for Surrey County Council staff for more information.
About the role
In this role you will ensure that front-line care services in the West Learning Disability and Autism Team 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 your application, we would love to hear about your;
- You are a qualified Social Worker, have current professional HCPC registration and hold significant post qualification experience at a senior social worker level.
- Experience in leading a team including performance management and development
- Experience in managing budgets
- Substantial experience of the managing the delivery and improvement of social care
- Experience in mental health service, including assessment and risk management skills
- Working knowledge of Care Act legislation including experience in preparation of support plans, monitoring and reviewing outcomes
- Commitment to your own professional development, including maintaining up-to-date knowledge of mental health issues
The job advert closes at 23:59 on 25/06/2023.
Interviews will take place week commencing 3rd July 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.
For an informal discussion please contact James Ward by e-mail at .
We look forward to receiving your application, please click on the apply online button below to submit.
From flexible working to job sharing we are committed to providing a healthy work life balance. 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 proud to be a Disability Confident Employer. A guaranteed interview will be offered to all disabled applications where:
- The candidate has evidenced the minimum criteria for the role through their application
- The candidate has chosen to share that they have a disability on the application form
Our application form and onboarding process will provide an opportunity to request any reasonable adjustments for the interview and/or the role.
We want to be an inclusive and diverse employer reflecting the community we serve and particularly welcome applications from all underrepresented groups. We look forward to receiving your application, please click on the apply online button below to submit.