ILDP is looking for an experienced and dedicated Deputy Team Manager which is a fantastic opportunity to be part of a well-managed, fully integrated multidisciplinary team supporting adults with learning disabilities to live full and active lives.
You will support the Team Manager in managing, coordinating and being accountable for the work of the team. This will mean you will be responsible for staff from both Health and Social Services departments.
You will possess highly developed specialist knowledge of social work practice and have experience of adults with learning disabilities and the ability to work effectively with family carers and advocates. You will have the ability to work under pressure, prioritise own workload and provide supervision and practice guidance to qualified social workers and mixed professionals with complex caseloads.
You will also have knowledge of anti-discriminatory practice, theories of empowerment and their application
As a Deputy Team Manager, you will be responsible for:
- Authorising assessments and reviews of care packages in compliance with The Care Act 2014 to achieve maximum possible service user independence and cost effective solutions
- Authorising Mental Capacity assessments and chairing Best Interests meetings
- Preparing court reports and representing ILDP within legal frameworks
- Managing Section 42 safeguarding adult’s enquiries and protection planning
- Supporting staff to apply the principles of personalisation and to create innovative, appropriate packages of care in order to maximise independence whilst minimising risk
- Leading on the implementation of strengths based practice and work with staff and management colleagues to develop and sustain high quality personal outcomes for people with Learning Disabilities.
In return for your commitment we offer excellent training and development opportunities and the chance to join an organisation that is going places.
Closing date: Sunday 11th November 2018 at 23.59pm
Interview date: Week commencing the 26th November 2018
For an informal discussion about the role please contact:
Alison Spanner on 020 7527 6666 and 020 7527 6600. Alternatively on firstname.lastname@example.org