£44,229 per annum for 36 hours per week based at Spelthorne Knowle Green, Staines-upon-Thames, Surrey, TW18 1XB. You will need a willingness and ability to travel across Surrey in accordance with the demands of the work and the job profile.
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 24 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.
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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.
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.
About the Role
We are looking for an Assistant Team Manager (OT qualified) who will be able to demonstrate a high level of understanding and commitment to the personalisation agenda and be able to demonstrate an applied knowledge of Adult Social Care legislation including The Care Act, The Mental Capacity Act, Risk Assessments and the NHS Continuing Healthcare National Framework.
You will be an excellent communicator and demonstrate the skills and ability to manage and support the day to day running of a busy, dynamic team effectively prioritising daily challenges and expectations. You will be confident in making sound decisions that respond flexibly and quickly to changing needs that arise in a high pressure locality team environment. You will be able to develop effective partnership relationships with individuals, carers and families and positive relationships with professional staff.
You will be based in Spelthorne supporting the manager to deliver high quality personalised adult social care and supporting timely, safe and effective support. You must have significant post qualification experience, including some management experience in a social care setting and be able to demonstrate good understanding of both the health and social care agendas. A key accountability of the role is developing staff practice and therefore applicants must be able to demonstrate evidence of providing effective professional supervision to less experienced colleagues.
You must also be able to demonstrate an applied and effective knowledge of safeguarding vulnerable adults’ procedures and be able to evidence this. You will have an understanding and commitment to supporting carers and a demonstrable commitment to providing management that supports and promotes Surrey County Council’s equality and diversity policy.
You must hold a professional occupational therapy qualification, have completed any post qualification practice or training requirements and have current professional registration with their relevant registration authority.
You will need to have competent IT skills and be able and willing to learn to use a variety of software systems. If shortlisted you will be required to complete a basic IT skills test as part of the interview process.
For more information please find attached to the bottom of this advert a full job profile and person specification.
Please do not apply if you have been unsuccessful at interview stage previously for this role for any team across Adult Social Care in Surrey County Council as your application will not be considered for 2 months from your interview date.
For an informal discussion contact Linda Mclennan on 01932 794142.
We look forward to receiving your application.
The job advert closes at 23:59 on 18th November 2018.
Interview date to be confirmed.
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