29,310 per annum for 36 hours a week, based at Arundel House, 34 Garratts Lane, Banstead, SM7 2EB. There is an expectation of weekend and shift working, including some bank holidays.
This is a fixed term contract for 12 months to cover maternity leave. Supervision will be provided throughout this secondment.
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 for full time staff or pro rata for part time staff, 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.
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
Are you motivated and committed to improving people's lives and have a desire to empower and promote independence?
Surrey County Council provides a range of services for people with learning disabilities including residential care, short term breaks and supported living.
Our residential homes for Adults with learning difficulties are inspected by CQC on a regular basis and we are very proud of the quality of our services. We have invested in our homes and staff and plan to continue this, in order to achieve a service that is ambitious, innovative and responsive to the needs of service users within our care.
We are looking for an Assistant Team Manager at Arundel House to help lead teams that support and enable people with daily living tasks, personal care, access to leisure pursuits, education, skills development and social networks within the local community, using a person centred approach.
As the Assistant Team Manager you will support the Registered Manager in delivering high quality person centred services on a 24/7 basis, ensuring that support provided meets regulatory and legal requirements. You will proactively champion residents' rights to individual choice and control, as well as promoting safeguarding, respect, dignity and emotional wellbeing. You will be able to demonstrate excellent leadership skills underpinned by a strong value base and a solid ethos of support and responsibility for the people who use our services.
You will have a high standard of communication skills, both oral and written. Creative and forward thinking, you will be keen to initiate new ways of working, including developing partnerships, community links and support to service users and their families. You will have a positive approach to the unavoidable demands of this kind of role, within a busy and diverse team, including out of hours contact on an ‘on call’ basis.
You will need to have a professional Social Work / Nursing qualification or NVQ Level 3 in Management or Care.
If needed you may be required to work in other services.
For more information please find attached to the bottom of this advert a full job profile.
We look forward to receiving your application.
For an informal discussion contact Carole Gardner, Team Manager on 01737 737290. Visits are encouraged, please contact Carole to arrange.
The job advert closes at 23:59 on 31st December 2018.
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