£44,838 per annum for 36 hours per week based at Fairmount House, Bull Hill Leatherhead, KT22 7AH. This position is based inside one of our main area offices, click HERE to see a 360 degree view of the building and surrounding area along with a view of the reception.
This is a 12 month secondment/fixed term contract.
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.
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
The role is based in Service Delivery, which is part of the Health, Wellbeing and Adult Social Care directorate. Service Delivery provides direct care to individuals living in their own homes and in-house residential establishments across the county. The service is registered with the Quality Care Commission (CQC) and works in accordance with good practice guidance and standards.
We have an opportunity for a 12 month fixed term contract or secondment for an Area Support Manager. Although based at Fairmount House in Leatherhead, the expectation is to travel around the county to visit the services to offer additional assistance and extra support where necessary. The post holder will also be expected to deputise for the Senior Manager as required.
The successful candidate will be responsible for the quality of services, to ensure they;
- are safe
- meet regulatory standards
- comply with legislation and SCC policies and procedures
- are person centred
- improve the quality of lives of individuals
- manage resources effectively
The successful candidate will undertake disciplinary investigations (including presenting at disciplinary hearings), complaint investigations and undertake provider led safeguarding enquiries within Service Delivery and, if requested, across Adult Social Care.
The successful candidate will apply specialist professional expertise and use judgement to make decisions where solutions are not obvious. They will ensure professional and quality service standards are maintained and applied within their area of activity. They will work with colleagues in Surrey CC as well as professionals in other organisations to assess and deliver individual service user needs.
A knowledge of Adult Social Care and SCC policies and procedures is beneficial along with working knowledge of IT systems including Outlook / Office 0365, SAP, Microsoft Word / PowerPoint and Excel.
For further information regarding the post please see the job profile attached.
For an informal discussion contact Jo Victor Smith on 07968 834632 or by e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org. We look forward to receiving your application.
The job advert closes at 23:59 on 31/08/2019.