Team Manager - Internal
Internally restricted job. To apply for this job you must be an employee of the Council for the duration of the recruitment process – up to and including the start date. You must also be a substantive employee (or an employee with 12 months continuous service or more) of the Council or an Apprentice. Please note that if you work for an Academy you are not an employee of the Council.
Adults Social Care Operations Service supports adults to maintain their health and wellbeing, maximising independence, choice and control. It brings together all aspects of personal support, activities, including innovative social care and wellbeing service delivery models and working practices. Integration of service delivery across key partnerships utilise formal and informal means of joint working to support vulnerable adults to remain safe and well in their communities for as long as possible. The service works towards reducing health inequalities and delivering direct services to those in greatest need, whilst enabling others to access their communities and non statutory services to meet their needs. The service works through a culture of enablement and positive risk enablement safeguarding where necessary.
The Hospital Discharge Service undertakes initial assessments for vulnerable people and their carers accessing adult social care through hospital. Therefore a high quality and customer focused approach is expected to assist in minimising the distress experienced by service users to ensure good outcomes are achieved.
You will manage a large team including qualified Social Workers and Community Care Officers. You will have a fundamental role in the safeguarding of some of the most vulnerable people in Kirklees. You will have ownership of the safeguarding processes including overseeing safeguarding cases within the team whilst promoting rights and choices for the vulnerable individuals. As Team Manager you will agree to and authorise support packages to an agreed level and will be responsible for managing associated budgets.
You must hold a recognised Social Work Qualification and be registered with the SWE.
Travel is an essential part of this job and therefore it would be extremely difficult for you to do your job effectively if you did not use a car for all or most of the time. It is essential that you hold a full and valid driving licence and it is expected that you will either use a Council vehicle or your own car.
Interviews will be held on 14th October 2020
29 September 2020, 11:55 PM