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Team Manager

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Job Summary

Contract Type:
Permanent
Working Pattern:
Full time
Advert Start Date:
25/11/2016
Advert End Date:
11/12/2016 23:59
Salary:
£36,019 - £39,660 Annually
Hours per week:
37 hours per week
Job Category:
Social Care - Adult Service
Vacancy ID:
157746
Employment Location:
Darlington
Post Number:
006990

Job details 

Closing date:
11 Dec


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Further information

We are looking for an experienced and dynamic Team Manager to support the Adult Function within Services for People. We want to recruit an individual committed to “Making Safeguarding Personal” and promoting high quality social care practice to ensure positive outcomes for adults at risk of abuse.

The main focus of the role will be act as a technical authority in social care practice (in relation to Safeguarding Adults, Mental Capacity, Deprivation of Liberty, Best Interests Assessments ) in the local authority with an acknowledged depth of expertise, including assessment and appropriate management of risk.

As part of the role you will be expected to promote effective practice through direct mentoring of others and driving practice improvement across the service by actively participating in process/procedure and policy/strategy development. In addition to this the role will require work that supports the ongoing development and change within Adult Social Care particularly in relation to integration and effective partnership working.

You must have a relevant social work qualification and have completed the post qualifying award in Social Work. In addition to this you must have a minimum of 3 years post qualifying experience in a social care setting. You will have experience of providing support and guidance to staff as well as extensive experience of adult safeguarding. You will have expertise in the application of the Mental Capacity Act 2005 and have had BIA training.

For detailed information on this role, please refer to the Job Description and Person Specification.

For a further informal discussion, please contact Kevin Kelly, Head of Service, Adult Social Care for an informal discussion on 01325 406126.

Interview Date 12-01-2017

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