The starting salary for this role is £46,634 per annum, working 36 hours per week.
As part of our greener future strategies and our commitment to creating a healthy work-life balance, we welcome a conversation with you regarding our remote working options. Remote working to us is a balance of spending time in our communities, our offices and working remotely from home or wherever works best.
Applicants must hold a valid Driving Licence and have access to a car.
We are looking for an Assistant Team Manager. We are excited to offer you this fantastic opportunity to work with our excellent Epsom & Ewell Locality Team. Promoting choice and control is at the heart of everything we do.
A typical day may include supervising staff members (social work and occupational therapy) and supporting them with their development and practice. The Assistant Team Manager may be required to attend meetings and represent the team at a County wide level. They will also need to provide wellbeing support to staff, reporting directly to the Team Manager.
The role is varied but includes, answering staff queries, talking to the public if they have any concerns or complaints, supporting the Team Manager, managing one of the Hubs within the team and specialising in a chosen area, such as CHC Champion or PCN Lead to deliver Best Practice meetings, and working with other Assistant Team Managers in the team to develop the service and deliver improvements.
In your application we would love to hear about;
- Your applied knowledge of Adult Social Care legislation including the Mental Capacity Act and the NHS Continuing Healthcare National Framework.
- Your excellent communication skills and ability to manage and support the day to day running of a busy, dynamic team effectively prioritising daily challenges and expectations
- Your confidence in making sound decisions that respond flexibly and quickly to changing needs that arise in a high pressure locality team environment.
- Your ability to develop effective partnership relationships with individuals, carers and families and positive relationships with professional health staff both within and outside the locality team.
- Your 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
- Your professional social work, occupational therapy, nursing or other relevant allied health qualification, have completed any post qualification practice or training requirements and have current professional registration with their relevant registration authority.
- Your competent IT skills and be able and willing to learn to use a variety of software systems
Applicants will need to have the willingness and ability to travel across Surrey in accordance with the demands of the work and the job profile.
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The job advert closes at 23:59 on 27/01/2023.
Interviews will take place on week commencing 20/02/2023.
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.
For an informal discussion please contact Suzannah Townsend on 01372 832344.
We look forward to receiving your application, please click on the apply online button below to submit.
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 26 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.