The starting salary for this role is £50,942 per annum based on a 36-hour working week.
"I'm valued to work in a team of dedicated professionals who work tirelessly to embed and secure person centred and creative outcomes for people. Furthermore, we work within a multidisciplinary team with our healthcare colleagues to ensure people are safe by implementing risk adverse practice. Surrey County Council also provides me with the opportunity to work autonomously and encourage opportunities for career progression for their practitioners." - Ed Parker, Assistant Team Manager
We are excited to be hiring a new Assistant Team Manager/ Advanced Practitioner to join our fantastic Learning Disability and Autism team. The team is based in Leatherhead however we support and encourage hybrid working with two days a week in the office (following your induction) and the rest working from wherever you feel most productive.
About the role
In this role you will ensure that front-line care services in the East Learning Disability and Autism Team are high quality and customer focused while taking responsibility for leading the team and managing resources. What's more, your remit will include putting measures in place for risk management and business continuity, building relationships with other agencies and service providers and contributing to service improvement initiatives.
To be considered for shortlisting your application will need to clearly evidence the following:
- You are a qualified Social Worker, have current professional SWE registration and hold significant post qualification experience at a senior social worker level
- Experience in leading a team including performance management and development
- Experience in managing budgets
- Substantial experience of the managing the delivery and improvement of social care
- Experience in learning disability and autism service, including assessment and risk management skills
- Working knowledge of Care Act legislation including experience in preparation of support plans, monitoring and reviewing outcomes
- Commitment to your own professional development, including maintaining up-to-date knowledge of learning disability and autism issues
The job advert closes at 23:59 on 26/11/2023.
Interviews will take place week commencing 04/12/2023.
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.
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.
Surrey County Council is proud to be a Disability Confident Employer. A guaranteed interview will be offered to all disabled applications where:
- The candidate has evidenced the minimum criteria for the role through their application
- The candidate has chosen to share that they have a disability on the application form
Our application form and onboarding process will provide an opportunity to request any reasonable adjustments for the interview and/or the role.
We want to be an inclusive and diverse employer reflecting the community we serve and particularly welcome applications from all underrepresented groups.