This role has a starting salary of £50,942 per annum, based on a 36 hour working week. We are excited to be hiring two new Assistant Team Managers to join our fantastic Hospital Teams. These positions are based at Royal Surrey County Hospital in Guildford and also covering two of the community hospitals in South West Surrey (Milford and Haslemere).
We currently have two permanent opportunities available. We are also willing to discuss these roles as a secondment opportunity for internal candidates.
Rewards and Benefits
- 26 days' holiday (prorated for part time staff), rising to 28 days after 2 years' service and 30 days after 5 years' service
- Option to buy up to 10 days of additional annual leave
- An extensive Employee Assistance Programme (EAP) to support health and wellbeing
- Up to 5 days of carer's leave per year
- Paternity, adoption and dependents leave
- A generous local government salary related pension
- Lifestyle discounts including gym, travel, shopping and many more
- 2 paid volunteering days plus 1 team volunteering day per year
- Learning and development hub where you can access a wealth of resources
About the Role
This is an exciting opportunity to work within our busy Hospital Team. You will be an excellent communicator and demonstrate the skills and ability to manage and support the day to day running of a busy, dynamic team, effectively prioritising daily challenges and expectations. You will be confident in making sound decisions that respond flexibly and quickly to changing needs that arise in a high-pressure acute hospital environment. You will be able to develop effective partnership relationships with individuals, carers and families and positive relationships with professional health staff both within and outside the hospital.
A key accountability of the role is developing staff practice and therefore applicants must be able demonstrate evidence of providing effective professional supervision to less experienced colleagues.
You will be able to demonstrate a high level of understanding and commitment to the personalisation agenda and be able to demonstrate an applied knowledge of Adult Social Care legislation, including the Mental Capacity Act and the NHS Continuing Healthcare National Framework.
You will support the manager to deliver high quality adult social care, and supporting timely, safe and effective hospital discharges. You must have significant post qualification experience, including experience in a social care setting and be able to demonstrate good understanding of both the health and social care agendas.
You must also be able to demonstrate an applied and effective knowledge of safeguarding vulnerable adults' procedures and be able to evidence this. You will have an understanding and commitment to supporting carers and a demonstrable commitment to providing management that supports and promotes Surrey County Council's equality and diversity policy.
To be considered for shortlisting for this position, your application will clearly evidence the following:
- Hold a professional social work, occupational therapy, nursing or other relevant allied health qualification.
- Completed any post qualification practice or training requirements and have a current professional registration.
- Be an excellent communicator and able to build strong working relationships.
- Competent IT skills and be able and willing to learn to use a variety of software systems.
- Willingness and ability to travel across Surrey in accordance with the demands of the work and the job profile, therefore a full UK driving licence is essential, as well as access to a motor vehicle.
Please contact us for any questions relating to the role. This could be to discuss flexible working requests, transferrable skills or any barriers to employment.
The job advert closes at 23:59 on 18/02/2024. We look forward to receiving your application, please click on the apply online button to submit.
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.