Deputy Team Manager - 1600719

Brent Borough Council
£40,620 - £43,380
14 Oct 2016
27 Oct 2016
Contract Type
Salary range: £40,620- £43,380 p.a. inc. Contract: Permanent Hours of work: 36 hours per week Location: Civic Centre and other locations from time to time Maximising independence and helping to achieve outcomes Brent is a tremendously vibrant London borough where the iconic arch of Wembley Stadium dominates the skyline. Spanning both inner and outer London, it is a borough of huge contrasts in terms of its economic, environmental, ethnic and social make up. Brent’s diversity is evident to all who visit our borough and our long history of ethnic and cultural diversity has created a place that is truly unique and valued by those who live and work here. The council is pursuing a far-reaching transformation agenda that better meets the needs of our community so it is an exciting time to join us. The Post We are looking for an experienced practitioner who can manage and supervise qualified professionals holding complex cases and who has the ability to lead and manage the team, who receive a large number of referrals, on day to day operations. You will support the Team Manager in securing the continuous development, improvement, efficiency and success of the Team as a whole. As a Senior Practitioner you will work alongside, and support, the Team Manager in providing specialist advice, guidance, support and supervision to a range of qualified and non-qualified staff working in Adult Social Care You will also be directly responsible for supervising a group of staff within their specific team and dealing with day to day quality assurance, customer care and performance issues. will carry a small caseload of complex cases and be responsible for the day to day supervision of front line staff both qualified and unqualified. You will support staff to develop creative support plans which are outcome focused and integrate positive risk taking. The Person You will hold a Social Care qualification, be passionate about serving our customers, and have excellent communication skills and the creativity to find solutions that deliver excellent services our customers deserve. You will work in partnership with the management team to deliver on national and local performance framework. Ideally you will have experience in working with complex, multi-disciplinary cases involving mental health, voluntary organisations, forensic and NHS/CCG partners. We are looking for professionals who can build positive relationships at a number of levels and can bring enthusiasm, creativity and passion to the service. Can you meet the challenge of providing professional support and on-going development of social care practice in the team? Do you have the energy to motivate a team to meet the expectations of our customers and stakeholders within a fast paced and continually changing environment? If so this could be the job for you and we would welcome your application. Closing Date: 30 October 2016 (23:59) Assessment & Interview Date: tbc Additional Information Brent Council values the diversity of its community and aims to have a workforce that reflects this and therefore encourage applications from all sections of the community. Applications are particularly welcome from people with a disability as they are under represented across the council. All organisations and individuals who work with children and young people, or are involved in providing services for them have a duty to safeguard and promote their welfare. We are committed to safer recruitment and safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Before you join Brent Council, you will need to provide your National Insurance (NI) number and undergo a Home Office Standard I.D. check. Successful applicants may be required to apply for a DBS Disclosure. Please note CVs will not be considered as part of your application for this position. This job was originally posted as

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