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Assistant Team Manager

Social Care

Adult Services

Tameside Council




36 Hours per week, Permanent

Salary: Grade I – SCP38 £34,106 – SCP41 £37,107

Located at: Crickets Lane Health Centre Crickets Lane Ashton-under-Lyne OL6 6NG

An exciting opportunity has arisen to join the Integrated Urgent Care Team (IUCT).

We are looking for a dynamic and motivated Assistant Team Manager to join us within the community side of IUCT based at Crickets Lane. IUCT provides short term interventions to maximise independence and responds to urgent/crises situations to enable people to continue living in their own home for as long as possible. The team is made up of staff from health and social care, working together to provide a holistic assessment and support plan to ensure outcomes are achieved and independence is maintained wherever possible.

As a key member of this busy and collaborative team you will be responsible for managing and overseeing the day to day operations of the service as well as line managing and providing support, advice and guidance to social care practitioners within the team.

The core objectives of your role will be to assist the Team Manager and Service Unit Manager in the organisation, management and supervision of Adult Social Care services. Contribute to overall strategic planning and management of the service and to the development of high quality integrated services.

As a member of a very supportive management team you will assist in leading the team ensuring that the functions of the Unit are carried out effectively and in accordance with legislation, regulations, guidance, standards and local procedures and priorities. You will be expected to drive forward the vision of continuous improvements within the service in the light of service user views, performance data and stakeholder feedback and enhance collaborative working across all partners inside and outside of the organisation in order to achieve better outcomes for people.

You must be able to lead and provide effective communication for both users of the service as well as staff teams and hold a desire to promote positive working approaches in all situations, and the ability to remain calm and reassuring in challenging situations.

You will receive supervision, peer support and training to ensure your continuous professional and personal development.

Experience of working with adults and previous employment in a similar position would be advantageous.

It is essential that you hold a current valid driving licence and have access to a vehicle for work use. The post also requires an enhanced DBS disclosure.

If you would like further information about this post you can contact Jobada Rahman or Sharon Davies on 342 2447.

Ref: ADV1963
Closing date: 28th March 2019
Interviews: to be confirmed

Job Description/ Person Specification.doc

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working hours

full time

application deadline

11 59 pm

28th Mar 2019

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