Team Manager - Adults

Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire, England
Pay
£ 38 - 38 Per hour
Hours
Full time
Type
Bank
Job level
Qualified (non-manager)
Posted
19 Oct 2019
Closes
31 Jan 2020

Job Description

  • To manage the planning, allocation and review of workload so priorities are managed, shortfalls identified and services delivered within capacity and within departmental and partnership polices and procedures and timescales
  • Develop and manage the service ensuring that the service response reflects the individual need
  • Engage service users and carers in developing the service
  • Work with local partners to ensure integrated service delivery by developing responses to need with the organisations key in providing services
  • Implement policies and procedures in response to statutory guidance, local policies and the needs of service users.
  • Assess and balance risk and protective factors within a safeguarding framework
  • To take a professional lead on safeguarding and provide expert knowledge of safeguarding processes, policy and case law
  • Provide leadership and more specialist social work practice skills and knowledge to make independent decisions
  • Provide advice and guidance on case management and effective risk management of complex situations, understand when to take positive risks as appropriate
  • Ensure every team member has regular meaningful supervision and appraisal. Each person has SMART performance and development objectives set and these are reviewed and monitored regularly
  • Lead on the management of poor performance and inappropriate behaviour, grievance and disciplinary matters in a timely and effective manner, seeking advice as appropriate
  • Lead regular briefings for staff and organise events which build an ethos of professional and confident service provision
  • Deputise as required. This to include advising on high level complex and contentious issues which could potentially have profound implications for the Council and or key partners ie CPFT
  • Uses management information to inform business decisions and monitor team performance.
  • Maintain operational systems and ensure compliance with the case file management process in accordance with departmental policy. Ensure services are delivered on the basis of assessed risk for the protection of clients and the public and that safe working procedures are maintained for staff.
  • Forecasts and anticipates requirements and plans accordingly.
  • Prioritises activities and resources to meet team objectives including effective workload management of self and others.
  • Ensure all debt is recovered in accordance with Council procedures.
  • Contributes to team plans to reflect links between activity and key performance indicators.
  • Ensure appropriate and consistent training and application of IT skills within the team to meet data requirements.

Service Specific – Learning Disability Partnership Only

  • To manage the delivery of a high quality and effective Integrated specialist health and social care services to respond to the needs of service users and their families in a timely manner within statutory guidelines or service specifications
  • Work with local partners to ensure the management and delivery of the specialist health provision
  • Manage the integrated pooled budget for the service and ensure that systems for delegated financial authority are followed
  • Carry out the duties of a registered CQC manager ensuring the service meets the required standards. Regular monitoring and auditing is in place to give this assurance
  • Complies with CQC standards for health case recording including monitoring and implementation of the information sharing agreement
  • Ensure CPFT mandatory training requirements are complied with.
  • To lead on customer services in relation to the concerns and stage 1 complaints where appropriate
  • To manage the delivery of a high quality and effective social care services to respond to the needs of service users and their families in a timely manner within statutory guidelines or service specifications
  • Work with local partners to ensure the management and delivery of the organisational priorities. (such as Teenage pregnancy , educational attainment and corporate parenting).
  • In line with Social Work Working for Families to assume enhanced responsibilities with regard to antonymous decision making and the management of risk this will include deputising for group and service managers when required.
  • To take lead responsibility for supervision, practice educators and ASYE’s.
  • To lead on the creation and delivery of team development plans
  • As required to plan and deliver internal training for colleagues across the services.
  • Manage the team budget f and ensure that systems for delegated financial authority are followed.

 

 

 

 

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