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Deputy Team Manager - Adult Social Care - Brent Council

  • Job reference: BrentDTMPerm1806
  • Location: Brent, London
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Area of Expertise: Qualified Social Work
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Job description: Deputy Team Manager - Adult Social Care - Brent Council
Service Care Solutions are looking for a Deputy Team Manager to join Brent Council on a Permanent basis. This is for the newly established Community Learning Disability Service, a service rated outstanding by the CQC.

PAY - £42,684 - £45,585 per annum
CONTRACT - Permanent
HOURS - Full time

HOW TO APPLY - please send your up to date cv to jennifer.lynch@servicecare.org.uk or alternatively call 01772 208964

WHAT YOU NEED
*Active SW England registration
*Satisfactory Enhanced DBS
*Proven experience of working with adults with learning disabilities
*Evidence of supervisory management and organisational experience
*Evidence of knowledge of working with adults with learning disabilities and implications of NHS Long Term Plan on practice
*Experience with involvement in the effective implementation of a performance management system and dealing with poor performance
* Flexibility in role and involvement in the development of new services and organisational change
*Communicating and influencing skills
*A collaborative corporate player with strong team spirit and respect for others
*Demonstrable ability to provide day to day supervision to a large and varied staff team
*Ability to manage difficult or high-risk casework
*Able to cope with pressure in appropriate manner

DESIRABLE CRITERIA
*Practice Educator
*Best Interest Assessor
*Approved Mental Health Practitioner

ABOUT BRENT COUNCIL
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 Brent Community Learning Disability Service is a newly established, forward thinking integrated team which is co-located within the Kingswood Centre. The Brent Community Learning Disability Service is part the of Learning Disability Service at Kingswood Centre, which has been rated Outstanding by CQC. The team works closely with residents, carers and Independent Providers to provide a person centred service to adults with Learning Disabilities. We are flexible with our working pattern, wfh etc so do get in touch if you're interested.

*NOTE* - Due to the high volume of applications we receive, regretfully we are only able to respond to candidates who meet our client's requirements.