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Adults Assistant Team Manager - Royal Surrey County Hospital, Guildford

Posted 9 March by Surrey County Council Ended

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Surrey County Council is committed to the development of its workforce and as such this role is only available to applicants who already work for Surrey County Council. We thank you for your interest in Surrey County Council and would encourage you to review our current vacancies which are available to all.

£22,114 per annum for 18 hours per week based at Royal Surrey County Hospital Social Care Team, Egerton Road, Guildford, Surrey GU2 7XX.

This is a 12 month secondment to cover maternity leave.

Please remember to discuss this with your line manager before you submit your CV application.

About the Role

This role is for an 18 hour position, up to 12 month secondment opportunity, covering maternity leave.

This is an exciting opportunity to work within our Hospital Team. Promoting choice and control is at the heart of everything we do.

We are looking for an Assistant Team Manager, who 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. They 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. They 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.

You will be based in Adult Social Care, Royal Surrey County Hospital Social Care Team, supporting the manager to deliver high quality personalised adult social care and supporting timely, safe and effective hospital discharges. You must have significant post qualification experience, including some management experience in a social care setting, and be able to demonstrate good understanding of both the health and social care agendas. 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 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.

Applicants must hold a professional social work, occupational therapy, nursing or other relevant allied health qualification, have completed any post qualification practice or training requirements and have current professional registration with their relevant registration authority.

You will need to have competent IT skills and be able and willing to learn to use a variety of software systems. All short-listed applicants will be required to complete a basic IT skills test as part of the interview process.

Applicants will need to have the willingness and ability to travel across Surrey in accordance with the demands of the work and the job profile.

Please do not apply if you have been unsuccessful at interview stage previously for this role for any team across Adult Social Care in Surrey County Council as your application will not be considered for 3 months from your interview date.

Additional Information

The job advert closes at 23:59 on 2nd April 2018.

Interview dates are to be confirmed.

Please remember to discuss this with your line manager before you submit your CV application.

Equal Opportunity, Values and Behaviours

Surrey County Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  We want to be an inclusive and diverse employer of first choice reflecting the community we serve and particularly welcome applications from all under represented groups.

The values below will be crucial in delivering our corporate strategy, and are what we draw on to make a difference for Surrey residents.

  • Listen - We actively listen to others and expect to be listened to.
  • Responsibility - We take responsibility in all that we do at work.
  • Trust - We work to inspire trust and we trust in others.
  • Respect - We are supportive and inclusive and committed to learning from others.

Our behaviours are what people experience when they interact. They encompass how we do our work and how we treat other.

  • Be customer focused - We put the customer at the heart of our work and take responsibility to uphold the customer promise in all that we do.
  • Work as one team - We collaborate with and involve our partners, customers and colleagues, and build strong and lasting relationships based on listening, trust and mutual respect.
  • Make things happen - We plan and deliver our work on time and effectively, making sure we understand the needs and priorities and considering all our options and risks.
  • Communicate with purpose - We communicate clearly to all our stakeholders, making sure that we listen, understand and inform in the process.
  • Be the best we can be - We embrace the need for change and innovation, taking responsibility to improve our services and processes in the right way.
  • Develop ourselves and others - We learn continually, we seek feedback about our own performance and support others to learn.

Reference: 34653270

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