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Team Manager - Dols team
  • Employer: London Borough of Hillingdon
  • Reference: SC00588
  • Published: Fri 11/11/2022, 4:59 AM
  • Closing on: Sun 11/12/2022, 4:59 AM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 36
  • Salary: £52929 - £57102 per annum
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: Hillingdon

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Team Manager - Dols team

About us

Hillingdon Council: Putting our Residents first.

Hillingdon is London's second largest borough. Our staff live across the area and beyond, with our main council offices at the Civic Centre in the heart of vibrant Uxbridge town centre. Putting our residents first is at the heart of everything we do, and we are embarking on an ambitious plan to modernise our service offering, while sustaining the high-quality delivery we are known for.

We operate a busy, innovative and dynamic Social Work Department, which is committed to providing high-quality, client focused services

About the role

We are looking to appoint Social Workers who are Best Interest Assessors(BIA), looking to develop their career in an innovative local authority, committed to realising potential.

You will join our Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards (DOLS) Team within Adult Social Care, ensuring that residents are adequately safeguarded.

What will joining Hillingdon mean for me?

We understand the need to nurture and support staff, that's why you will receive an excellent induction process when you join us, on the job support, access to a wide range of training and development as well as the support of experienced managers who will help you develop your career.

There are many ways to develop both personally and professionally with a clear pathway for progression which may include leadership development programmes. You will be given every encouragement to reach your potential. We recognise talented individuals and that's why many of our people within Social Care who have progressed to senior management roles.

About you

You will be a qualified Best Interest Assessor with experience of working with Older Adults and/or People with Disabilities.

We expect you to be innovative and creative with a willingness to explore new models of working to improve the outcomes for our service users. Moreover, you will be a highly motivated individual who is able to build strong relationships to deliver the best possible outcomes for vulnerable people.

What we offer

What we offer

In addition to a competitive salary of £52,929 to £57,102 we offer a range of Company benefits. These vary according to the business area and role but typically include:

  • local government average salary pension scheme
  • Free on-site parking
  • a 36-hour week for all full-time staff
  • generous holiday entitlement
  • career breaks
  • hybrid working and flexible working hours
  • season ticket loan
  • access to a Credit Union
  • access to a wide range of training and courses
  • discount on a variety of Adult Education courses run by the Council
  • payment of professional fees where these are required
  • discounts at council-owned leisure centres and swimming pools at Hillingdon (Uxbridge), Queensmead (South Ruislip), Highgrove (Ruislip) and Botwell Green (Hayes)
  • cycle purchase scheme
  • car sharing scheme
  • 30% discount on green fees at council-owned golf courses

If you wish to have an informal chat about the role Bukky Junaid, Head of Service, would be delighted to speak with you, Bukky can be reached on 07934 395423

Additional information

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. Applicants should be aware that the post will only be offered to successful candidates subject to an Enhanced DBS check as well as other employment clearances.