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Team Manager - Professional Standards
  • Employer: Wirral Metropolitan Borough Council
  • Reference: AC&H/22/220928
  • Published: Mon 28/11/2022, 12:41 PM
  • Closing on: Mon 12/12/2022, 23:59 PM
  • Working Pattern: Flexible Hours, Full Time
  • Hours: 36 hours per week
  • Salary: £43,570 - £46,662
  • DBS Check: Enhanced
  • Location: Hybrid Working, Cheshire Lines Building, Merseyside

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Team Manager - Professional Standards

An exciting opportunity has arisen initially for a 12 month fixed term Team Manager - Professional Standards and MCA Lead. The role will lead and manage a team to deliver high quality, effective and consistent social work practice including quality improvement, ensuring that the greatest care and diligence is maintained to achieve the best possible outcomes for vulnerable people. The successful candidate will further be required to support organisations in developing their use of the Mental Capacity Act (MCA) and to support the Council and its commissioned services to be compliant with the MCA.

The post holder will ensure the Council is compliant with its statutory duties under the Mental Health Act 1983 or subsequent equivalent legislation and will also support the Principal Social Worker in their duties. 

The ideal candidate will have a Social Work qualification e.g., Degree in Social Work; Dip SW and be registered with the Social Work England, being able to evidence this. You will also have experience of managing a team within a Social Care environment and experience working with adults and carers in statutory services.

This role will sit within the Adult and Care directorate, providing a great opportunity to be part of a fantastic team and to support in delivering an efficient and effective service to our service users and customers

For more information on this opportunity, please contact Isabel Watson on

Please note that in accordance with the Council’s policy, employees who are in a formal redeployment situation will be considered in the first instance for all vacancies.

It is Council policy not to re-appoint any employee who has left under the terms of the Council's Early Voluntary Retirement (EVR) scheme or who have left with a voluntary severance (VS) package, unless in exceptional circumstances.

Applications will be accepted until midnight on the closing date.

We reserve the right to close this vacancy earlier than the specified date should we receive sufficient applications.

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