£50,903 per annum for 36 hours per week based at Tandridge Locality team, Adult Social Care, Tandridge District Council, Station Road East, Oxted RH8 0BT. This position is based inside one of our main area offices, click HERE to see a 360 degree view of the building and surrounding area along with a view of the reception.
This post is eligible for our Employee Refer a Friend Scheme.
For more information see:
http://sccchna2.surreycc.gov.uk/snet/core/sccwspages.nsf/LookupWebPagesByUNID_RTF/D5E9464D79C5F14480257F480056B59D?opendocument (Please note this link will only work for internal SCC staff)
From flexible working to job sharing (where possible) we are committed to providing a healthy work life balance. A laptop and mobile will be supplied if applicable to your role. You will benefit from 24 days annual leave, rising to 28 days after 2 years’ service, a generous local government salary related pension, as well as the option to join our car lease scheme. For more information about the wide variety of benefits you can take advantage of please visit MyBenefits for Surrey County Council staff.
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.
An enhanced DBS ‘Disclosure and Barring Service’ check for regulated activity (formerly known as CRB) and the Children’s and Adults’ Barred List checks will be required for this role.
About the Role
We are looking for a highly skilled and motivated professional to join our Adult Social Care management team within Surrey County Councils Adult Social Care Directorate, providing leadership to Tandridge Locality Social Care Team. Our vision is ‘Working with all our partners to make a difference to the lives of people, through trusted, personalised and universal social care support, so people have choice and control, and can maximise their well being and independence in their local community’.
In this role you will ensure that front-line care services in your designated district or borough council area are high quality and customer focused while taking responsibility for leading the team and managing resources. What’s more, your remit will include putting measures in place for risk management and business continuity, building relationships with other agencies and service providers, and contributing to service improvement initiatives.
A social worker, occupational therapy, nursing or equivalent health qualification together with significant knowledge and/or experience of health and social care are essential. You’ll also bring experience of the successful management of staff, including managing performance and development while successfully addressing conduct, attendance and performance capability issues. Skilled in managing budgets, you will bring substantial experience of managing the delivery and improvement of social care. A sound understanding of personalisation will also be vital.
In Adult Social Care we value our staff and as part of that commitment we ensure all our staff have a full induction. The induction programme is designed to ensure new starters complete their mandatory training and are equipped with the skills and knowledge to undertake their new role. The programme will consist of a variety of classroom training, E-Learning and workplace shadowing opportunities. For further information regarding what the induction programme consists of please see the attached document.
If your skills and passion match ours then we would love to hear from you!
For more information please find attached to the bottom of this advert a full job profile.
For an informal discussion contact Milandie Engels on 01372 832088.
We look forward to receiving your application.
The job advert closes at 23:59 on 3rd March 2019
Interviews will take place week commencing 18th March 2019.
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 2 months from your interview date.
Values and Behaviours
Our values are what support our vision, shape the culture and are crucial in delivering our corporate strategy. For more information about our values and behaviours please follow this link.