Adult Social Care Service Manager

Camden Council
11 Feb 2018
23 Feb 2018
Job Type

Location: 5 Pancras Square, London N1C 4AG

Salary: GBP47,384 - GBP57,914 per annum (subject to experience)

Contract Type: Permanent, Full time, 36 hours per week

Alternative flexible working options available/open to discussion

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Adult Social Care (ASC) services are seeking a strong, highly motivated Service Manager for the Hospitals. This is a dynamic and challenging role, with responsibility for a service which puts the customer at the heart of service delivery. ASC provides excellent adult social care practice, which promotes independence, choice and control and offers advice, care and support to adults with social care needs in the borough.

As a professionally competent and confident leader you will have a key role in the service taking a strategic and operational lead in Adult Services based in the hospitals, working with Heads of Service and fellow Service Managers, to ensure the delivery of a customer focused service within a culture of continuous improvement. The Service Manager (ASC) will manage and oversee the hospitals social care teams including team managers, whilst assessing and facilitating the provision of care and support across of range of care settings, incorporating the relevant reviews/ investigations relating to safeguarding concerns.

Representing ASC at key meetings, contributing to the strategic direction of the service and leading on project areas. You will be responsible for a service area where close collaboration between colleagues at all levels is essential. You will use your leadership skills both to influence and to promote this way of working.

You will possess a relevant professional qualification gained through experience and/or degree in management / business, valid HCPC registration. This will be coupled with experience of people management and team building skills (including managing the team and evidence of applications). The ideal person will have strong experience of budgetary control and management with a strong knowledge of commissioning of services and development of services. It is also essential for you to hold substantial knowledge and practical application of risk assessment and safeguarding adult's statutory frameworks and current agendas.

This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act and will require an Enhanced DBS.

About Camden

Camden's main offices are located in modern, award-winning offices at King's Cross. You can expect an exceptional range of benefits including discounted access to the onsite leisure facilities with swimming pool, recognition and reward for high performance with progression and pay increases, flexible and agile working hours and access to a leading pension scheme.

Camden is proud to be the country's first Timewise council and as part of this accreditation, we work to help parents balance work with childcare. This fits in with our aim to be leaders in innovative, flexible and part-time working that allows for different patterns of care and for parents to share childcare responsibilities.

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How to apply

To apply for this job please follow the "Apply" link. In the 'Why you?' section of the application form you will be expected to explain how you meet the key requirements for this role listed in this advert. When explaining how you meet each of the requirements, please give examples that clearly demonstrate your skills, knowledge and experience. When writing your examples give a brief description of the situation or task but focus on the actions you took and the result of your actions.

Camden is committed to making our recruitment practices barrier-free and as inclusive as possible for everyone. This includes making adjustments or changes for people who have a disability or long-term health condition. If you would like us to do anything differently during the recruitment process, or provide any information in an alternative format, please contact us on , at , or post to 5 Pancras Square, London N1C 4AG.

Closing dates for applications: Sunday 25 February :59

Psychometric Testing: Week Commencing 5 March 2018

Interviews to be held: Friday 16 March 2018

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Camden welcomes new employees on a monthly basis; next available dates for induction are 19th March, 16th April and 21 st May 2018.