Assistant Team Manager - Disabilities

39002.00 - 40858.00 GBP Annual
11 Apr 2018
07 May 2018
Job Type

Main Purpose of Post:

The Assistant Team Manager will possess advanced social work knowledge, skills and leadership related to improving outcomes for Adults in need of care and support. The post holder will consistently demonstrate a high level of competence and confidence in the full range of social work competencies with adults and their families, particularly in relation to mental capacity, deprivation of liberties, court proceedings, deprivation of liberties, best interest and partnership working.

The post holder will demonstrate core social work values, best practice and a strong commitment to continuous improvement.

The post holder will provide supervision, mentoring and coaching to other members of the team and provide accredited practice teaching to student social workers including complex and challenging cases. This may include co-working.

The post holder is expected to achieve high practice standards and meet performance targets within their workload and those of staff they supervise.

The post holder will contribute to the learning culture of the team by sharing knowledge and skills with colleagues.

The post holder will to act as deputy for the Team Manager and represent the team in working groups set up to raise the quality of practice and improve the effectiveness of the service. Team Manager in providing support and supervision to specific other members of the team and are accountable for their work.