Assistant Team Manager - Learning Disability Team
Assistant Team Manager
Learning Disability Team
GBP40,086 - GBP42,876 per annum inclusive
There has never been a more exciting time to join Merton's Adult Social Care Services. We have successfully completed our restructure of services, ensuring we can work in a more customer focussed, flexible way and focus our interventions towards prevention.
Through investing in our teams and preventative services, ensuring effective and reflective supervision and implementing our new social care case work system, we believe we are creating a working environment where you can help us deliver the improved life choices and life chances for our most vulnerable residents.
All of our workforce are committed professionals working directly with our customers and their families to make a difference.
The Merton Learning Disabilities team is looking for a committed and experienced Social Work Manager to supervise and guide a team of Social Workers and Assessment and support planning officers in a dynamic, fully integrated Health and Social Care team. You will be part of a team that works with Adults with Learning Disabilities and young people transitioning into adulthood. You will take a lead in Social Work Practice in the Learning Disabilities team, representing Social Work Values alongside health colleagues in the team to support the strategic direction of the service.
You will have current HCPC registration, experience of managing Social care staff, a sound knowledge of the Mental Capacity Act 2005, including Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards, the Care Act 2014 and an understanding of the needs of people with Learning Disabilities. Experience with the Children and Families Act 2014, Transition into adulthood and multi-disciplinary working are desirable qualities in a candidate.