Team Manager (Social Worker)

Team Manager (Social Worker)

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Date Posted: 2024-07-10 00:05:07 - End Date: 09-08-2024

Location: london (wembley), london (wembley), United Kingdom

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Company: Confidential

Team Manager  Brent is a tremendously vibrant London borough where the iconic arch of Wembley Stadium dominates the skyline. Spanning both inner and outer London, it is a borough of huge contrasts in terms of its economic, environmental, ethnic and social make up. Brent’s diversity is evident to all who visit our borough and our long history of ethnic and cultural diversity has created a place that is truly unique and valued by those who live and work here.  The council is pursuing a far-reaching transformation agenda that better meets the needs of our community so it is an exciting time to join us.   The Post   We have a fantastic opportunity available for a Team Manager to join our friendly team in Adult Social Care. You will be responsible for leading the team to achieve the goals that have been set by motivating and developing them to continuously improve strengths-based practice, as well as working with management team colleagues to improve the wider system.  We are looking for someone who can use the Councils vision and values, as well as best practice guidance to lead and motivate the team to deliver high standards, as well as embrace and model the Brent Council’s values in your day-to-day work.  In addition Team Manager roles in Brent Adult Social Care attract the following payments (subject to review);  Golden hello payment of £5,000* Annual retention payment of £3,000 ** *Subject to satisfactory completion of a 6-month probation period.  ** Payable after the completion of 12 months in the post. The Person   The successful candidate will need to have excellent interpersonal, negotiation and influencing skills and the ability to communicate effectively and constructively both verbally and in writing. You will have a distinct area of responsibility where you can focus on delivering on key performance and impacting on quality of care within your area of expertise. This is a rewarding role and offers an exciting opportunity for the right candidate.   Additional Information   If you are interested in applying for this job, please start by clicking the "Apply Now" button below. You must provide a supporting statement as part of your application that clearly shows how you meet the criteria on the Person Specification. We will accept a CV in support of your application, however, you should still provide a supporting statement.   Brent Council values the diversity of its community and aims to have a workforce that reflects this and therefore encourage applications from all sections of the community. We positively encourage all applicants to self-identify their characteristics in the diversity survey section in the application. We are committed to safer recruitment and safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Applicants should be aware that posts working with children, young people and vulnerable adults are subject to an Enhanced DBS check as well as other employment clearances.   The information we collect from you will be shared with Cifas who will use it to prevent fraud, other unlawful or dishonest conduct, malpractice, and other seriously improper conduct. Further details of how your information will be used by us and Cifas and your data protection rights, can be found here.   Brent has a positive approach to flexible working.  As a disability confident employer Brent welcomes applications from people with all disabilities, including “non-visible” disabilities and mental health conditions. We will interview any disabled applicant who meets the essential criteria. If you require reasonable adjustments to be made to any part of the recruitment process due to your disability, please contact us on recruitment@brent.gov.uk  

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