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Social Work Team Manager - Learning Disabilities Service

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  • Job reference: HQ00091663
    Guernsey
    £32.00 - £40.00 per hour
    Contract
    Team Manager

    Description

    Are you interesting in developing your Social Work career?

    Sanctuary Social Care is currently looking for an experienced and dedicated Social Work Team Manager to work full-time in a Learning Disabilities Team based in Guernsey. The ideal candidate will possess highly developed specialist knowledge of Social Work Practice and be registered with the HCPC.

    The pay rate for this locum Team Manager job is £32-£40 per hour (LTD Company Equivalent) and is an initial 3-month contract.

    Job Summary:
    - To be responsible for the day to day management of a caseload of service users and staff team/s within the adult disability service with the philosophy and policies of the Service and Health and Social Care Committee.
    - To be accountable for the ongoing review, monitoring and updating of care programmes, ensuring they are based on the assessed needs and expressed wishes of the service user, as stated in their person centred plan and for ensuring that care is delivered in accordance with professional and service standards.
    - To be responsible and manage the allocated budget as delegated by the service manager, Adult Disability Services.
    - The post holder will manage a staff team supporting service users with their own tenancies.
    - Support is provided to service users to meet their physical, social, intellectual and emotional needs.
    This may include mental health issues, behaviours that challenge services and/or physical disability necessitating the use of hoists etc.

    Duties:
    - To co-ordinate the assessment of service users with complex care needs including individuals with undifferentiated and undiagnosed conditions.
    - To co-ordinate the development, implementation and evaluation of programmes of care for service users with complex care needs.
    - To co-ordinate risk assessment processes to determine risks to the health and well-being of service users with complex care needs, taking relevant action to minimise these risks.
    - To be responsible and lead on the ongoing review, monitoring and updating of care programmes, ensuring they are based on the assessed needs, evidence based and expressed wishes of the service user, as stated in their person centred plan and for ensuring that care is delivered in accordance with professional and service standards.
    - To lead a team of staff in emergency and other acute situations, ensuring that the service user needs are met and that significant others are supported.
    - To utilise information and data from a range of sources to identify service user problems and guide decision-making processes.

    Requirements of the Social Worker:
    - Degree or equivalent in Social Work.
    - Current HCPC registration.

    Contact:
    This Team Manager job is advertised by Ronnie Bradford; if you are interested in this position please click below to apply now.

    Due to the high volume of applications we receive, regretfully we are only able to respond to candidates who meet our clients' requirements.

    Reasonable Adjustments:
    If you consider yourself to have a disability or require any reasonable adjustment during the recruitment process or within the workplace, please highlight this at the earliest opportunity. With this information, we will provide appropriate support to you throughout the process and into your work placement.