Adults Assistant Manager, Slough
Network healthcare are currently recruiting a Adults Assistant Team Manager Based in Runnymede - Full time Qualified Occupational Therapist - Salary £44,229 per annum.
About the Role
Our client are looking for an Assistant Team Manager (formerly known as Senior Operational Lead) who is a Qualified Occupational Therapist and will be able to demonstrate a high level of understanding and commitment to the personalisation agenda and be able to demonstrate an applied knowledge of Adult Social Care legislation including the Mental Capacity Act and the NHS Continuing Healthcare National Framework.
You will be an excellent communicator and demonstrate the skills and ability to manage and support the day to day running of a busy, dynamic team effectively prioritising daily challenges and expectations. You will be confident in making sound decisions that respond flexibly and quickly to changing needs that arise in a high pressure acute hospital environment. You will be able to develop effective partnership relationships with individuals, carers and families and positive relationships with professional health staff both within and outside the hospital.
You will based in Runnymede supporting the manager to deliver high quality personalised adult social care. You must have significant post qualification experience, including some management experience in a social care setting, and be able to demonstrate good understanding of both the health and social care agendas. A key accountability of the role is developing staff practice and therefore applicants must be able demonstrate evidence of providing effective professional supervision to less experienced colleagues.
You must also be able to demonstrate an applied and effective knowledge of safeguarding vulnerable adults' procedures and be able to evidence this. You will have an understanding and commitment to supporting carers and a demonstrable commitment to providing management that supports and promotes Surrey County Council's equality and diversity policy.
You will need to have competent IT skills and be able and willing to learn to use a variety of software systems. All short-listed applicants will be required to complete a basic IT skills test as part of the interview process.
Applicants will need to have the willingness and ability to travel across Surrey in accordance with the demands of the work and the job profile.
In return, our client are offering a completive salary of £44,229, flexible working supported where possible, laptop and mobile supplied. 24 days annual leave, local government salary-related pension offered, discounted child care vouchers as well as the option to join the car lease scheme