Sandwell MBC are looking to recruit a Social Care Lead Officer for one of their Community teams – £32.00ph
Your new company
Sandwell Metropolitan Borough Council is a forward thinking Council, who pride themselves on supporting the local borough and communities, putting the population of Sandwell at the heart of its development and future plans. Sandwell have a number of prestigious developed offices across the borough, giving you the environmental motivation to perform the best at your job.
Your new role
Sandwell Metropolitan Borough are looking for a full time Social Care Lead Officer to work across Adults Social Care to cover a maternity role within their West Bromwich Team. This is an exciting opportunity for individuals who are flexible, innovative and have a proven track record of partnership working, with a can-do approach. The role will see the practitioner working mainly in the teams area, but with some work across the area of Wednesbury/West Bromwich, and at times over the border. You will be committed and hardworking qualified Social Worker with Adults Social Work management experience to work as a Social Care Lead Officer and bring your knowledge, skills, and attributes to lead a team of qualified and unqualified staff to make a difference to the lives of the people of Sandwell. You will need to have sound knowledge and experience of current legislation and practice including the Care Act 2014, Safeguarding Continuing Health care, Community DOLS/LPS and Mental Capacity Act 2005, and Mental Health Act. You will be expected to support your staff to work with vulnerable adults with mental health issues, learning disability, physical disability and older people. You will be expected to work with a diverse group of individuals and partner agencies. Key features of this role: *Managing the day to day operational business of the team *Ensuring the successful delivery of team and service objectives *Managing expectations in terms of the Care Act, Mental Capacity Act, statutory safeguarding duties and corporate policies *Driving the improvement and performance frameworks, with regular staff supervision. *Implement, monitor and review the use of Prevention and Re-ablement services and the use of community offers. This role is 37 hour per week – full time maternity cover. Monday – Friday.
What you’ll need to succeed
To be successful you will require a Social Work qualification (BA Social Work, CQSW, DipSW, CSS or CCETSW approved equivalent). It is also essential that you have a current professional registration and have a minimum of 2 years experience working with adults in a Senior Social Work Practitioner position and have experience of supervising staff or students
What you’ll get in return
Working through Hays, you will receive a bespoke specialist recruitment service with your own personal consultant. In addition, you will receive:
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