Interview Date: Monday 6 May 2019
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To monitor the use and arranging the deployment of resources in order to ensure the most effective and efficient delivery of service to facilitate rapid decision-making within the overall context of resource allocation and to ensure that decisions reflect client choice as well as Council policy.
Prioritising resources and service delivery in accordance with levels of risk and need and ensuring that all staff under line management control are inducted into the service and receive adequate supervision and training for the task, this includes monitoring training to ensure that needs are met within the context of the job remit of the member of staff and the needs of the service.
Monitoring the performance of the operational service and its individual members, to ensure that the highest quality of service is being provided to service users within the Council’s standards and frameworks.
Monitoring work associated with the specific client group namely kinship care.
Managing and monitoring a devolved budget.
Investigating and resolving complaints from various sources.
Contributing to the development and modernisation of services. Participating in service planning and evaluation to ensure developments reflect assessed needs.
Developing new services and resources in line with national developments and Council priorities.
Liaising with other professionals, voluntary groups, independent sectors in the area, ensuring effective working relationships are established and maintained.
Carrying out formal supervision of Team Managers on a monthly basis, but can be more frequent if necessary.
Managing the provision of social work services under relevant legislation and service policy and procedure.
Managing and providing a high quality service and ensuring resources for the client’s future care are available to meet their future care needs.
Applicants should be or have:
Educated to SCQF level 9, which includes a Degree or equivalent professional qualification in Social Work.
A member of Scottish Social Services Council
Extensive post qualifying experience in relevant field
Experience of managing work in relevant discipline
Management training/qualification (Desirable)
Ability to provide a regular and effective service
Good communication skills
For further information, please contact: James Ross on 03451 555 555 Ext: 493793 or e-mail [email protected]
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