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Team Manager - Hospital Discharge Team

£35.00 - £40.00 hourly
  • Ackerman Pierce
  • East of England
  • 12/02/2019
Full time Health Care

Job Description

We are looking to recruit a Team Manager in the Hospital Discharge Team within a local authority in East of England. The successful candidate will be working in a well-structured, organised team who are growing their social worker staffing levels.

This is a fantastic opportunity to join a stable working environment with experienced leadership, whilst receiving regular supervision and training opportunities. The council ensures that their social workers have as much support as possible, helping them to keep a really good work life balance!

The responsibilities of the Team Manager includes:

  • Overall responsibility for the delivery of statutory duties commensurate with supporting people within Adult Social Care.
  • Discharge these duties in a manner that encourages and promotes a positive learning environment for its workforce that see its customers at the centre of their care and support.
  • Lead the team demonstrating behaviours that result in the delivery of compassionate, caring, responsive, and proportionate care and support that is of high quality and evidences best value.
  • Arranging discharge plans safely and timely
  • Risk management issues
  • Undertaking Section 2s and 5s
  • Mental capacity assessments leading to best interest decisions
  • To ensure the safeguarding of vulnerable adults, work closely with the police
  • Report writing
  • Carrying out a high volume of assessments all across the county
  • Attending multi-disciplinary meetings

To ideal candidate will have:

  • HCPC registration
  • Eligibility to work in the UK
  • Social Work qualified (MA/BSc/DipSW/CQSW/MSc/BA)

Working with Ackerman Pierce you will be guaranteed weekly payment and access to continued profession development, including a dedicated consultant to support you through the interview and on boarding process. The position offers a long contract within a stable supportive team.

To discuss this vacancy or any similar vacancies we currently have available in Bedfordshire, please email your updated CV or contact Carmen Thong for more information.