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Team Manager (HIDT)

Royal Borough of Greenwich
Greenwich, London (Greater)
£51,093 - £54,129
Closing date
15 Mar 2024

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Strength in people. Strength in communities. Strength in diversity.

Do you want to work in a forward-thinking organisation, passionate about Adult Services?

Our vision is for all adults living in the Royal Borough of Greenwich to live well. 

We are looking to recruit an experienced Team Manager for the Hospital Integrated Discharge Team, based at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital.  The candidate must have a social work qualification and be registered with Social Work England.

As Team Manager, you will lead and manage a staff team to ensure we are meeting statutory and locally agreed obligations and to ensure compliance with all relevant legislation.  As Team Manager you will also be working to improve the efficiency and effectiveness of the Team.  This will involve contributing to business plans, policy and practice review and development, while ensuring the departmental vision is embedded in practice.

The team support the discharge of Greenwich residents from acute hospital settings and work collaboratively with other professionals to resolve complex situations. We work closely with NHS partners, other local authority colleagues and internal directorates to ensure safe and timely discharges, which can sometimes be challenging due to competing priorities and demands.  

We are seeking a candidate with proven experience of managing a team and ensuring strength based practice is followed at all times.  You will be ensuring the team is undertaking relevant and timely assessments of need and mitigating risk including Safeguarding cases.

You should have excellent interpersonal skills and be able to complete written work to a very high standard whilst working in a fast-paced environment.

The successful candidate will need substantial knowledge of adult social care legislation, principles and best practice, and be cognisant of the issues facing older people and people with disabilities. 

In return, we offer great staff benefits, supportive management and excellent ongoing professional development opportunities. 

If this sounds like you, we would love to hear from you – please refer to the Job Description and Person specification attached and ensure that you clearly set out in your application how you meet the requirements.

For an informal discussion about this opportunity, please contact Cathy Moore / Hilary Pye; /      0208 836 6601  


To apply please click the Apply Now link below.


Why work for the Royal Borough of Greenwich?

The Royal Borough Of Greenwich supports equality and diversity in the workplace. The borough has a clear commitment to the LGBT community, mental health issues, race equality and disability.

Greenwich offers a diverse range of roles, from junior to senior positions, spanning service sectors from children’s services to engineering.

With the main council offices based in the heart of Woolwich, employees also benefit from an excellent transport links, while central London is just 20 minutes away.

Excellent benefits

  • Up to 31 days leave per year.
  • Flexible working hours.
  • Developing opportunities to maximise employee’s potential.
  • Annual season ticket loan.
  • Greenwich One Card which entitles employees to discounts at local businesses.

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