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Deputy Team Managers - Complex Care Team

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

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

At Royal Borough of Greenwich, we’re strong believers in empowering people and building on their strengths. This applies to our residents as well as our workforce.  Our strengths- based approach means our employees get more job satisfaction by enabling them to work alongside residents in an outcomes-focused way, using strengths-based, person-centred, and evidenced-based practice. We enjoy our work and ensure we deliver the best outcomes in a supported and nurturing environment.

Our Complex Care Team works with vulnerable residents and their carers who are often experiencing a crisis in their lives.  Taking a strength based approach we support them to identify ways to address their concerns and situations they are currently experiencing and to address needs and minimise risk.  The resident could have addiction issues and chaotic lifestyles, self-neglect, hoarding, neuro-diverse, young adults transitioning from children to adult services and meeting the criteria for support under Care Act 2014, requiring direction from Court of Protection due to care and or accommodation or have safeguarding concerns that need to be addressed to maintain their safety and wellbeing.

Following a recent internal re-structure to meet the changing demands and needs of the service, we are seeking experienced, talented, and motivated candidates for the role of Deputy Team Managers, Social Workers Level 1 and Level 2, and Social Care Assessor to help us to make our vision a reality.  Complex Care team is a very supportive team who supports staff through regular structured supervision and ad hoc management support, flexible working, excellent learning opportunities often tailored to the specific needs of the team. We encourage peer learning and development and as part of CPD look at encouraging progression through the  Practice Education Professional Standards (PEPS) and Best Interest Assessor Award (BIA) along with other mandatory training.

Deputy Team Managers

The Deputy Team Manager post is a pivotal role within our operational services and reflects our commitment to integrating with health partners to achieve high quality services and improve outcomes for our residents.

We are looking for candidates with Social Work England registration and experience of managing and supervising staff. The ideal candidate will also be able to provide comprehensive casework advice and be responsible for staff practice and performance, while ensuring appropriate use of resources and strengths-based practice. You will have experience of supporting and supervising staff using reflective practice and formal supervisions. You will also have experience of managing duty social work practice and experience of leading and developing social work practice. Due to the nature of the work you will have a good knowledge of the Care Act 2014 and Mental Capacity Act 2005 and court processes and well as case working complex cases where necessary. You will also be expected to undertake the role of Safeguarding Adults Manager (SAM) and support staff in developing risk assessment plans and mitigation plans. 

Social Worker (Level 2)

Social Worker (Level 1)

For an informal discussion about this opportunity, please contact Steve Martin;     020 8921 3990  

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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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