Manager Adult Social Care Access Services - Bournemouth & Poole

Bournemouth, Bristol

Job Summary

  • Job Reference: ABTWSC180520A_1589799104
  • Job Type: Contract
  • Date Posted: 2020-05-18
  • Location: Bournemouth, Bristol
  • Job Status: FullTime
  • Closing Date: 2020-07-17
  • Tradewind Social Care Recruitment

Manager of Adult Social Care Access Services - Bournemouth

Job Overview

To develop and lead an asset-based approach to the Council's adult social care service at the customer-facing first point of contact, working in partnership with a wide range of internal and external contacts, including BCP Council business units and NHS colleagues, other Local Authorities, independent and voluntary sector providers/groups.

Key Responsibilities

  • Driving service quality and development through a continuous improvement loop, by operating as part of the wider ASC management team to support the development of strategic business plans and objectives.
  • Leading effective service delivery by setting and managing clear business objectives that are consistent with corporate priorities, monitoring and evaluation of team and service performance against local and national quality standards, performance targets and designated policy and practice.
  • Being a role model in ensuring that residents of BCP Council receive the support they are entitled to, and which meets their diverse needs, by ensuring compliance with prevailing legislation and statutory guidance.
  • Developing constructive working relationships with system partners to achieve collective objectives and overcome barriers to joint-working by influencing and engaging with internal and external stakeholders, including other statutory bodies such as those within the National Health Service, Department for Work and Pensions etc., and, where necessary, providing specialist input on complex and contentious matters.

Specific Qualifications and Experience

  • A recognised professional qualification (e.g. Degree in Social Work or Occupational therapy)
  • Recognised management qualification or significant equivalent experience
  • Substantial post-qualifying experience including a detailed understanding of personalisation and strengths-based approaches, care assessment and planning (including complex situations/cases), managing meetings, report writing, professional supervision, multi-agency working and risk assessment/management
  • Significant experience of delivering high quality services and working with relevant, or similar, client groups.
  • Ability to demonstrate an extensive knowledge and thorough understanding across a range of specialist areas including physical disability and frailty, mental health, learning disability, long-term health conditions, and prevention.
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