• Full Time
  • Oxford
  • 55,783 - £59,010 £ / Year
  • 31 May 2024

Website OxfordshireCC Oxfordshire County Council

Job details

Salary range: £55,783 – £59,010 per annum plus 5% enhancement for on call cover as part of a rota to ensure an effective 7-day working/365 days per year model of working.

Work location:  Our main office is based in John Radcliffe Hospital. A combination of remote, face to face and office-based working is expected depending on the needs of the service.

Hours per week: 37 – we are open to discussions about flexible working.

Contract type: Permanent.

Vetting requirements: This role is subject to a Criminal Records Check.

Closing date:  Friday 31st May 2024

Interview date: To be confirmed

About us

Lead, inspire and help us radically change the way we deliver social care in Oxfordshire.

Join Oxfordshire County Council on an exciting journey towards Delivering the Future Together, our ambitious transformation programme which is enabling us to be an employer, partner, and place shaper of choice. We’re seeking the right people who can help us get there while embracing our value of ‘daring to do it differently’, as we continue to strive to do better.

In Adult Services, this means we’re daring to do adult social care differently by supporting Oxfordshire’s residents to stay fit, healthy and independent in their communities for as long as possible through a strength’s-based approach. Working with local NHS services, care providers and community and voluntary groups, we make the most of what each of our strengths are, pulling in the same direction, and united by one shared vision.

This means we keep the people we support at the heart of all that we do. And that works. By listening to people and building on the positives in their lives, we can work collaboratively to help them live the lives they want with the right support around them.

It is something we call the Oxfordshire Way and we can’t do it alone – our proactive, positive approach to social care gives everyone the opportunity to make a bigger difference. If we’re doing a good job, we don’t stand still – we’re ambitious and we’re always striving to do better; it’s in our DNA.


About the role and the team

As our Hospital Team Manager, your role is pivotal in leading and motivating a high-performing and passionate team of Practice Supervisors, Occupational Therapists, Social Workers and Coordinators.  Your leadership style will serve as the driving force of the team, empowering them to unlock their full potential and provide an exceptional service to our residents and the people we work with.

As part of your role as the Team Manager, you will:

Empower and lead a team of up to 35 people (27 FTE) to deliver a safe, responsive, effective person-centred, strength-based approach through our Discharge to Assess (D2A) model.
Collaborate with health and care leaders to ensure the effective implementation and delivery of the Discharge to Assess (D2A) model, to support patient flow and maximise people’s long-term independence.
Use your knowledge in acute and community systems to develop the case for change so what we can continue to deliver a sustainable Discharge to Assess (D2A) model.
Enable your team by encouraging, developing and implementing creative, strength based, imaginative approaches to help the people we work with achieve their desired outcomes.
Develop and maintain strong local working relationships to promote and develop an agile, cohesive and seamless local integrated service.
Work closely with other Team Managers and Service Managers in Adult Social Care to contribute to the ongoing development of the service. You’ll be encouraged to think creatively and explore innovative approaches, aligning with the principles of the Oxfordshire Way.


About you

You are…

Willing to take responsibility, you exhibit self-leadership and inspire your team by setting an example through your actions. Your passion lies in amplifying people’s strengths, leading to optimal outcomes for both our staff and the people we work with.
Driven to do it differently to find creative and innovative solutions to motivate and involve your team so that they engage in new approaches and ways of thinking.
Kind and caring with an understanding of and respect for individuals’ qualities, abilities and diverse backgrounds.
Advocating for equality and integrity in all you do, with your strong communication and management skills, you work collaboratively to achieve the best outcome.
Always learning to continuously develop your own and your teams’ skills and knowledge in theory and case law, and to learn from feedback so that you can use it to inform future practice.
Passionate about following the professional standards of SWE/HCPC with a commitment to continue your professional development.
Our Rewards and benefits

Up to 33 day’s holiday p.a. plus bank holidays – Option to ‘buy’ additional days
Membership of the Local Government contributory pension scheme, employer’s contribution of up to 19.9%
Relocation package up to a maximum of £8,000 to cover reimbursement of expenses for newly appointed employees (conditions apply in line with council policy)
Regular monthly formal and informal support and supervision
Local and national discounts for shopping and travel
Extensive Continuous Professional Development opportunities, career progression scheme including the opportunity to train as a Practice Educator, Best Interest Assessor or Adult Mental Health Practitioner.

To apply for this job please visit careers.newjob.org.uk.