• Full Time
  • Permanent
  • Portsmouth, Hampshire
  • 44428 - 48474 £ / Year
  • 26 February 2024

Website Portsmouth City Council

Local Government

Assistant Team Manager Portsmouth – Integrated Adult: Continuing Care Team

Salary: Band: 11, £44,428 – £48,474 p.a.37 hours per week

Would you like to be part of a unique, integrated and established continuing care team offering a wide range of knowledge around both health and social care, a team that offers varied opportunities for learning and works across a range of service user/client groups?  Be part of a team that values quality including good quality Care Act assessments/ care implementation and one that is committed to the appropriate application of the National Framework for NHS Continuing healthcare and NHS- funded Nursing care? Would you like to work in a city with a diverse community and good transport links?

If so, we would welcome an application from you.

Portsmouth City Council

At Portsmouth City Council we’re all about developing our staff, because we want to build a bigger and better city, but we need the best employees to do so.

With a little over 207,000 residents and 7,000 businesses throughout this city, this unitary authority’s main goal is to ensure the best care and development of all those within the city.

From customer service to multi-million-pound projects, our residents are at the heart of everything we do.

The Service

You will be part of the Integrated Continuing Healthcare (CHC) Team to support in the management and delivery of the CHC services within Portsmouth place base. The Local Authority is the lead agency for the delivery of CHC services within the Portsmouth place base of Hampshire and Isle of Wight Integrated Care Board.

What is the role

This is an exciting opportunity for an enthusiastic, highly motivated and dynamic social work professional with experience of multi-agency/integrated working to join us as an Assistant Team Manager.   The post holder will have responsibility to support the team manager with the day-to-day management of the team, acting as mentor and supervisor to the staff, and be the lead for social care within the team. They will provide guidance, support and advice on case work and ensure safe and effective decision making for all. The post holder will play a key role in ensuring staff performance is maintained by continual monitoring, review, supervision and personal development reviews.  In addition other duties will include supporting with CHC appeals/disputes, the delivery of training and deputising in the absence of the team manager.  You will also promote effective and responsive multi-disciplinary team working and networking within and across all community organisations and agencies.

What you’ll need to succeed

You will need a qualification in social work and have a sound and relevant legal, theoretical and practice knowledge bas particularly in relation the Care Act and Mental Capacity Act.  You will have some experience / knowledge of the Continuing Health Care responsibilities.   As well as possessing robust and comprehensive assessment skills whilst being able to make confident positive risk management decisions, you will have experience of working in asupervisory role in a social or health care setting.  You will have an understanding of the change management processes and the ability to drive, inspire and motivate a team promoting a positive team ethos.   With excellent communication skills including comprehensive report writing skills you will be emotionally resilient with the ability to use your initiative and to problem solve under pressure.

You will need to demonstrate that you have the Right to Work in the UK. No post will be offered without it.

What you’ll get in return

We really appreciate our employees and fully realise they are essential to our success and look to offer an inclusive, supportive working environment where employees can reach their potentials with a healthy work life balance, offering the following rewards:

  • Generous annual leave (27 days per year rising to 31, pro rata for part time hours) with the potential to purchase additional leave.
  • A fantastic pension which allows you the opportunity to pay in more for that greater return.
  • Flexible working hours.
  • Access to a wide range of training and development opportunities including apprenticeships.
  • Extensive wellbeing support through the Employee Assistance Programme
  • Discount on travel, travel loans and the bike loan scheme
  • Discounts on a wide range of goods and services – access a range of discounts and offers from thousands of restaurants, shops and more.

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