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Manchester CC- Team Manager- Locality

  • Location

    Manchester, Greater Manchester

  • Sector:

    Social Care

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  • Salary:

    Up to £40 per hour

  • Contact:

    Mikeala Osborn

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  • Published:

    8 days ago

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Manchester Local Care Organisation (MLCO) has been established by the partner (Manchester City Council, Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust, Greater Manchester Mental Health Service NHS Trust and Manchester Primary Care Partnership) to integrate, plan and manage community health and social care across the City. By working better together, we are bringing community health and social care services together in our 12 neighbourhoods to form integrated Neighbourhoods Teams (INTs). Our INTs will drive our collaborative approach, developing partnerships and building on existing community assets to facilitate improved delivery specific to each neighbourhood. We will be able to provide improved care closer to home and to support the people of Manchester to live healthier, more independent and fulfilling lives and be part of a thriving and supportive community. Your role is deployed into MLCO by your employer: Manchester City Council.

Key Role Descriptors:

The role holder will be responsible for the safe delivery of care or people support functions, ensuring the discharge of statutory responsibilities and the provision of a high quality standard of service which promotes the wellbeing of individuals and groups within the community.

The role holder will effectively lead, manage and motivate a team of professional practitioners to develop a skilled and confident workforce which meets the needs of the service and Manchester residents.

The role holder will work in collaboration with partners and key stakeholders to develop effective partnerships and greater coordinated working with other services and organisations to ensure a positive contribution to the development and delivery of care and support priorities for the city.

Key Role Accountabilities:

Provide strong management direction and motivate team members through effective performance management and co-ordination to maintain continuous improvement in order to meet service priorities.

The role holder will provide professional consultation, support and guidance for team members and colleagues to assist in decision making and approve specific decisions in the management of cases.

Manage safeguarding risk and quality assurance effectively within the context of an agreed framework, policies, procedures and statutory responsibilities within a multi professional environment.

Work closely with key stakeholders to gather data intelligence in order to identify care needs and priorities to develop sustainable, customer focused service and implementation plans.

Proactively identify and support the implementation of change and improvements in service provision to improve care and support opportunities and outcomes for Manchester residents.

Monitor budgets in accordance with City Council policies and procedures to achieve financial targets and forecast resource requirements as appropriate.

Roles at this level may be required to manage a range of assigned resources. Staff management duties may be either through direct line management (including appraisals, performance management and other duties) or through matrix management of a virtual team of officers.

The role holder will be expected to effectively co-ordinate resources to support the principals of 'joined up' communication and to ensure efficiencies are achieved.

Personal commitment to continuous self development and service improvement.

Through personal example, open commitment and cle action, ensure diversity is positively valued, resulting in equal access and treatment in employment, service delivery, and communications

Where the roleholder is disabled every effort will be made to supply all necessary aids, adaptations or equipment to allow them to carry out all the duties of the role. If, however, a certain task proves to be unachievable, job redesign will be given full consideration

Role portfolio:

The Discharge to Assess Team is a multi-disciplinary team responsible for supporting timely and safe transfer of care from acute and non-acute beds when citizens are medically fit for discharge.

The roleholder will work across the hospital setting, Intermediate Care Units and the Community, working in partnership with health colleagues, to assess and plan the transfer of care on complex cases, promoting independence utilising a strength based approach at all times.

The roleholder will be accountable for highly complex decision making across a range of social work duties and responsibilities.

The roleholder will facilitate effective team and integrated working by promoting team/service goals and sharing information. Identifying and encouraging strengths within the team and offering support and guidance.


Essential requirements:
* Degree in Social Work or equivalent qualification
* Registration with Social Work England
* ASYE completed

Benefits of working with Remedy
* A personal one-one service from your highly experienced dedicated consultant.
* Top tier supplier across London giving us first access to jobs
* Referral bonus - up to £250* per person placed.
* Double payrolls each week.

*Terms & Conditions apply

You will be required to fully register with Remedy for all locum positions.
To be considered for this role, please apply with your CV on the social care team.

Remedy Social Care is a REC Standard agency and is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of the vulnerable. Successful applicants will be required to undertake an Enhanced Disclosure via the DBS. Our objective is to be an equal opportunities employer and we welcome applications from everyone with suitable skills and ability regardless of race, colour, nationality, ethnic or national origin, gender, disability, sexual orientation, age, religion or belief. All applications will be accepted and reviewed solely on merit.