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Divisional Lead Social Care-South Manchester

Job Type

Secondment: 12 months (Can be offered as fixed term)

Region

Manchester

Salary

Location

£50,952 - £57,349 per annum pro rata

Posted Date

3 November 2023

Chorlton House, Manchester

Closing Date

10 November 2023

The post holder will be based within the South Manchester division of GMMH to improve and develop all aspects of social care and provide senior advice to managers and practitioners on the delegated responsibilities set out in the s.75 agreement.

The post holder will provide senior support and advice to South Manchester teams to ensure the best possible standard of social care is delivered to users, their families and carers.

The post holder will support the monitoring and reporting of the organisation’s statutory responsibilities for the use of the Mental Health Act, Mental Capacity Act, DOLs, Care Act and other legislative functions and accountabilities.

The post holder will be specifically responsible for the oversight of commissioning and safeguarding processes within the division. They will lead on the embedding of good practice standards and sustainable systems that support delivery these aspects of the organisation’s statutory responsibilities in relation to its legislative functions and accountabilities.

The post holder will take a lead on divisional training programme to promote the delivery of high-quality social care provision..

Main duties of the job


Support the division in the delivery of the delegated social care functions of Manchester City as detailed in the section 75 agreement
Share knowledge and expertise by presenting training sessions and individual coaching
The post holder will take a lead for Social Work Development across the 3 divisions which includes Student placements and our inhouse ASYE programme.

Detailed job description and main responsibilities
See attached detailed job description and person specification:

Staff benefits

Pay Enhancements – 30% additional for Evenings (8pm onwards) and Saturdays and 60% additional for Sundays and Bank holidays.
27 days annual leave plus bank holidays rising to 29 after 5 years and 33 days after 10 years
Excellent pension
Cycle to work scheme
Salary sacrifice car scheme
Wellbeing programme
Blue Light Card Discounts
Person specification
Qaulification
Essential criteria

Post graduate qualification in social work or mental health related area.
Experience
Essential criteria

Experience of working at senior social work level within a complex multi-disciplinary organisation
Desirable criteria

Experience of managing staff and knowledge of HR policies
knowledge
Essential criteria

Knowledge of implementing evidence based practices within the workplace
Desirable criteria

Financial management skills.
Knowledge
Essential criteria

In depth knowledge of the Mental Health Act, Mental Capacity Act, Care Act and other related legislation
Desirable criteria

Experience of policy development, service monitoring and review

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