Team Manager

Recruiter
2m Employment Solutions Limited
Location
City Of London
Salary
£30603.00 pa
Posted
11 Apr 2017
Closes
11 May 2017
Sector
Healthcare
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Title: Team Manager - Outreach Tower Hamlets and Hackney

Hours: Full-time - 38 hours per week Permanent

Salary: £30,603.00 per annum

Location: The post is based in Mile End with support being delivered across Tower Hamlets and Hackney

Job Ref: TM2026

About the role

- Working with two Support Coordinators you will lead a team motivated and enthusiastic team of Support Workers working across Tower Hamlets and Hackney to engage, enable and empower people with a learning disability to achieve their goals and ambitions.
- You will develop close relationships with Hackney and Tower Hamlets Community Learning Disability and Brokerage Teams to market the service and to identify and assess new referrals.
- Working with the customer, their family and professionals you will complete assessments to identify needs and personalised approaches to meet these needs in a creative way.
- You will work with the Support Coordinators to manage systems to enable support hours to be used innovatively and flexibly to meet the needs of the people we support.
- You will to mentor and training the team to develop support plans and risk assessments that reflect people's needs, preferences and aspirations; creating a culture where plans are actively implemented and reviewed so that people are supported in the way that they want.

About Outward

For 40 years, Outward has been providing high-quality support and care services to vulnerable people in London. Set up by parents of disabled children looking for alternatives to institutional care provision, Our aim is to support customers to have genuine control over their lives, play an active role in the community, accept responsibilities and develop as individuals. Supporting the people we are supporting to make positive choices and take advantage of good opportunities.

About You

You will share our values and passion to engage, enable and empower vulnerable adults to lead the lives they want. Using your experience of working in a similar setting you will have developed the skills you need to engage and motivate service teams to provide creative and flexible services that make a positive difference to people's lives.

Outward's Outreach team has a strong reputation across Hackney and Tower Hamlets, and have a growing number of referrals, you will be able to maintain this reputation by providing a consistent, transparent and professional services that customers and professionals can depend on.

As the Team Manager you will be responsible for ensuring the delivery of a high quality support service for adults with a range of needs, through making sure the service adheres to all the relevant legislative and performance standards, contract compliance. You will be an excellent communicator liaising effectively with key stakeholders including the multi-disciplinary and health professionals, family carers and customers. You will be able to easily interpret and apply policy into practice, including principles and practices of safeguarding adults at risk, budget management, health and safety, mental capacity act and upholding the rights of customers to be involved at all levels of decision making as well as achieving good outcomes for customers.

Benefits

Outward has a comprehensive selection of benefits including:

- 25 days holiday plus bank holidays
- An occupational sick pay scheme
- Access to Employee Assistance Scheme
- Scheme that enables you to purchase additional annual leave
- A scheme that entitled you to tax breaks on childcare costs

The closing date is Monday 24th April 2017. Successful applicants will be invited to attend an interview on 02nd May 2017.

Outward is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of adults at risk and expects all staff to share this commitment. If the post you apply for involves working with or having access to adults at risk and/or their records, we will require an Enhanced Disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Services for successful candidates. This will be fully subsidised by Outward.

We are committed to equal opportunities and welcome applications from all sections of the community.

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