Assistant Care Manager, Learning Disability Team

Job specification

Location:
Swindon
Hours:
37 - happy to talk flexible working
Salary:
£27,966 p.a.
Closing date:
07/03/2021
Interview date:
w/c 22/03/2021
Date posted:
29/01/2021
Swindon’s learning disability team consists of a group of individuals all of whom work tirelessly to maximise life experience for those we support, whatever their job role. The team is recognised for its supportive nature and is one that has adapted well to this new way of working, not only for those we support in the community but also towards each other. We are committed to providing good quality supervision and continuing professional development opportunities.

Within the team, we work within a multi-disciplinary framework with individuals living within a variety of settings to maximise their independence and life opportunities.  Alongside the completion of Care Act assessments and reviews, this team offers an opportunity to develop knowledge and skills in the areas of capacity, DoLs and court work.
The successful applicant will have experience of, and a passion to work with, individuals who have a learning disability.  Demonstrating a commitment to providing a person centred and strengths based approach to their work to enable individuals to maximise their independence and life opportunities.

About the role

Assistant care managers work in partnership with adults with learning disabilities, alongside their families and other support networks, to undertake Care Act Assessments and Reviews as per the requirements of the Care Act 2014.  You will be responsible for managing your own caseload under the supervision and guidance of a supervisor.

What we are looking for 

As an assistant care manager, you will hold an NVQ in Care Level 3 or be able to demonstrate equivalent experience.

Candidates must be fluent in the English language (as a requirement of Part 7 of the Immigration Act for the effective performance of a customer-facing role).

For an informal discussion, please contact Louise Clitheroe, Team Manager on 07818 510435 or Brian Myers, Assistant Team Manager on 07824 081215.

How to apply

To apply, please send your CV and supporting statement outlining your suitability for the role to resourcing@swindon.gov.uk 
 

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