Assistant Care Managers, Home First and Urgent Response

Job specification

£32,020 p.a. plus benefits
Salary notes:
Pay Award pending, which is applicable from 1 April 2023. Your starting salary will reflect an increase of £1,925 or a 3.88% uplift to annual salary pro-rata for part time staff (whichever is the higher)
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At Swindon Borough Council, we want our town to be the best it can be. Our ambitious vision is supported by realistic transformation programmes, with the people of Swindon at their heart. Because that’s who we’re doing it for – the communities and businesses that make our town great. As part of the Council, you’ll support a friendly local authority making decisions with real impact. It’s all for better public services. Better processes. And a better quality of life, for everyone. Join us, and Swindon will be better with you.

We have an exciting opportunity for an Assistant Care Manager to join the Adult Social Care team at Swindon Borough Council. The successful candidate will join a friendly, supportive and dynamic team. We are committed to providing good quality supervision and continuing professional development opportunities.

You are an Assistant Care Manager supporting residents to remain independent in their own homes with access to effective information and advice and services that promote a strength base approach.

This is a ‘5 day over 7’ position of which some weekend working is required in order to meet service requirements. 

A valid driving licence and access to a car is essential for this role.

You 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”).

Your next role

The team comprises of Social Workers and Occupational Therapists working together to provide a multi-disciplinary, strength-based approach. We also work closely and collaboratively with our Live Well Hub which utilises Community Navigators, volunteers and a wide range of community services, in order to ensure we work creatively with people to help them meet their desired outcomes. You will demonstrate excellent communication and assessment skills and enjoy working in a fast paced but supportive environment.

If you have experience of working within Adult Social Care or can demonstrate a passion to do so, please reach out to us to find out more!

Your next package

Please see our Rewards and Benefits offer for more details.

As an employee, you will receive a diverse and exciting environment in which to work, encouraging creativity and innovation whilst recognising the need to support ongoing personal development and a flexible work life balance

For Swindon to thrive in the future, we need to lay the foundations now. It’s why our regeneration and transformation programmes are already underway. So, you’ll be joining us at an exciting time on our journey. We’ll look to you to share your knowledge, influence decisions and drive real, positive change. With your contributions, we’ll achieve our vision of a prosperous, re-vitalised Swindon together. And you’ll be proud to say it was made better with you.

Please see our Vision and Values page for more details.

Your next steps

Read the role profile and select the Apply button where you will be redirected to the Swindon Borough Council website to complete our online application process. Clicking the ‘Apply’ button on this job website is not an application, you must register on the Swindon Borough Council website in order to be considered for the role.

Potential applicants are sometimes put off if they don’t meet 100% of the requirements. We think individual experience, skills and passion make all the difference, so if you meet the majority of the criteria, we’d love to hear from you.

For more information or an informal discussion, please contact Rhiannon Hudd, Team Manager, at 

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