Service Manager Social Work - Adults Learning Disabilities

Location Bradford-on-Avon
Salary £39 - £41 per hour
1. To have overall responsibility for management of the Locality Learning Disability Service and Liberty Protection Safeguards Service.
2. To ensure that assessments, plans, interventions and review processes are timely, well planned, person centred and follow the appropriate statutory and local decision making frameworks.
3. Provide direct line management and have supervisory responsibility for front line Team Managers and professional staff and to promote their professional development.
4. Promote participation and the adults voice as part of your leadership, putting person centred decision making at the centre of your practice.
5. Build and sustain effective working partnerships across the service areas to promote joined up, and effective responses to adults with learning disabilities and their carers/supporters/families and all those who need statutory Liberty Protection Safeguarding support through Mental Capacity Act.

6. You will be jointly responsible for the recruitment and selection of the workforce required to effectively run this service area ensuring that safe and appropriate recruitment processes are followed.
7. Provide strong leadership to the service area, working alongside your colleagues to develop effective communication and to ensure continued service development.
8. Investigate and make recommendations to senior management concerning matters of staff conduct and professional responsibilities.
9. Ensure that the service area is subject to effective financial management and works to the allocated budget.
10. Operate to meet local and national targets by managing performance and ensuring continual progress and improvement.
11. Provide effective support to practitioners in respect of areas for development or improvement
12. Exercise a high degree of professional judgment within Council guidelines and will be expected to be self reliant on a day to day basis.
13. Provide regular high quality formal supervision to their managers.
14. Ensure that the requirements of GDPR and Freedom of Information Act are met.