Social Worker -Team Manager

Location Swindon
Salary £39.00 - £40.50 per hour
Swindon is seeking an experienced social work team manager with current knowledge and experience of managing a busy mental health service where the social workers are seconded into the Mental Health NHS Trust.  Ideally the person will have the expertise to manage across health and social care mental health roles and be a link between the council and the Trust.  Swindon is currently reviewing its memorandum of understanding for mental health service delivery with the Trust.  In addition there is current transformation across adult social care using a strength based approach and the successful person would need to be able to manage and advise on the Care Act processes which are currently undertaken by both nursing and social care staff.  A knowledge of the AMHP role would also be beneficial although there is an AMHP lead in post, the team manager would be working in a supportive team with a service manager and head of service supporting from the council.