Assistant Team Manager, Advice and Contact Team

Wiltshire Council
£30,000 - £39,999
08 Nov 2019
12 Nov 2019
Contract Type
Part Time
Assistant Team Manager, Advice and Contact Team

Salary: £37,849 - £39,782 pro rata

Date Closes: 10/11/2019

Ref Number: ASAR01060

Working Pattern: Permanent Part Time

Location: Trowbridge



We currently have an opportunity for you as a Social Worker or Occupational Therapist to be part of the leadership and management support for the Advice and Contact Team as an Assistant Team Manager.

About the role

You will be part of a team responding to adult social care enquiries and concerns (primarily on the telephone), from both the public and professionals, providing information, advice and signposting as well as taking referrals for adult social care. A focus of the service is to support people to live as independently as possible within their communities and the support you offer will be key to this. You will have line management responsibility for Information Officers.

About you

We are looking for a Social Worker or Occupational Therapist who has experience of supervising and/or line managing staff. You will have substantial experience of adult social care, as well as an ability to manage and lead change. Communication skills are key, and you will have experience of communicating with a range of different people, in different ways.

You will be able to work as part of a team, as well as take responsibility and prioritise your own work load - this includes being able to analyse and appraise your own work and performance.

Find out more and apply

Please read the role description and person specification carefully before you apply (see below), as well as our values and behaviours framework (Approximately half of all interview questions relate to the framework).

You can then make your application online by clicking the apply button at the bottom of this web page. If you are submitting a CV please ensure you read our CV and cover letter criteria carefully to avoid your CV being rejected.

For specific information about this job, please contact Nicky Patrick, Team Manager. Email: Telephone: 01249 706751.

This role is subject to certain successful security checks; please see role description for

Values and Behaviours Framework

All candidates are assessed against the council's behaviours framework (available below) during the interviewing process. Approximately half of all questions relate to the framework.

Click here to download our behaviours framework

To Apply Click "Apply"