Team Manager- Community/Prevention
Salary range: £49,452 - £52,476 p.a. inc.
Hours of work: 36 hours per week
Location: Civic Centre and other locations from time to time
Exciting new opportunity in a new Commissioning Contracting and Market Management team
Brent is a tremendously vibrant London borough where the iconic arch of Wembley Stadium dominates the skyline. Spanning both inner and outer London, it is a borough of huge contrasts in terms of its economic, environmental, ethnic and social make up. Brent's diversity is evident to all who visit our borough and our long history of ethnic and cultural diversity has created a place that is truly unique and valued by those who live and work here.
The council is pursuing a far-reaching transformation agenda that better meets the needs of our community so it is an exciting time to join us.
We are creating a new Commissioning, Contracting and Market Management Service in Adult Social Care. The vision for the new service is to achieve excellence in commissioning for residents in Brent. The service will aim to ensure commissioning always meets local need through having a strong evidence base for all commissioning decisions (including genuinely understanding what people want), commissioning services in the right place, at the right time, ensuring they offer value for money, are of excellent quality and deliver excellent outcomes for individuals through a vibrant marketplace.
We are currently recruiting for Team Manager - Community and Preventative Services to take an operational and strategic lead on all commissioning, contracting and market management activity in this designated thematic area.
You will need to have a proven track record of achievement at a similar management level in a similarly large and complex organisation and experience of leading and managing staff teams. You will also impress with you leadership and management skills, with a strong performance management ethos and ability to manage complex budgets.
Closing Date: 17 April 2018 (23:59)
Assessment & Interview Date: tbc
Brent Council values the diversity of its community and aims to have a workforce that reflects this and therefore encourage applications from all sections of the community.
Applications are particularly welcome from people with disabilities and LGBT (lesbian, gay, bi-sexual and transgender) applicants as they are under-represented across the council.
All organisations and individuals who work with children and young people, or are involved in providing services for them have a duty to safeguard and promote their welfare.
We are committed to safer recruitment and safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.
Before you join Brent Council, you will need to provide your National Insurance (NI) number and undergo a Home Office Standard I.D. check.
Please note CVs will not be considered as part of your application for this position.