Head of Service Community Learning Disability Team

Employer
Royal Borough of Greenwich
Location
England, London, Woolwich
Salary
£72969 - £77652 per annum
Closing date
27 Oct 2021

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Sector
Health and Social Care, Social Care
Job role
Head of Service
Contract Type
Full time

Job Details

Strength in people. Strength in communities. Strength in diversity.

We put individuals, families and communities at the heart of care and wellbeing. Supporting independence, building resilience and better connecting people with communities, activities and opportunities is important to us.

An exciting opportunity has arisen to work in the Greenwich Integrated Community Learning Disabilities Services. We are looking for an experienced, autonomous, and highly motivated leader who can influence practice and integrated working.

This post will be critical to the delivery of our Forward Thinking vision. The post requires a high level of competence, skill, and motivation to work within a well-established multidisciplinary/multiagency team. You will be working with vulnerable adults with Learning Disabilities who also present with complex behavioural and general health needs.

You will be expected to work alongside partners and providers to deliver high-quality services and positive person-centred outcomes for individuals within the Royal Borough of Greenwich Integrated Health & Social Care Team, which provides specialist assessment, care management, and clinical intervention for people with Learning Disabilities who require services.

As Head of Service, you will have operational responsibilities for the team's day-to-day business, ensuring effective clinical performance, delivering solid and sustained service improvements, providing excellent Health and Social Care service to people with a learning disability, and meeting agreed upon KPI's.

You will need to demonstrate excellent management and leadership to ensure effective delivery of service involving people with learning disabilities in all aspects of their care.

You will provide excellent leadership to the Multi-Disciplinary Team, leading by example.

You will have excellent communication skills and be transparent and in touch with your team. You will be someone who have demonstrable transformed a service and is seeking to make improvements that leads to a high performance team.

We will have a strong focus on CPD and we will support you to develop your skills; you will work as part of a wide and supportive clinical and social care team.

We are happy to consider flexible/agile working arrangements

Additional Information

This post will work for RBG and Oxleas. We, therefore, welcome applications from those with either social care or health background, and we will need to work with the successful candidate to agree on terms and conditions.

Royal Borough of Greenwich and Oxleas NHS Foundation Trust are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of Adults and Older people and expect all staff to share this commitment.

Both organisations value the diversity of their community and aim to have a workforce that reflects this. We, therefore, encourage applications from all sections of society.

Please visit our recruitment site royalgreenwichcareers.com for more information and to make an application. We'd also encourage you to arrange a call to discuss the role.

Royal Borough of Greenwich reserves the right to close any vacancy earlier than the advertised closing date should there be a high volume of applications received.

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Why work for the Royal Borough of Greenwich?

The Royal Borough Of Greenwich supports equality and diversity in the workplace. The borough has a clear commitment to the LGBT community, mental health issues, race equality and disability.

Greenwich offers a diverse range of roles, from junior to senior positions, spanning service sectors from children’s services to engineering.

With the main council offices based in the heart of Woolwich, employees also benefit from an excellent transport links, while central London is just 20 minutes away.

Excellent benefits

  • Up to 31 days leave per year.
  • Flexible working hours.
  • Developing opportunities to maximise employee’s potential.
  • Annual season ticket loan.
  • Greenwich One Card which entitles employees to discounts at local businesses.
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