Deputy Team Manager - Integrated Discharge Team

Bolton Council
Bolton, Greater Manchester
Closing date
12 Aug 2022

An exciting opportunity has arisen within the Integrated Discharge Team (IDT) to undertake the role of Deputy Team Manager. IDT is a busy team which currently supports Social Workers, Community Assessment Officers and Discharge Coordinators.

You will be responsible for overseeing day to day operational matters and support the Team Manager to ensure the Department meets its statutory and legal requirements. You will have knowledge and experience of undertaking statutory duties under the Care Act 2014. You will be required to support the hospital with maintaining flow and discharges which may include attending escalation meetings. You will provide professional guidance, supervision and leadership to IDT staff.

About You

We are looking to recruit an enthusiastic and motivated individual who has a passion for working with adults and older adults. You will have an in depth knowledge and understanding of our customers’ needs and aspirations. You will have experience of working with social work services and commitment to developing quality services, working in partnership with health colleagues and supporting hospital flow. You will have an understanding of relevant Social Work legislation and good practice. Furthermore, the individual concerned needs to have a passion in supporting, facilitating and enabling Integration within the wider ICP framework.

You should have the ability lead, manage, organise, support and maintain the use of information technology systems.

About Us

Bolton is a place that is passionate about improving the outcomes and experience of Bolton people. We want our people and our place to prosper, and this will be happen through driving forward transformation and reform of our services, in partnership, to promote the wellbeing for all.

Bolton has a strong foundation of delivering good services across public services but also the health and care market, with a clear focus on person centered care.

If you are motivated, passionate and desire to have a varied role and be apart of a supportive organisation and want to make a genuine difference we want to hear from you. In return we will offer you:

  • Work life balance including flexible working, home, and office-based working.
  • Supportive management and access to regular supervision.
  • Health & wellbeing support
  • Excellent pension and salary sacrifice schemes
  • The opportunity to undertake a variety of appropriate training.
  • Opportunity to shape practice and service delivery with the Principal Social Worker
  • Access to learning resources
  • Essential car user allowance on top of your salary
  • We offer a robust Employee Assistance Programme, offer of physiotherapy and occupational vaccination schemes.
  • A range of benefits including annual gym membership, high street and eating out discounts and many more form our Viv up scheme. 

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