Senior Manager

Surrey County Council

Job title:

Senior Manager


Surrey County Council

Job description


  • Reference: SCC/TP/305102/1161
  • Positions: 1
  • Salary: £68,774 per annum
  • Category: Executive Senior Management
  • Contract type: Secondment
  • Working hours: 36 hours per week
  • Posted on: 7 June 2024
  • Closing date: 14 June 2024
  • Directorate: Adult Social Care & Integrated Commissioning
  • Location: Tandridge District Council Office, Oxted, Surrey, RH8 0BT

DescriptionWe are committed to the development of our workforce. This position is only available to applicants who already work for Surrey County Council. We thank you for your interest in our roles and would encourage you to review our vacancies which are open to all.This role has a starting salary of £68,774 per annum based on a 36-hour working week. This is a 6 month fixed term/secondment opportunity.We are excited to be hiring a new Senior Manager to join our fantastic Tandridge locality team and the East Surrey Hospital team.The Tandridge locality team is embedded in the heart of the locality with district council colleagues in spacious offices in Oxted town centre with plenty of onsite parking. The East Surrey Hospital team co-located with SASH health partners on site at the hospital in Redhill. You will have visible presence in both offices, you will also have the option to work from home up to two days a week in this hybrid role.Rewards and Benefits

  • 26 days’ holiday (prorated for part time staff), rising to 28 days after 2 years’ service and 30 days after 5 years’ service
  • Option to buy up to 10 days of additional annual leave
  • An extensive Employee Assistance Programme (EAP) to support health and wellbeing
  • Up to 5 days of carer’s leave per year
  • Paternity, adoption and dependents leave
  • A generous local government salary related pension
  • Lifestyle discounts including gym, travel, shopping and many more
  • 2 paid volunteering days plus 1 team volunteering day per year
  • Learning and development hub where you can access a wealth of resources

About the TeamCovering an area of 96 square miles, the district has a population of approximately 85,400, making it the third smallest in Surrey by population. The Locality team work with diligence and passion to meet the Care Act eligible needs of people over 65 and people with a Physical Disability or Sensory Impairment.Leading a multi-disciplinary team of 36 staff in the Locality, which includes registered Social Workers and Occupational Therapists working alongside social care assistants, finance staff and administrators, you will have the support of a team manager and assistant team managers whilst reporting on your performance to the Director of Operations. Similarly in the hospital team you will lead a team of 17 staff, integrated with health and Reablement colleagues in the Transfer of Care Hub to enable safe and timely discharge on Pathways 1, 2 and 3 of people admitted to East Surrey Hospital.About the RoleThe provision of local personalised support is at the heart of our services. You will be responsible and accountable for the day-to-day delivery of high quality adult social care support for a specific district or borough. You will be an integral member of your local leadership team within your designated geographical area across Surrey. Additionally, you will have responsibility for a delegated budget and for improving and maintaining high performance standards of the teams/service (including CQC assurance requirements)that you are responsible for. You’ll also have opportunities resulting from being part of the countywide management team to promote consistent and innovative best practice across the whole county.In this role, you will work strategically with district and borough council partners, health providers, care providers and the independent and voluntary sector. You will develop effective relationships that are focused on improving the lives of the local population in general and in particular those people that we provide support to.To be considered for shortlisting for this position, your application will clearly evidence the following:

  • A Professional qualification in social care (social care, occupational therapy, or other relevant health qualification)
  • Relevant recent experience in managing frontline social care
  • A proven track record of successfully managing teams within a health or social care setting
  • An ability to demonstrate a high level understanding and commitment to the personalisation agenda
  • Direct experience of delivering adult social care services and a comprehensive and applied knowledge of adult social care legislation
  • An understanding and commitment to supporting carers and demonstrable commitment to delivering support and managing staff in accordance with the Councils Equality and Diversity policy

Please submit an expression of interest including how you meet the key responsibilities in less than 1000 words and a CV on no more than 2 sides.Contact UsPlease contact us for any questions relating to the role. This could be to discuss flexible working requests, transferable skills or any barriers to employment.For an informal discussion please contact Paul Richard – 07977 020378.The job advert closes at 23:59 on 14/06/2024 with interviews planned for 21/06/2024.We look forward to receiving your application, please click on the apply online button below to submit.An enhanced DBS ‘Disclosure and Barring Service’ check for regulated activity (formerly known as CRB) and the Children’s and Adults’ Barred List checks will be required for this role.Our ValuesOur values are as important as our abilities and shape who we are as an organisation. Discover more about our .Before submitting your application, we recommend you read the job description. Our Life at Surrey handbook also attached provides insights of the culture at Surrey and how as a valued employee, you can help shape our Council.Our CommitmentSurrey County Council is proud to be a Disability Confident Employer. A guaranteed interview will be offered to all disabled applications where:

  • The candidate has evidenced the minimum criteria for the role through their application
  • The candidate has chosen to share that they have a disability on the application form

Our application form and onboarding process will provide an opportunity to request any reasonable adjustments for the interview and/or the role.We want to be an inclusive and diverse employer reflecting the community we serve and particularly welcome applications from all underrepresented groups.Files to download

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£68774 per year


Oxted, Surrey – Tandridge, Surrey

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