Service Manager - Younger Adults - Lanarkshire, Motherwell, ML1 1
Based within Housing and Social Work Services, Motherwell you will work as an essential member of North Lanarkshire's Younger Adult services, which plays a key role in leading and managing specified activities and themes in Social Work and contributes to the emergent shared health, housing and social work agenda through integration.
The primary functions of the post will be to promote and develop the personalisation of outcomes focused support arrangements for adults in North Lanarkshire with a disability, long term conditions, learning disability, mental health difficulty or addiction issues.
The post holder will need to work effectively during a period of significant organisation and legislative change and budgetary constraints while at the same time, maintaining professional standards, providing professional guidance and supporting staff.
You will require to demonstrate a commitment to Social Work values and standards and be aware of our vision for modern supports and services which improve people's lives. You should be able to demonstrate resilience, and ability to work to tight deadlines as well as managing performance. You will also require to forge and promote partnership working across statutory and other partnership arrangements and contribute significantly to both the social work and integrated strategic agendas.
You will have an Honours Degree/SVQ Level 5, or equivalent, in a relevant discipline with considerable experience in Social Work including supervisory experience or other relevant discipline at a senior level, a proven track record of successful Multi-Agency Working, strong leadership skills and successful partnerships with users and carers and knowledge of the Social Work agenda and statutory framework. Registration with a relevant professional body eg the Scottish Social Services Council (SSSC), Health Care Professionals Council (HCPC) is also essential while a relevant Post Graduate or Management qualification and experience of managing Social Work Services within a Local Authority is desirable.
You will require to become a Protecting Vulnerable Group Scheme (PVG) member prior to starting this post.
This post is a re-advertisement previous applicants need not re-apply.
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