Salary range: £57,171 - £60,396
Hours of work: 36 hours per week
Location: Civic Centre and other community based locations
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.
This post is part of the Senior Management Team, in Adult Social Care, and is responsible for leading our Direct Services. This is a front line service, responsible for our outstanding in-house day opportunities and outreach services and supported living accommodation at Tudor Gardens. The Service Manager will take the lead for the day to day running and development of our Direct Services provision, ensuring staff, people who use our services and their carers/families are supported and consulted on changes or operational issues. This is a very challenging role, working with vulnerable members of our community where the delivery of good quality supported living accommodation and in house day opportunities is paramount.
We are looking for an outstanding candidate with excellent communication skills and potential to provide innovative solutions. We want a senior manager who can lead a team to deliver services to our vulnerable residents and their families.
If you are passionate about supporting people to secure supported accommodation and outstanding day opportunities to help meet the individual aspirations and outcomes of our residents then we look forward to receiving your application.
Closing Date: 31 October 2021 (23:00)
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. We positively encourage all applicants to self-identify their characteristics in the diversity survey section in the application.
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. Applicants should be aware that posts working with children, young people and vulnerable adults are subject to an Enhanced DBS check as well as other employment clearances.
Brent has a positive approach to flexible working.
As a disability confident employer Brent welcomes applications from people with all disabilities, including hidden disabilities and mental health conditions. We will interview any disabled applicant who meets the essential criteria. If you require reasonable adjustments to be made to any part of the recruitment process due to your disability, please contact us on firstname.lastname@example.org
Please note CVs will not be considered as part of your application for this position.