An exciting opportunity has arisen in the 0-25 SEND Preparing for Adulthood Service. We are looking for an experienced, qualified Practice Lead.
Practice Manager Assessment and Care Management
£42,681 - £ 45,585 pa plus a market supplement
This post will include the direct supervision and line management of the Senior Practitioner and five social workers in the Preparing for Adulthood Service which is part of the 0-25 SEND Service. We are looking for the following attributes for the role:•Dynamic, innovative, committed and passionate Leader with a comprehensive knowledge and skill-base of working with Children and Adults with Disabilities•You will have a track record of leading and managing well performing teams, improving services, creating environments in which staff can deliver high standards•Practice the social model of disability and Person Centred practice and knowledge of Preparing for Adulthood•Experienced in dealing with and managing complex situations and safeguarding ensuring positive outcomes young people and their families•Ability to provide visible leadership and be accountable for the performance and quality of work in respect of the service•Excellent communication skills and the ability to develop relationships which enable effective partnership working to deliver a high quality service for Newham•Have the ability to maintain and utilise performance management tools to monitor work and improve outcomes for young people and their families. Able to maintain, interrogate and analyse performance management information and data to track, manage and report on performance and quality.•To ensure that service delivery is compliant with statutory requirements, locally defined procedures and performance measures.•To regularly provide an overview of the service areas to the Group Manager and Head of Service
Playing a key role in the improvement journey the post holder will be responsible for ensuring the effective delivery of services under their line management and mobilise improvement activity in line with the broader Learning and Improvement Plan of the service.
The London Borough of Newham is a Disability Confident employer. Candidates who declare that they have a disability in accordance with the Equality Act 2010 and meet the essential criteria as specified in the Job Profile will be guaranteed an interview.Priority consideration on all advertised roles will be given to London Borough of Newham Redeployees.The London Borough of Newham is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable groups and expects staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Please be aware that a Disclosure and Barring Scheme (DBS) check will be required for any position with access to these groups under the provision of the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974. In addition, the Authority reserves the right to request employees undertake a basic disclosure check (Disclosure Scotland) where required for the role this includes anyone who has access to (or information obtained directly from) a government database, or has a GCSX account. These posts will be required to have a Basic Disclosure Scotland check as per the requirements of BPSS (Baseline Personnel Security Standards).Should you require any help or advice with your online application, please contact the Recruitment Help Desk on: 0203 373 0909.