Team Manager (Let’s Talk) – Adult Social Care

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Team Manager (Let’s Talk) – Adult Social Care
JARROW, Tyne & Wear
Interim Position

S Tyneside 5164514202984

Posted: 31st August 2023 10:11
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  • Pay Rate:

    £25.18 per hour PAYE

  • Hours per Week:

    35-37 Monday – Friday, normal working hours

  • This opening assignment is for 3 months

  • JARROW, Tyne & Wear,

    NE32 3LE

What's involved with this role:

Interim Team Manager (Let’s Talk) – Adult Social Care

Reference no:  S Tyneside 5164514202984

Pay rate: £25.18 per hour PAYE

Hours per week: 35-37 Monday – Friday, normal working hours

This opening assignment is for 3 months

City: JARROW, Tyne & Wear

Enhanced DBS required for this role

A Team Manager is required to have accountability for the Let’s Talk Team and be pivotal in promoting and governing excellent practice and developing excellent practitioners. To support the development and delivery of effective evidence-based practice in Adult Social Care and be responsible for ensuring practice is safe, person centred and underpinned by the Let’s Talk Together strengths-based approach.  To ensure the team is highly effective, meets all statutory requirements and supports all aspects of practice development through effective performance management oversite.

Key responsibilities:

  • Ensure all staff are working in line with the principles of our Let’s Talk Together strengths-based approach, promoting health and wellbeing and are providing good quality information, advice and guidance to adopt a preventative approach. Ensure the team are working as one team.
  • Accountability for delivering against team and individual objectives set by the Community Services Manager.
  • Attend or chair relevant meetings which require high level professional input or where practitioners may need to be supported.
  • Support and encourage all staff to promote the use of personal budgets and direct payments to enable individuals to maximise their opportunities for self-directed support.
  • Ensure statutory duties are adhered to and any issues are reported in a timely manner and are compliance with current and future legislative duties.
  • Ensure effective management of safeguarding within council policy and procedures and the scrutiny of packages of support so effective community options are explored whilst keeping people safe.
  • Provide robust line management arrangements for the Let’s Talk Team. Responsibility for ensuring that the team meets all statutory requirements set through legislation and guidance.
  • Ensure the team is highly effective and high performing and that they work collaboratively with the person, their families and other wider partners to provide a Let’s Talk Together approach to information and advice, assessment and planning. Provide all members of the team with good quality reflective supervision that is challenging and explorative and in accordance with policy and practice and ensure professional standards are maintained.
  • Participate in the recruitment and selection of staff.
  • Undertake case audits and observe practice, ensuring that practice continuously improves and compliant with national guidance, legislation and STC Policies and Procedures.


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If you are successful in securing this role, please note that for the entire duration of this contract, regardless of extension you will be working this role at the PAYE rate that has been advertised. For absolute clarity, we only work on a PAYE basis, rather than entertaining umbrella pay terms, we do not offer Ltd/umbrella or outside IR35 rates. If you wish to understand PAYE vs Umbrella more, please let us know and we can send you some additional information for clarity.

Please quote the Job Title & Vacancy Reference No. in your application, or we will be unable to match your CV to the role being applied for.

Other “Essential Requirements” – Please check to ensure that your CV addresses the following items:

  • Educated to degree level in relevant subject or equivalent professional body.
  • Registered with Social Work England or equivalent professional body.
  • Minimum of 12 months recent experience in a similar role or context and ideally within a public sector organisation.
  • Strong IT skills including Microsoft packages or equivalent (e.g. G Suite).


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Unless the DBS requirement stated above is for a Basic Disclosure, your DBS must be either through us or be accompanied by a subscription to the DBS updating service.



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Team Manager (Let’s Talk) – Adult Social Care
Client Category: Local Authority

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