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Practice Manager

  • Employer: Halton Borough Council
  • Reference: ADU/24/279660
  • Published: Fri 03/05/2024, 10:00 AM
  • Closing on: Fri 31/05/2024, 23:59 PM
  • Working Pattern: Flexible Hours, Full Time
  • Hours: 37 hours per week
  • Salary: £44,428 - £47,420 per annum (Pay award pending)
  • DBS Check: Enhanced
  • Location: Halton Borough Council, Cheshire

An exciting opportunity has arisen within the Community Mental Health Team in Halton. The team is a busy social work team responsible for supporting adults who live within the borough who have complex and enduring mental health needs.

As the Practice Manager, you have the relevant experience in leading high performing teams, as well as experience in coaching and developing teams to achieve meaningful outcomes for the people we support. The Practice Manager would also have experience and working knowledge of the Care Act 2014, The Mental Capacity Act 2005, The Mental Health Act 1983, as well as other relevant legislative knowledge. Its is desirable that the Practice manager is also an Approved Mental Health Professional, or has relevant experience working with The Mental Health Act 1983.

The Practice Manager will have experience of working collaboratively with a range of different services and teams including health, Children’s Services, the Voluntary and Private Sector as well as commissioned service and in house services/teams to achieve positive outcomes for the people we support. As the Practice Manager, you will support the Principal Manager in ensuring that the council’s aims and objectives operationally are implemented, covering when required. You will have good interpersonal and communication skills, a flexible approach and a willingness to continually improve your practice; in addition, you must hold a full driving licence.

Your role will include the supervision of qualified Social Workers and Community Care Workers. You will be part of a strong and supportive management Team with access to well-constructed risk management processes and legal advice pathways.

Halton’s offer to you includes ;

In Halton, we strive to provide excellent and flexible support for our employees allowing access to a wide range of professional development and training opportunities.

Halton Council are committed to flexible working. You will be supported through supervision to ensure your wellbeing is fully protected while you work.

As a Local Authority we are passionate about supporting Career progression and development, this involves programmes such as;

  • Practice Educator Course
  • Best Interest Assessor
  • Approved Mental Health Practitioner
  • Management progression

We also offer:

  • A competitive rate of pay
  • Access to a generous pension scheme
  • Car user allowance
  • Free parking
  • Generous annual leave entitlement, up to 34 days per year
  • Flexible working scheme

Please note that this job is subject to a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check

For an informal discussion please contact: Sarah Foy, Principal Manager of the Complex Care Widnes and Mental Health Team on  0151 511 8082

Interviews to be held in June 2024

Downloads

  • Cautions and Convictions Flowchart
  • Guidance - Completing Your Online Application
  • Our Values Framework
  • JDPS - Practice Manager

How to Apply

Please apply online via the link provided.

Please note, we do not accept CVs. Please fully complete the on-line application form.

 

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  • Employer: Halton Borough Council
  • Reference: ADU/24/279660
  • Published: Fri 03/05/2024, 10:00 AM
  • Closing on: Fri 31/05/2024, 23:59 PM
  • Working Pattern: Flexible Hours, Full Time
  • Hours: 37 hours per week
  • Salary: £44,428 - £47,420 per annum (Pay award pending)
  • DBS Check: Enhanced
  • Location: Halton Borough Council, Cheshire

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