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Operations Managers - DoLS Service

  • Employer: Brighton & Hove City Council
  • Reference: orbis/TP/3108/27800
  • Published: Thu 01/12/2022, 0:00 AM
  • Closing on: Thu 15/12/2022, 0:00 AM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 37
  • Salary: £43516 - £46549
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: Bartholomew Square

Job introduction

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a full-time Operations Managers in the DoLS Service.

We are looking for candidates with strong social work values, strong leadership and organisational skills and experience of managing a high performing team, with the ability to support staff through change whilst keeping good outcomes for people with care and support needs, and their carers at the centre of your practice.

Applicants will need to be registered with Social Work England and will be asked for their Social Work England registration number as part of the application process.

Interview date: TBC

For an informal discussion, please contact Richard D'Souza - (General Manager) on Tel: 07909256489

About the role

As an Operations Manager, you will be expected to lead staff groups, to model and instil the principles of leadership throughout the organisation and be responsible for providing effective, responsive service delivery by ensuring that the team is managed on a day to day basis.

The overall effective and efficient management of staff in the team includes:

  • Selection, recruitment, induction and attendance management
  • Assignment of work, allocation of resources and overall deployment of staff
  • Appraising performance with the aid of staff development reviews and acting in accordance with this to arrange training or other necessary action.

We are looking for someone who has high professional standards and an excellent knowledge of current legislation such as the Care Act and Mental Capacity Act is essential

Warranted Approved Mental health Act Professionals (AMHPs) will be encouraged to take part in the rota arrangements for the AMHP provision across the city.

You will receive regular supervision and support and have opportunities for ongoing development and specialist training.

Please read our Apply for a job at the council (brighton-hove.gov.uk) pages carefully. They give you all the guidance you need to complete your application as well as information on what will happen after you’ve submitted your application and at interview.

As part of your application, you will need to complete your education and work history and upload a supporting statement. Your supporting statement is the most important part of your application as it will be used in the shortlisting process to assess whether you meet the essential requirements for the role that are set out in the person specification and to decide whether you should be offered an interview. Before you start your application, please read our guidance here Supporting statement guidance (brighton-hove.gov.uk) as this gives important advice which will increase your chance of success in the shortlisting process.

For details of how we can support you during the application process, please read this:  Supporting your application (brighton-hove.gov.uk)

Additional information

Your starting salary will be pro rata if the above position is less than 37 hours or term-time only.

Work Permits: We may be able to obtain a Work Permit for this post but this is subject to meeting the requirements of the UK Visas and Immigration (UKVI) Points-based Immigration System. Please see Gov.uk for more information on the Skilled Worker Visa.

We are a workplace that supports flexibility and employee wellbeing in the way we work whilst providing the best service for our customers. Team and service working arrangements are designed to support both employee work life balance and team collaboration. These would be part of your individual working arrangements alongside any personal preference agreed with your manager in advance of joining.

*For more information about our values and the benefits of working at the council, visit Why work for us (brighton-hove.gov.uk)

Company information

Please note that this post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974, and is subject to a Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS) Check.

Encouraging a diverse workforce

Our city is known and loved for its diversity. Not only is the mixture of people, culture and skills vital to the economic and social development of the city, it's what makes Brighton & Hove such a great place to live, work and visit. We are committed to developing and retaining a workforce that is representative of the diverse communities we serve so we welcome applications from individuals from all backgrounds. In order to achieve our aims of proportionate representation, we particularly encourage applicants from a BME or White Other background as well as those who identify as disabled, male or trans.

Find out more about our commitment to being a fair and inclusive place to work where everyone can achieve their potential by reading about our fair and inclusive actions, our anti-racism strategy and the work we are doing to encourage a diverse workforce (brighton-hove.gov.uk).

  • Employer: Brighton & Hove City Council
  • Reference: orbis/TP/3108/27800
  • Published: Thu 01/12/2022, 0:00 AM
  • Closing on: Thu 15/12/2022, 0:00 AM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 37
  • Salary: £43516 - £46549
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: Bartholomew Square

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