Integrating health and social care to deliver more choice and independence
In Kensington and Chelsea, we put local people and local businesses at the heart of decision-making, working in partnership with them to provide quality services that are responsive, effective and efficient. By sharing facilities and expertise with Hammersmith & Fulham and Westminster councils, we’re able to offer joined-up services for vulnerable adults that are constantly evolving and improving. Working together is particularly important when it comes to integrating health and social care, in particular relating to the discharge of patients from hospital.
Working closely with acute hospital trust and community partners, you will develop an innovative and creative service that delivers choice and independence to local residents. A key challenge will be leading and managing a team of Social Workers and a Discharge Support Worker, with your co manager, as well as managing and controlling budgets for the provision of high-quality health and social care. Able to assess risk and make sound decisions, you will also ensure effective safeguarding at every step.
Please refer to the Job Description for more information
A self-starter and a problem solver you’ll bring new ideas and energy to this well-established and highly professional team, working with them to shape future services. Exceptional communication and collaboration skills are essential to build rapport and coach others towards success.
With a background and appropriate qualifications in health or social care, you’ll have demonstrable experience of leading and managing multi-agency teams to ensure effective service delivery. Knowledge of the legislative and statutory guidance underpinning social work and social care is essential. A highly experienced people manager, you’ll have the tools and skills to measure and improve performance.
We reserve the right to extend or close this vacancy early without warning subject to the volume of suitable applicants.
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Interview date: Week commencing 2nd January 2023
We are committed to promoting equality and respecting diversity and welcome applications from all sections of the community.
We are a Disability Confident Employer – committed to ensuring that our recruitment and selection process is inclusive and accessible.
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