Bristol City Council

Job Description

We are currently recruiting to the role of Service Manager in Adult Social Care for specialist teams with a particular focus on Learning and Development and Mental Health Social Work.
As part of a leadership team you will have line management responsibility for Team Managers and teams in this service area.
You will be required to manage, support and promote Team Managers and teams in safe effective decision-making using strength based approaches that maximise independence to citizens in Bristol.
You will oversee and manage budgets and resources and provide direction and support to Team Managers in these areas.
As a Service Manager you will be responsible for ensuring that high levels of performance and delivery are maintained using quality assurance and audit.
You will also need to work in partnership with local health, social care and voluntary and community organisations and represent Adult Social Care at a wider system level.
Induction and appropriate training will be provided to the successful candidate
You will need to hold relevant professional registration (e.g. Social Work England, or Health Care Professionals Council).


Why Bristol City Council?
At Bristol City Council, we go that extra mile for our people; we offer a work environment which is fast moving and supportive, giving you the chance to use your skills and develop new ones within a high-profile organisation. For the majority of our roles hybrid working arrangements are available, giving teams the opportunity to work in a way that suits them, balancing service need and individual choice – mixing both home and office working.
Join us and you’ll receive an excellent rewards package including flexible working and flexitime, membership of the Local Government Pension scheme, and a generous annual leave allowance. In addition, you’ll be working in a supportive environment where you’ll have the chance to make Bristol a better place and contribute to its future.
How do I apply?
If you share our values and are ready to be part of our exciting journey please select the apply button below.
To be shortlisted for interview you’ll need to demonstrate how you meet each of the essential criteria in the Person Specification within the Further Information section of your application. On occasion we will receive high numbers of applications, we may then shortlist against the desirable criteria along with the essential criteria, so if you can, please demonstrate how you meet this in your application.
Please note that this role is subject to a Standard DBS Check.
Possible interview date to be held on Friday 21st July 2023.
Please contact Jamie Mahood on 07464983555 or [email protected] if you’d like to discuss further.
At Bristol City Council, we value having a workforce as diverse as the city we serve. We therefore welcome, develop and promote people from all sections of the community. We particularly welcome applications from Young People, Asian and Minority Ethnic and Male candidates who are currently under-represented within this Service of Bristol City Council. Appointments will be made on merit.

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