Hours: 37 hours per
An exciting opportunity
has arisen within Adult Social Care for someone who is looking for a
challenging, fast paced yet hugely rewarding role as our Single Point of
Commissioning Team Manager.
The SPOC (Single Point of
Commissioning) Team provides an essential link for our Social Work teams by
delivering a proactive, efficient, effective and high-quality Adult Social Care
brokerage service. Working in close collaboration with contracted providers of
social care services, the SPOC team support social workers to identify and
source care and support solutions, ensuring people get the right support at the
right time in the right place, in a person’s own home or in residential and
nursing care. You will be managing a
team of 2 Brokers and 5 Assistant Brokers in ensuring the effective and timely
delivery of discharges from hospital as well as sourcing support solutions for
vulnerable adults living in our community.
The successful candidate
will be required to ensure the team continue to meet service requirements and
demands. This will include effective and dynamic processes are in place and
develop new and innovative way of working when required and vitally work with
strategic commissioners across health, social care, housing and other universal
services to develop and grow the social care market, linking closely with local
and national providers; partners across the NHS and CCG.
You will be leading a dynamic
team of 2 brokers and 5 assistant brokers, so it is essential that candidates
have experience of supervising staff or leading a team and have a proven track
record of performance management and delivering to targets.
You will be an effective
and inspiring communicator able to work in a fast paced and pressured
environment. Candidates must be able to embrace and lead staff through a
We’ve made huge progress
over the last 12 months, but our journey to great is just beginning. We must do
more, and we need the skills of an exceptional and experienced team manager to
help us make a difference to those we serve across our beautiful Island. If you share our vision and values, we would
love to hear from you.
information or an informal discussion please contact Ann O'Brien on: 821000 ext
out more about working for the Isle of Wight Council and living on the Island here.
council and its schools recruit according to the council’s Safer Recruitment
policy and are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children
and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share in this
Isle of Wight Council protects its employees from discrimination, we actively
promote the diversity of our workforce and we provide flexible working options
(where appropriate) to support the different needs of our employees. The Isle
of Wight Council is an equal opportunities employer and is proud to encourage
applications from all cultures, backgrounds and abilities to better reflect the
diversity within our local community.
addition to the above, the Isle of Wight Council is a Disability Confident
Employer. This means that providing an individual meets the basic essential
requirements of the advertised role and have declared themselves as disabled,
they will be offered an opportunity for an interview within the council.
In the interests of efficiency and economy, no further communication will be sent to you unless you reach the final shortlist. This means that if you do not hear from the recruiting manager within three weeks of the closing date, we regret that your application will not have been successful on this occasion.