Job Details Surrey County Council is committed to the development of its workforce and as such this role is only available to applicants who already work for Surrey County Council. We thank you for your interest in Surrey County Council and would encourage you to review our current vacancies which are available to all. £57,494 per annum for 36 hours per week based at Epsom and Ewell Locality Team, Epsom Town Hall, The Parade, Epsom, Surrey, KY18 5BX. This is a 6 month secondment opportunity. Please ensure you seek your manager’s approval before applying for this position. From flexible working to job sharing (where possible) we are committed to providing a healthy work life balance. A laptop and mobile will be supplied if applicable to your role. You will benefit from 24 days annual leave, rising to 28 days after 2 years’ service, a generous local government salary related pension, as well as the option to join our car lease scheme. For more information about the wide variety of benefits you can take advantage of please visit MyBenefits for Surrey County Council staff. Surrey County Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We want to be an inclusive and diverse employer of first choice reflecting the community we serve and particularly welcome applications from all under represented groups. An enhanced DBS ‘Disclosure and Barring Service’ check for regulated activity (formerly known as CRB) and the Children’s and Adults’ Barred List checks will be required for this role. About the Role We are looking for a highly skilled and motivated professional to join our Adult Social Care management team within Surrey County Councils Adult Social Care Directorate. The provision of local personalised support is at the heart of our service. You will be responsible and accountable for the day-to-day delivery of high quality adult social care support for a specific district or borough, managing both locality and hospital social care teams. You will be an integral member of the management team and will have the opportunity to promote consistent and innovative best practice across the county as well as within your specific geographical area. You will have responsibility for a delegated budget and for improving and maintaining high performance standards of the teams you are responsible for. A significant focus of your work will be to work strategically with district and borough council partners, health providers, care providers and the independent and voluntary sector. You will develop effective relationships that are focussed on improving the lives of the local population in general and in particular those people that we provide support to. We are looking for someone who is enthusiastic and innovative and can provide strong leadership for the local social care teams they will be responsible for. Successful applicants will have a professional qualification in health or social care and a proven track record of successfully managing teams within a health or social care setting. They will be able to demonstrate a high level understanding and commitment to the personalisation agenda and have both direct experience of delivering adult social care services and a comprehensive and applied knowledge of adult social care legislation. They will have an understanding and commitment to supporting carers and demonstrable commitment to delivering support and managing staff in accordance with the Councils Equality and Diversity policy. If you have a flexible and adaptable leadership style and are excited about the opportunity to focus and use your skills and experience to make a difference to the lives of people in Surrey we want to meet you! For more information please find attached to the bottom of this advert a full job description and person specification. We look forward to receiving your application. Additional Information The job advert closes at 23:59 on 17th February 2019 Interviews will take place on 1st March 2019. Please do not apply if you have been unsuccessful at interview stage previously for this role for any team across Adult Social Care in Surrey County Council as your application will not be considered for 2 months from your interview date. Values and Behaviours Our values are what support our vision, shape the culture and are crucial in delivering our corporate strategy. For more information about our values and behaviours please follow this link.