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Team Manager

Job Description

Applications are invited from all interested parties.

Forest of Dean ICT

Team Manager – To work in the Referral Centre

Band: 7

Salary: £31,072 - £40,964

Hours: 375 per week

Location: Forest of Dean, ICT

Gloucestershire Care Services deliver community health & social care services for adults & older people via a model of locality based Integrated Community Teams (ICTs).

The ICTs consist of community nursing staff, therapists and reablement workers, with social work professionals also working alongside us. The teams work closely with a number of partners including GPs (encouraging a case management approach), the community hospitals and other partners, to enable people to live as independently as possible within their own homes. The ethos of the teams is to provide a reablement and person-centered approach to recovery and self-management, ensuring that we offer care and support close to home, thus avoiding unnecessary admissions to bed based services.

The post provides an excellent opportunity for someone to join the Forest of Dean locality to support the ongoing development of the Referral Centre and lead an integrated multi-disciplinary team to deliver a referral and response service to the population of the Forest of Dean

We seek to provide the highest quality care and service to our local communities and are fully engaged in developing new working arrangements across health and social care.

You will need:

  • Excellent communication and IT skills.

  • Leadership qualities and experience.

  • The ability to manage a multi-disciplinary team under high pressure.

  • Commitment to developing innovative ways of delivering integrated services

If you are an experienced, motivated, innovative and dedicated health or social care professional (e.g. Nurse, Occupational Therapist, Physiotherapist, Social Worker) who feels they can make a real difference in supporting the referral and response service in the Forest of Dean area of Gloucestershire, we’d love to hear from you.

For the full details and requirements of this post please refer to the job description and person specification.

For informal enquiries please contact Jackie Jenkins. Forest of Dean Community Manager on 01594 820561/( Email address removed )

Interview date will be 27th October, 2016

Ref: 841-16-357-FB

Closing date: Midnight Sunday 23rd October 2016

Gloucestershire Care Services NHS Trust has a policy for promoting equal opportunities and is committed to promoting diversity and developing supporting policies. It is also committed to developing a variety of flexible working arrangements, one of which is job sharing.

Candidates are advised to monitor their NHSjobs as initial feedback will be through their account. Interview dates will usually be advised to shortlisted candidates within 2 weeks of the closing date. This is not always the case and so if candidates have not had any feedback from their application, they can call the Recruitment Team on  ( Phone number removed ) .

Subsequent conditional offers of employment will be via NHSjobs followed by comminication via email and hard copy letters.

Please note that if you are successful in your application and you have previously worked for an NHS Trust, Gloucestershire Care Services NHS Trust will request confirmation of your previous NHS service from your last NHS employer via the inter authorty transfer system to verify service and pay grade.

Disclosure and Barring Service Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

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