Team Manager (Hospital Integrated Discharge Team)

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£51093 - £54129 per annum
Job Type
Full Time

Strength in people. Strength in communities. Strength in diversity.

Do you want to work in a forward-thinking organisation, passionate about Adult Services?

Our vision is for all adults living in the Royal Borough of Greenwich to live well.

We are looking to recruit an experienced Team Manager for the Hospital Integrated Discharge Team (HIDT), based at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital SE18 4QH.

As Team Manager, you will lead and manage a staff team to ensure we are meeting statutory and locally agreed obligations and to ensure compliance with all relevant legislation. As Team Manager you will also be working to improve the efficiency and effectiveness of the Team. This will involve contributing to business plans, policy and practice review and development, while ensuring the departmental vision is embedded in practice.

The team support the discharge of Greenwich residents from acute hospital settings and work collaboratively with other professionals to resolve complex situations. We work closely with NHS partners, other local authority colleagues and internal directorates to ensure safe and timely discharges, which can sometimes be challenging due to competing priorities and demands.

We are seeking a candidate with proven experience of managing a team and ensuring strength based practice is followed at all times. You will be ensuring the team is undertaking relevant and timely assessments of need and mitigating risk including Safeguarding cases.

Applicants must have a social work qualification and be registered with Social Work England.

You should have excellent interpersonal skills and be able to complete written work to a very high standard whilst working in a fast-paced environment.

The successful candidate will need substantial knowledge of adult social care legislation, principles and best practice, and be cognisant of the issues facing older people and people with disabilities.

In return, we offer great staff benefits, hybrid working arrangements, supportive management and excellent ongoing professional development opportunities.

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Advert closing date: 19th May

Provisional interview date: Friday 31st May


Diversity Statement: Royal Borough of Greenwich values the diversity of its community and aims to have a workforce that reflects this. We therefore encourage applications from all sections of the community.

Royal Borough of Greenwich reserves the right to close any vacancy earlier than the advertised closing date should there be a high volume of applications received.

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This role expires 20/05/2024.
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