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LPS Team Manager - Adult Social Care

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Job Summary

Contract Type:
Working Pattern:
Full time
Advert Start Date:
Advert End Date:
Closed for applications on 21/10/2021 23:59
£45,859 - £49,917
Hours per week:
Job Category:
Executive / Managerial
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Employment Location:
Various Bases/Agile
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Job details 

Closing date:
21 Oct

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Please note

This job is closed for applications.

Further information

We have a unique opportunity for an experienced individual with Legal and Adult Social Care experience and knowledge at a Management level.

The Team Manager postholder will have statutory duties and requirements under the Mental Capacity Act (MCA), and the Liberty Protection Safeguards (LPS) and will work across the Council and partners to ensure that the MCA/LPS agenda is embedded within all appropriate policies, services and functions in accordance with legislative change.

You will possess a working knowledge of legislative and statutory requirements, as well as an ability to establish and maintain positive working relationships with relevant key partners such as Clinical Commissioning Group, Foundations Trusts, Mental Health Services, other Social care partners etc.

You will have excellent communication skills and be familiar with Performance Management and analysis as well as team planning and evaluation activities. You will be highly skilled in providing supervision and appraisal to individuals and the team and you will be able to demonstrate you have experience of developing and setting best practice standards and service delivery relating to the MCA and associated legislation..

You will have a thorough and comprehensive understanding of the Safeguarding Adults agenda and will be highly skilled in Risk Management.

You must hold a qualifying law degree, followed by the Legal Practice Course (LPC) or its equivalent.

For an informal discussion please contact Stephen Laverton, Strategic Manager, Community Safety & Safeguarding Stephen.laverton@sunderland.gov.uk

Applications must be completed on-line at northeastjobs.org.uk/sunderlandcitycouncil
If you need any support, contact HR by email: jobs@sunderland.gov.uk.

Please note that CVs are not acceptable.

All communication about your application for this post will be to the email address that you register with North East Jobs. This may include details of an online assessment you may need to complete and an invite to interview if you are short-listed. Please check your email inbox after the closing date for notifications as you may not be notified by any other method. Please remember to check your junk mail items.

If you have not heard from us within six weeks of the closing date you should assume you have not been shortlisted.

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