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Organisation: Northamptonshire County Council   Hours: 37.00
Salary: £37,938 - £41,609   Working Pattern:Permanent
Location: One Angel Square - Northampton   Reference: 17776

Closing date:

23 April 2019 at midday
Learning Disability Team Manager

Northamptonshire Adult Social Services (NASS), Learning Disability Team

Permanent – Full Time (37 hours per week)

The Northamptonshire Adult Social Services (NASS), Learning Disability Team is on an ambitious and exciting journey.

As part of the national ‘Transforming Care’ programme, we are now part of a new countywide co- located Health and Social Care Learning Disability service called the Northamptonshire Learning Disability Service.

The new service comprises of the NHFT Community Team for People with Learning Disabilities (CTPLD), NHFT Intensive Support Team (IST) and the NASS Specialist and Complex Learning Disability Team. There are two main bases- one in Northampton and the other in Kettering although it is one countywide service.

By joining the services together it will enable the pathways for our customers to be simplified and streamlined, enable closer partnership working and improve information sharing. A key aspect of the role will be to work together with our NHFT colleagues and include the NASS team to develop new joint processes and systems and ways of working.

The aim of NASS and the NASS LD team is to support individuals to be as independent as possible using a strengths based, outcome focussed approach, and to
The NASS team provides support to customers from 25 years of age onwards, who have a diagnosed learning disability or who have eligible support needs due to a learning difficulty. Key functions provide Care Act compliant assessment, reassessments and reviews.

We provide continuous professional development for all workers in the team starting with a comprehensive induction for new starters. We have our own LD Core Offer to workers in the team which supplements the other formal and informal development and learning opportunities within the wider organisation.

So do you have what we need to further develop and enhance the NASS LD team and the Northamptonshire Learning Disability Service?

We are looking for a highly motivated, organised and creative individual with proven leadership and management skills. You will have experience of performance management and ability to motivate others. The role entails partnership working across a range of teams/services and an ability to be able to able to work to defined deadlines. You will have a proven experience of effectively supporting and managing staff and operational activities including budget and financial management.

For further information, please contact:

Maria Faller, Team Manager - 07841959050


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