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Team Manager (Adult Social Care Contact Team)

Job details

General information



Closing Date


Service Area


Adult Services

Service Area

Learning Disabilities & Mental Health

Vacancy Details


Social Care - Adult Social Care

Job Title

Team Manager (Adult Social Care Contact Team)


BBU14 £53,227 - £56,543 per annum plus Market Rate Supplement*

Salary Range (£ pro rata for part time roles)

Competitive Salary + MRS

Contract Type

Full time permanent

Contract Hours


Job Advert

We are currently looking to recruit to our Team Manager post managing our adult social care contact team.


The team provide a front door service to our Learning Disability, Older People, Physical Disability care management teams and oversight of safeguarding enquires.


The successful post holder will be responsible for the operational management of the team ensuring effective service delivery to the highest professional standard. A professional qualification and the corresponding registration is required.


You will have responsibility for staff supervision, budget management, quality assurance and performance management.


You will ensure effective allocation of work within the team, ensuring that stated protocols for responding and processing enquires are adhered to in line with the Care Act 2014 and other relevant legislation and guidance.


You will also work collaboratively with the care management teams and with wider partners and stakeholders.


If you would like to discuss the role please contact Fiona Walshe, Manager for Learning Disabilities and Mental Health on 01234 276646.


 * Market rate supplement & welcome/retention payments are subject to annual review.


This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974. If your application is successful you will be required to declare any spent and unspent convictions, adult cautions (simple or conditional) that are not "protected" as defined by the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (as amended in 2013 and 2020).


How to apply

Please upload a current CV and a document detailing how you meet the selection criteria for the role.  The selection criteria can be found in the job profile below.  Optional CV and selection criteria templates are provided below.  If you do not upload both documents the panel may be unable to score your application.


Please note:

The Council will not normally re-employ ex-employees in receipt of:

·         a severance payment (within 12 months of leaving)

·         a local government pension

unless the appointment in business critical

For further information, please email

Additional Vacancy Information

Allowance (pro rata for part time roles)

Market rate supplement £1,400 per annum

Work Pattern

Monday to Friday 08.45 to 17.20

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Vacancy Location


Bedfordshire, Bedford Borough Council Recruitment, Bedford


Borough Hall, Cauldwell Street, Bedford

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Job Profile

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CV Template

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Selection Criteria Template

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