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Practice Manager Preparing for Adulthood Team
  • Employer: London Borough of Newham.
  • Reference: 504
  • Published: Fri 23/04/2021, 15:40 PM
  • Closing on: Sun 09/05/2021, 15:40 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: FULLTIME
  • Salary: £40,000 - £49,999
  • DBS Check: Yes
  • Location: Greater London

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Practice Manager Preparing for Adulthood Team

Practice Manager Preparing for Adulthood

£43,860 - £46,839 pa plus £3,000 market supplement

Newham Adult Social Care has recognised that we want to work in co-production with our residents with Learning Disabilities and Autism, to ensure that we provide a holistic person centred service to ensuring our young people to live fulfilling lives. We have a specialist Preparing for Adulthood Team; We are looking for a Practice Manager to join our established team, so that we can deliver better services to young people with Learning Disabilities and or Autism with an Education Health Care Plan, supporting them to plan their journey into adulthood.

The team forms part of the Council’s whole life approach to ensure that people of any age with learning disabilities and autism can live healthy, safe, independent and fulfilling lives. We are working with our partners to develop an integrated service and improved journey for residents. .   

The work of the team will be organised around 4 themes:

·       Building community capacity and access to universal services

·       Shaping independence and day opportunities

·       Transforming accommodation and support

·       Delivering the ‘Own front door’ programme

Each of these themes are interdependent, as is every member of the team.

We absolutely want to increase the number of people living independently in their own homes; with everyday access to employment and/or other worthwhile pastimes.

The team is in development, plenty of opportunities lay ahead, but we are excited by this as we have a real chance to make a genuine difference.

Closing date 9.5.21

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The London Borough of Newham is a Disability Confident employer. Candidates who declare that they have a disability in accordance with the Equality Act 2010 and meet the essential criteria as specified in the Job Profile will be guaranteed an interview.

Priority consideration on all advertised roles will be given to London Borough of Newham Redeployees.

The London Borough of Newham is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable groups and expects staff and volunteers to share this commitment. 

Please be aware that a Disclosure and Barring Scheme (DBS) check will be required for any position with access to these groups under the provision of the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974.

In addition, the Authority reserves the right  to request employees undertake a basic disclosure check (Disclosure Scotland) where required for the role this includes  anyone who has access to (or information obtained directly from) a government database, or has a GCSX account. These posts will be required to have a Basic Disclosure Scotland check as per the requirements of BPSS (Baseline Personnel Security Standards).

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