The key focus for Older People's Service is to find ways to empower Service Users and their families and to develop personalised approaches to service delivery.
Expectations of Service Users constantly change and the challenge for Older People's Service is to respond to this with innovative solutions to meet individual needs.
Deliver high quality services to older people ensuring their safety and protection in residential, day care and home care settings.
The Service Manager will also be responsible for the delivery of Home Care Services to Adults and Children and Families Services assessed as requiring a care at home service.
The Service Manager is responsible for the development of an effective performance management culture throughout their areas of operation, driving continuous improvement and contributing to strategic planning and development to improve Social Work Services across Fife.
You will also responsible for the development of an effective performance management culture throughout their areas of operation, driving continuous improvement and contributing to strategic planning and development to improve Social Work Services across Fife.
You will have significant experience as a Social Work, Nurse or OT Practitioner.
Significant knowledge in needs of Older People and management experience is also essential.
Track record of effective multi-agency working and effective management of change are essential.
You must have a recognised Social Work/Nursing/OT qualification.
You will have continued development of professional knowledge of Older People.
This is a full time Single Status post. Work will normally be within the Council's normal working day. There is a requirement for flexibility to ensure effective liaison with any individuals or sections who work out with the normal working day. In addition there may be peaks of work associated with fluctuations in demand for services, supply constraints and external demands e.g. high levels of media interest, preparations for audit/inspections.
Before confirming appointment, you will be required to obtain PVG scheme membership through Disclosure Scotland, in addition to which registration with the appropriate body if appropriate.