Financial Assessment Team Manager

Posted 12 July 2022
Salary £20.51 - 22.09 per hour
LocationOxford
Job type Contract
DisciplineAccountancy & Finance
ReferenceFATeamMan
Contact NameMatt Byrne-Fraser

Job description

If you’re searching for a rewarding and fulfilling career opportunity, look no further. Spencer Clarke Group are working alongside a local authority to help find them a Financial Assessment Team Manager on a Two Year Fixed Contract.

Main purpose of the role is to lead and manage the Financial Assessment team with 2 Direct reports and responsible for the financial assessment processes and charging of all clients in receipt of Social Care.

To ensure all income properly due is identified through a legislative assessment processes that meets the criteria of the Care Act.

To monitor that the workforce has due regard to the vulnerable nature of this client group.  This includes managing the processes for the visiting and assessment of social care service users to ensure accurate and complete data is available for the financial assessment process, and people who are having a financial assessment are assisted to maximise the income available to them.  

Engage with Adult Social Care (ASC) teams to develop comprehensive, efficient & transparent procedures that are accurate & maximize income within the framework of the Contributions policy. To update the ASC managers with regard to financial assessments and related matters. 

Work within corporate procedures to ensure that the generation and recovery of all ASC income due to the council is maximized by demonstrating joint work with the Income & Debt Recovery team

To manage & report on the development of the ASC system (LAS & ContrOCC) in relation to financial assessments and income to provide lean and accurate assessments that provide robust financial forecasting & management of OCC contributions/ income.

To be considered for this role we are looking for

  • Minimum of ILM Level 4 Management or similar.
  • In depth knowledge and understanding of the Financial Assessments processes and legislation, including Charging under the Care Act, and benefits system.
  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience of financial assessments processes
  • Ability to ensure that staff are motivated, developed, skilled and supported in order to deliver services as required by statute, policy, guidance and best practice and the changing environment
  • Consistently manages towards high performance through appropriate feedback, management of poor performance and attendance and respect for individual difference
  • Highly organised with a solution focused, logical and innovative approach to challenges
  • Ability to delegate
  • Demonstrable self-awareness and ability to act proactively and with high levels of trust and personal accountability and respond positively to change and opportunities for personal development
  • Minimum of 3 years’ experience of managing a team

A full DBS check will also be taken prior to starting the role.

How to Apply

If you think you’ve got what it takes to succeed, or would love to find out more information, either

About Spencer Clarke Group 

Here at Spencer Clarke Group, we pride ourselves on connecting you with the best career opportunities; our experienced Consultants have extensive market knowledge in Accountancy and Finance and will also provide expert career advice along the way. 

When you join us, you will receive: 

  • Post Placement Aftercare
  • Loyalty reward scheme and regular competitions for our agency professionals 

Spencer Clarke Group offer a market leading referral scheme of up to £350* so if you know of someone who may also be looking for an exciting career opportunity, ask them to email their CV to Matt Byrne Fraser on refer@spencerclarkegroup.co.uk remembering to include your details as well. 

*T’s & C’s apply. 

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