We have a vacancy for a Team Leader post in West Berkshire covering the East Locality. The team is based in Calcot serving the western edge of Reading and surrounding communities. This is an opportunity to be part of the continued development of adult care in West Berkshire as we respond to the Care Act 2014 building on the strengths of people and their local communities. We need flexible and innovative people to take the team forward and lead them on a day to day basis.
The teams consists of Social Workers, Occupational Therapists and Social Care Practitioners and is suported by our Administration Team.
For this post we require the person to have an Occupational Therapy or Social Work qualification, with at least 5 years post-qualifying experience and relevant experince as a manager and be able to give specialist advice to the team and deputise for the Locality Manager as required.
West Berkshire Council offer excellent employment benefits such as flexible working, access to a wide range of relevant training, local government pension scheme, family friendly policies, a range of local discounts and much more. You will also be entitled to a generous annual leave entitlement of 28 days per annum rising to a maximum of 33 days.
This role has been identified as public facing in accordance with Part 7 of the Immigration Act 2017; the requirement to fulfil all spoken aspects of the role with confidence in English applies.
Please contact Hayley Havers on 01635 503527 for an informal chat about this role.
How to Apply
Please complete an online application form.
This role requires the incumbent to have a car available at work to undertake his/her duties as they will be expected to undertake at least 1500 business miles per year. Essential Car User status attracts a lump sum allowance paid on a monthly basis as well as a free car parking space if he/she works at one of the Council’s corporate buildings.
All successful candidates will be subject to Disclosure and Barring Service checks along with other relevant employment checks.
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