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Team Leader - Review (V3145)

Employer: West Berkshire Council

  • Reference: C/17/37103
  • Published on: Mon 19/06/2017 14:45 PM
  • Closing on: Sun 02/07/2017 23:55 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time, Permanent
  • Hours: 37 hours per week.
  • Salary: £32,486 - £38,237 per annum, Grade J
  • DBS Check: Enhanced
  • Location: Turnham's Green Calcot

If you are looking to develop your career and have a Degree in social work and are registered with the HCPC then perhaps it’s time for you to step into this managerial role.

We are currently looking for a Team Leader with significant experience in front line social work in Adult Social Care to join our review team in West Berkshire.

In addition to your knowledge on all aspects of Adult Social Care, you will need to have supervisory experience and be able to demonstrate a thorough knowledge and understanding of the regulations and legal framework within Adult Social Care, particularly in relation to Mental Capacity, Dols and Safeguarding.

You will need time management skills together with experience to enable you to work effectively and efficiently within the Review team.

You will assist the team manager, overseeing the running of this team and will be required to provide supervision, professional guidance, advice and support to social workers, occupational therapists and social care practitioners, helping them develop and ensuring that best professional practice and performance management standards are maintained within the team and across the service. You will also manage team performance to ensure service targets are met.

For more information please find attached to the bottom of this advert a full job description and person specification. We look forward to receiving your application.

Shortlisted applicants will be requested to deliver a 10 minute presentation, followed by discussion which will involve team members.

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.

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 26 days per annum rising to a maximum of 34 days, depending on how long you’ve worked for us and the grade of your job.

For an informal discussion contact Helen Hickey, 01635 503704 or e-mail

Equal Opportunities

The Council supports Equal Opportunity of employment, and positively encourages applications from people in under represented groups such as people with disabilities or from a minority ethnic group.

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