Are you flexible, innovative and enjoy leading a well established, friendly and supportive team?
We are looking for these qualities in a Team Leader for our East Locality here at West Berkshire Council. This is an excellent 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.
The team consists of Social Workers, Occupational Therapists and Social Care Practitioners and is supported by our Administration Team. The office is based at Turnham's Green in Calcot serving the western edge of Reading and surrounding communities. The office is easily accessible off of the M4 motorway and provides free car parking.
We are looking for a Team Leader with previous management experience and either an Occupational Therapy or Social Work qualification, with at least 5 years post-qualifying experience. You will be required to give specialist advice to the team and deputise for the Locality Manager where necessary.
This post is part time; working 22.5 hours 3 days per week.
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.
Please contact Hayley Havers, Acting Locality Manager, on 01635 503527 for an informal chat about this role.
We ask that all applicants email their CV to email@example.com quoting vacancy reference V4066. You must ensure that your CV covers the essential criteria outlined in the person specification attached to this advert.
Shortlisting will take place during the course of this advertisement and may close earlier than stated if the vacancy is successfully appointed to.