Team Leader Central - Berkshire

West Berkshire Council
32486.00 - 38237.00 GBP Annual
11 Jul 2017
24 Jul 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Team Leader Central
West Berkshire Council
Salary: GBP32,486 - GBP38,237 per annum Grade J
Location: Hillcroft House
Contract: Permanent
Working Pattern: Full Time
Hours: 37 hours per week.
DBS Check: Enhanced
Closing Date: 23/07/2017 at 23:55 PM

We have a vacancy for a Team Leader post based in our Central Locality.

The job purpose is to manage the day to day work of the Adult Social Care team. The team is made up of Social Workers, Occupational Therapists, Social Care Practitioners and is supported by an Administration team.

The team supports people in the local community with a range of care and support needs. This will include people with learning disabilities, physical disabilities, dementia and mental health needs.

The Team Leader will support the Locality Manager and deputise for them when needed.

The postholder must be either a qualified and registered Social Worker or Occupational Therapist and will need to have relevant experience as a manager.

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.

Please contact Paul Coe on for an informal chat about this role.

How to apply

Please complete an online application form by clicking on the 'Apply' button.

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.