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Team Leader

Vacancy Summary
West Berkshire Council
From £33799 to £39782 per annum (Grade J)
Hillcroft House
Working Pattern:
Full Time
37 hours per week.
DBS Check:
Closing Date:
16/10/2019 at 23:59 PM
Vacancy Description

We have a vacancy within our team for a Team Leader who is a qualified Occupational Therapist.

The successful applicant will work alongside Social Workers, Occupational Therapists and other allied health colleagues within the wider Intermediate Care Group. The aim of the service is to prevent unnecessary hospital admission, supporting timely discharge, maximising independent living and to assist service users in creating their own unique care package through personalisation.

The key responsibilities of this post are:- 

  • To take a leadership role in the delivery of the full range of services provided by the Team.
  • To manage and develop the integrated joint care pathway service to give clients the best opportunity to maintain independence.
  • To manage Occupational Therapists and other staff within the team.
  • To work closely with the Team Manager and Assistant Team Manager (Social Work) to deliver a dynamic, responsive, efficient and high quality service.
  • To ensure that the fullest integration with a wide variety of health services delivers the most effective service to clients.

The successful applicant will need to demonstrate:-  

  • An aptitude for working in an environment which is dynamic, fast moving and successful.
  • A commitment to and understanding of methods of supporting people who have experienced a crisis to achieve their best life chances.
  • An ability to lead and inspire the staff team.

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, please contact Ann Tubbs, Team Manager 01635 292130 

Equal Opportunities
The Council supports Equal Opportunity of employment, and positively encourages applications from people who fall within any of the nine protected characteristics under the Equality Act 2010.
How to apply

Please complete an online application form.

All successful candidates will be subject to Disclosure and Barring Service checks along with other relevant employment checks.

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