Team Leader, South Locality – PKC10985
£50,511 – £54,396 Fixed Term (until 9 July 2024)
Loch Leven Community Campus, Kinross
In this role you will be required to manage and develop specific areas to deliver and develop frontline services. This is typically planning, organising and managing specific areas, to co-ordinate activity across different functions.
You will work strategically towards meeting council objectives to deliver key strategic priorities.
You will be required to work in partnership with a range of local and national partnerships.
You will provide specialist advice and guidance in relation to National guidelines and quality improvement.
You will manage and motivate employees to maintain a highly competent, creative and participative culture through effective leadership resulting in high quality support for clients / service users.
A genuine interest in the health and wellbeing of children, adults and communities is essential.
Perth & Kinross Council Values and Behaviours
At PKC our values and behaviours influence our work and support us in the delivery of the Perth and Kinross Offer. In your application, and should you be invited to interview, you will be asked to describe situations that support the criteria required in the role and which also demonstrate our values and behaviours. Find out more about PKC and you could soon be joining our team!
The successful candidate should have the following skills:
Knowledge and expertise to shape strategic direction of own area of activity to ensure effectively delivery of services.
Knowledge of a range of public, independent and voluntary sectors and the social contexts of these fields, to ensure service users are supported and share knowledge and best practice.
Interpersonal skills to build and maintain relationships with a wide range of partners and communities to ensure personalised and customer focused service delivery in with line National Outcomes.
Communication skills to explain wide ranging complex and contentious information with a range of audiences exercising negotiating and persuading skills.
Analytical skills and understanding to assess and analyse complex information, problems/situations and develop strategies or plans.
Planning and organisational skills to lead others, considering the implications now in the longer term, to support work area objectives and National Outcomes.
Ability to assess, create, oversee and implement appropriate interventions for the wellbeing and/or learning needs for client/service users.
A Degree in Social Work is essential.
Any post qualifying courses are desirable.
You will have appropriate management experience.
You must have a valid UK driving licence as this post requires you to travel to a variety of locations across Perth and Kinross.
If you would like any more information regarding this vacancy, please contact Alison Fairlie, Service Manager, on 01738 476857.
Please note, as this office will be closed from Friday 22 December 2023 until Wednesday 3 January 2024, there will be no-one available to assist you with technical help over this period.
When completing your application for this post, please ensure that you provide contact details (including e-mail addresses) for two referees. One should be your current or most recent employer.
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As part of our safer recruitment measures, any offer of employment will be subject to the successful completion of mandatory checks including eligibility to work in the UK, Disclosure Scotland or PVG, qualifications, references, and fitness to undertake the post. This may also include an Overseas Criminal Records Check if you have spent time living overseas.
A healthy work life balance is important to Perth & Kinross Council and we provide supportive management and flexible working arrangements to help you achieve a healthy work life balance. You will have access to training and support for continued professional development.
Some jobs may have been traditionally carried out predominately by one gender, but we would encourage you to apply if you meet the requirements, irrespective of your gender.
Perth & Kinross Council welcomes applications from former armed forces personnel/reservists. Many of the skills picked up during your military career could be transferred directly into a role with local government.
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