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Business Support Team Leader - Jan 2020
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Team Leader - Social Care Support Team

Grade - 6
Salary - £27,228 to £29,766  (£30,711 unconsolidated maximum, achievable through performance-related progression)
Contract type - Permanent
Location - Civic Offices, Sutton

Are you interested in working as part of a dynamic, progressive, forward thinking team. We are looking for people who want to further develop their skills and knowledge base in a Social Care setting.

The Social Care Support Team is an interesting and flexible working environment, ever innovating and adapting to meet the challenges and evolving environment of Adults and Children’s Social Care.

The London Borough of Sutton is proud that Children’s Services were credited with a Good outcome in a recent OFSTED inspection. The Social Care Support Team was recognised by OFSTED as contributing to its success.

We are currently looking to recruit 3 Team Leaders to join us on as we embark on the next phase of our exciting journey.

Skills required;
excellent interpersonal and communication skills
experience of developing strong working relationships
flexible and adaptable approach
experience of prioritising workloads, meeting deadlines and managing conflicting demands
a good understanding of working in an office and team based environment
experience of day to day management of a group of staff, including supervisions and appraisals
excellent IT skills and a drive to innovate
experience of developing and delivering reports and performance indicators
adept in working on spreadsheets ( Google & Excel)
typing speed of a minimum of 50 words a minute
although experience in social services is not essential, but it would be an advantage

Please apply online by uploading your current CV and a supporting statement addressing how you meet the criteria for this post detailing what skills, knowledge, experience and abilities you can bring to the role, as outlined in the Role profile.pdf

All candidates shortlisted will have to complete a test exercise as part of the interview process.

Closing date - Sunday, 26th January 2020
Interviews will be held on - Thursday, 30th January 2020
We offer:

Local Government Pension Scheme
Up to 27 days annual leave plus bank holidays
Bicycle loan facilities
Cycle to Work scheme
season ticket loans
Subsidised gym membership Local and national discounts for shopping, eating out and leisure activities

Sutton is a short train journey from Clapham Junction and London Victoria (20-30 minutes), and London Bridge (30-50 minutes) and easily accessible from the boroughs of Croydon and Merton
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