Closing date: Thursday 21 March 2019

Group: Support Services

Hours: 37 hours per week

Salary: £31,371 - £34,788 per annum (Level 5)

Contract: Permanent

Location: Tavistock / Totnes, Devon


We are two forward-thinking Councils with a shared vision of innovation and excellence for our residents.  

We are looking for a creative, collaborative, highly skilled Team Leader who is committed to exceptional performance.  You will have experience of motivating a team to achieve challenging targets, possess a positive attitude, strong communication skills and be adaptable to new challenges and ideas. And most of all the passion to succeed.

You will be a great relationship builder and will lead, motivate and inspire your team of case managers, encouraging them to take initiative for self-development and for providing excellent customer service.

You will be enthusiastic, proactive, flexible, have excellent communication skills, and be able to work in a collaborative manner.  You will be innovative and recognise opportunities to improve the way we work.  You will play a key role in day to day operations.

If you would like to apply please make it clear in your supporting statement how you meet the essential criteria for the role. 

If selected for assessment, you will be expected to demonstrate your knowledge and experience using the Band B behaviours within our IMPACT framework .

For more an informal chat or more information please contact Sonia Powell on 01803 861361.

About us

South Hams District Council and West Devon Borough Council are working together to deliver services across South West Devon. We have implemented a unique and forward-thinking business model with a strong flexible working policy, as well as the ability to work in an agile way. Employees have the opportunity to work from home or other suitable venues on a regular basis.

Finding the right people is critical to our future success. We are looking for someone who is able to think creatively, drive change and implement new ideas. We are willing to invest in the right person for the job. The ideal candidate will show potential and passion, as well a keen understanding of the impact of our work on our Councils and communities. If you think you have the right skills, capability and attitude to help us on this exciting journey, we want to hear from you

If you join us, you will become part of a small but highly skilled, motivated and positive team which is determined to give good value for money and a high quality experience to our customers.

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Please be aware that the assessment process will focus on our IMPACT Behavioural framework which has been developed to support South Hams District and West Devon Borough Councils' ambitions for their workforce. The framework aims to enhance both individual and organisational performance and will be applied in recruitment, performance management and career progression. It defines the behaviours that all colleagues across both councils are expected to consistently demonstrate at work.

Assessment are expected to take place on 4 & 8 April 2019.

To apply for this role, please click on this APPLY NOW external link that will take you to Devon Jobs website to complete the application process.