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Head of Service Learning Disability and Autistic Spectrum Disorder

Employer:
Bracknell Forest Council
Salary:
£58,726 - £63,750 per annum plus £626 London Weighting
Location:
Time Square, Bracknell
Contract:
Permanent
Working Pattern:
Full Time
Hours:
37 hours per week. Occassional out of hours meetings.
DBS Check:
Enhanced
Closing Date:
02/11/2020 at 23:59 PM
Reference:
People/20/135834
Bracknell Forest Council

We helped Barry to find work around the thing he enjoys most – Ice skating and he has never looked back.

We strive to enable people with Learning Disabilities to live fulfilling and inclusive lives in Bracknell, through a range of services and functions.  We do this by supporting people to access work opportunities, working with therapy dogs to assist people to build independence and confidence to access their communities and help people to manage risks they may encounter with a focus on positive risk taking.  You will receive the support and training you need to thrive whilst supporting our residents. 

Because we’re Bracknell Forest.

You will be supported to...

  • Ensure positive outcomes for individuals
  • Provide the strategic and operational leadership to our multi-disciplinary services
  • Help deliver our ambitious transformation programme
  • Working with a highly effective management team and service area to achieve excellence

You can benefit from...

  • A flexible working approach utilising up to date technology
  • A comprehensive induction
  • Leadership development
  • Access to discounted leisure pass

What we are looking for …

Educated to degree level (or equivalent) and with a management qualification, you will have experience of managing a multi-disciplinary integrated team.  Your approach will be person-centred and you will have a sound understanding of professional, legal and policy issues relevant to Adult Social Care and Health.  As a manager you will have strong leadership skills and the ability to be innovative whilst inspiring those who work for you. 

Interview date…

Interviews will be held on 19/11/2020 and 20/11/2020.

Want to ask us a question?

For informal discussion or to ask any questions about this role. Please contact:

Name: Melanie O’Rourke

Job Title: Assistant Director: Adult Social Care

Phone Number: 01344 351784

As part of the Council’s ongoing commitment to redeployment, please note that this vacancy may be withdrawn at any stage of the recruitment process if a suitable redeployee is identified.

 

 

Equal Opportunities

Bracknell Forest Council – Working for Equality. We welcome applications from all sections of the community.

How to apply

Please apply online (see below).

It is important that you read the Application Pack before you apply for this job. It contains information that you will need to refer to when applying. Not referring to this information is likely to reduce your chances of success.

Bracknell Forest Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and adults at risk and expects all staff to share this commitment. All staff employed by the Council in contact with children and adults at risk must be aware that a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check will be undertaken. We take up references for all shortlisted candidates and, wherever possible, apply for these prior to interview.

Find out more about our Children's Social Care Department.

Find out more about our Adult Social Care, Health and Housing Department.

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Further information on this vacancy

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