Team Leader (Deputy Manager) - Reablement Team

Wiltshire Council
Salisbury, Wiltshire
Pension, Purchase Annual Leave

We are looking for an inspirational leader with management experience to support our Registered Manager in the day-to-day running of our Reablement Service in Wiltshire.

You will be part of a supportive and evolving team, developing a service that puts the customer at the centre of everything we do.


Our Reablement Service is part of the Wiltshire Council “Living & Ageing Well” directorate and is a provider and operational Occupational Therapy Team, who work together to ensure that we deliver a service that is person-centred and achieves the best possible outcomes for everyone.

About the role

As a Reablement Team Leader, you will line manage Reablement and Senior Reablement Workers in our south Wiltshire team; and oversee our in-house provider service, ensuring that referrals to the service are responded to in a timely and appropriate manner, and that quality is a priority.

Reporting to the CQC Registered Manager, you will work in partnership with the Occupational Therapy Team Manager to improve the effective delivery of the Reablement Service.

Your hours of work will be 8:45 - 17:20, with occasional weekend work. Service hours are 06:45 - 22:15, 365 days a year.

You will also be part of the Reablement Manager’s on-call rota to support the out-of-hours on-call and will travel across Wiltshire (travel and on-call payments are payable).

Our Team Leaders say:

Every day is a new and exciting challenge! We have an amazing team, who support each other to overcome challenges and support our customers to achieve their desired goals wherever possible.

As Team Leaders, we pride ourselves on valuing team members and team spirit! Every member of the team is encouraged to contribute ideas which we take on board and action where possible!

Successful applicants will receive a welcome payment of £1300 (subject to tax and NI) for your integral role in reducing flow pressure on hospitals. You will receive £650 upon starting and a further £650 upon successful completion of your probation.

About you

You will be an excellent problem solver, a confident decision maker and an experienced leader in the provision of reablement and/or domiciliary care.

A role model and motivator to your team, you will encourage colleagues to be the best they can be and ensure that the business keeps going from strength to strength by delivering the highest levels of customer care and service.

Inspiring colleagues through your best practice and high-quality approach to care, you will need to build lasting relationships with partners within the council, health, private and voluntary sectors.

You will have the drive to work collaboratively to support the continued development and management of the Reablement Service.

Interview offers, and rejections will happen on a rolling basis. This advert will close when sufficient applications have been received. Please apply as soon as possible to ensure that your application can be considered.

Interviews can be held both virtually on Microsoft Teams and in person, if your interview is virtual, candidates will be sent a link before the interview to download the Teams App. All current public health advice is followed for candidate and employee safety.

Find out more and apply

For specific information about this job, please contact Head of Reablement, Therapy & Community Services, Helen Henderson. Email: Telephone: 01225 770377.

Please download and read the role description and person specification carefully before you apply (see below), as well as Our Identity.

You can then make your application online by clicking the apply button at the bottom of this web page. If you are submitting a CV please ensure you read our CV and cover letter criteria carefully to avoid your CV being rejected.

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