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Team Leader (2 posts) - Barnsley

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Employer: Barnsley Metropolitan Borough Council

Barnsley is changing and this is bringing more opportunities for local people to enjoy new challenges and work in different ways in the service of our community. Join our team and whatever role you play you can be part of the better Barnsley we are working to create.
Job details:
The successful candidate will manage a team of staff and coordinate their deployment to maintain service delivery across a range of delivery channels within Customer Services ensuring a high standard of customer service. They will also support the team to improve their skills and transfer customer contact to digital options in line with the Digital First strategy and support colleagues in the promotion and delivery of activities and events.

Shape a better future with us
We’re thrilled to have received Investors in People (Gold) status for how we lead, support and develop people. We would like you to be part of our success and help us to take change further. Join us on our journey to a brighter future. By working together with each other and with our communities, we can take pride in improving lives. Let’s make a better Barnsley for everyone.

Your role in our journey
As a Team Leader in our public library service you will manage a team of staff across various locations, identifying and delivering training and supporting the team to improve their skills in relation to channel shift to digital options. You will support teams in the promotion and delivery of events, capturing qualitative and quantitative data to inform continuous improvement in the achievement of our performance targets. You will be responsible for health and safety monitoring and resolving emergency staffing issues.

What you’ll need
This is a permanent opportunity, to join us, you’ll need 4 GCSEs (9-4) or equivalent, or a relevant level 2 qualification and a willingness to undertake the council’s leadership programme. You will need to evidence that you have significant experience of supporting the delivery of direct services to the public and supervision and monitoring performance and delivery. You will have awareness of the issues facing children, young people and vulnerable adults in relation to the service delivery area and be digital confident and adept in the use of online resources. Resilient, able to ‘get things done’ and a natural communicator, it is your organisational skills and ability to work under pressure that really sets you apart.

A lot to look forward to
Here at Barnsley, we live and work by four important values: honesty, teamwork, excellent service, and taking pride in what we do. As part of our team, you can be sure we’ll do all we can to support you in being truly excellent. We prioritise learning and enabling you to achieve your potential. We’ve created a development process that lets you grow in the way that suits you - whether that’s training to be a leader, or learning flexibly online. That’s one of the reasons why we achieved IIP Gold, and why you’ll find your career here inspiring and rewarding.
Location: Barnsley, South Yorkshire
Salary: £23,866 - £26,470
Advertised until: Closed Fri 29-Mar-2019
Job ref: GY/52954
Eligibility: Candidates must, by the start of their employment, have permission to work in the UK

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