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Head of Statutory Services

This vacancy has now closed and is listed for reference only.

Optalis - RBWM

£78k – £82k pa



Full Time

37 hours per week.


14/03/2018 at 23:59 PM


Optalis - RBWM

Vacancy Description

Optalis is one of the largest social care providers in Berkshire. We are a local authority trading company (or LATC) owned by the Royal Borough of Windsor & Maidenhead and Wokingham Borough Council.

As Head of Statutory Services you will be integral to the delivery of adult social care, focusing on good social work practice and delivering active systems leadership through collaboration with other strategic leads. You will lead, manage and develop services to drive organisational performance in delivering our current and future priorities, whilst acting and operating corporately across Optalis to adopt a one organisation approach.

As Head of Statutory Services you will be expected to create approaches which enable services and wider systems to adapt and improve capability and customer satisfaction. You will manage allocated resource to ensure that Optalis delivers a balanced budget and improves efficiency.

Keen to take on fresh challenges you will lead organisational change and innovation across 2 councils. You will bring to the role a strong track record of improving services with safety and well-being at the heart.

Reporting to the Operations Director you will hold social work qualification or equivalent relevant professional qualification. Car driver is essential for this post.

Optalis is a local authority trading company owned by and delivering adult social care in both The Royal Borough of Windsor & Maidenhead and Wokingham Borough Council.

For more information, please contact Angela Morris, Operations Director on 01628 683701 or email:

Closing date: 14 March 2018
Interview date: Provisional date of 27 March 2018   

Optalis is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of our staff and customers. We would like to remind successful applicants that they will be required to undertake a DBS check and to provide proof of their right to work in the UK.

How to apply

It is easy to apply – visit click on ‘Apply Now’ to upload your CV to the Recruitment Team who will then contact you. Please include on your CV a supporting statement outlining your suitability for the role.

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