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A Day in the Life of  ... Jillian Heather

What is your current role and how long have you been at Hampshire County Counci?

I am currently a Team Manager and have worked in the department since 1995

What are the main responsibilities in your role?

  • Leading and motivating team to achieve objectives

  • Planning and organising work of the team

  • Evaluating effectiveness of the service

  • Supporting efficient use of resources

  • Delegating,supporting and supervising staff

  • Promoting partnership working

What is a typical day for you?

  • Dealing with workflow

  • Answering queries and making decisions

  • Supervising staff

  • Attending meetings

What are the biggest challenges you face in your job?

The biggest challenge is keeping my team positive and managing change.

Why would you recommend a career in Social Work at Hampshire County Council?

HCC has good working conditions and opportunities for advancement