Communicator Guide and Intervenor Manager

Reference number: 42663

Title: Communicator Guide and Intervenor Manager

Hours: 37.5 hours per week, full time

Location: Bristol

Contract type: Fixed Term

Closing date: Sunday 24 June 2018

Salary: 25,363 - 26,883 per annum

Sense salary points: 31-33

Interview date: Monday 2 July 2018

To start: To be discussed at interview

Job advert:

About the role

Sense are looking for a reliable and motivated Manager to help us to maintain and develop our excellent Communicator Guide and Intervenor Service in the Bristol area, working 37.5 hours per week on a 12 month contract. 

As a Manager you will provide a customised, responsive and high quality service to people with multiple sensory impairments and/or learning disabilities. You will effectively manage a team to deliver person centred, specialist services that meet organisational standards and expectations.

You will need to have a sound knowledge of person centred planning, rota planning, staff management/development and budget management. In order to support Sense’s commitment to high quality, accountable services, you will need to be aware of the expectations of the Health and Social Care Act 2015 and to develop an understanding of Senses’ Quality Assurance system. You will be required, to be registered with the relevant external agencies and maintain compliance.

Please select the 'Additional documentation' link to view the 'Service One Page Profile', this provides more information on the role and the service in which it is based.

About You

You will need to have had proven experience of supervising and line managing staff in accordance with policy and legislation, as well as experience of managing misconduct, grievance and performance issues.

The successful candidate will have experience of dealing with challenging situations and of advocating in the best interests of individuals.

About us

Sense is a national disability charity that supports people with complex communication needs to be understood, connected and valued.

Working at Sense can be incredibly rewarding; we offer the opportunity to work in a large, diverse and successful charity where people can develop their skills, knowledge and careers in a supportive and flexible environment. In addition we have excellent training and development, the opportunity for you to join our Group Personal Pension scheme and a generous annual leave entitlement.

For an informal discussion about this role, please contact: Sharon Bryant, sharon.bryant@sense.org.uk

No agencies please.

To apply

Please use the link below to complete your application.  Please ensure you have read the candidate guidelines, job description and service one page profile before doing so.

Internal applicants should also use this link to apply however you will only be required to complete details of your current role. If you are a disabled candidate and require a hard copy pack or a different format for example large print, Braille or audio please contact the HR department on 0121 415 6735 or textphone 0121 415 2720.

Sense is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of vulnerable children and adults and expects all employees to share this commitment. Therefore all offers of employment, where appropriate, are subject to an enhanced DBS check.

Sense is an Equal Opportunities Employer and is committed to ensuring that all staff are motivated, skilled and rewarded by their work.

Job description: Download the job description

Candidate guidelines: Download the candidate guidelines

Additional documentation: Download the additional documentation

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