Registered Care Manager (Driver Essential)

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Reference number: 42776

Title: Registered Care Manager (Driver Essential)

Hours: 37.5 hours per week (Full time)

Location: Walthamstow, North East London

Contract type: Permanent

Closing date: Monday 13 August 2018

Salary: £28,202 - £29,707 per annum inclusive on London Allowance

Interview date: Monday 20 August 2018

To start: To be discussed at interview

Job advert:


About the role

Sense has an opportunity for a motivated Manager to lead our Registered Care Home in Walthamstow, North East London. This is a full time role, working 37.5 hours per week. The service is currently CQC rated as Good. As Sense launches its new five-year strategy we envisage building on this -  We want you to be part of it!

As the Manager of a six person accommodation service, you will be able to implement the principal of ‘just enough excellent support’ and to effectively manage a team to deliver outcome led, personalised services that meet organisational standards and expectations.

You will have a passion for person centred practise and to be able to manage change, to plan rotas, to get the best out of your staff, to understand budgets and to work with a wide range of stakeholders. 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, the CQC regulatory framework 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.


About You

You must be willing to work towards a Level Five Diploma in Health and Social Care (or equivalent), or be working towards an accredited award. 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.

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

A full UK driving licence and use of your own vehicle is an essential requirement for this role.

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.

Interviews will be held in central London on Monday 20th August

To find out more about this role contact: Steve Roberts, Operations Manager, South via

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.

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Candidate guidelines: Download the candidate guidelines

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