Resource Centre Manager

Reference number: 43150

Title: Resource Centre Manager

Hours: 37.5 hours per week (Full time)

Location: Wakefield

Contract type: Permanent

Closing date: Monday 1 April 2019

Salary: £29,785 - £31,660 per annum

Interview date: Wednesday 10 April 2019

To start: To be discussed at interview

Job advert:

About the role

We are currently looking for a reliable and motivated Manager to lead our professional team at our Sense Centre Leeds and Wakefield. This opportunity is to work 37.5 hours, across 7 days a week on a rota basis. 

Through your dynamic leadership you will create a fun and interactive learning environment. You will inspire learners to achieve the long term goals and fulfil their potential through a range of fun activities.

As a Manager you will provide a customised, responsive and high quality service to both children and adults 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.

Click here to find out more about our fantastic centre! 

 

About you 

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.

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.

As the successful candidate, you will have experience of dealing with challenging situations and of advocating in the best interests of individuals. In addition, you will have experience of managing change. 

For an informal discussion about this role, please contact: Catherine Fraser, catherine.fraser@sense.org.uk

About us

For everyone living with complex disabilities. For everyone who is deafblind. Sense is here to help people communicate and experience the world.

We believe that no one, no matter how complex their disabilities, should be isolated, left out, or unable to fulfil their potential.

Sense has a proven record of offering high quality, pioneering services.

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.

To apply

Please use the link below to complete your application; CVs will not be considered. Managers will use your application to shortlist candidates in relation to the Personal Specification; therefore it is very important you complete this section thoroughly.  We would recommend that you read the candidate guidelines and job description (found at the base of this advert) before applying.

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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