Deputy Care Manager

Reference number: 43284

Title: Deputy Care Manager

Hours: 37.5

Location: West Bromwich

Contract type: Permanent

Closing date: Monday 27 May 2019

Salary: Circa £20,000

Interview date: Week commencing 10th June 2019

To start: To be discussed at interview

Job advert:

Sense are looking for a reliable and motivated Deputy Care Manager to join our professional team at our service in West Bromwich. This is a full time post working 37.5 hours per week in a Residential service.

About the role

Sense are currently recruiting for a Deputy Care Manager to join our team at our residential service in Horton Street, West Bromwich.  You will be supporting the Registered Care Manager and a staff team of 20 to deliver a person centred service to 6 individuals who reside at this home.  We are ideally looking for a driver but this is not an essential criteria.

As a Deputy Care Manager you will be proactive and provide a customised, responsive and high quality service to people with multiple sensory impairments and/or learning disabilities. You will be a frontline supervisor, supporting the manager to effectively manage a team of staff to deliver person centred, specialist services.

You will need to have a sound knowledge of person centred planning, rota planning and staff management/development. We would like to hear from you if you are a committed, flexible and enthusiastic team player who is able to coach and mentor a team of support workers. You will be IT literate and able to undertake some administration duties.

About you

You must be willing to work towards BSL level one (or equivalent), or be working towards an accredited award. You will need to have had proven experience of supervising and line managing staff, as well as experience of coordinating and planning a range of activities.

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

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.

For an informal discussion about this role, please contact: Errol Cumberbatch via Errol.Cumberbatch@sense.org.uk

No agencies please.

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 Sense I Statements and the Personal Specification; therefore, it is very important you complete this section thoroughly.  We would recommend that you read the candidate guidelines, job description and service one page profile 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.

Job description: Download the job description

Candidate guidelines: Download the candidate guidelines

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