Relief Team Manager

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Reference number: 43319

Title: Relief Team Manager

Hours: 37.5 hours per week (full time)

Location: Selly Oak, Birmingham

Contract type: Permanent

Closing date: Sunday 16 June 2019

Salary: Circa £35,500 per annum

Interview date: Monday 24 June 2019

To start: To be discussed at interview

Job advert:

About the role

Sense has a great opportunity for a Relief Team Manager to join our team in Selly Oak, Birmingham on a full time, permanent basis working 37.5 hour per week attracting a salary of circa £35,500 per annum.

You will be responsible for establishing a new, innovative and effective service to aid managers across the organisation, and will be managing a team Relief Worker Coordinator’s.You will be proactive in the development of new processes and designing databases in order to effectively monitor the allocation of work to relief workers. 

About you 

We are looking for someone who has previous experience in establishing new teams/services, has strong negotiation skills and is able to develop processes for the effective allocation of Relief Workers across the organisation.

Our ideal candidate will have a strong understanding of the social care sector particularly in relation to accommodation services, it would be great if you have experience of working with people with disabilities, sensory needs or learning difficulties. You will need strong negotiation skills and the ability to build strong relationships at all levels. 

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: Maria Horton, Group Director on 07917 813 996.

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 an Equal Opportunities Employer and is committed to ensuring that all staff are motivated, skilled and rewarded by their work. Sense is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of vulnerable children and adults and expects all employees to share this commitment. 

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