Deputy Care Manager (Community)

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Reference number: 43329

Title: Deputy Care Manager (Community)

Hours: 30 hours per week, part time

Location: West Midlands area

Contract type: Permanent

Closing date: Sunday 23 June 2019

Salary: Circa £21,000 per annum

Interview date: Thursday 4 July 2019

To start: To be discussed at interview

Job advert:

About the role

Sense are looking for a reliable and dedicated Deputy Care Manager to join our Community Services team at our locations across the West Midlands area. This is a part time post working 30 hours per week.

As a Deputy Care Manager you will provide a customised, responsive and high quality service to the people we support. You will be a frontline supervisor, supporting the Community Services Manager to effectively lead a team of staff to deliver person centred, specialist services. In addition, you will assist in the development of new services.

This is an exciting time to join Sense as we expand and improve our services.

Our community services are based throughout the West Midlands, including Birmingham, Coventry, Warwick and Staffordshire. As such a full UK driving licence and use of your own vehicle is an essential requirement for this role.*

About you

We’re looking for someone with a strong care background who wants the next challenge in their career. You will need to have had proven experience of supervising and line managing staff, as well as the ability to coordinate and plan a range of activities. The successful candidate will have experience of dealing with challenging situations and of advocating in the best interests of individuals.

Due to the communication needs of the people we support it’d be great if you had some British Sign Language ability or showed an interest in learning a new skill.

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: Emma Worton via Emma.Worton@sense.org.uk or on 07815 442687

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.

*As we say in our Equality and Diversity pledge, we want to ensure people are given the opportunity to realise their potential with us. So, if you have a disability which prevents you from driving but you are interested in a role where our advert says driving is required, please get in touch with us to discuss your application. We encourage you to apply for the role and we will try to make any adjustments to the role that may be possible.

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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