Deputy Care Manager - Driver Essential

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Reference number: 43337

Title: Deputy Care Manager - Driver Essential

Hours: 37.5 hours per week (full time)

Location: Stockport, Greater Manchester

Contract type: Permanent

Closing date: Sunday 23 June 2019

Salary: Circa £22,000 per annum

Interview date: To be confirmed

To start: To be discussed at interview

Job advert:

About The Role

Sense are looking for a reliable and motivated Deputy Care Manager to join our professional team at our new service. This is a full time post, working 37.5 hours per week in our brand new Supported Living Service in Stockport, Greater Manchester. This is an exciting opportunity to lead a new team who will provide support to 11 individuals who are transitioning to their own accommodation. The individuals in the service are living with learning disabilities and/or autism.

As a Deputy Care Manager you will 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.

Please select the 'Additional documentation' link to view the 'Service One Page Profile', this provides more information on the role and the service in which it is based.

About you

You must be willing to work towards BSL level one (or equivalent), or be working towards an accredited award. In addition Deputies within an education setting are also required to hold the Preparing to Teach in the Lifelong learning Sector (PTLLS) or the Level 3 award in Education and Training and Learning in Skills, or a relevant professional teaching qualification.

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: Anne Telling via Anne.Telling@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.

 

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Job description: Download the job description

Candidate guidelines: Download the candidate guidelines

Additional documentation: Download the additional documentation

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