Deputy Care Manager

Reference number: 43422

Title: Deputy Care Manager

Hours: 30 hours per week, part time

Location: Holbeach, Lincolnshire

Contract type: Permanent

Closing date: Wednesday 7 August 2019

Salary: Circa £22,000 per annum (pro rata)

Interview date: As applications are received

To start: To be discussed at interview

Job advert:

About you

Sense are looking for a reliable and motivated Deputy Care Manager to join our team at our Supported Living service in Holbeach, Lincolnshire. This is a part time role, working 30 hours per week attracting a salary of circa £22,000 per annum (pro rata).

As a Deputy Care Manager, you will support the manager to run a busy supported living project. Tasks will include supervision of staff, finances and relevant paperwork alongside enabling individuals to live more independent lives both in their own home and in the community. This will include assisting with personal care, dietary requirements and social activities. 

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. It is really important that you are able to demonstrate the right values and behaviours to enable you to make a difference to people's lives. 

For an informal discussion about this role, please contact: Sam Wheatley via

No agencies please.

To apply

We will be conducting interviews throughout the duration of this vacancy, so get your application in as soon as you can as the post may close prior to the advertised date. 

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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Candidate guidelines: Download the candidate guidelines

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