Service Manager

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Reference number: 43847

Title: Service Manager

Hours: 37.5

Location: South and West Wales

Closing date: Thursday 5 December 2019

Salary: circa £25,300 per annum

Interview date: To be confirmed

Job advert:

Sense has a great opportunity for a passionate and dedicated individual to join our team as a Service Manager based in a community setting across south and west Wales. This is a permanent contract working 37.5 hours per week. 

About the role…

• As a Service Manager you will line manage a team to deliver person centred, specialist services 
• You will provide a customised, responsive and high quality service to people with multiple sensory impairments, physical and/or learning disabilities who use Sense services
• You will act as a representative of Sense in all dealings with external professionals, families, carers and members of the public, and to protect Sense’s reputation in those dealings

In return we will offer you…

• Competitive salary
• Bespoke, rewarding career pathways
• The opportunity to work in a large, diverse and successful charity where you can develop your skills, knowledge and career in a supportive and flexible environment
• Group Personal Pension scheme
• Generous annual leave entitlement
• Comprehensive induction and commitment to ongoing training

About you…

• You will have substantial experience of providing support including personal care
• Experience of supervising and line managing others in accordance with policy and legislation 
• A proven commitment and ability to work in accordance with the I statements in all dealings
• BSL Level 2
• MSI/Deafblind qualification

About Sense…

For everyone living with complex disabilities. For everyone who is deafblind. Sense is here to help people communicate and experience the world.
Sense has a proven record of offering high quality, pioneering services. We believe that no one, no matter how complex their disabilities, should be isolated, left out, or unable to fulfil their potential.
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.
If you have any questions regarding this role, please contact the recruitment team via recruitment@sense.org.uk 

To apply…

Please use the link below to complete your application. 

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, please contact the recruitment team 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.

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.

No agency submissions, any submissions without prior authorisation from Sense will be treated as our own and as such no fee will be payable.
 

Job description: Download the job description

Candidate guidelines: Download the candidate guidelines

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