Relief Team Manager

Reference number: 44595

Title: Relief Team Manager

Location: Selly Oak, Birmingham

Salary: Circa £33,100 per annum

Hours: 37.5 hours per week (full time)

Closing date: Wednesday 23 September 2020

Interview date: Monday 28 September 2020

Contract type: Permanent

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.

You will be responsible for leading a team of Relief Worker Coordinators in the delivery of an effective service to aid our care managers across the organisation with the placement of relief staff. You will be proactive in the evaluation and development of processes and will be responsible for all compliance matters relating to the team, including social care and employment legislation.

About you 

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 effective relationships at all levels. 

It is essential that you have demonstrable leadership skills and the ability to communicate information clearly with stakeholders at all levels of the organisation.

About us

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.

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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.

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.

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


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