Deputy Care Manager

Reference number: 44694

Title: Deputy Care Manager

Location: Dereham, Norfolk,

Salary: £22,093 pro rata

Hours: 16 hours per week

Closing date: Sunday 1 November 2020

Interview date: To be confirmed

Contract type: Permanent

Job advert:

About the role

Sense are looking for a motivated Deputy Care Manager to join our professional team at our service in Dereham, Norfolk. This is a part time permanent post working  16 hours per week in a residential service.

As a Deputy Care Manager you will provide a customised, responsive and high quality service to people with complex disabilities including sensory impairments. You will be a frontline supervisor, supporting the manager to effectively manage a team of staff to deliver person centred, specialist services.

About you

Our ideal candidate will 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.

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.

No agencies please.

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 - recruitment@sense.org.uk.

We will interview applicants throughout the campaign, therefore an early application is advised.

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.

Job description: Download the job description

Candidate guidelines: Download the candidate guidelines

Related links

Who Sense supports

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Sense's People Strategy

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