Registered Care Manager - Residential Service

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Reference number: 44744

Title: Registered Care Manager - Residential Service

Location: Carrickfergus, Northern Ireland

Salary: Circa £30,679 per annum

Hours: 37.5 hours per week

Closing date: Wednesday 25 November 2020

Interview date: Friday 27 November 2020

Contract type: Permanent

Job advert:


Do you have an ‘I want the best’ approach? Can you see possibilities and solutions? 

About the role…

This is a great time to join Sense and our Team in Northern Ireland.

As the Registered Care Manager (RCM) for our Residential Care Service in Edenvale you will have oversight of 2 purpose built bungalows, where care is provided for 10 adults, 24 hours a day. 

This is an exciting role that will challenge any skilled RCM with no 2 days being the same, the rewards will be plentiful as each person and their support team progress. 

We have a dedicated and flexible team who work hard to ensure that the people we support are enabled to live the lives they want and are involved in decisions that affect them. Maintain high standards within the bungalows, the organisation and with outside agencies including The Regulation and Quality Improvement Authority (RQIA) and Northern Ireland Social Care Council (NISCC).

Key skills and experience…

- You will need proven health and social care management experience to lead your team to support each person to be the best that they can be, ensuring that teams are trained, skilled, knowledgeable and supported through development. 
- You will need a strong background and knowledge for multi-disciplinary working, registered services, positive behaviour support, safeguarding, monitoring outcomes, service development, quality assurance, inducting and supervising teams, open and transparent in your approach while - providing high quality support to the young people, their circles of support and involved professionals.
- You will need to meet the requirements in line with Sense and RQIA guidelines (listed in the Job Specification found at the bottom of this advert).

In return we will offer you…

- The chance to develop your career within a very supportive environment; we offer regular manager meetings, quarterly management meetings where we learn about what others are doing, we are keen to ensure our communication is open and transparent. 
- Salary Circa £30,679 per annum.
- Bespoke, rewarding career pathways.
- 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.
- Group Personal Pension scheme.
- Generous annual leave entitlement.
- Plus many, many more including Blue light card and extensive discount scheme.

About Sense…

We believe that no one, no matter how complex their disabilities, should be isolated, left out, or unable to fulfil their potential.

For more information on what we provide, please visit

To apply…

As part of your application we will ask you to write or attach a supporting statement, please take the time to complete this thoroughly. Please utilise the attached 1-page profile and attached job/person specification to ensure you meet the requirements of the role. We want to ensure you have the best opportunity to fully demonstrate your suitability for the post, and ensure we are able to continuously deliver the best possible service at this this service.  

Interviews will be held on 27/11/2020 you will be informed if you have been shortlisted to interview. The interview will be held as a formal video based panel interview. As part of your interview you will be asked to complete a task and answer questions.

For an informal discussion about this role, please contact: the Recruitment Team via and we will call you back.

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 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 Access NI 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.

Job description: Download the job description

Candidate guidelines: Download the candidate guidelines

Additional documentation: Download the additional documentation

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