Registered Manager - Southwest Community Services

Reference number: 44892

Title: Registered Manager - Southwest Community Services

Location: Exeter

Salary: Circa £26,125

Hours: 37.5 hours per week

Closing date: Sunday 28 February 2021

Interview date: As suitable applications are received.

Contract type: Permanent, Temporary, Fixed Term

Job advert:


Could you be our next Registered Care Manager?

We are looking for a Registered Manager to join our team in Exeter on a fixed term contract to cover parental leave. The start date can be flexible, and there is an opportunity for this role to become a permant part time job share for the right person.

Sense Community support services supports people with sensory impairments who live in their own home.

Our Hub, Providence Court is based in the centre of Exeter. Some services are based from here, other services are based in the local community and within peoples own homes within the Devon area.

This is a fantastic opportunity for an innovative manager to lead a team to provide support and create opportunities for the people who Sense supports.


What should I expect?

No one at Sense is a ‘hands off’ manager, you will have a hands on attitude and be dedicated to undertaking the management of the service. With your leadership your team will support our individuals to achieve their goals in life and will actively seek out opportunities for them to develop their skills and confidence. 

A salary of Circa £26,125, 37.5 hours per week. You will receive generous annual leave entitlement and the opportunity to buy and sell, Flexible working and family friendly policies, Health and wellbeing support, Blue light discount card and extensive discount schemes. 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, Plus many more.


What we would like from you:

Knowledge of CQC and how to ensure service is compliant within community services. Knowledge of personalisation of services, how to involve those we support and their team in delivering person centred support. Committed to quality person-centred support and care, you will be responsible for delivering best practice in social care whilst continually developing our services.

We are seeking someone with a can do approach, someone who is able to see the possibilities and solutions to the challenges of managing a CQC registered service. Who strives for the best, is creative in thinking about how to achieve this, focusing on the positives with strong management skills.

You need to be committed to ensuring everyone we support is at the centre of their support, that we ensure support is developed using a co-production approach.

An excellent leader able to motivate and inspire a team to work together in flexible ways, to challenges stereo types – and help the people we support to live ordinary lives, doing extraordinary things.

An excellent communicator who truly listens to what the people we support and their families want, ability to communicate in BSL would be fantastic but having a willingness to learn BSL is just as important.

A valid UK driving license is desireable as you will be required to access remote locations across the region. If you do not have a licence you must be happy and able to access our locations by other means.
 

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 an informal discussion about 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.

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Job description: Download the job description

Candidate guidelines: Download the candidate guidelines

Additional documentation: Download the additional documentation

Related links

Who Sense supports

More about Sense, it's visions and values

Sense's People Strategy

Sense's People Strategy (Accessible)