Intervenor Service Manager – Community Services

Reference number: 45009

Title: Intervenor Service Manager – Community Services

Location: Barnet

Salary: £31,565 per annum, inclusive of allowance

Hours: 37.5 hours per week

Closing date: Wednesday 31 March 2021

Interview date: As suitable applications are received.

Contract type: Permanent, Temporary, Fixed Term

Job advert:


Could you be a Sense Service Manager?

We are Sense Intervenor and Communicator Guide Services, a high quality community care service, who are passionate about supporting adults with complex needs, including sensory losses and learning disabilities.

We’re seeking to recruit a Service Manager to cover parental leave (12 months). You will oversee our CQC registered community based service for children, young people and adults. we are seeking an individual that is able to encourage a workplace culture based on respect and dignity for those in need of care and support. You’ll also need to provide supervision and values-led management to a team of support workers.

The role....

The role will be both office and community based to support with overall day to day running of the Intervenor services.

The role will comprise of the following responsibilities:

Managing budgets

Supervising and mentoring staff


Completing referral process for new services

Completing assessments of individuals

Maintain CQC standards and requirements throughout the service.

Attend contract meetings with local authorities

Support the service through audits, monitoring visits and CQC inspections

Delivering training

Community based aspect of role will require direct hands on support of supporting both children and adults who are congenitally deafblindbase.

Carrying out service reviews, spots checks and observations

Role will require liaising with professionals internal and externally, families and people we support. Attending multi-disciplinary professional meetings

Working in conjunction with educational settings i.e. schools to enable continuity between the home and school environments in regard to supporting children and young people’s communication, sensory needs and targets 

Above all we want someone that shares in our values. These are:

- We include, We collaborate, We find a way, We challenge, We celebrate.

Do you share these values? If so, read on…

Work at Sense can be demanding and so isn’t for everyone, but it is also incredibly rewarding and valuable. If you have the right values, you will be supported by a programme of continuous training and development, a supportive work environment, generous leave arrangements and employee benefits and access to a pension scheme.

Take a look at the video below to see why we do what we do.

If this sounds like the right opportunity for you, or to find out more, please click below. Managers will use your application to shortlist candidates. We would recommend that you read the candidate guidelines and job description (found at the base of this advert) before applying.

Our selection process aims to make sure that the role is right for you and you are right for us. It involves completing an online application form and taking part in a telephone screening interview. If you are successful at that stage, you will be invited to a virtual interview.


If you are a disabled candidate and require a hard copy pack or a different format, please contact the recruitment team on

To avoid disappointment, we advise you to submit your application as soon as possible as we reserve the right to close posts at any time.

Sense is an Equal Opportunities Employer and is committed to ensuring that all staff are motivated, skilled and rewarded by their work.  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 are subject to a number of checks including an enhanced DBS check where appropriate.

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

Additional documentation: Download the additional documentation

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