Deputy Care Manager

Reference number: 45481

Title: Deputy Care Manager

Location: Edgbaston, Birmingham

Salary: £20,486 per annum

Hours: 37.5 hours per week

Closing date: Monday 5 July 2021

Interview date: Tuesday 13 July 2021

Contract type: Permanent

Job advert:

Sense are looking for a motivated Deputy Care Manager to join our professional team at one of our services in Edgbaston, Birmingham. This is a full time permanent post working 37.5 hours per week in a Residential Service. 

We support 7 adults who are deafblind and have complex needs aged 18-65.  The role requires hands on support and personal care to male and females at times.

About you

The applicants we are looking for need to be enthusiastic, active, of an outgoing nature, organised, proactive and want to support people to lead full and active lives in line with their life aspirations. We are looking for applicants; to want to strive for best for the people we support. 

You will need to 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 working week is 5 out of 7 including weekends you will also be required to do sleep ins as part of your role.  Please read the job description for full details of what the role involves. 

You must be willing to work towards BSL level one (or equivalent), or be working towards an accredited award. You will need to have had proven experience of supervising and line managing staff, as well as experience of coordinating and planning a range of activities.

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.

For an informal discussion about this role, please contact: recruitment@sense.org.uk

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 department 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.

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Job description: Download the job description

Candidate guidelines: Download the candidate guidelines

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