Deputy Care Manager
- 24 days’ holiday + bank holiday entitlement; increasing with length of service
- Free DBS Check
- Free leadership and management development (such as our award winning Growing Stronger Leaders Together programme)
- Free access to over 100 online and face to face training including the care certificate.
- On-going development opportunities
- Flexible working and family friendly policies
- Employee referral scheme
- Health and well-being support
- Pension Scheme
- Discount scheme
- To support individuals / groups within the centre and community.
- You will assist the manager in the running of the service including rota, supervising, mentoring and leading the team to ensure that all shared responsibilities are fulfilled and systems maintained which guarantee compliance.
- To provide a customised, responsive and high quality service to people with multiple sensory impairments, physical and/or learning disabilities who use Sense services.
- To deliver services which meet or exceed organisational expectations and standards.
- Full job specification is attached below.
- You will have a proven track record of motivating and managing others including carrying out supervision meetings
- You will have experience of working with adults with disabilities, monitoring the personalised care provided, reviewing, identifying and resolving issues arising from the 'day to day' operation.
- You will need a can do attitude, to work flexibly and be creative – solution focussed approach
- Full person specification is attached below.
Reference number: 46375
Title: Deputy Care Manager
Location: Deeping St. James
Salary: £22,535 per annum
Hours: 37.5 hours per week
Closing date: Sunday 12 December 2021
Interview date: To be confirmed
Contract type: Permanent
Could you be a Deputy Care Manager?
We now have an opportunity for a Deputy Care Manager to join our Residential Service in Deeping St. James. We need a deputy manager who is professional, energetic and most importantly caring and passionate about the role. Someone who can manage a staff team and support the manager. Someone who can work independently and use their initiative.
This is a permanent post, working 37.5 hours per week. Supporting four individuals within a residential setting with a variety of health and support needs inclusive of sensory impairments, learning disabilities, physical health requirements and behaviours that challenge.
This role is based in one of our dual managed services therefore there is an expectation that staff may be required to work both in our Market Deeping and Deeping St James services.
The service is situated in Deeping St. James with links to the local area inclusive of Crowland, Spalding and Peterborough.
As a frontline hands on Deputy Manager you will need to support the Registered Care Manager in the day to day running of a responsive innovative and high quality service. Special attention will be paid to facilitating and monitoring personalised active support and the creation of a continuous learning environment that will seek to maximise the potential of each person we support.
You will be supporting individuals to grow with independence. This includes regular sleep in shifts, supporting with everyday living, cooking, cleaning, personal care, finances, medication, working, shopping, trips out, going to pubs and night clubs.
Does this sound right for you?
Working at Sense gives you a wide range of benefits including:
Your duties can include:
Your required skills and experiences:
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.
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.
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