Deputy Care Manager- FTC
- 24 days’ holiday + bank holidays; 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 home, centre and community.
- 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.
- A NVQ Level 3 or equivalent qualification is essential for this role.
- You must be ICT literate and able to use MS Office and a range of databases.
- Willingness to work towards BSL level one or comparable sign vocabulary is essential.
- Knowledge of or qualification in British Sign Language or similar is desirable. ( BSL / Makaton etc.)
- Experience of managing misconduct, grievances and performance issues is desirable.
- Experience of successfully working within internal and external compliance Frameworks is desirable.
- Full person specification is attached below.
Reference number: 46604
Title: Deputy Care Manager- FTC
Salary: £24,044 Pro Rata
Hours: 16 hours per week
Closing date: Sunday 30 January 2022
Interview date: As suitable applications are received
Contract type: Fixed Term
Could you be a Deputy Care Manager?
We require a Deputy Care Manager for a 1 year Fixed Term Contract to cover Maternity leave.
This role is unique as there is an option to maximise to a full time contract with half of the role being a support worker and half a deputy manager.
As a Deputy Care Manager, you work alongside a Manager who manages 2 Supported Living Services across 2 separate sites, one in Maidstone and one in Margate, at present we support 5 adults with a range of complex needs including Sensory losses and Learning Disabilities, we are currently looking for a flexible and reliable, motivated person.
As a frontline hands-on Deputy Manager supporting the service in Margate, you will need to support the Registered Care Manager in the day to day running of this 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 need a can do attitude, to work flexibly and be creative – solution focused approach.
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 You will have excellent time management skills and the ability to work set deadlines. You will have the ability to prioritise tasks and work well under pressure, and also be expected to work on your own initiative show patience and understanding.
Work at Sense can be incredibly rewarding and valuable. You will receive a great range of training, including specialist training, paid sick leave, contributory pensions, generous holidays and the opportunity to grow your career in a supportive environment.
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, you will be invited to a Face to Face interview.
Does this sound right for you?
Working at Sense gives you a wide range of benefits including:
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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.
Work at Sense can be demanding and so isn’t for everyone, but it is also incredibly rewarding and valuable. Take a look at the video below to see why we do what we do.
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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 committed to equality of opportunity, and to promoting and celebrating the diversity of staff, volunteers and the people we work with. We value everyone’s contribution and ensure people are given the opportunity to realise their potential. We will promote equality and diversity in all that we do and the work we do in partnership with others. For more information please visit: https://www.sense.org.uk/about/equality-and-diversity/
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