Deputy Manager

19305.00 - 20570.00 GBP Annual
05 Aug 2017
02 Sep 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

We're looking for two reliable and motivated people to join our teams as a Deputy Manager. We have the opportunity to work 37.5 hours per week on a permanent basis at either our Glenside Resource Centre or Bourne Resource Centre.

Reference number: 42125
Hours: 37.5 hours per week (full time)
Location: Bourne & Spalding
Contract type: Permanent
Salary: GBP19,305 - GBP20,570 per annum
Sense salary points: 23 - 25

As a Deputy Care Manager you will provide a customised, responsive and high quality service to people with multiple sensory impairments and/or learning disabilities. You will be a frontline supervisor, supporting the manager to effectively manage a team of staff to deliver person centred, specialist services.

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.

About us

Sense is a national charity that supports people who are deafblind, those with sensory impairments and those with complex needs, to enjoy more independent lives.

Bourne Resource Centre offers education and a range of craft based sessions for people with sensory impairments and additional learning disabilities.

Glenside Resource Centre supports individuals (18+), many of whom have complex needs, learning disabilities and multi-sensory impairments. The Centre delivers therapy and recreation-based programmes for people for whom an education programme is not appropriate.

About you and what we offer

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.

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.

The successful candidate will have experience of dealing with challenging situations and of advocating in the best interests of individuals.


If you would like to find out more about this position and to apply, please click the button to be directed to our website complete the application process.

Please note that whilst we have set a closing date on the advert we will be interviewing throughout and encourage you to complete your application as soon as possible. If we are able to appoint to all available roles we may close this advert early.

Closing date: Thursday 31 August 2017
Interview date: To be confirmed
To start: To be discussed at interview

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.

No agencies please.