Deputy Care Manager - Driver Essential
We're looking for a reliable and motivated Deputy Care Manager to join our professional team at our service in Peterborough. This opportunity is to work 37.5 hours per week on a permanent basis.
Title: Deputy Care Manager (Driver Essential)
Reference number: 42184
Hours: 37.5 hours per week (full time)
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.
A full UK driving licence and use of your own vehicle is an essential requirement for this role.
Sense is a leading national charity that helps people of all ages to enjoy more independent lives. Our work involves supporting people who have sensory impairments and complex learning, mobility and communication needs to reach their full potential.
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.
Closing date: Sunday 1 October 2017
Interview date: To be confirmed
To start: To be discussed at interview
TO APPLY AND FOR MORE INFORMATION:
If you would like to find out more about this position and to apply, please click the 'Apply' button to be directed to the Sense website where you can download the information pack and complete the application form.
We would recommend that you read the candidate guidelines, job description and service one page profile (available on our website) before applying. If you are a disabled candidate and require a hard copy pack or a different format for example large print, Braille or audio more information can be found on our website.
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.