Deputy Care Manager

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Edgbaston, Birmingham
£19305 - £20570/annum
21 Jul 2017
20 Aug 2017
Public Sector
Contract Type
Full Time
We have a fantastic opportunity for an enthusiastic Deputy Care Manager to join our professional team based in Edgbaston, Birmingham. This is a permanent position working full time, 37.5 hours per week.

Title: Deputy Care Manager
Reference number: 42086
Hours: 37.5 hours per week (Full time)
Location: Edgbaston, Birmingham
Contract type: Permanent
Salary: £19,305 - £20,570 per annum
Sense salary points: 23 - 25

About the role

As our 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 help manage a team that supports and encourages amazing people to communicate, express themselves and connect with the world around them.

You will need to have a sound knowledge of person centred planning, rota planning and staff management/development. We would love to hear from you, if you are a committed team player who is able to coach and mentor a team of support workers.

About you

You are 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. You will be IT literate and able to undertake some administration duties.

You will have experience of dealing with challenging situations and of advocating in the best interests of individuals. It would be great if you have a full and valid driving licence, however this is not essential.

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.

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.

Closing date: Sunday 6 August 2017
Interview date: Monday 14 August 2017
To start: To be confirmed


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

CVs will not be considered. Managers will use your application to shortlist candidates in relation to the Sense I Statements and the Personal Specification; therefore it is very important you complete this section thoroughly. We would recommend that you read the candidate guidelines, job description and service one page profile 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