Deputy Care Manager (Driver Essential)

19 Mar 2017
18 Apr 2017
Public Sector
Contract Type
Full Time

We are looking for a dynamic full time Deputy Manager to join our established and well regarded service in Ramsgate. Our work involves supporting people who have sensory impairments and complex learning, mobility and communication needs to reach their full potential.

Title: Deputy Care Manager (Driver Essential)
Reference number: 41842
Hours: 37.5 hours per week (full time)
Location: Ramsgate, Kent
Contract type: Permanent
Salary: £21,237 - £24,346 per annum
Sense salary points: 26 - 30

About the role
As the Deputy Manager you will assist the Manager in the smooth running of the service, supervise team members and directly support people with a range of sensory impairments and/or learning disabilities. The Deputy Manager will help to enable those supported to live the lifestyles they wish, encouraging involvement, responsible risk taking and participation in a wide range of activities. This role will also require you to provide personal care.

You will have experience of compassionately supporting vulnerable adults with learning disabilities, in addition to supervising, motivating, supporting and developing others.

A full UK driving licence is an essential requirement for this role.

About us
Sense is a leading national charity that helps people of all ages to enjoy more independent lives.

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 two (or equivalent), or be working towards an accredited award.

We place great value on providing a truly personalised service. Providing a person centred service to the people we support is a priority, so you must be able to work flexible hours. You will have working knowledge of both the Care Quality Commission’s regulatory framework in conjunction with the Mental Capacity Act.

Closing date: Sunday 26 March 2017
Interview date: Friday 7 April 2017?
To start: To be discussed at interview


If you would like to find out more about this position and to apply, please click the "Apply on Recruiter's Website" button. You will be directed to our website where you can download the information pack and complete the application form.

If you are a disabled candidate and require a hard copy pack or a different format for example large print, Braille or audio, further details can be found on our website.

Sense is an Equal Opportunities Employer and is committed to ensuring that all staff are motivated, skilled and rewarded by their work.

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 are subject to a number of checks including an enhanced DBS check where appropriate.

No agencies please.