Deputy Care Manager - Driver Essential

13 Apr 2017
13 May 2017
Public Sector
Contract Type
Full Time

We’re looking for a reliable and motivated Deputy Care Manager to join our professional team at our service in Edgbaston, Birmingham, working 37.5 hours per week on a permanent basis; this role will be in a residential setting.

Deputy Care Manager
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Hours: 37.5 hours per week (full time)
Location: Edgbaston, Birmingham
Contract type: Permanent
Salary: £19,305 - £20,570 per annum

As a Deputy Care Manager you will provide a customised, responsive and high quality service to people with multiple sensory impairments in Edgbaston, Birmingham. You will be a frontline supervisor, supporting the manager to effectively manage a team of Support Workers to deliver person centred, specialist services.

You will 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.

Gillott Road in Edgbaston is a busy and exciting service that offers a truly rewarding opportunity. We are always striving to provide a high quality personalised service; the people we support take part in a variety of experiences such as zip wiring, cooking, swimming, ice skating, ICT and we work together to develop life skills and relationships.

Please select the 'Additional documentation' link to view the 'Service One Page Profile', this provides more information on the role and the service in which it is based.

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. 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 will 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:
Wednesday 26 April 2017
Interview date: 8 May 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.