Deputy Manager - Brent - Flexible Working Available
About the role
Sense are looking for a reliable and motivated Deputy Manager to join our professional team at our service in Brent, London. This is a full time position working 37.5 hours per week in a supported living service.
As a Deputy Care Manager you will provide a customised, responsive and high quality service to people with a range of multiple sensory impairments, learning disabilities and mental health needs. 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.
We are looking for a strong, dedicated and energetic individual, who leads by example, has a can-do attitude, and is not only a great support to their team but who can be an advocate for people with sensory, learning and mental health needs. 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.
We are looking for a Deputy Manager with excellent communication skills and it'd be great if you had existing British Sign Language skills or demonstrated a willingness to learn.
The successful candidate will have experience of dealing with challenging situations and of advocating in the best interests of individuals.
For everyone living with complex disabilities. For everyone who is deafblind. Sense is here to help people communicate and experience the world.
We believe that no one, no matter how complex their disabilities, should be isolated, left out, or unable to fulfil their potential.
Our service in Brent is an amazing new build Supported Living Service (12 self-contained flats), which will enable the people who will live there to develop their daily living skills, become active in their community and live life to the full.
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.