Deputy Care Manager



Organisation
Sense
Reference
SYS-44685
Sector
Disability, Social Care, Youth
Location
Birmingham
Salary Details
Circa £20,084 per annum
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours per Week
37.5 hours per week
Closing Date
30/11/2020
Sense are looking for a reliable and motivated Deputy Care Manager to join our professional team at our service in Smethwick. This is a full time post working 37.5 hours per week.

Job Description

About the role

Sense are looking for a reliable and motivated Deputy Care Manager to join our professional team at our service in Smethwick. This is a full time post working 37.5 hours per week.

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.

This is a day service we deliver day opportunities for up to 18 people with multi-sensory impairments and associated learning and physical disabilities. Our service is open 7 days a week and offers a range of both centre based and community based activities.

We work closely with health care professionals to support with physiotherapy and improve health outcomes.

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.

About you

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 have an awareness of total communication approaches which include: verbal communication, objects of reference, hand under hand, hand over hand, communication boards, observations and unrecognised individual communication modes.

The successful candidate will have experience of dealing with challenging situations and of advocating in the best interests of individuals; must be flexible to cover any shift- (AM, PM Weekends or waking nights).

A full driving licence is essential for this position.

Company Description

About Sense

We’re here for every person living with complex disabilities that can make it a challenge to communicate, access information and take part in life.

Our mission is to remove barriers to communication so that everyone has the opportunity to live their life to the full.

 

Our values

Everything we do is underpinned by five core values. These values shape the way we work as we pursue our vision of a world where no one, no matter how complex their disabilities is isolated, left out, or unable to fulfil their potential.

We include, We collaborate, We find a way, We challenge, We celebrate

Our ‘I’ statements

I will listen to others
I will understand and respond
I will respect others
I will be honest and open
I will participate and contribute
I will take informed risk
I will find things to celebrate
No decision about me, without me

To apply

Please use the link below to complete your application. Managers will use your application to shortlist candidates in relation to the Personal Specification; therefore, it is very important you complete this section thoroughly.  We would recommend that you read the candidate guidelines and job description (found at the base of this advert) before applying.

If you are a disabled candidate and require a hard copy pack or a different format, please contact the recruitment team on recruitmentsense.org.uk.

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 agency submissions, any submissions without prior authorisation from Sense will be treated as our own and as such no fee will be payable.