Deputy Care Manager - FTC



Organisation
Sense
Reference
46505
Sector
Health, Medicine & Well Being, Management, Social Care
Location
Margate
Salary Details
£24,044 FTE
Contract Type
Fixed
Hours per Week
37.5
Closing Date
31/01/2022
We require a Deputy Care Manager for a 1 year Fixed Term Contract covering parental leave.

Job Description

You will work alongside a Registered Care Manager who manages 2 Supported Living Services across 2 separate sites, one in Maidstone and one in Margate, at present we support 5 unique adult individuals with a range of complex needs including Sensory losses and Learning Disabilities, we are currently looking for a flexible and reliable motivated person.

As a frontline hands on Deputy Manager you will need to support the Registered Care Manager in the day to day running of both services. Special attention will be paid to facilitating and monitoring personalised active support and the creation of a continuous learning environment that will seek to maximise the potential of each person we support. You will need a can do attitude, to work flexibly and be creative – solution focussed approach.

You will assist the manager in the running of the services including rota, supervising, mentoring and leading the team to ensure that all shared responsibilities are fulfilled and systems maintained which guarantee compliance You will have good time management skills and the ability to work set deadlines. You will have the ability to prioritise tasks and work well under pressure, and also be expected to work on your own initiative show patience and understanding You will be expected to work and travel at 2 different sites supporting the Manager when on A/Travel expenses included.

Work at Sense can be incredibly rewarding and valuable. You will also receive Sense mandatory training and any specialised that is required for you to fulfil your role. generous leave and access to a pension scheme.

Our selection process aims to make sure that the role is right for you and you are right for us. It involves completing an online application form and taking part in a telephone screening interview. If you are successful, you will be invited to a Face to Face interview.

Does this sound right for you?

Working at Sense gives you a wide range of benefits including:

  • 24 days’ holiday + bank holidays; increasing with length of service
  • Free DBS Check
  • Free leadership and management development (such as our award winning Growing Stronger Leaders Together programme) 
  • Free access to over 100 online and face to face training including the care certificate.
  • On-going development opportunities
  • Flexible working and family friendly policies
  • Employee referral scheme
  • Health and well-being support
  • Pension Scheme
  • Discount scheme 

Your duties can include:

  • To support individuals / groups within the centre and community.
  • You will assist the manager in the running of the service including rota, supervising, mentoring and leading the team to ensure that all shared responsibilities are fulfilled and systems maintained which guarantee compliance. 
  • To provide a customised, responsive and high quality service to people with multiple sensory impairments, physical and/or learning disabilities who use Sense services.
  • To deliver services which meet or exceed organisational expectations and standards.

Your required skills and experiences:

  • You will have a proven track record of motivating and managing others including carrying out supervision meetings
  • You will have experience of working with adults with disabilities, monitoring the personalised care provided, reviewing, identifying and resolving issues arising from the 'day to day' operation.
  • You will need a can do attitude, to work flexibly and be creative – solution focussed approach
  • For genuine occupational reasons we are looking to appoint a female candidate only (exemption under the Equality Act 2010 Part 1 Schedule 9).

To apply: Click the apply link to be transferred to our recruitment site where you can download the full job description and apply online. To help us to manage our advertising resources please mention Ethical Jobseeker in your application.

Company Description

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.