Deputy Care Manager - Residential



Organisation
Sense
Reference
45650
Sector
Disability, Management, Social Care
Location
Barnet
Salary Details
£28,089 per annum (includes London living allowance)
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours per Week
37.5 hours per week
Closing Date
10/08/2021
It's an exciting time as Sense has just released its new strategy, we now have an opportunity for a Deputy Manager to join our service in Barnet. This is a permanent post, 37.5 hours per week, working 5 out of 7 days.

Job Description

Here at Barnet Residential services we support 17 individuals over the age of eighteen who have a range of complex needs, including sensory loses and learning disabilities. As a frontline hands on Deputy Manager you will support the Registered Care Manager in the day to day running of a responsive innovative and high quality service.

The duties are varied and no two days will be the same. The people we support are individuals and they are all treated as such. As a general guide, you may support with personal care needs, as well as help to take part in a wide range of special interests and activities that support their health and wellbeing. Special attention will be paid to facilitating and monitoring personalized active support and the creation of a continuous learning environment that will seek to maximize the potential of each person we support.

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.
  • 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:

  • A full manual UK license is beneficial to support wit day trips etc.
  • ICT literate and able to use MS Office and a range of databases.
  • Numeracy and literacy skills and able to develop those skills in others.
  • Willing to work towards BSL level one or comparable sign vocabulary
  • Knowledge of multi sensory impairments / learning difficulties is beneficial.

To apply

Please use the apply link below to be transferred to our site to complete your application. Managers will use your supporting statement to shortlist candidates for interview; 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, job description and person specification (found at the base of the Sense advert) before applying.

Please note to avoid disappointment, we advise you to submit your application as soon as possible as we reserve the right to close posts at any time.

No agency submissions please: any submissions without prior authorisation from the Sense Recruitment Team will be treated as our own and as such no fee will be payable.

If you require any further assistance, please contact the Recruitment Team on 0121 415 6735 or recruitment@sense.org.uk

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, where appropriate, are subject to an enhanced DBS check.

Sense is committed to equality of opportunity, and to promoting and celebrating the diversity of staff, volunteers and the people we work with. We value everyone’s contribution and ensure people are given the opportunity to realise their potential. We will promote equality and diversity in all that we do and the work we do in partnership with others. For more information please visit: https://www.sense.org.uk/about/equality-and-diversity/

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.

Work at Sense can be demanding and so isn’t for everyone, but it is also incredibly rewarding and valuable. Take a look at the video below to see why we do what we do.