Peterborough, Peterborough

Circa £22,000 per annum, pro rata

Permanent, Part-time

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Job Description

We’re looking for a reliable and motivated Deputy Care Manager to join our professional team at our Sense Centre in Peterborough.

This opportunity is to work 22.5 hours per week on a permanent basis.

Title: Deputy Care Manager
Reference number:
43355
Hours: 22.5 hours per week (part time)
Location: Peterborough
Contract type: Permanent
Salary: circa £22,000 per annum, pro rata

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.

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 must be willing to work towards BSL level one (or equivalent), or be working towards an accredited award. In addition, Deputies within an education setting are also required to hold the Preparing to Teach in the Lifelong Learning Sector (PTLLS) or the Level 3 award in Education and Training and Learning in Skills, or a relevant professional teaching qualification.

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.

About us 
Sense is a national disability charity that supports people with complex communication needs to be understood, connected and valued.

Sense has a proven record of offering high quality, pioneering services.

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.

Closing date: Monday 1 July 2019
Interview date: To be confirmed
To start: To be discussed at interview

TO APPLY AND FOR MORE INFORMATION:

If you would like to find out more about this position and to apply, please click the Apply button. You will be directed to our website where you can download the information pack and complete the application process.


We would recommend that you read the candidate guidelines and job description (available on our website) before applying. 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.