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Sense are looking for a reliable and motivated Deputy Care Manager to join our professional team at our new service.
This is a full time post, working 37.5 hours per week in our brand new Supported Living Service in Stockport, Greater Manchester.
Title: Deputy Care Manager - Driver Essential
Reference number: 43372
Hours: 37.5 hours per week (full time)
Contract type: Permanent
Salary: Circa £22,000 per annum
About The Role
This is an exciting opportunity to lead a new team who will provide support to 11 individuals who are transitioning to their own accommodation. The individuals in the service are living with learning disabilities and/or autism.
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.
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.
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.
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.
If you are interested in applying, please note that Sense reserve the right to close this vacancy early should a suitable candidate be identified.
Closing date: Monday 22 July 2019
Interview date: As applications are received
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.
As we say in our Equality and Diversity pledge, we want to ensure people are given the opportunity to realise their potential with us. So, if you have a disability which prevents you from driving but you are interested in a role where our advert says driving is required, please get in touch with us to discuss your application. We encourage you to apply for the role and we will try to make any adjustments to the role that may be possible.
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.