Stockport, Greater Manchester
Circa £26,000 per year
Permanent, Full-time
Job description

We’re looking for a reliable and motivated Manager to lead our team at our brand new service in Stockport working 37.5 hours per week on a permanent basis; this role will be in a Supported Living Service supporting 11 individuals with learning difficulties and/or autism.

Title: Registered Care Manager
Ref: 43335
 37.5 hours per week (full time)
Location: Stockport
Contract type: Permanent
Salary: Circa £26,000 per annum

About the role

As a Manager you will provide a customised, responsive and high quality service to people with learning disabilities. You will effectively manage a team to deliver person centred, specialist services that meet organisational standards and expectations.

You will need to have a sound knowledge of person centred planning, rota planning, staff management/development and budget management. In order to support Sense’s commitment to high quality, accountable services, you will need to be aware of the expectations of the Health and Social Care Act 2015 and to develop an understanding of Senses’ Quality Assurance system. You will be required, to be registered with the relevant external agencies and maintain compliance.

Please select the 'Additional documentation' link to view the 'Service One Page Profile' on our website, this provides more information on the role and the service in which it is based.

A full driving licence and use of your own vehicle is an essential requirement for this role

About You

You must be willing to work towards a Level Five Diploma in Health and Social Care (or equivalent), or be working towards an accredited award. You will need to have had proven experience of supervising and line managing staff in accordance with policy and legislation, as well as experience of managing misconduct, grievance and performance issues.

The successful candidate will have experience of dealing with challenging situations and of advocating in the best interests of individuals.

About Us

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.

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: Sunday 23 June 2019
Interview date: To be confirmed
To start: To be discussed at interview


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 form.

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 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 an Equal Opportunities Employer and is committed to ensuring that all staff are motivated, skilled and rewarded by their work.

No agencies please. 

Posted on: 10 June 2019
Closed date: 23 June 2019
Job ref: 153740_S
Tags: Social Care/Development, Care Management