Deputy Care Manager

Recruiter
Sense
Location
Leeds
Salary
£20,000 - £24,999
Posted
08 Apr 2018
Closes
23 Apr 2018
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Part Time

We are looking for a reliable and motivated Deputy Care Manager to join our professional team at our service in Leeds working 18 hours per week on a fixed term basis until Friday 30th November 2018.

About the role

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. 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.

As our 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.

For an informal discussion about this role, please contact: Chris Evans at chris.evans@sense.org.uk

No agencies please.