Registered Community Services Manager (Adults & Children)
About the role
We have an exciting opportunity for you to join us as Registered Community Services Manager (Adults & Children) in Exeter. This is a permanent contract where you will work full time, 37.5 hours per week. We are really proud that this community service has been rated 'Good' overall, and in four areas and 'Outstanding' in another at its most recent CQC inspection in 2016.
We are looking for a positive, proactive and enthusiastic Registered Care Manager who can lead and inspire your team of Support Workers and Deputy Managers with the Devon area. You will manage and develop services and support us to achieve our ambitious strategy "Growing Stronger Together".
As a Registered Care Manager you will provide a customised, responsive and high quality service to children and adults with multiple sensory impairments and/or learning disabilities. You will effectively manage a team to deliver person centred, specialist services that meet organisational standards and expectations.
You will 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 be aware of the expectations of the Health and Social Care Act 2015 and develop an understanding of Senses' Quality Assurance system. You will be required, to be registered with the Care Quality Commission and maintain compliance.
A full UK driving licence and use of your own vehicle is an essential requirement for this role.
Sense is a national charity that supports people who are deafblind, those with sensory impairments and those with complex needs, to enjoy more independent lives.
Sense has a proven record of offering high quality, pioneering services.
Working at Sense can be very 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 an excellent induction and leadership development programme, the opportunity to join our Group Personal Pension scheme and a generous annual leave entitlement.
Our registered managers receive first class support at Sense, so much so that this was recognised by the Skills for Care earlier this year and we won the award for 'best employer support for registered managers' . Our 'Growing Stronger Leaders Together' leadership development programme that focuses on leadership, coaching and developing people has also been shortlisted for a CIPD award.
You will 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 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.
You will have experience of dealing with challenging situations and of advocating in the best interests of individuals. You will demonstrate the ability to lead a team and develop a culture of creativity and innovation, to deliver outstanding services and are able to work flexibly, be well organised and able to plan effectively.