Deputy Care Manager - Kingstanding
Do you want to make a positive difference to people's lives?
Can you use your own initiative and motivate others?
Do you have a sense of humour and can you think out of the box?
If yes, then our Deputy Care Manager vacancy may be perfect for you!
About the role
We're looking for a reliable and motivated Deputy Care Manager to join our professional team at our accommodation service in Kingstanding, Birmingham. This opportunity is to work 37.5 hours per week on a permanent basis.
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.
A full UK driving licence and use of your own vehicle is desirable but not an essential requirement for this role.
Sense is a leading national charity that helps people of all ages to enjoy more independent lives. Our work involves supporting people who have sensory impairments and complex learning, mobility and communication needs to reach their full potential.
About you and what we offer
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.
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.
The successful candidate will have experience of dealing with challenging situations and of advocating in the best interests of individuals.