female care manager

Dorset, Poole

We are looking for a reliable and motivated Care Manager to join our professional teams in Poole, Dorset.
Initially you will be working 37.5 hours per week; this will be a permanent 15 hour contract, with an additional 22.5 hours per week on a temporary contract, covering maternity leave.
You will continue to work 15 hours per week upon the return of the current Care manager.
   Female Care Manager Reference number:
   42349 Hours:
   37.5hours per week Location:
   Poole, Dorset Contract type:
   Fixed Term, Permanent Salary:
   GBP 21, 237 : GBP 24, 346 per annum, pro rata Sense salary points:
   26 : 30 About the role As a Manager you will provide a customised, responsive and high quality service to people 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.
A full UK driving licence and use of your own vehicle is desirable but not an essential requirement for this role.
For genuine occupational requirement reasons we are looking to appoint a Female only (exemption under the Equality Act 2010 Part 1 Schedule 9).
About You 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.
You will need to have a sound knowledge of person centred planning, rota planning, staff management/development and budget management.
In order to support Senses 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.
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.
Closing date:
   Tuesday 26 December 2017 Interview date:
   To be confirmed To start:
   To be discussed at interview AND FOR MORE INFORMATION:
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If you are a disabled candidate and require a hard copy pack or a different format for example large print, Braille or audio, more information 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.