Registered Care Manager - Driver Essential

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Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
£27,372 - £28,683 per annum
19 Sep 2016
03 Oct 2016
Full Time
Contract Type

We’re looking for a reliable and motivated Registered Care Manager to join our professional team at our service in Peterborough working 37.5 hours per week, on a permanent basis.

Title: Registered Care Manager (Driver Essential)
Reference number: 41573
Hours: 37.5 hours per week (Full time)
Location: Peterborough
Contract type: Permanent
Salary: £27,372 - £28,683 per annum
Sense salary points: 34 - 36

About Sense

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.

About the role

As a Registered Care 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.

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.

The successful candidate must hold a QCF Level 5 in Health and Social Care qualification or equivalent or be willing to work towards holding this qualification.  Have knowledge of working within CQC regulation and ideally have previous experience working in the domiciliary care sector. Experience and knowledge of working with children and adults with multi-sensory impairments and/or learning disabilities will be essential.

You must have excellent communication skills and have the ability to develop and maintain working relationships with service users their families and the staff team. British sign language qualification would be an advantage but not essential.

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

Skills and abilities

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.

Job benefits include a supportive, caring environment, generous paid leave, pension scheme, opportunities for promotion, excellent training and development and the chance to participate in stimulating, varied activities.

Closing date: Monday 3 October 2016
Interview date: Wednesday 12 October 2016
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, 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.