Operations Manager

Barnet and Brent
£46,000 pa inc London Allowance
21 May 2019
03 Jun 2019
Full Time
Contract Type

Sense are recruiting a dynamic and solution focused Operations Manager to work 37.5 hours per week in London and the Home Counties.

Operations Manager
Hours: 37.5 hours per week
Location: Barnet and Brent
Contract type: Permanent
Salary: Circa £46,000 per annum (inclusive of London allowance)

About the role

This role will primarily be based in our Brent and Barnet services, but you will be required to support across the South region. As the Operational Manager, you will lead a diverse range of accommodation and community services. This role requires flexibility and willingness to travel within the UK and may include overnight stays. 

You will be responsible for:

  • Providing line management to service managers, leading a culture of creativity and innovation, to deliver outstanding services.
  • Contributing to, and delivering, organisational strategy including growing services.
  • Understanding of the external influences on the delivery of Sense services
  • Ensuring with support, that the locality meets financial targets and complies with Sense standards and quality indicators. 
  • You will guarantee that CQC requirements and inspection report recommendations are met and exceeded.

This is an exciting time to join Sense as we launch our new strategy.

About you 

Our ideal candidate will have a strong background in the Health and Social Care Sector.  You will be an excellent communicator who is able to provide leadership and direction to staff at all levels of the organisation.  You will have the ability to plan, prioritise and deliver to tight timescales, responding flexibly and positively to change.

We’re looking for someone who can commit to Sense’s values and advocate for the individuals we support. It’d be great if you had experience of working with people with multisensory impairment and other complex needs.

About us

For everyone living with complex disabilities. For everyone who is deafblind. Sense is here to help people communicate and experience the world.

We believe that no one, no matter how complex their disabilities, should be isolated, left out, or unable to fulfil their potential.

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: Monday 3 June 2019
Interview date: To be confirmed
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 on Website' 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, further details can be found on our website.

Sense is an Equal Opportunities Employer and is committed to ensuring that all staff are motivated, skilled and rewarded by their work. 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 are subject to a number of checks including an enhanced DBS check where appropriate.

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. 

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