Female Team Leader* (Driver Essential)

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Location
Margate, Thanet
Salary
£17,018 - £18,755 per annum
Posted
07 Dec 2017
Closes
20 Dec 2017
Ref
149928_S_42361
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

We’re looking for a reliable and motivated person to join our professional team as a Team Leader (Social Care) at our accommodation service in Margate. This opportunity is to work 37.5 hours per week on a permanent basis.

Female Team Leader* (Driver Essential)
Reference number: 42361
Hours: 37.5 hours per week (full time) 
Location: Margate, Thanet 
Contract type: Permanent 
Salary: £17,018 - £18,755 per annum


As a Team Leader you will supervise team members as well as supporting people with a range of hearing and / or sight difficulties that may also have complex needs and learning disabilities.

About the role

The Team leader will need to manage the day to day running of a responsive innovative and high quality service for people sensory impairments and complex needs. Special attention will be paid to the creation of a continuous learning environment that will seek to maximise the potential of each person.

You will assist the manager in the running of the service including co-ordinating the team to ensure that all shared responsibilities are fulfilled and systems maintained.

A full UK manual driving licence is 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

The successful candidate will need to demonstrate willingness to participate in training and development. You will need to communicate in a variety of different methods and be prepared to deal with challenging situations. You will also be expected to work on your own initiative and show patience and understanding.

The successful candidate will have experience of working with adults with disabilities, monitoring the care provided and identifying and resolving issues arising from the 'day to day' operation.

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: Wednesday 20 December 2017 
Interview date: To be confirmed 
To start: To be discussed at interview

TO APPLY AND FOR MORE INFORMATION:

If you would like to find out more about this position and to apply, please click the 'Apply Now' button. You will be directed to the Sense website where you can download the information pack and complete the application form.


We would recommend that you read the candidate guidelines and job description (found on our website) before applying. 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.

No agencies please.

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