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Sensory Enablement Manager

Employer
Royal Borough of Greenwich
Location
Greenwich, London (Greater)
Salary
£40.869 - £43.860
Closing date
7 Nov 2021

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Sector
Health and Social Care, Health, Adult Services, Social Care
Job role
Manager
Salary Band
£40,000 - £49,999
Contract Type
Full time
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Job Details

1 Year Fixed term PO4

Bring your talent to Royal Greenwich (RBG) and help shape the future service for Sensory Provision in the borough.

An exciting opportunity has arisen to work in the Royal Borough of Greenwich's Specialist Community Occupational Therapy and Sensory Service. 

We are looking for an experienced, autonomous and highly motivated practitioner who wants to manage and influence practice and is looking for a new experiences in the work place. We would value a keen, creative individual who thrives on developing services for those with visual, hearing and dual sensory impairment(s).

 The successful candidate will have:

  • Experience of service development and working with external agencies.
  • The ability to undertake comprehensive Sensory / functional assessments / interventions
  • Experience of providing formal and informal supervision to staff
  • Be experienced and knowledgeable of relevant legislation with a proven ability to work with vulnerable adults in a social care setting.
  • Involvement in multi-agency / partnership / consultative working and experience of carrying out lone assessments in client’s homes / care establishments and safeguarding duties including risk assessments.
  • Have a passion for Research and Service development

Royal Borough of Greenwich can offer you professional supervision, good terms and conditions, career development and a welcoming supportive team environment.

Additional Information

Royal Borough of Greenwich values the diversity of its community and aims to have a workforce that reflects this. We therefore encourage applications from all sections of the community.

Royal Borough of Greenwich is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of Adults and Older people and expects all staff to share this commitment.

A full DBS is required.

Interview date: Within 3 weeks of the closing date

For an informal discussion about this opportunity, please contact Kate Leszkowski;    Kate.Leszkowski@royalgreenwich.gov.uk     020 8921 3254  

If you require any assistance in viewing or accessing this opportunity, please contact recruitment@royalgreenwich.gov.uk or call 020-8921-8977

Safer recruitment: Royal Borough of Greenwich is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff to share this commitment. Any roles which involve working with children, young people or vulnerable adults, or roles in which the duties will involve access to sensitive information relating to children, young people or vulnerable adults, the Royal Borough will take up references prior to interview. You should provide details of referees including your current and previous employers, covering the last 5 years. Candidates can request for us not to send a reference request to their current employer prior to interview by emailing us at recruitment@royalgreenwich.gov.uk. As part of our Safer Recruitment Policy, a full employment history is also required for this role. Please provide a full employment history, together with a satisfactory written explanation of any gaps in employment. Unless otherwise stated, a Basic DBS check will be undertaken as part of the pre-employment checks for successful candidates.

Diversity Statement: Royal Borough of Greenwich values the diversity of its community and aims to have a workforce that reflects this. We therefore encourage applications from all sections of the community.

High Volume Applications: Royal Borough of Greenwich reserves the right to close any vacancy earlier than the advertised closing date should there be a high volume of applications received.

DBS: This role requires an Enhanced DBS. (This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act,1974)

Advert Close: All vacancies close at midnight unless otherwise stated

How Applications are Scored: Each application is scored according to how well the supporting statement addresses each point on the Person Specification for the role. Candidates will be short-listed for interview on the extent to which they meet the specific points within the Person Specification. The Person Specification is supplied with the job advert. When completing your application, please use the supporting statement section to tell us how you meet each of the points on the Person Specification. We need to have this information in order to consider your application. If you have a disability and are unable to meet some of the job requirements specifically because of your disability, please address this in your application. If you meet all the other criteria, you will be shortlisted and we will explore jointly with you if there are ways in which the job can be changed to enable you to meet the requirements.

Interview Arrangements: During this time, our priority for all of our recruitment activity is to make sure our applicants, hiring departments and new starters are informed, safe and supported. Careful and thorough consideration will be given to interview arrangements and for any essential in-person recruitment, we will ensure this is held in a suitable, secure setting with additional arrangements to ensure any current safety requirements are fully adhered to.

Salary: Salaries advertised are for a standard working week of 35 hours unless otherwise stated. Please use this 'Salary Calculator to help you calculate a pro rata salary.

Our Staff Values: Our Staff Values are important to us. Candidates will be continuously assessed against our staff values throughout the recruitment process. Where candidates demonstrate views and behaviours that do not meet the standards of our staff values, we reserve the right to reject their application/ registration.

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Why work for the Royal Borough of Greenwich?

The Royal Borough Of Greenwich supports equality and diversity in the workplace. The borough has a clear commitment to the LGBT community, mental health issues, race equality and disability.

Greenwich offers a diverse range of roles, from junior to senior positions, spanning service sectors from children’s services to engineering.

With the main council offices based in the heart of Woolwich, employees also benefit from an excellent transport links, while central London is just 20 minutes away.

Excellent benefits

  • Up to 31 days leave per year.
  • Flexible working hours.
  • Developing opportunities to maximise employee’s potential.
  • Annual season ticket loan.
  • Greenwich One Card which entitles employees to discounts at local businesses.
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