Project Manager (Job Ref: 21103)

Position Categories: Complex Needs, Full Time, Learning Disability, new, North East

Location: Jarrow

Salary: Up to £24,855 per annum based on experience and qualifications

Closing Date: 23 March 2018

Other Job Ref Numbers: 21103JCP, 21103GWO, 21103RED

Short Job Description:

The Jarrow Service in South Tyneside provides Supported Living for adults who may have a learning disability/complex needs or a physical disability. The service compromises of 3 units, Woodside Close, Inverness Road and Crusade Road.

We are seeking an experienced practitioner to undertake the interesting and responsible role of Project Manager for seven individuals with a range of needs and aspirations. You must be confident, warm, highly motivated and committed to providing an excellent service.

You will have previous relevant experience, knowledge and a good understanding of working with people with a learning disability who have complex needs who may also require some personal care. You must be skilled in assessment and support planning, person-centred planning and the use of positive behaviour support strategies. You will need to demonstrate a commitment to using person-centred thinking and approaches in your work to achieve great outcomes for the people we support.

As well as providing direct support and leading the service. You will manage and deploy staff effectively to meet the needs of service users, taking into account their personalised schedules and activity plans. You must be professional and able to act as a role model, leading your team by example to ‘go the extra mile’ to support service users.

You will be patient, professional and well organised with excellent communication skills, both verbal and written. You will be able to liaise proactively and effectively with Care Managers and other members of the multi-disciplinary team. You will build warm, trusting relationships with service users and their families. You must have experience in supervising and mentoring a team and must have excellent communication skills. Relevant experience and qualifications are required such as NVQ Level 4/5, DipSW or a management qualification.

As this is a 24 hours/7 day a week supported living service you will need to be flexible and responsive to changing needs and demonstrate willingness to work the full range of shifts. In return we will offer you on-going professional development and the support of a highly motivated team of colleagues.

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