Acting Project Manager

Job Reference: 76874
Posted: Thursday 6th June 2024
Closing Date: Friday 14th June 2024
Up to £27,105 per annum
Jarrow, South Tyneside
Full-Time

This is an exciting opportunity to be part of our organisation. You will develop and coordinate a flexible and high quality service at our Danesfield House supported living scheme for adults with learning disabilities and mental health support needs.

As the Project Manager you will be responsible for the delivery and daily operational management of the service and for ensuring that contract and CQC requirements and standards are met. Specific duties and responsibilities will include:

  • Deployment of staff to meet individual needs and preferences within available resources
  • Supervision, coaching, performance management and support of staff.
  • Identifying training needs of the team both mandatory and service specific, ensuring that accurate records are kept.
  • Responding to referrals and undertaking initial assessments of need
  • Ensuring service users have a co-produced plan of support and a designated Key Worker
  • Ensuring there are clear goals and expected outcomes for each resident with a defined   pathway towards greater independence
  • Co-ordinating a programme of regular person-centred reviews which put each person’s views and unique journey at the heart of planning and decision making
  • Working closely with local multi-disciplinary teams and community based agencies to provide holistic, wrap-around support
  • Facilitate service user engagement, involvement and peer support
  • Ensure that there are robust methods of quality monitoring
  • Provide key performance indicators, identifying and planning actions required

Applicants will ideally have at least 2 years practitioner experience with some experience of supervising/managing staff and resources and hold or be working towards a relevant health or social care qualification (Degree or NVQ Level 4/5). You must be well organized, professional and credible with colleagues from the multi-disciplinary team. You will be able to demonstrate leadership ability and management competencies. Good written and verbal communication skills are essential as is the ability to organise your own time effectively and manage professional relationships.

Benefits of working with Creative Support:

We offer all employees competitive pay and a pension contribution in addition to 28 days annual leave. As an employer that is committed to the professional development of our staff we also support our care staff to complete the nationally recognised Care Certificate and pay for your enhanced DBS. Additional benefits include enhanced maternity leave, employee support programmes and an additional day of leave each year on or around your Birthday.

Creative Support is a passionate, inclusive, and anti-racist organisation. We are a Stonewall Diversity Champion, Disability Confident Employer, who have recently received Investors in People Gold award. We actively encourage applications from candidates from all backgrounds and cultures, however we can only accept fully completed applications from those located in and eligible to work within the UK – Please be aware we are currently at full capacity with our Visa Sponsor Licenses, therefore we are not accepting applicants who are seeking sponsorship.

We are also not accepting applicants who are currently on a Skilled Worker Visa, seeking secondary employment, as we are unable to actively track the hours worked with the primary sponsor.

We will be interviewing for this role as suitable applications are received and may close this role before the closing date upon a successful candidate being appointed. We do not notify unsuccessful candidates of their outcome at application stage, previously unsuccessful applicants must wait six months before reapplying.

Application Instructions:

To apply, candidates must complete the online application form located on our company website via the listing for the above reference numbered role. We do not accept CV’s as a method of application.

A list of all roles available can be located at: www.creativesupport.co.uk

Completed Application Forms must be submitted to our Head Office address (below) or emailed to be considered for the vacancy. If you have not received a response to your application within 10 working days of the closing date please accept this as notification of an unsuccessful application. Unsuccessful applicants must wait 6 months before reapplying. We do not provide outcomes for unsuccessful applications.

For role or application queries please email recruitment@creativesupport.co.uk

Recruitment Department, Creative Support Ltd, Wellington House, 131 Wellington Road South, Stockport, SK1 3TS

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