Project Manager

Langley Housing Trust
£35,235 - 38,000 per year
30 Jul 2017
17 Aug 2017
Are you an experienced Care Home Manager or Team Leader/Manager managing Complex Challenging Behaviours? Do you live in, or willing to relocate to, the Taunton area? Do you have a strong Christian faith and looking for a workplace that supports this? Langley House Trust has an opportunity not to be missed We are looking for a Project Manager to lead our team based in Taunton on a full time, permanent basis (working a minimum of 37 hours per week some of which will be unsocial). The post may require you to work from a different location from time to time. The post holder will be included in the rota for on call cover. We are offering the successful candidate a competitive salary of £35,235 - £38,000 per annum Langley House Trust is a national, innovative Christian charity that provides specialist housing, programmes and support services in the community for offenders seeking to live crime-free lives. Since 1958 we have earned an enviable reputation for reducing reoffending with proven results. Regardless of a person’s history, our passion is to change every life for the better, working with people of all faiths and none. This post is for the Registered Care Manager of our largest Care Home. Recently expanded to a 31 bed care home, this post will also manage 2 accommodation-only houses in the community and some domiciliary care. The successful candidate will need to be able to show strong leadership skills, able to develop and lead a dedicated staff team in the provision of Care within the Offender Management sector. People management skills are a priority alongside strong professionalism and boundaries. A proven track record in personal development to include QCF 5 in Health & Social Care is required, or commitment to complete this. Responsibilities of our Project Manager include: - Manage a stable and effective project by the efficient delivery of the day-to-day services; within set budgets and to the agreed levels of quality - Maintain agreed staffing levels by recruiting high quality staff in conjunction with your line manager and the HRD Department. - Ensure that the Trust buildings you manage are maintained to a safe and habitable standard and that all defects and repairs are reported and legislation complied with - Manage the referral process within the project to achieve agreed occupancy levels and to keep all relevant agencies informed of the progress of the application. - Liaise with the Probation Service, Forensic Units, Prisons and other agencies in the assessment, selection and de-selection of clients and to promote the work of the Trust. - Support statutory agencies in the monitoring of risk and other support/care or training factors and to write reports for the courts and others as requested in line with the Trust Confidentiality Policy. - Ensure that the level of risk posed by clients is fully assessed and managed to safe and acceptable levels to protect the public, staff and other clients. - Ensure that clients are supported and empowered to achieve appropriate outcomes through the best use of the Trust ‘Case Management’ systems and that they continue to meet the requirements of NOMS, CQC, HCA and other Local Authority/contract requirements. - Ensure that all rent and board payments are collected in a timely manner. Ensure that that the QLx system is kept updated as per procedures. - Lead regular minuted team meetings, with full attendance, ensuring that your team is fully briefed and kept up-to-date with current issues - Enable and service a local support group and prayer network. Promote the Christian spiritual input within the project. To become our Project Manager you must have the following skills, experience and attributes: - A practising and professing Christian, able to interpret the Christian Mission of the Trust to a contemporary society - QCF5 in Health and Social Care / equivalent relevant care qualification that satisfies CQC requirements (or the commitment to work for and obtain within 2 years) - Registered Managers (Adults) QCF5 / equivalent management qualification that meets CQC requirements (or commitment to work for and obtain within 2 years). - Registered Care Home Manager – Accredited and Registered with CQC Regulating Authority (or willing to undertake on appointment); registration is a condition of employment for this post. - As part of induction it is mandatory that you successfully complete the Common Induction Standards (CIS) within the first 2 weeks of employment - Proven track record (minimum 3 years) of dynamic leadership at management level within a relevant residential care or treatment or criminal justice setting. - Experience of working within a residential Care setting - Experience of staff management and development, including use of the capability & disciplinary process. Ability to build, lead and develop teams effectively. - Experience of public speaking and facilitation. Proven ability to effectively communicate with a range of audiences. If you are in harmony with the Christian ethos of our organisation and wish to join our team as our Project Manager please click ‘ Apply’ now Closing date: 28/08/2017 We reserve the right to close earlier if we receive sufficient applicants. No Agencies or C.V’s Please note that a satisfactory DBS check is required for all appointments within the Trust and that job offers will be subject to the Trust receiving satisfactory evidence of the successful applicant’s right to work in the UK. This job was originally posted as

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