Deputy Project Manager

Langley Housing Trust
£28,687 per year
12 Oct 2016
29 Oct 2016
Contract Type
Deputy Project Manager, Chatterton Hey, Bury. Langley House Trust has an opportunity for a Deputy Project Manager to join our team based in Bury on a full time, permanent basis (working a minimum of 40 hours per week, some of which will be unsocial).The post includes some travel and overnight stops can be expected. The post may require you to work from a different location from time to time. The successful Deputy Project Manager will receive a competitive salary of £28,687 per annum plus excellent benefits. Langley House Trust is an 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. As our Deputy Project Manager you will be required to assist in the management of a stable and effective project through the efficient delivery of the day-to-day service; within set budgets and to the agreed levels of quality as defined within the Langley House Trust Business Plan, Quality Assurance Strategy and Key Performance Indicators. Responsibilities of our Deputy Project Manager include: - Lead in the assessment and management of risk including the operation of physical and situational security measures to control the level of risk posed to the public, staff and other service clients. - Assist in the management of the referral process within the project to achieve agreed occupancy levels. - 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. - Assist in the management of a fair and equitable rota which ensures that adequate cover is maintained at all times and to play a full part in the project rota as required. - Regularly review with Key Workers the use of the Trust ‘Service User File’ to ensure that service users are supported and empowered to achieve appropriate outcomes. - Ensure that all staff are fully briefed at handover meetings at the beginning and end of every shift and that the daily log book is maintained. - Manage all medication within the project in line with Trust policy and procedures. - Ensure that service clients are able to participate as fully as possible in the life of the project and to manage regular service user meetings and facilitate the Service User Inclusion and Training representatives so that they are equipped to reflect the views of other service users at meetings and to manage complaints and seek resolutions. - Assist Key Workers and Support Staff so that they spend sufficient time with service users to help enable them to achieve the aims of their support/care plan and to line manage staff as directed by your line manager and to provide staff and service clients with relevant advice, support and training. - Supervise and monitor the behaviour of service users and to ensure that service users comply with any statutory order, tenancy or house rules and to report deviations to your line manager. - Take an active part in team meetings, ensuring that the team is fully briefed in relation to risk factors, changes in service user behaviour and de-briefed following any incident. - Assist in maintaining agreed staffing levels by recruiting high quality staff in conjunction with your line manager and the Human Resources Department. To become our Deputy Project Manager you must have the following skills, experience and attributes: - Demonstrable experience of working in supported housing, care or voluntary sector - Good understanding of the issues affecting ex-offenders/ substance misusers. - Good understanding of health and safety issues and procedures. - Able to bring leadership, enthusiasm and creativity - Able to work in a challenging and demanding environment - Literate to write letters and reports - Numerate to complete statistical and financial returns - Familiar with computer packages including Word, Excel, Outlook and allied computer skills - Flexible attitude to rapid changes in task - Has initiative and is self-motivated If you are in harmony with the Christian ethos of our organisation and wish to join our team as our Deputy Project Manager please click ‘Apply’ now Closing Date: 30th October 2016 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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