Title: Project Manager
Hours:, Based on service needs, this can include evenings, weekends and Sleep-ins, according to the needs of the project. Participation in the Manager’s On Call rota, for which you will receive additional payments, is compulsory.
Responsible to: Registered Manager
Salary: Starting salary £8.97 £56.25 to £67.50 per Sleep-in payment
Location: Prestwich, Bury & Salford
The Project Manager provides a person centred service for people with learning disabilities and/or mental health needs to live an independent life, within diverse cultural communities. They are qualified and experienced to run the project and meet its stated purpose, aims and objective. This person is responsible for the day to day management of the service and ensures compliance with current legislation.
Providing individual packages of support for Service Users by:
Ensuring that individual person centred plans are made, which reflect assessed needs, for each Service User.
Monitoring Service Users behaviours and changing needs and developing appropriate interventions and guidelines as required.
Ensuring that procedures concerning the ordering, recording, administration, storage of medication is complied with.
Liaising with other organisations to arrange appropriate work, social activities or education.
Developing leisure activities inside and outside the project in which service users can participate.
Team Management - values sense of worth and sense of self within the organisation and we strive to be inclusive.
To provide effective supervision, leadership and direction to the team in accordance with the organisation’s philosophy and values by:
Understanding the values of delegation, supervision, motivation and supporting the team to fulfil their role.
Ensuring that the team appropriately and professionally provide support to the service users, which meet the needs identified in the person centred plans.
Ensuring that they maintain and monitor that the team provides- high quality standards of service delivery.
Ensuring that team leave and the service’s rota, meets the needs of service users and the service.
Ensuring that the team is appropriately supported, by facilitating individual supervision and team meetings that are conducted in line with organisation’s policy.
Identifying development needs of the team and recommend and arrange appropriate training.
Ensuring the team supports service users to maintain the property and keep it clean and tidy and ensure that external areas of the house are of good appearance at all times.
Compliance/Professional Responsibilities - as an organisation we encourage professional empowerment and opportunity for creativity
The Project manager will be responsible for participating in monitoring organisational quality initiatives as required.
Being aware of, and understanding the requirements regarding fire precautions, Health and Safety Regulations, and other relevant legislation.
Ensuring Outreach policies and procedures for handling Service Users finances are accurately recorded.
Ensuring CQC standards are implemented and maintained, addressing short falls identified through inspections.
Monitoring and maintaining budgets as agreed annually with the Manager of Finance.
Attending formal supervision sessions with the Registered Manager.
Maintaining and managing the organisations administration system within the service.
The Project manager is also responsible to undertake any other duties deemed appropriate by their Line Manager.
- The Project manager has overall responsibility to ensure that:
- Written aims and objectives of the service are achieved.
- Policies and procedures are implemented.
- The service’s budget is properly managed.
- Certificates and licences are obtained and displayed.
- Each Service User has a written, contract/statement of terms and conditions and that the terms of the contract/statement are fulfilled, and
- The service complies with the National Minimum Care Standards act and regulations, codes of conduct for health care support workers and adult social care workers in England and other legal requirements.
- Each service has a statement of purpose and each Service User a Service User Guide
The Project manager undertakes training and development, to maintain and update his/her knowledge, skills and competence.
This job description is not intended to be either prescriptive or exhaustive; it is issued as a framework to outline the main areas of responsibility at the time of writing. It is the nature of the organisation’s work that tasks and responsibilities are in many circumstances, unpredictable and varied. Managerial staff are expected to work in a flexible way when the occasion arises, and tasks not specifically covered in the job description may have to be undertaken as prescribed by the Chief Executive or her/his delegate.