CQC Registered Project Manager
£25,841.35 - £29,606.75 per annum
30 hours per week, part time
Wouldn’t it be nice …
If you could make a real difference in the lives of vulnerable people?
If you are going to do this, our client, a supportive, diverse and values-led organisation, is the organisation to do it with.
Their vision is “Homes and Support by people who care”, a vision that underpins everything they do.
Established in 1973, they house more than 20,000 people and manage over 9,500 homes across the East Midlands. With an annual turnover that exceeds £80 million, and their properties are worth more than £500 million, they’re building new homes all the time and work with 19 local authorities to build new affordable homes for sale, rent and shared ownership.
They don’t do just houses: they also provide care and support services all over their region. Their work covers learning disabilities, domestic violence, Asian elders, vulnerable young people, homelessness, teenage parents, older people and mental health.
Would you like to become a part of their journey?
They are recruiting a conscientious, caring and values-led Project Manager for Wells Road, a Care Home regulated by the Care Quality Commission (CQC) for six individuals with learning disabilities.
Wells Road prides itself on promoting a homely environment for the individuals we support. The team encourages empowerment and choice while supporting individuals to develop and grow their life skills. The individuals living at the service have lived together for a significant time and the current team are very well established. Activities at the service include daily living skills development such as cooking, laundry, cleaning and shopping. Individuals are supported to make choices and remain fully involved with decision making regarding their living environment.
You will be organised, a team player, honest and have sound management and leadership skills, with demonstrable experience of managing and motivating a team in a social care environment.
You will have a good understanding of the CQC fundamental standards and be willing to undergo the registration process. It is essential you have a sound understanding of health and safety legislation and understand the importance of both internal and external quality auditing systems. You will understand and apply the Mental Capacity Act legislation and have knowledge of the Deprivation of Liberties Safeguards.
You will have the ability to create and sustain a homely, safe and comfortable environment for our service users; ensuring their voices are heard during service development and change. You will take pride in your work, be willing to develop yourself and others, and be committed and able to model their CLEAR values and purpose. You will fully embrace a person centred approach towards the individuals living at the service, ensuring they remain at the forefront of service delivery. You will be able to ensure the care and support delivered is of the highest standards and maintains an individualised approach at all times.
Qualifications required for the role:
You will have a minimum of an NVQ level 3, a new QCF Diploma level 3 in Management/Leadership, Health and Social Care, Housing or a relevant qualification. You will have a good level of numeracy, literacy and IT skills as you will be expected to provide and analyse management information and data as part of your role.
About the role:
They understand the importance of work/life balance with them. Your normal working day will be between 9am – 5pm, four days a week.
As a Project manager, your role will vary from day to day. Some of your duties may include but are not limited to:
Recruiting, selecting and inducting new colleagues
Managing performance through supervisions, development plans and CLEAR conversations
Managing workplace health and safety risk assessments and practices in line with regulations
Meeting statutory and organisational quality requirements and regulations
Developing, monitoring and meeting designated cost centre income and expenditure targets
Contributing to wider organisational development initiatives to develop and improve services
Developing and maintaining partnerships with internal and external stakeholders
Quote from a colleague at Wells Road:
"Every day is different with a friendly, efficient team, the project is like a family and being spontaneous / thinking outside the box is encouraged".
c36.5 days leave a year with additional 2 days after 5 years’ service
Healthcare Cash Back Plan worth up to £875 per year on your routine healthcare costs e.g. Dentist, opticians etc.
Company Pension Scheme options with contributions matched by the business and includes life assurance cover
Enhanced maternity/paternity/adoption pay
Free enhanced DBS
£250 for successful referral of a friend/family member to work with them
Employee Recognition Scheme
Great learning & development and qualification opportunities
Discounted bus passes and gym membership, discounts and cashback at major retailers
Free access to employee Advice Line; offering a 24-hour confidential advice service to discuss work or home related concerns with professional advisors
Opportunities to join several networking and support groups e.g. LGBT Ally, become a diverse champion etc.
Opportunities to attend colleague social events
* As Wells Road is a registered service, you must be willing to register with the CQC.
*Please note it is a mandatory requirement to wear full PPE including a face mask in this role and to have the mandatory COVID Vaccinations.
As a Disability Confident and Equal Opportunities Employer, they welcome applications from all suitably qualified candidates, including those from Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic, and disabled candidates. They particularly welcome applications from women, as they are currently under-represented in managerial positions.
As part of their LGBT + Allies Programme, they also welcome applications from members of the LGBT + community and encourage inclusivity in the workplace.
Please note that in house this job is known as Project Manager, the title of CQC Registered Project Manager is only for advertising purposes.