Project Manager (Changing Futures Programme)
Directorate: Social Care, Health Integration and Wellbeing
Section: Adult Social Care
Grade: Level 12
Hours: 37 hours
Close date: 23rd January 2022
This advert is open to Internal and external applicants
There are two posts available, these are temporary, fixed term until March 2024.
Stoke-on-Trent City Council as part of the Changing Futures Programme are recruiting to a range of new posts, seeking a diverse team to join us and make a lasting difference.
Stoke-on-Trent City Council are the lead body in a partnership of organisations to deliver the DLUHC Changing Futures programme. This ambitious new programme will support people facing multiple disadvantage, including discrimination, homelessness, domestic abuse, mental health, drug and alcohol and interactions with the criminal justice system.
The programme's aims are: To improve the way that local systems and services work for people experiencing multiple disadvantage who are traditionally not well served by services. To use the learning from this to influence future government programmes and policy Promoting equality and diversity, and co-production with people with lived experience are central to the programme.
About the role: You will manage and deliver a range of complex and high-level projects and sub-programmes within the Changing Futures Programme as well as co-ordinating, monitoring and supporting other related strategic and enabling workstreams. Working closely with departmental and enabler leads, programme/project managers and multiple stakeholders to plan, manage and drive achievement of objectives using effective portfolio and programme/project management approaches, taking direct responsibility for the successful delivery of all elements to agreed levels of time, budget and quality. Working within the Adult Social Care Programme Management Office and in conjunction with the central Portfolio Management Office to ensure that Changing Futures projects are delivered on time and to budget.. You will promote equality, diversity and inclusion, learning and system change throughout.
About You You will demonstrate: Leadership skills - motivating and inspiring individuals and teams to be visionary, bold and creative. A track a record in project management in complex health, care or support services which deliver positive outcomes is desirable. Experience in implementing innovative service approaches or models, working in collaboration with multiple partners would be advantageous. Experience of promoting equality and diversity, and co-production would be advantageous.
We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and we expect all our employees and volunteers to share this commitment. This position is exempt under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and the successful applicant will be subject to a criminal record check from the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).
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