Project Manager

Simplified Recruitment
London (Greater)
11 Jan 2018
11 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Project Manager - for a brand new Positive Behaviour Support Service Centre 404 is a friendly, local and thriving charity with an excellent reputation for providing high quality services to children and adults with learning disabilities and their families, in North London. We have an exciting opportunity for a motivated person who is committed to delivering high quality services, to manage a brand new bespoke supported living project for a young man with autism, mild learning disabilities and complex behaviours, moving to his own home for the first time in Barnet, North London.  The role will involve coordinating and providing excellent and consistent person centred care and support for the tenant in all areas of day-to-day living, enabling him to live independently, develop new interests and attend exciting activities.  You will be overseeing the development and implementation of care plans, positive behaviour support plans and risk assessments, designed to provide meaningful choice and a range of activities and support. You will also be responsible for encouraging a culture based on respect, dignity and consistent support, providing supervision and clear management to the team, as well as ensuring that the service meets legislative and organisational standards.  Leading a team to maintain guidelines, positive communication and proactively respond to risk behaviours will be essential. The right candidate will be able to demonstrate a track record in motivating, managing and developing staff, alongside a clear understanding of leadership responsibilities. Excellent communication and interpersonal skills are key, with an ability to respond cheerfully and keep a calm and low tone of voice in any emergency or adverse situations. Experience of supporting people with autism, behaviours that challenge and mental health needs is also crucial to this role.  The successful candidate will be committed to maintaining quality and continuous improvement of the project, through dialogue with the service user, his family and advocates. The new project is due to open on 1st April, however, we would like the successful candidate to start as soon as possible, in order to help with the set-up of the project. We are looking for someone with a positive attitude and the ability to manage a varied workload, a willingness to learn and develop new skills, and work positively as part of a team. A full clean EU driving licence is essential for this role. Centre 404 is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of adults at risk and we are looking to recruit people who share these values. All our offers of employment are therefore subject to an enhanced DBS check, proof of eligibility to work in the UK and two satisfactory references. How to Apply: Please apply online to be redirected to our website to complete the application process. Closing Date: 9AM Friday 2nd February 2018 Interviews held: Tuesday 6th & Wednesday 7th February 2018 Centre 404 is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications form all sections of the community. Charity ref number 299889 Salary: £28,500 per annum Hours: 35 hours per week, including occasional evenings, weekends, waking nights and sleep-ins Please check your email for confirmation that your application has been received and to follow further instructions if applicable.