Project Manager (Charity)

Recruiter
Circles Network
Location
West Sussex, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
22 Aug 2019
Closes
29 Aug 2019
Ref
1222808775
Sector
Charity
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Vickers Neal Recruitment are currently working with Circles Network. We currently have an exciting opportunity for a Charity Project Manager to support the organisation in the South East.
Circles Network is a UK wide voluntary organisation, renowned for building inclusive communities on the foundations of justice, advocacy, empowerment and friendships.
Working with people of any age who are isolated or at risk of isolation, this organisation has ground-breaking expertise in the development of Circles of Support, Independent and Collective Advocacy, Person Centred Planning, Equine Facilitated Learning and Inclusion into the mainstream of life.
Job Summary
It is the responsibility of the Project Manager to develop the work across the South East of England, raising the necessary funding and resources and ensuring the high quality of activity which will enable the organisation to flourish. The Project Manager will create and find new, previously unexplored areas of work as appropriate to local need for both children and adults.
Responsibilities of the post:
•To lead on innovative projects ensuring that they develop and grow whilst maintaining high quality, respectful support for each individual
•To work in direct support of each individual, and where appropriate their family or carer, in collaboration with Circles Network colleagues allowing a flexible approach in line with each project's remit
•To organise leadership and confidence building programmes that empower and educate individuals
•To work directly with all other stakeholders
•To empower disabled and disadvantaged people by providing a platform through which they can have their voice heard and to actively listen and clarify understanding, respecting cultural and social differences to communication
•To be accountable to the person, their family and Circles Network, and ultimately accountable to the senior team and Chief Executive Officer
•To make and maintain links with other relevant organisations
•To make and maintain contact with a range of voluntary, statutory and independent agencies and individual practitioners to identify individuals willing to be involved in our work
•To monitor and evaluate the progress of the work undertaken and ensure objectives are being achieved
•To work as a team member drawing on the strengths and skills of other colleagues
• To work with Health and Safety guidelines
•To receive supervision from the Senior Manager/CEO on a regular basis and attend team meetings.
•To effectively run the shop at the Burgess Hill centre, ensuring its effective management. To include stock control, obtaining new stock, pricing, money handling etc.
•You will be expected to work with the policies and practices (including data protection, confidentiality, safeguarding and protection of vulnerable groups policies) of the organisation
•To provide management, training, support, supervision and development for all team members involved in the South East projects.
•To seek further funding as required, extending the life of effective projects
•To manage the paperwork, property and monitoring for the current South East projects including budgeting, invoices and rotas, as well as maintenance of the offices
It is essential that you are:
•Educated to Degree level or equivalent qualification or experience in community, social work, teaching or similar
•Experienced in managing teams and projects (at least one year)
•Experienced in working closely with disabled people including people with learning difficulties and/or mental health issues
This post will require the individual to work flexible hours which include evenings and weekends. Furthermore, you will need to have a full drivers licence with access to a car or a car and driver.
Circles Network offer a supportive and unique working environment with opportunities to further develop in your career.
Please note upon aplication to the role your CV will be sent to Vickers Neal Recruitment and Circles Network ONLY. We DO NOT submit CVs to third parties

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