Project Manager - Regulated Professional Workforce team

£43,416.17 - 43,416.17 per year
02 Nov 2018
26 Nov 2018
36 18/19
Skills for Care
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Title: Project Manager/s - Regulated Professional Workforce team 

Status: Fixed Term up until December 2019 to cover a period of Maternity (Secondments will be considered – please specify in supporting information)

Hours: Full Time & Part Time Hours available (Job share applications will be considered)

Location: Home based, requiring travel all over England.

Salary:  £43,416.17 per annum full time equivalent

Closing Date: 12 noon on 23rd November 2018

Interview Date: 6th or 7th December 2018

About the role:

Skills for Care are looking for a qualified/registered social worker with experience of delivering or supporting employment based professional development/education. An opportunity is available to provide additional social work expertise within the Skills for Care Regulated Professional Workforce (RPW) team in order to cover a period of maternity leave and contribute to the current expansion of the range of projects and programmes delivered across the social care and health workforce. 

The RPW team take a collaborative approach to their work, co-producing work within the team and with other Skills for Care colleagues, employers and external stakeholders. Project managers in the team are responsible for leading on allocated projects and contributing specific input to others, and contributing to the management, delivery and facilitation of professional development programmes.

Our work involves projects and programmes addressing the needs of social workers, nurses and occupational therapists focussed, among other things, on delivery and quality assurance of the ASYE, improving CPD and professional development and implementing strategies aimed at improving the recruitment and retention of the workforce. Project managers maintain and develop internal and external stakeholder relationships.

About you:

Ideally, you will be a registered social worker able to add to the skill mix we now need within this team. You will be educated to level 6, have a demonstrable background in professional practice or education, and will possess relevant experience in project management.

You will have experience in presenting and communicating to large and small groups,  assessing and supervising professional development or practice and  ideally be skilled (with relevant qualifications or willing to undertake them) in action learning, mentoring, coaching or other group/individual facilitation techniques. In addition you will be able to manage your own time and work planning, whilst working effectively with supporting office and administration functions.

If you would like an informal discussion about this role please contact our HR department on 0113 241 1255 who will arrange a call with Graham Woodham who leads the RPW team.

Please note, this is a home based role therefore candidates must have access to broadband and space for a home office.

To find out more and apply for this role please visit our website for the full job description.

Skills for Care is an equal opportunities employer and positively encourages applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, religion or belief, marital status, or pregnancy and maternity.

A DBS check is not required for this role. Candidates will be asked to disclose any unspent criminal convictions as part of the recruitment process however this will not form part of the initial application stage.