Location: 5 Pancras Square, London N1C 4AG
Salary: £40,829 - £47,360 per annum
Contract Type: 12 month Fixed Term Contract/Secondment, Full Time, 36 hours per week
Alternative flexible working options available/open to discussion
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This is a fantastic opportunity to make a difference to the lives of Children and Young People in Camden.
We are recruiting a Project Manager to join the Children’s Integrated Commissioning team within the Supporting People Directorate to work across projects related to the children’s commissioning portfolio of work. The role will involve delivering support to commissioning projects and services related to children and young people with SEND and complex physical health, mental health and/or behavioural needs. The successful candidate will work flexibly across a variety of projects, managing and leading the successful delivery of improvement and change projects.
This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act and will require an Enhanced DBS.
The successful candidate will have the ability to engage a variety of stakeholders from multiagency areas of work and be confident in working to challenging deadlines. They will demonstrate adaptable skills, knowledge, and commitment as required to meet the demands of the key accountabilities.
To be successful in this role you will have experience of project managing and managing the commissioning cycle, as well as relevant professional experience, such as working in health or social care services, commissioning or social work.
We require a candidate who is skilled at communicating to a wide range of internal and external stakeholders in a way that builds understanding and support across health, education and social care. Engaging service users, parents and carers will also be a vital part of the role. You will also need to possess negotiation and influencing skills, and have excellent ability to analyse and evaluate information and have an adaptable and resilient personality that thrives under pressure and are able to go the extra mile to achieve outstanding results.
Camden’s main offices are located in modern, award-winning offices at King’s Cross. You can expect an exceptional range of benefits including discounted access to the onsite leisure facilities with swimming pool, recognition and reward for high performance with progression and pay increases, flexible and agile working hours and access to a leading pension scheme.
Camden is proud to be the country’s first Timewise council and as part of this accreditation, we work to help parents balance work with childcare. This fits in with our aim to be leaders in innovative, flexible and part-time working that allows for different patterns of care and for parents to share childcare responsibilities.
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Camden are very proud to be accredited to the level of excellence for the Mayor of London’s Good Work Standard. The Mayor’s Good Work Standard sets the benchmark for the highest employment standards and demonstrates that as an employer, Camden is contributing to a fairer and more inclusive London. These good practices are also an important step in attracting and retaining a diverse, talented and productive workforce.
How to apply
To apply for this job please follow the "Apply" link. In the ‘Why you?’ section of the application form you will be expected to explain how you meet the key requirements for this role listed in this Job Profile attached at the bottom of this Advert. When explaining how you meet each of the requirements, please give examples that clearly demonstrate your skills, knowledge and experience. When writing your examples give a brief description of the situation or task but focus on the actions you took and the result of your actions.
Camden is committed to making our recruitment practices barrier-free and as inclusive as possible for everyone. This includes making adjustments or changes for people who have a disability or long-term health condition. If you would like us to do anything differently during the recruitment process, or provide any information in an alternative format, please contact us on 020 7974 6655, at firstname.lastname@example.org, or post to 5 Pancras Square, London N1C 4AG.
Closing dates for applications: Tuesday 19 November 2019 at 11:59pm
Interviews to be held: w/c 2 December 2019
Please quote reference: 190000RT
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