Salary: 335,515 per annum
Contract type: Permanent
Working pattern: 37 hours per week
Closing date: Tuesday 21st September 2021
Interview date: TBC
Who to contact if you have a query: Recruitment@ymcadlg.org
About the role
If you are seeking a new career opportunity, want to work with an experienced, dedicated, and motivated staff team and lead services which can inspire and transform the lives of young people aged 16-25, this is the role for you!
YMCA DownsLink Group are seeking a Projects Manager to drive the continued success of two well-established and effective 24-hour supported accommodation services in Brighton and Hove.
You will be working at our Lansworth House and Gareth Stacey House sites which offer high quality accommodation to 21 and 15 residents respectively, including large communal areas and garden spaces, providing opportunities for innovation in 1:1 support and group work activities.
Applicants must have experience of managing people within the context of supported accommodation and the ability to engage, motivate, inspire and empower teams to deliver safe and effective service.
The Project Manager will work alongside the Head of Operations and an experienced Deputy Manager to ensure that the services continue to be:
• Well led
• Psychologically and Trauma informed
You will share line-management of the staff team alongside the Deputy manager, working flexibly with colleagues across medium and low supported services and in the development of new services, as required.
• Experience of managing supported accommodation, or similar services, and providing line-management support to team members, incl. facilitating effective supervision, performance reviews and appraisals.
• Experience of managing contracts within the social/supported housing sector, completing internal and external reports to evidence qualitative and quantitative outcomes and leading services to achieve or exceed Key Performance Indicators (KPI’s) and commissioned objectives
• Experience of coordinating and overseeing housing management tasks (contract compliance, voids, arrears management, income and expenditure), and health and safety-related tasks (fire, gas and water safety, buildings inspections, etc)
The position comes with excellent benefits, including 27 days annual leave per annum (plus bank holidays), a company sick pay scheme, a life assurance policy of 2x your annual salary, a health and wellbeing cash plan, and a cycle to work scheme. Please download a job pack for more information about other benefits offered. You will also receive a comprehensive range of training, good quality supervision and opportunities for peer support across the organisation.
YMCA DownsLink Group welcomes applications from all sections of the community. We value diversity and promote inclusion, which we demonstrate through our activities, as well as in our policies and working practices. Reinforced by our culture and values, we seek to create an inspiring and inclusive place to work. YMCA DLG requires all staff and volunteers to be committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and to respond proactively to safeguarding concerns. Successful applicants are required to undertake an Enhanced Disclosure via the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).
Your starting salary will be pro rata if the above position is part-time or term-time only.