Deputy Project Manager

Langley House Trust has a fantastic opportunity available for a Deputy Project Manager to join our teambased in Lancaster. You will join uson a full-time, permanent basis working a minimum of 40 hours per week, some of which will be unsociable. In return, you will receive a competitive salary of £34,408per annum.

What can we offer you as our Interim Deputy Project Manager?

  • Competitive salary
  • Pension matched up to 8 %
  • Life Assurance
  • Paid training
  • Generous annual leave 30 days plus bank holidays
  • Company sick pay scheme
  • Access to private holiday home getaway in Torquay
  • The opportunity to make a real difference in the lives of others
  • Excellent job satisfaction
  • Genuine career progression and development
  • Employee Assistance Programme including free counselling and legal advice
  • Access to chaplaincy and pastoral support
  • Annual spiritual retreat for managers

Langley House Trust is an innovative, brave and far-reaching Christian charity that provides specialist housing, programmes and support services in the community for offenders seeking to live crime-free lives. Since 1958, we have earned an enviable reputation for reducing reoffending. Our reconviction rate for people in our housing is one of the lowest in the Country, standing at 3%. Regardless of a persons history, our passion is to change every life for the better, working with people of all faiths and none. Our person-centred support works and it changes lives!

We love our work and have recently been accredited with IIP (Investors in People) Gold standard for the second time in a row (which shows our investment in people management) and Care and Support Provider of the Year 2019 in the 24Housing Awards.

As our Deputy Project Manager, you will assist in the management of a stable and effective project through the efficient delivery of the day-to-day service; within set budgets and in line with the Group Business Plan, meeting Key Performance Indicators and CQC Key Lines of Enquiry.

The key responsibilities of our Deputy Project Manager will include:

  • Developing innovative and person centred care plans to meet peoples social, physical and forensic care needs within a supportive rehabilitative setting
  • Building rehabilitative risk management plans to ensure the risk posed by clients leaving custodial settings protects the public, staff and other clients
  • Supporting the Registered Manager to develop a Christ centred culture, values and reputation, demonstrating strategic Christian leadership
  • Supporting the Registered Manager to Supervise, Recruit, lead, motivate and maintain a high-quality staff team that can support our clients to discover new opportunities and second chances
  • Supporting the Registered Manager to ensure that the property portfolio you manage is maintained in a way that provides a quality service for our clients that supports their rehabilitative journey
  • Supporting the Registered Manager to manage the referral process within the project, working with our referrals team to assess and plan unique and creative packages of care for new clients to be admitted to the service
  • Building strong and productive partnerships with external stakeholders such as the Probation Service, Forensic Units, Prisons and other agencies
  • Supporting the Registered Manager to manage the financial performance of the service to ensure that budgets are set and maintained that allow the strategic objectives of the Trust and the service are able to be delivered
  • Deputising for the Registered Manager where required

Our project in Lancaster is a Registered Care home which has extensive grounds and independent move-on accommodation in the local community. We are a small and friendly team and you would be supported by the management team at the project and have an appropriate induction so you can feel confident in adjusting to a new role, which will include shadowing staff.

If you want to work for a values-led charity that makes a real difference to peoples lives, apply today to join our team as our Deputy Project Manager, please click Apply now!

Closing Date: 23/05/2022

Interview Date: TBC

We reserve the right to close earlier if we receive sufficient applicants.

A satisfactory Enhanced DBS and Adults Barred List check is required for this role and job offers will be subject to the Trust receiving satisfactory evidence of the successful applicants right to work in the UK.

Due to the specialist nature of our work and the vulnerabilities of our clients, and depending on the role in question, we may require job applicants to be tested and/or vaccinated against specific illness to prevent or limit the spread of illnesses which are particularly dangerous to our clients in accordance with Government and/or regulatory advice, or legislation. This would be at no cost to you. The Trust would only process your personal health data when it is lawful to do so and only when necessary, in the circumstances.

Please raise any questions or concerns you have about undergoing testing, vaccinations or complying with any other safety measures with the hiring manager or by contacting our recruitment team. These will be discussed sensitively with you.

Lancaster, England, UK