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Deputy Project Manager

  • Organisation
  • YMCA DownsLink Group
  • Number of positions
  • 1
  • Location
  • Brighton
  • Salary
  • £30,095 per annum
  • Closing date
  • 10/02/2023
  • Contract type
  • Permanent
  • Work pattern
  • Full Time
  • Hours
  • 37.5
  • Job type
  • Support Staff - Education
  • Job reference
  • orbis/TP/231210/30246
  • Job reference
  • orbis/TP/231210/30246
  • Number of positions
  • 1
  • Location
  • Brighton
  • Salary
  • £30,095 per annum
  • Closing date
  • 10/02/2023
  • Organisation
  • YMCA DownsLink Group
  • Contract type
  • Permanent
  • Work pattern
  • Full Time
  • Hours
  • 37.5
  • Job type
  • Support Staff - Education

Salary: £30,095 per annum
Contract type: Permanent, Full time
Working pattern: 52 weeks

Closing date: Closing date for this role is midnight on 10 February 2023. Please note this is a rolling advert; applications will be reviewed regularly, and suitable applicants will be invited to attend interviews on a rolling basis. Please apply early to avoid disappointment.

If you would like any further information or an informal discussion about this post, please contact niki.wallace@ymcadlg.org

To apply, please ensure you complete an online application form, including your responses to the questions and upload a copy of your CV

Should you require any assistance with our application process, please email us at recruitment@ymcadlg.org

 
  • Location: Brighton, East Sussex, United Kingdom
  • Earnings: £30.095

THE ROLE - Full-time (37.5 hours per week) / Permanent / Job description and job pack are available to download from our website

The Brighton and Hove Transitional Housing Services offers safe, secure housing to young people who are at risk; keeping them safe, supporting their emotional wellbeing, and enabling them to belong, contribute and thrive in their local community. Our housing comprises of 57 medium and low supported housing placements, across 10 sites. The medium support services are for young people between the ages of 16 - 25 who have been through the care system or have experienced homelessness. The low support service houses young people aged between 18 - 35, the key purpose of the service is to support young people to develop independent living skills so they can move forward to more independent settings.

We have an exciting opportunity for a Deputy Project Manager to join our enthusiastic Transitional team, you will be supporting the Project Manager to ensure the effective daily operations in the Transitional Housing Service.You will oversee referrals to the service, interviews, and the induction process for new residents. You will be managing a small team, taking an asset-based approach, coaching your them to identify, and develop their skills and strengths enabling them to better support residents with the transitioning into independent living. You will also work closely with the safeguarding team to ensure the team operates best safeguarding practice within the service ensuring timely and proactive risk management and consistency in approach.

This is a hybrid role with a combination of working on site, at Reed House in Hove and some home working. Your expected working pattern will be Monday to Friday with shifts from 9am to 5pm, 8am to 4pm and 10am to 6pm. Some flexibility will be required, with occasional work on evenings and weekend as an on-call commitment.

WHO YOU ARE - We know that there are great candidates who will not fit everything we have described below, or who have important skills we have not mentioned. If that is you, please do not hesitate to apply and tell us about yourself.

You will ideally have experience managing or supervising a team and be confident in creating or maintaining psychologically informed environments and overseeing the delivery of trauma informed care and support. Strong experience of working in supported housing or similar services for young people and/or adults at risk would be advantageous. You will already have experience of coordinating housing management tasks including contract compliance, maintenance, void/arrears management, and health & safety. Experience of overseeing safeguarding procedures for young people or adults at risk in residential settings, and knowledge of how to maintain professional boundaries is also desirable. 

Closing date for this role is midnight on 10 February 2023. Please note this is a rolling advert; applications will be reviewed regularly, and suitable applicants will be invited to attend interviews on a rolling basis. Please apply early to avoid disappointment.

If you would like any further information or an informal discussion about this post, please contact niki.wallace@ymcadlg.org

To apply, please ensure you complete an online application form, including your responses to the questions and upload a copy of your CV

Should you require any assistance with our application process, please email us at recruitment@ymcadlg.org

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 (including the Children’s barred list and the Adults’ barred list) via the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS). 

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Additional Information

Your starting salary will be pro rata if the above position is part-time or term-time only.