Project Manager

Contract Type: 
Fixed term
Part time
Application deadline: 
Monday, 9 August, 2021 - 19:00
Fixed Salary
Pro Rata
Sunderland Culture

Job Title: Project Manager: Sunderland Social Prescribing Partnership

Salary: £32,000 per annum (Full Time Equivalent Salary)

Contract Terms: Employed. Fixed Term for 12 months

Working Hours: Part-time position. 16.5 hours per week (0.5FTE)

Location: Sunderland (The postholder may be required to work from any Sunderland Culture, or Sunderland Social Prescribing Partner venue)

Sunderland Culture is delighted to be working with Sunderland Carers Centre, Groundwork North East & Cumbria, Equal Arts and Sunderland GP Alliance to develop the Sunderland Social Prescribing Partnership, with support from the Thriving Communities Fund from Arts Council England, National Academy of Social Prescribing, Natural England and Historic England.

On behalf of the partners, Sunderland Culture is seeking to recruit an exceptional Project Manager to play a key role in the development of this programme. Over the next 12 months the postholder will develop and manage the Sunderland Social Prescribing partnership, as well as working with partners to support the delivery of a series of social prescribing pilots across the city. The Manager will make a vital contribution to the Partnership’s long-term ambition to ensure communities across Sunderland can engage with a broader range of community activities to support their health and wellbeing.

We are particularly keen to receive applications from individuals from communities which are under-represented within our current workforce, in particular from people from Black, Asian and ethnic minority backgrounds, and or with disabilities.

Deadline for applications is 5pm on Friday 21st May. 

Interviews will be held on Tuesday 8th June.

The Thriving Communities Fund is made possible with funding from the National Academy for Social Prescribing, Arts Council England, Natural England and Historic England, with support from NHS England and NHS Improvement, Sport England, the Office for Civil Society, the Money & Pensions Service and NHS Charities Together.