TF001 – Project Lead

Contract Type: 
Full time
Application deadline: 
Monday, 24 June, 2019 - 00:00
Fixed Salary
Per Annum
Changing Lives

About you

Do you hold a Qualification or relevant experience in one or more of the following: criminal justice, homelessness, youth or community work, social work, mental health, Substance Misuse?

Do you have experience of a manager, deputy manager or senior support role in one of the following settings?

  • Criminal Justice

  • Coaching & Mentoring

  • Social Care

  • Mental Health

  • Substance misuse

Do you have experience of, and commitment to, promoting and implementing equal opportunities, diversity and inclusion in a work setting for employees and people with whom we work?

Do you have skills in order to provide team members with effective supervision, including reflective practice, support, performance management, staff welfare and CPD? Do you have the ability to work independently, using own initiative, making decisions commensurate with the role of project lead? Do you have excellent organisational, administrative, planning and time management skills?

If so, the Project Lead role may be the role for you.

About us

Changing Lives is a national charity that supports over 17,000 people each year. We are a well-respected, growing organisation dedicated to supporting the most vulnerable people across the UK.

We began as a soup run supporting people who were homeless in the North East over 45 years ago, and are proud to still have our main base and central office in the North East. Since 1970, our services have grown and developed to support people experiencing a wide range of personal challenges, including addiction and recovery programmes, employment guidance, help for people in prison or on probation, and support for people experiencing sexual exploitation or domestic abuse.

We’re looking for committed and compassionate professionals who share our enthusiasm for changing lives.

About the job

Day to day responsibility for managing a number of supported accommodation services of varying sizes, and outreach provisions alongside other Senior staff to achieve positive, sustainable outcomes for people entering the service, enabling them to take control and thrive.

Apply for the job

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We are passionate about creating a diverse workforce and positively encourage applications from under-represented communities.