Greater Manchester
£26682 - £29280 per annum
Temporary, Full-time
Job description
HeadStart Programme Manager, 37 hours per week (Contract)
Manchester, Greater Manchester
Grade 3: £26,682 - £29,280 per annum

Temporary maternity cover contract which is expected to be until 31st March 2021

HeadStart is a bold initiative, which seeks to address the challenges of social segregation and youth employability in society. Delivered by Family Action, the HeadStart programme offers diverse groups of 16-19 year olds the opportunity to develop their employability skills through volunteering and professional workshops and then rewards their social action with interviews for paid work with partner businesses.

We are looking for a dynamic, innovative and enthusiastic HeadStart Programme Manager who will use their excellent skills in people and project management to set up and deliver the HeadStart programme in their region.

HeadStart is going through an exciting period of transition and growth; therefore, the successful candidate will need to demonstrate their ability to flourish in an innovative and changeable environment. This is a fantastic opportunity to join an entrepreneurial and innovative team, grow in a dynamic and supportive environment and contribute to an exciting programme for social change.

Our Values:

People focus, mutual respect, excellence in all we do and a can-do attitude.

If you can relate to these and have the necessary skills and attitude, we can offer you:

- A competitive salary, leave entitlement and pension scheme
- Career development opportunities
- A full induction and on-going quality training
- The opportunity to become part of Family Action initiatives
- Flexible working hours
- Managed workloads with regular supportive and reflective supervision

For information on the filtering criteria and further information about the role, including the benefits we offer, please select the apply button shown and download the person and job spec prior to completing your application.

Closing date: 5th March 2020, 10am
Interview date: TBC

Family Action offers good working conditions, a comprehensive training programme and final salary pension scheme. We welcome applications from all sections of the community.

We reserve the right to close this vacancy early if we receive sufficient applications for the role. Therefore, if you are interested, please submit your application as early as possible.

This vacancy is being advertised by Webrecruit. The services advertised by Webrecruit are those of an Employment Agency.

Other organisations may call this role Senior Project Manager, Programme Manager, Youth Employment Programme Manager, Social Mobility Programme Manager, Regional Programme Manager, or Employability Programme Manager.
Posted on: 21 February 2020
Closed date: 05 March 2020
Job ref: ACHPF0503/CC-HL
Tags: Social Care/Development