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Position: National Programme Coordinator
Location: Home based
Job type: Full Time, Permanent
Hours: 37.5 hours per week
Salary: £35,390 per annum
Benefits: Access to the Hft Plus benefits package, which includes a great number of discounts and rewards across shops, restaurants, gym membership and days out; but also an Employee Assistance Programme, with telephone and face-to-face support options, as well as support for financial wellbeing. Access to award winning training and development. Hft is one of only four charities to have achieved the Skills for Care ‘Centre of Excellence’ provider status. Annual staff award scheme – The Fusion Awards, and peer recognition through our GEM awards programme. 20 days holiday (plus 8 bank holidays) increasing to 25 days after a year of employment (pro rata for part time staff). A contributory pension scheme & life assurance.
Closing date: Friday 19 July 2019
About the role:
This is a new and exciting opportunity to lead and develop all aspects of the expansion of Project SEARCH across Hft's operational delivery. The role will be nationally responsible for supporting regional Project SEARCH programmes in delivering agreed critical success factors as part of Hft’s Supported Employment Strategy, with the aim of supporting the organisation to ensure that as many people as need this support have access to Project SEARCH programmes
Working collaboratively with the Divisional Director for the North (and other Senior operational leaders), this role will promote, establish, support and develop Project SEARCH Programmes and provide specialist advice and guidance to regions who already have or have an opportunity to develop Project SEARCH programmes
This role will be the relationship manager and key strategic link between Hft and Project SEARCH nationally. This role will directly line manage the Work Options Manager for Yorkshire and Lancashire who is operationally responsible for current Project SEARCH programmes in that geographical area
As a programme coordinator you will be educated to degree level or equivalent qualification or possess professional experience in a related field for example Supported Employment. You will have experience of working within a Project SEARCH programme as a host business lead, the Education Sector, the Supported Employment Sector or the Local Authority Sector preferably in a lead role
You will have experience of tendering, managing and setting up a variety of projects with conflicting priorities and often with remote teams. The role will include budgeting, data analysis and presentations, using a variety of Microsoft Office applications
If you have a proven track record of inspiring people and project leader who is passionate about creating and supporting employment opportunities whilst skilfully managing and coordinating multiple internal and external stakeholders at all levels, we would like to hear from you
What we offer:
With Investors in People and Skills for Care accreditation we are committed to investing in our teams to ensure they have the specialist skills they need.
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You may have experience of the following: Project Coordinator, Project Assistant, Project Administrator, Programme Coordinator, Programme Assistant, Programme Administrator, Junior Project Manager, Assistant Project Manager, Junior Programme Manager, Assistant Programme Manager, Education, Charity, NFP, Not for Profit, etc.