Salford, Greater Manchester
£24,400 per year
Permanent, Full-time
Job description

Do you have a passion for project development? Do you want to empower mental health service users and carers to deliver high quality support for their peers? Are you looking to make a significant social impact through your work?

Project Development Worker
Salary: £24,400
This post is for 37.5 hours per week.

Mind in Salford are working alongside Salford Mental Health Forum to develop and deliver a high quality peer mentoring service as part of the Living Well Salford programme. We are looking for a talented Project Development Worker who will be responsible for the day to day management, delivery and development of new and existing projects.

Your duties will include:

  • To work as part of the projects team in the day to day management, delivery and development of new and existing projects.
  • Responsibility for the planning, development of new structures, organisation and implementation of service elements within an emerging process.
  • Ensure robust communication channels exists between Mind in Salford, its partners and colleagues.
  • Ensuring compliance with both Living Well and Mind in Salford’s policies.
  • To oversee systems integration between Mind in Salford and its partners.
  • Monitor project budgets with support from the Operations Manager
  • Responsible for developing and co-producing training and development programmes for Living Well Project

An enhanced DBS check and comprehensive references will be required.

About you

  • Good people skills, ability to put people first and ensure accessibility to the project
  • Articulate, friendly and able to convey a variety of solutions and concepts accurately and concisely
  • Ability to forge good working relationships
  • To offer a solution, strengths based approach
  • Strong communication skills, able to liaise & cooperate with colleagues, clients and   customers and produce quality written reports
  • Motivated, organized and have excellent time management skills
  • Able to keep concise and complete records
  • Able to use a bespoke database as well as Outlook, Word, Excel and other Microsoft packages to a high standard
  • Able to prioritise key tasks effectively whilst maintaining client care
  • Able to act on own initiative, and complete actions
  • Able & willing to learn and adapt and to develop in the role and engage positively with new ways of working, and to seek out appropriate training for your own professional development

We are committed to equal opportunities, value diversity in our workforce and aim to recruit a workforce that reflects the communities we serve. We encourage applications from everyone irrespective of age, disability (including those with lived experience of mental or emotional distress), gender reassignment, race, religion or belief, sex, sexual orientation, marriage and civil partnership, and pregnancy and maternity.

Closing date for applications: 8th April 2021


Please read the person specification and job description for details and relate to the person specification in your application.

No agencies please.

Posted on: 25 February 2021
Closed date: 08 April 2021
Job ref: 157355_MD
Tags: Project Management, Care Management