Assistant Project Manager

The End of Life Partnership

The closing date is 15 July 2022

Job summary

Please note that this vacancy is being advertised on behalf of the End of Life Partnership

Assistant Project Manager- 30 Hours Per Week 

Are you considering a new challenge?

Looking for a role that will allow you to progress in different areas and cultivate new skills?

Would you like to work for an organisation in which 100% of staff strongly agreed or agreed they are proud to work for?

JOIN A DYNAMIC AND INNOVATIVE ORGANISATION

We are looking for an Assistant Project Manager to join our team.

Main duties of the job

The post holder will contribute to the development of a project team within EoLP and will support the implementation of an integrated approach to project management within the organisation. The post-holder will support the design and implementation of a range of project work, ensuring coordination and consistency across the organisation. This will include working with community groups, service users and carers, care communities, service providers and commissioners.

The role will involve the post-holder working a combination of from home and from EoLP’s office (Hybrid Working), in line with the needs of the business.

The role will:

  • Support the development of documentation and processes to support effective project management
  • Support colleagues to plan, deliver, monitor, communicate and evaluate project work
  • Provide high quality project support, including reporting and analysis of data and information
  • Participate in relevant working groups
  • Maintain administrative and information resources
  • Contribute to effective information management within the team
  • Support the undertaking of auditing of projects, services and initiatives
  • Communicate information and issues effectively in a range of formats including reports
  • Develop materials which improve understanding of EoLP’s vision and work

About us

The End of Life Partnership (EoLP) is a charity organisation whose mission is to educate, innovate and collaborate so that people are empowered to care with confidence and compassion at end of life.

At EoLP we work closely with partners and providers of palliative and end of life care to promote the palliative care approach and facilitate the development of best practice and education across a broad spectrum of care settings to enhance the experience of end of life.

You will have the opportunity to be part of a visionary team and work in an environment, which supports and values individuals. You will play a key role in supporting the work of EoLP. You will be part of an organisation that works collaboratively with partners across geographic and professional boundaries, across multiple care settings and communities – transforming end of life experience and care.

The EoLP’s main office base is near Crewe, Cheshire with additional teaching and office bases in other locations across Cheshire.

The EoLP is an equal opportunities employer and positively encourages applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, marital status, religion or belief.

EoLP are able to maintain membership of the NHS Pension Scheme for existing members and operate a Stakeholder Pension Scheme for non-members

Job description

Job responsibilities

Key Duties/Responsibilities:

  • Support the development of documentation and processes to support effective project management
  • Support colleagues to plan, deliver, monitor, communicate and evaluate project work
  • Provide high quality project support, including reporting and analysis of data and information
  • Participate in relevant working groups
  • Maintain administrative and information resources
  • Contribute to effective information management within the team
  • Support the undertaking of auditing of projects, services and initiatives
  • Communicate information and issues effectively in a range of formats including reports
  • Develop materials which improve understanding of EoLP’s vision and work

Planning and Organisation

  • Support the scoping and planning of projects, including the identification of key milestones, deliverables and benefits
  • Support the timely implementation of projects in in accordance with the agreed priorities of the team
  • Plan and organise meetings or events and assist in diary management
  • Support the development of funding applications with EoLP Partners and support funded projects resulting from successful bids

People Management

  • Provide training, advice and support on own area of responsibility where applicable

• Participate in recruitment processes

• Support training and induction of staff

  • Support the development of volunteer opportunities within EoLP’s project work and provide support and supervision to volunteers within the workplace

Key Working Relationships

  • Be a point of contact for and maintain positive relationships with a broad range of stakeholders internally and externally
  •  Work with the statutory and community sector including, local authority, NHS organisations, community groups and third sector organisations to develop capacity to deliver projects
  • Engage with service users, carers and staff groups and use feedback to inform project work

General

  • To contribute to and support the development of policies, procedures and protocols as appropriate
  • To promote equality of access and opportunity in all aspects of the work
  • To take all reasonable steps to promote a safe and healthy working environment which is free from discrimination
  • To comply with the EoLP policy on confidentiality, and the General Data Protection Regulations relating to information held manually or on computerised systems
  • To respect the confidentiality and privacy of clients and staff at all times
  • To maintain a constant awareness of health, welfare and safety issues affecting colleagues, patients, visitors and themselves, reporting any accidents or fault in line with EoLP policies
  • To participate in personal training, development, appraisal, and attend all relevant training courses as required
  • EoLP has a responsibility and is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young adults and adults at risk with care or support needs and expects all staff and volunteers to honour this commitment to minimise risk or harm in accordance with current legislation, statutory guidance and EoLP’s policies and procedures. This means that staff must understand their own responsibility and recognise the requirement to engage with staff training and supervision, as well as promoting multi-agency working to safeguard patients

Person Specification

Experience

Essential

  • Experience of being involved in or supporting project work
  • Experience of report writing

Desirable

  • Use of audit and evaluation processes
  • Experience of multi-agency working
  • Experience of budget management

Knowledge

Essential

  • Knowledge of administrative procedures, project management or information analysis
  • Knowledge of project management principles

Desirable

  • Knowledge of local networks and partnerships

Skills and Personal Attributes

Essential

  • Time management skills with the ability to re-prioritise
  • Skills to communicate complex information in a range of format
  • Well-developed interpersonal skills
  • Organisational and project management skills
  • Effective IT skills
  • Ability to work autonomously as well as team spirited
  • Commitment to continuing professional development

Desirable

  • Negotiating, networking and persuasive skills
  • Skills for manipulating data and information

Other

Essential

  • Car driver/ means of independent travel across a wide geographical area

Qualifications

Essential

  • Educated to Degree level in a relevant subject or equivalent level of qualification or significant equivalent previous proven experience

Specific Job Requirements

Essential

  • Demonstrates compassion and enthusiasm for the work of EoLP
  • Confidence and flexibility to work with different partners

Certificate of Sponsorship

Applications from job seekers who require current Skilled worker sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. For further information visit the UK Visas and Immigration website (Opens in a new tab).

From 6 April 2017, skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, have had to present a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Adult dependants (over 18 years old) are also subject to this requirement. Guidance can be found here Criminal records checks for overseas applicants (Opens in a new tab).

Employer details

Employer name

The End of Life Partnership

Address

Office 4 & 5, Spring Farm Business Centre

Moss Lane

Crewe

North West

CW1 4RJ


Employer's website

https://eolp.co.uk/ (Opens in a new tab)

For questions about the job, contact:

Catherine Morgan-Jones

Catherine.Morgan-Jones@eolp.org.uk

01270310260

Date posted

13 June 2022

Pay scheme

Agenda for change

Band

Band 5

Salary

£25,655 to £31,534 a year

Contract

Permanent

Working pattern

Part-time, Job share, Flexible working

Reference number

B0521-22-2185

Job locations

Office 4 & 5, Spring Farm Business Centre

Moss Lane

Crewe

North West

CW1 4RJ


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