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Project Manager

Location:   Thurrock Salary:   £28,200 to £37,600 per annum (£47,000 per annum full time equivalent) Closing Date:   21/10/2019

Contract: Permanent, Part Time (3 or 4 days a week)

Coram is the UK’s first-ever children’s charity, founded by Thomas Coram in 1739 in London which today help’s children to feel safe and loved, and to access the skills and opportunities they need to thrive.We help some of the most vulnerable children to have better chances in life.

About the role

We now have an exciting opportunity for a Project Manager based in Thurrock. The Project Manager will build and manage a comprehensive, integrated and effective menu of support services for families with a particular emphasis on parenting support, which will both complement and strengthen the existing Thurrock provision.

You will be confident and articulate with the ability to establish strategic relationships with commissioners and local partners to benefit hard to reach families. A key focus of the role will be ensuring the service provides added value throughout the lifetime of the project.

To be successful, you will have a minimum qualification of DipSW, CQSW or equivalent social work qualification, with experience of setting up and establishing new services within a social care environment. The successful candidate will have strong leadership skills with the ability to communicate effectively at all levels.

To apply for this role, please click on the apply button to complete the application.

For more information about the main duties and responsibilities of this role please refer to the job description and person specification.

Closing Date: 9am, Monday 21st October 2019

Interviews: Thursday 7th November 2019

Coram is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sections of the community. We are committed to the safeguarding of children and will require the successful applicant to undertake an enhanced check from the Disclosure and Barring Service.

Registered Charity No. 312278.