Project Manager, Hospice Charity, £41k-£46k FTE* (DoE), Min 4 days/wk, Aylesbury/Hybrid

Location South East
Flex Type Hybrid
Role Basis Permanent
Salary £41k-£46k FTE* DoE
Company Ten2Two-Experts in Flexible Recruitment

A fabulous opportunity to join this well-respected Hospice charity using your project management skills for a meaningful cause. This role offers the chance to lead a variety of interesting projects such as identifying improvements to service delivery and capital projects.

Our Client

Our client is a Hospice Charity who are committed to funding over £1.4m a year to provide high quality hospice care for people living in Buckinghamshire and its borders. They are currently seeking a Project Manager to join their small, friendly and vibrant team.

The Role

Reporting to the CEO, the Project Manager will focus on scoping and establishing new hospice projects and services This will require close working with the senior management team and other colleagues at the Charity and partner Hospice. Examples of the projects that they have in mind are:

Research a befriending/’compassionate communities’ scheme to operate alongside the Hospice at Home service;
Recommending ways in which under-represented groups could benefit from hospice care locally, and leading projects to address this;
Contributing to a review of FNH’s respite team caring for children; and
Devising capital projects that improve the hospice building so that it better meets the needs of patients and staff.

Core Responsibilities

Work with Charity and Hospice staff to identify and establish projects, including defining objectives, activities, timelines, risk assessments and resources.
Produce project plans and maintain accurate records (such as plans, lessons learnt, risk framework, budget, communication plan, reports and updates)
Setting up projects and services so that they deliver to time, cost and quality measures.
Monitor the progress of project activity and escalate issues where needed.
Identify risks and mitigations.
Identify and liaise with stakeholders and build strong working relationships
Devise project reports.
Make evidence-based recommendations for developing services through the analysis of available data.
Set up project steering group meetings and circulate papers in a timely way.
Research best practice Hospice services and approaches used elsewhere, and able to make practical and workable solutions.
Aware of confidentiality and ensure data is handled appropriately.
Devise information to promote new services to healthcare professionals and the general public
Promote project-based working to those who are unfamiliar with this approach.
Lead/take part in lessons learned and assessments to develop the teams’ competence and performance.

The Candidate

Project/programme management qualification (e.g. APM, PRINCE2, MSP) or relevant alternative (such as project management being a component of other studies), or has a significant amount of practical experience to draw on.
Ideally, has applied this project management expertise in a health environment.
Strong IT skills including MS 365, SharePoint, Word, Excel and Powerpoint
Excellent relationship building skills.
Excellent communication skills – both verbal and in writing.
Good level of education including literacy and numeracy.
Highly motivated, professional and confidential.
Efficient, highly organised and able to work quickly
Able to innovate and promote change by inspiring colleagues and stakeholders
Excellent presentation skills
Non-judgmental working with people of all abilities and backgrounds
Flexibility to work weekends and evenings occasionally.
Valid drivers license and access to car (insurance to cover business travel).
DBS checks will be undertaken for this position.

Terms

This role is offered on a permanent part time basis (full time will also be considered) seeking a minimum of 4 days or 32 hrs/wk.
A salary of between £41k -£46k FTE* is on offer depending on experience.
The role will be based at the charity’s HQ in Aylesbury, with free onsite parking and travel required across Bucks. Some hybrid working will also be possible although there will be a requirement to be more office based in the early stages in order the build link with key stakeholders. Some flexibility is required to attend some evening and weekend events.
Other benefits include 33 days holiday inc Bank Holidays, pro rata, Workplace pension, Free onsite parking, Employee Assistance Programme and regular training and development.
You will be joining a supportive culture that encourages a healthy work-life balance and you’ll be part of a positive and friendly team.

*Full Time Equivalent – actual salary will depend on final hours agreed.

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