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Project Manager

Sandwell Metropolitan Borough Council
Sandwell, West Midlands
£41,881 - £46,845 per annum
Closing date
26 Jan 2022

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Corporate Services, Policy, Health and Social Care, Social Care
Job role
Project Manager
Contract Type
Full time
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Secondment Opportunity for 6 months (with an option to extend by a further 6 months) due to project work.  Interested candidates must obtain their line managers permission before submitting an application.

A Project Manager is required for a 6-month secondment to lead in the in the review/redesign and implementation of processes and procedures for a Manual Handling Project within Adult Social Care.

Applicants should possess an in-depth understanding of legislation, guidance and the underlying concepts and principles relating to Manual Handling and to the developing regional and national agenda, focussing on delivering care and support with a more individual and dignified approach. You will need to keep abreast of current trends and developments in all relevant areas concerning commissioning, legislation and Central Government guidance.

A minimum 3-year experience of working in Adult Social care and/or Health is required. A minimum of 1-year experience of a project management or redesign environment is required. Experience in the development and implementation of policy and procedures, and in change management and delivering project redesign is essential.

You must be educated to degree level or equivalent. The ideal candidate will have Occupational Therapy experience alongside supervisory and project leadership skills.  

You will also be required to undertake a Basic Disclosure and Barring Check.

To discuss this vacancy please contact Charlotte Leadbeater-Chase, Operations Manager on

Our Values; Trust, Unity and Progress make us unique, they define how we do things and are reflected in the way we behave. They are important to us, guiding and shaping our organisational culture. Our values are key to us achieving Sandwell’s Vision 2030 and also guide us when we recruit.


37 hours per week

We reserve the right to close vacancies prior to their advertised date if we receive a large number of applications. Therefore, you are strongly advised to complete and return your application as soon as possible. When completing your application please refer to the supporting documents attached.

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