PTC Project Coordinator
This role is currently temporary until the end of March 2022. However, there is scope for potential extension, depending on external funding arrangements.
The salary for this position is G7 £26,461 - £30,333 per annum (pro rata).
Please note, we have an agile working environment. Therefore, some of this role will be completed at home.
Locally Adult Social Care and health are under great pressure due to increased demand alongside continued limited capacity for home care and care home placements. The council recognises the need to be innovative and act quickly in response to these pressures, by working with a local provider to meet immediate workforce pressures.
The Proud to Care Recruitment Service, commissioned by North Lincolnshire Council, will be focused on recruiting into the social care sector.
The principal aim of the service is to immediately increase recruitment and retention into the care sector for the winter period and work with care providers to ensure more efficient recruitment processes and localised induction programme is developed to help sustainability of the sector going forward beyond March 2022.
The Proud to Care Service will operate under the branding of Proud to Care North Lincolnshire https://www.proudtocarenorthlincs.co.uk/. Proud to Care aims to raise the profile of working in the care sector, encouraging more people to work in care and play a crucial part in supporting people to remain independent in their own homes.
Overall Purpose of Job
To lead a small team to deliver the two part service:
Immediate recruitment and retention campaign for the winter period; attract, recruit and retain sufficient staff over the winter period into the care sector, and support growth to develop continued existing workforce capacity
Provider development working in partnership with North Lincolnshire Council; encourage increased partnership working, enhancing and building on current relationships as well as working with more care providers.
To design and deliver a marketing, promotional and engagement plan across North Lincolnshire, including events and stands.
To lead on engagement with care sector providers to develop relationships.
To lead on recruitment into a range of roles, in care settings across North Lincolnshire, in partnership with North Lincolnshire Council.
Establish and maintain monitoring and record-keeping systems, providing key performance data and information management reports to the council based on the performance indicators, ensuring compliance with contractual requirements.
As part of the Ongo Recruitment team you will also be jointly responsible for contributing towards the achievement of Ongo’s strategic and operational targets and overall company aims.
To provide vision and leadership to colleagues within a small team, ensuring that effective systems are in place for workload allocation and management.
Use communication and engagement skills to develop relationships with care providers across North Lincolnshire, and marketing skills to lead on delivery of a marketing plan to engage potential care industry workers.
Lead the project with regards to setting up and maintaining the necessary systems for administrative, contractual and financial matters, checking and monitoring of all aspects of the contractual documentation in line with company policies and funders requirements.
Ensure the project has effective management systems and processes in place and they are maintained to provide the key information, statistics and reports required.
Work closely with the local authority contract management team, attending twice monthly meetings.
Engage and work closely with the Employment Support, Community Development and wider Ongo teams to achieve outcomes.
Day to day management responsibility for the operational activities of the project and responsibility for resources in line with Ongo policies and procedures.
To supervise colleagues to ensure that appropriate assessments are conducted, actions are delivered and recorded in respect of all people participating in the project and that intervention methods are adopted to meet individuals’ need.
Meet own contractual targets and manage and monitor team targets, prepare reports and data on progress and performance of the project, to meet board expectations.
Ensure the effective sharing of information between key partners having regard to relevant legislation in respect of confidentiality and data protection.
Provide ongoing supervision and support to all team members undertaking monthly target monitoring and review meetings, maintain PDR files for each individual.
To participate in personal support and supervision, undertake personal development training as appropriate to the post.
Undertake other duties and responsibilities appropriate to the grading of the post as considered appropriate
Knowledge, Skill & Experience Required
- Proven recruitment experience with ability to drive results and demonstrate energy and vision.
- Excellent interpersonal and negotiating skills with the ability to be tactful and articulate
- Enjoy responsibility and working in a high-pressure environment
- At least two years experience in a similar outcome focused role, within proven experience in achieving targets
- Organisational ability to handle multiple priorities, act quickly and decisively, work to changing deadlines and pay attention to detail
- Ability to lead on sessions with small groups of candidates
- Excellent customer service and problem-solving skills to deal with all kinds of issues in a solutions-oriented manner.
- Ability to work flexibly with some out of hours working including evenings and weekends.
- A good team player who shows commitment, works hard and delivers a fair share of the workload.
- Self- awareness and the skills to recognise the need to provide support to other team members, including apprentices, to help get the job done.
- A very good judge of character
- Excellent communication and administrative skills
- Good general education including numeracy, literacy and writing skills
- Ability to use a range of IT packages including word processing, spreadsheets, data bases, PowerPoint, Outlook, email and the internet
- A strong commitment towards Equality and Diversity principles
- Ability to transport yourself across North Lincolnshire
- REC Certificate in Recruitment Practice qualification
- PTTLS or equivalent
Please apply directly through this advertisement. Closing date is 26/11/2021.
We are looking to start successful applicants immediately.