Interim Programme Manager – Adult Social Care

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Interim Programme Manager – Adult Social Care
Interim Position

Merton 5211210

Posted: 26th July 2022 17:55
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  • Pay Rate:

    £400.00 per day PAYE

  • Hours per Week:

    35 Monday – Friday, normal working hours

  • This opening assignment is for 6 months


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Full Job Title: Interim Programme Manager – Adult Social Care

Reference no: Merton 5211210

This is an exciting opportunity for a competent and experienced Programme Manager to lead this large programme of work, which is part of the Adult Social Care Recovery and Reset Programme.

The programme is designed to achieve better outcomes for residents with a Learning Disability and / or Autism and their families.

The Programme Manager will be responsible for the support and delivery of the Programme for Learning Disability and Autism Day Opportunities, the Transitions Service Programmes and the Programme for the development of the Integration of the Learning Disability Team.

This role is responsible to the Head of Service, Assistant Director of Operations and the Director of Strategy and Planning.

The successful candidate will lead on the day-to-day delivery of the programme work streams and ensure that the work is successfully completed and within budget. They will be responsible for the design of structures, and reporting. The role manages the delivery of practice, cultural and service improvement within the Learning Disability Service and Transitions Service.

The role manages the delivery of practice, cultural and service improvement within the Learning Disability Service and Transitions Service and requires strong programme management.


Specific Role Requirements” – to give yourself the maximum chance of success please try and ensure your CV addresses the following essential criteria:

  1. Educated to a higher level (degree level qualification or equivalent) or have relevant experience in programme management or transformation and change management.
  2. Strong experience in programme management including within the health and social care sector .
  3. Knowledge of Learning Disabilities and / or Autism preferable
  4. Knowledge of financial systems
  5. Specific Skills required for this Role:
    1. Outcomes focused and solution-oriented
    2. Excellent programme management skills
    3. Confidence and leadership, ability to engage emotionally and can show evidence of influencing key people.
  6. ICT Skills:
    1. Strong IT skills including Microsoft packages
    2. Ability to work competently on a range of programmes including excel / visio / project etc.


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  1. Our clients are generally seeking applicants who are reasonably local, so on that basis we would ideally like you to supply us with your address (or at least your post code) and a telephone number so that we can reach you during working hours.
  2. Your recent UK working experience going back at least 5 years, or full employment history if you have been working for fewer years than this.
  3. Your availability to work either immediately, or at short notice.
  4. Please refer to the Role Requirements section above – your CV must address the requirements listed

Other preferable/desirable details to include on your CV, if applicable:

  1. Any local authority/public sector experience
  2. Any relevant qualifications held or being studied for


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Interim Programme Manager – Adult Social Care
Client Category: Local Authority

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