Programme Manager (Parent and Carer Support)
Charlie Waller Trust
£28,000 – £35,000
Hybrid – with Flexible Working
Are you a confident programme manager looking to manage large-scale projects impacting mental health in young people? Charity People is helping the fantastic team at Charlie Waller Trust to find a talented Parent and Carer Programme Manager covering West Berkshire, managing national training programmes and relationships with parent and carer groups, and mental health services.
Through offering free resources, training and information, the Charlie Waller Trust educates young people and those responsible for them about mental health. They have created a national network of parents and carers of children with mental health concerns and have piloted bespoke training for parents and carers who want to become parent peer support workers. As a result of the expansion of these projects, they are looking to recruit a Parent and Carer Programme Manager.
About the Role
You’ll manage the Parent and Carer Programme team, who primarily support ‘PLACE’, the Trust’s network for parents and carers, and will create resources for this network, which can be adapted for local use. You will support the development and implementation of training programmes for these parents and carers who support a child or young adult with mental health concerns and who wish to become peer support workers. You will develop this initiative and expand its reach with the support of other teams within the Trust.
You will manage, support and develop other staff members within the team, running team meetings and ensuring that they embody the values of the Trust within their work. You will also build existing and create new relationships with parents, carers and local mental health services, along with other teams internally.
About the Person
•You are empathetic. You’re able to understand the challenges facing parents and carersof children and young people with mental health issues, and use this to build andmaintain relationships with them.
•You are a confident and effective manager. You have experience managing projects andpeople, encouraging teams to work together and be the best they can.
•You are a problem solver. You are flexible and dynamic, changing plans whennecessary.
•You are highly organised and have an impeccable eye for detail. You can plan andprioritise, and can produce high quality communications, briefings and submissions.
If you are as excited by this role as we are, please send your most recent CV initially to Kate at Charity People, your consultant for this role. We’ll then be in touch with lots more information, including the role profile.
Closing date: Wednesday 6th July at 9am
Interview dates: Monday 11th July and Tuesday 12th July
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