Life Story Network / Tide – Project Manager – Law for Dementia Carers

Term:Fixed Term to March 2022
Hours: 35
Salary: £28,500
Location: The post-holder will work remotely, with visits to the tide Head office at 151 Dale Street Liverpool, L2 2AH when required and circumstances allow

Law for Dementia Carers (L4DC) is a joint project with Making Space and funded by The Legal Education Foundation. Building on the work of the previous post-holder, the project manager will work to ensure the completion of the project on time, within budget and to the agreed quality criteria. For this second phase of the project the primary focus will be on the co-ordination, production and piloting of the development modules of the training package in the Greater Manchester area.

The post-holder will have an understanding of how the health and social care sectors work in respect of the care of people with dementia. They will be able to work autonomously and to manage high quality delivery to tight deadlines within financial boundaries. They will be adept at networking and influencing external partners. The post holder will be expected to undertake a broad range of responsibilities and duties in the delivery of the project. These include:

Project Management

  • Ensure that the project is delivered on-time, within scope and within budget, making adjustments where necessary to project constraints based on financial analysis
  • Assist in the definition of project scope and objectives, involving all relevant stakeholders and ensuring technical feasibility
  • Ensure resource availability and allocation
  • Develop a detailed project plan for the second phase of the L4DC project to monitor and track progress
  • Measure project performance, report and escalate issues as needed to achieve successful completion of the project
  • Manage relationships with all stakeholders
  • Perform risk management to minimise project risks
  • Create and maintain comprehensive project documentation

Project development

  • Co-ordinate the production of the learning materials for the L4DC project
  • Make arrangements for the materials to be piloted in the Greater Manchester region
  • With the University of Manchester’s Justice Hub, update the project plan for involving carers in the research project
  • Contribute to the research project’s advisory group, recruiting carers as experts by experience to participate as appropriate

Working with Partners

  • Engage with a broad range of partner organisations, building on existing networks, including Dementia United and other projects to ensure wide ranging participation in the planning and design of all project outputs
  • Ensure tide carer members are represented in the planning and design of the project
  • Contribute to our internal and external evaluations to measure the impact, outcomes and reach of the tide network across England and the rest of the UK

To download the job application form and full job description, please visit the Tide website.

Closing date: Tuesday 4 May 12 noon

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