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Project Manager

  • Full time
  • £34,829
  • Lothian and Lanarkshire
  • Closing 25th November 2022

  • Advertised from 20th October 2022
  • Salary: Up to £34829.45. We operate flexi time and flexible working.


Would you like to support an individual to choose their own home, who they live with and choose their own staff team?

Providing project management support to subsidiaries to achieve their development objectives, whilst reporting back to the Group Project Manager.

Learning points gained from individual projects and working to achieve continual improvement within project work. Working alongside Operational Managers to lead, develop and monitor the effective set up and delivery of new and transferred services and role model Thera’s overall vision and strategic direction.

Thera Trust is the parent company of Thera Group; a charitable group of companies that supports people with a learning disability.

Our unique leadership and structure include people with a learning disability, and through this we can demonstrate that people with a learning disability can be leaders in society.

But we can’t do this without you - Thera Trust is now looking for an experienced Project Manager to join our company.

About The Role

The Project Manager will provide support to the subsidiaries to achieve their development objectives. They will work alongside the local companies to lead, develop and monitor the effective set up and delivery of new and transferred support for individuals, this will include:

  • Role model Thera's overall vision and strategic direction
  • Create, lead and report on project plans ensuring that agreed timescales and milestones are met
  • Influence key stakeholders to take decisions promoting the rights of individuals
  • Leading a project team to ensure effective management of a complex project(s), within resources to meet development objectives
  • Ensuring that the statutory and legal requirements are met for each project
  • To ensure that projects work towards a culture of continuous improvement which delivers the best outcomes for people supported

Your Skills and Experience

This is an exciting opportunity for an experienced Project Manager who takes pride in delivering excellence, thrives on challenges and is adaptable. It is imperative that the chosen candidate is flexible, and ideally experienced in a Social Care environment, but this is not essential.

This is a permanent role and the person appointed will be keen to get onboard with Thera’s Vision and use this as the backbone of their working practice within projects.

  • Preferable to have experience of Project Management, preferably in the Social Care environment
  • Attention to detail and problem-solving skills
  • Motivated, enthusiastic, and positive individual
  • Flexible and adaptable to change
  • Willingness to travel
  • Professional attitude
  • Work effectively within a team
  • Able to influence and persuade
  • Can successfully multitask, whilst working with pace and professionalism
  • Have excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Excellent IT skills

What are the Benefits?

  • 33 days Annual leave inclusive of bank holidays
  • Contributory workplace pension, with option of enhanced pension offering
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Health Cash Plan scheme
  • Employee support line to support you and your family
  • Support in gaining professional qualifications
  • Continuous on the job training is provided

We reserve the right to close this advert before the closing deadline if we interview and offer the right candidate.

We are an equal opportunities Employer.

This role is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders act 1974. For the purpose of this act, you must declare any convictions or cautions that you have received, including these that would otherwise be spent.

This role is subject to a relevant PVG check should you be offered the position.

Thera follows government guidance around vaccines and believe they are an effective way to support everyones safety. We would encourage you to take part in any vaccination programme recommended if you are working in Social Care.

Application notes

Closing date: 25th November 2022

To apply, please visit our website