POTMN Project Manager Vacancy

Job Purpose: To oversee our Cost of Living project aimed at supporting survivors of domestic abuse.

Location: Power of the Mind Networks, c/o Spring Charity, Spring Lane, Northampton NN1 2JW

Reporting to: Mavis Mundirwa, Charity Founder and Trustee

Hours of Work: 12 week fixed term contract. 18 hours per week, including evenings and weekends.

Rate of pay: £25 per hour

Main Responsibilities

  • Overseeing the activities that form part of our Cost of Living project, including food parcels; the Restore Programme (an extension of the Freedom Programme); co-ordinating and planning activities such as mental health chats, exercise classes and Muchongoyo dance classes alongside the appropriate professionals/trainers
  • Identifying and supporting beneficiaries, holding one-to-ones, and compiling and maintaining a register of beneficiaries and attendees
  • Managing our existing Facebook group and page; creating and managing new social media accounts (Twitter/X, Instagram and TikTok)
  • Creating content for website updates
  • Creating flyers for activities
  • Raise awareness and grow the charity’s brand through increasing engagement
  • Managing 2 project support workers and supervising volunteers, and holding weekly team meetings
  • Updating policies and procedures as required
  • Attending meetings both in person and on Zoom
  • Producing project evaluation reports

Previous experience: Previous experience of work within the community or voluntary sector, able to provide references on request.

Skills:

  • Strong interpersonal and people management skills.
  • IT literate, comfortable with the use of technology including Microsoft Office and online platforms such as Zoom
  • Competent in the use of social media platforms
  • Creativity in the delivery of activities

Personal qualities:

  • Compassionate and sensitive, with the ability to respect confidentiality and the privacy of our beneficiaries
  • Proactive and self-motivated
  • Able to work with minimal supervision
  • Good attention to detail
  • Flexible regarding working hours – due to the nature of this project, evening and weekend work will be required.

Other requirements

  • Must have the right to work in the UK
  • Must be prepared to undergo a DBS check
  • A full, clean UK driving licence preferred

To apply: Please apply by sending your CV plus a cover letter to: powerofthemindnetworks@gmail.com

This should explain why you want to be considered for this role, and how your skills and experience would enable you to fulfil the main responsibilities outlined above.

Closing date for applications: Wednesday 21st February 2024

Interviews will be held on Friday 23rd February 2024.

You must be available to start work immediately.