Expired: NCHA: Project Manager – Mental Health, Mountsorrel, Leicestershire

NCHA logoProject Manager – Mental Health

Salary:£27,999 – £32,270 per annum
Location: Mountsorrel, Leicestershire
Hours:37 hours

Closing Date: Thursday 11 August 2022   

Interview Date: Friday 19 August 2022    

Positive steps floating support is a brand-new floating support service providing support to people with mental health issues and dual diagnosis. Operating across the whole of Leicestershire, the aim of the service is to support people in their recovery over a 12-week period with agreed outcomes. Individuals may be stepping down from registered care, supported living, or leaving hospital following an in-patient stay to live in their own home or need support to maintain the tenancy they already have.

What will I be doing?  

As a Project Manager for Positive Steps, you will have a variety of duties and responsibilities which will include tasks such as recruiting new colleagues, managing performance, managing finances, partnership working and supporting change management. This is a great opportunity for development! Take a look at the Role Profile to find out the role’s duties and responsibilities!

“Being a brand-new service I have been able to be involved in shaping this and can bring my own experience to help others” – Current colleague.   

Are you up for the challenge?   

We’re looking for you to have a good understanding the needs of people with poor mental health will be second nature to you, including the recovery model and working with people with complex needs.

About you:  

Having a ‘can do’ attitude and the right values, you will be able to work in a psychologically informed way to ensure support is delivered in the most compassionate and empowering way. You will have strong communication skills to not only work effectively and efficiently with your team and the residents but also to actively build relationships with key support agencies.

We recognise that the people who work for us are our best assets. So, we want a manager who will invest time to help the team and individuals develop and grow.

Using your motivational leadership skills, to bring out the best in the team of support workers; so, they can in turn give their best to the people we support in a responsive and supportive manner. You will have relevant demonstrable experience in a supported housing or a care setting and a minimum NVQ level 3 or new QCF Diploma Level 3 in Management or Leadership, Health & Social Care, Housing or another relevant qualification.

Above all, we are looking for somebody who has a genuine passion for the work that we do, will put the service users at the heart of the service and will work in a way that will support them to overcome the barriers and obstacles they face in day-to-day life.

As this a floating support role, a valid driving licence and access to a vehicle is essential for the role. You will be reimbursed for mileage costs.

Working days and hours:  

Most work is office hours Monday to Friday but there will be some flexibility required.


  1. You will need to attach a CV in order to apply for this role.
  1. All correspondence will be via your registered email address.
  1. View the full role profile in the document tab at the top of this page and refer to the ‘About the person’ section to complete your application – show us why you are suitable!
  1. For more information about NCHA, please refer to the attached ‘Helping Our Customers’ on this page – get a better idea of what we do across the organisation!
  1. All successful candidates will be required to take a work related test prior to the interview.

As an Equal Opportunities and Disability Confident Employer, NCHA welcomes applications from all suitably qualified candidates including those from Black, Asian and minority ethnic groups and disabled candidates. As part of our LGBT + Allies Programme, we also welcome applications from members of the LGBT + community and encourage inclusivity in the workplace.     

Women and black, Asian and minority ethnic colleagues are currently under-represented in managerial positions and we particularly welcome suitable applications. 

We’re Nottingham Community Housing Association, known to many as NCHA. We’ve been around since 1973, and we’re really proud of that. We’re more than just a housing association: we deliver care and support to people all over the East Midlands. Read our story to find out more about us.