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Work Experience Project Lead

43434.00 - 52632.00 GBP Annual
Closing date
24 Apr 2024

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Contract Type
Full Time
Job Function
Assistant Project Manager

Work Experience Project Lead - South London Careers Hub Health and Care

Work Experience Project

  • Are you a strong communicator with great interpersonal skills?
  • Are you experienced in managing and leading projects?
  • Do you have experience of engaging with employers and businesses?
  • Would you like to help strengthen health and care careers education in south London?

South London Partnership are looking for a dynamic Project Lead, who will lead and manage our Health and Care Work Experience Project ensuring that local young people get access to meaningful experiences of the world of work within the Health and Care sector. This is a fixed term contract or internal secondment with end date of March 2025.

You will be solution focused, with strong project management experience , a self-starter and team player, with experience of leading projects, building partnerships, creating networks and maintaining strong relationships across the region. This experience can come from a variety of sectors, and we are keen to hear from people with transferable skills, with a focus on strong relationship building skills., employer engagement and stakeholder management

You will be responsible for a small project team, who will be delivering our Health and Care Work Experience Project. You will need to have previous management experience, excellent organisational and planning skills, as well as project management experience.

Your main responsibilities will include:

  • Lead a small project team to provide a high-quality health and care work experience project, that aligns to the South London Partnerships economic and skills priorities.
  • Ensuring high quality and impactful project delivery across the region.
  • Engaging with local health and care businesses and employers, connecting business leaders with local schools and colleges, and facilitating meaningful experiences of the world of work.
  • Delivering high quality flagship events supporting young people and their wider community to raise awareness around the careers and pathways within the Health and Care sector.

As the Project Lead, you will be responsible for the day-to-day delivery of the Health and Care Work. Experience project, ensuring that young people are able to access meaningful experiences of the world of work within the Health and Care Sector. You will build up strong relationships across the region, working with existing networks and forums to build up opportunities for young people in the local region.

South London Partnership (SLP) is a small and dynamic, close-knit team, working across the 5 boroughs of Croydon, Kingston, Merton, Richmond and Sutton. The SLP team focuses on areas where collaboration leads to increased influence, increased powers and funding and better delivery of the services our residents need.


Indicative Recruitment Timeline:

  • Closing Date: 28th April 2024.
  • Shortlisting Date: w/c 29th April 2024.
  • Interview Date: w/c 6th May 2024.

For an informal conversation please contact Rachel Bennett the Strategic Lead

South London Partnership Careers Hub via

Useful Information:

The closing date is given as a guide. We reserve the right to close this vacancy once a sufficient number of applications has been received. We strongly advise you to complete your application as soon as possible to avoid disappointment.

All internal applicants for this secondment must seek permission from their current line manager before applying. Failure to do so may result in the secondment not being authorised.

Important Information:

Richmond and Wandsworth Councils are committed to making our recruitment practices as inclusive as possible for everyone. We are committed to promoting equality and diversity and developing a culture that values differences, recognising that employees from a variety of backgrounds bring important and positive contributions to the Councils and can improve the way we deliver services. We are proud to be a Disability Confident employer. If you require any reasonable adjustments throughout the recruitment and selection process, please let us know. We are also committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people/vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Some posts may be exempted under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and as such appointment to these posts will be conditional upon the receipt of a satisfactory response to a check of police records via Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).

We offer a wide range of benefits designed to attract, develop, and reward our employees such as 40 days annual leave (including Bank Holidays), flexible working and a generous pension plan.

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