Project Worker (part-time)

Location Londonderry, County Londonderry
Job type Contract
Salary £13.21 - £14 per hour
Published 2 months ago
Start date ASAP
Contact Katrina Marron
Job ref AMH_1659366428

Job description

Staffline are working in partnership with ACTION MENTAL HEALTH (FOYLESIDE OFFICE)

Post: Project Worker - Managing the Challenge (MTC)

Programme - Temp Part time Position (19 Hours per Week,

Location: AMH New Horizons Foyle - Covering WHSCT Region

Responsible to: Head of Employment & Training Services

Accountable to: Director of Operations

Managing The Challenge (MTC) is a Self-management programme that teaches individuals the skills to manage all aspects of living with a long term health condition, particularly pain.

Role: The post holder will be responsible for promoting and assisting in the delivery of the MTC Programme across the Western Health and Social Care Trust Area. The post holder will schedule the 6 week long training programmes, ensuring course places are filled with appropriate participants and supporting the MTC Trainer and Associate Trainers who deliver the programme. The post holder will be supported by a part time Project Administrator

The post holder will act as a central point of contact for community & voluntary groups, health and social services personnel, as well as for persons attending the training.

Key Result Areas:-

  • Business Outcomes
  • Partnership Working and Promoting the MTC Programme
  • MTC Database Management
  • Quality Assurance & Finance and Administration

Key Result Area 1 - Business Outcomes

  • To arrange both face to face and remote delivery of MTC Self-Management courses for participants living in the WHSCT Region.
  • Each course to have a minimum of 9 clients commencing and 6 clients completing each course
  • To ensure all the technological / logistical arrangements are in place to facilitate course / programme delivery.
  • To provide ongoing support to the MTC Trainer and Associate Trainers delivering the programme and support the engagement of the Associate trainers.

Key Result Area 2 - Partnership Working and Promoting the MTC Programme

  • Develop an understanding and strong partnership links with key stakeholders, staff and groups involved in the project who are within the Western Trust Area (e.g. Integrated Service Delivery Community Teams, hospital staff, GP's and community organisations, etc).
  • Attend meetings in person and remotely across the WHSCT area, as well as participating in events to promote the work carried out by the MTC programme.

Key Result Area 3 - MTC Database

  • To ensure that all client information is maintained and held in accordance with AMH policies and procedures
  • To ensure that all relevant client information is entered and updated on the client database on a weekly basis
  • To support the maintenance of MTC course recruitment, course delivery, course attendance, course evaluation and early leaver statistics as required by funding bodies
  • To produce reports from the MTC database that meet organisational and funding body requirements

Key Result Area 4 - Quality Assurance

  • To support Associate trainers as part of their ongoing training and development and to ensure high quality training delivery
  • To support the evaluation of each Managing the Challenge Course delivered, with pre and post evaluation being completed by each participant.
  • To adhere to Investor in People Standards.

Key Result Area 5 - Finance and Administration

  • General administrative duties, including responding to emails, phone calls and letters. Keeping accurate records of expenses, both personal and related to the project
  • To support the Head of Employment & Training Services in the production and submission of reports and information to WHSCT as stipulated by the WHSCT Contract.





Educated to A Level/NVQ Level 3 or equivalent

A relevant degree/or professional qualification in a health related discipline



Previous paid experience of working in a health or other disability/special needs setting within the voluntary or statutory sectors

Previous paid Project / Programme Worker experience

Evidence of developing external networks to support and promote the effective delivery of a project or service


Able to demonstrate excellent communication, written and presentation skills

Knowledge of working within community/voluntary settings to realise health improvements

Excellent administrative skills (including organisational skills, financial management, use and application of information technology, monitoring/evaluation and report writing)

Proven ability to deliver business targets and outcomes

Strong commitment to quality assurance, continuous improvement and the delivery of best practice

Able to demonstrate flexibility, self-motivation, confidence and ability to use initiative

Committed to ensure that the project is delivered in accordance with relevant organisational, legislative and contractual standards

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