We are changing in Islington Adult Social Care and we are determined to meet our challenges and ambition in equal measure. Our aim is to be the best Council in the country for prevention and early intervention. Through our practice framework, Building Strengths for Better Lives, we aim to promote well-being, develop resilient communities and work alongside individuals and their families to help them find the right support at the right time.

The adult social care department is looking to appoint a senior project manager to plan and manage the delivery of transformation of the re-ablement service and project benefits. The re-ablement project is part of the ASC transformation programme that aims to maximise independence for Islington’s residents and those who use adult social care.

The post holder will be responsible for establishing, managing and completing the project to agreed time, budget and quality, leading on the delivery of change and benefits with stakeholder engagement at the heart of the project. They will work closely with directors, leads, members, staff, internal and external stakeholders to engage them with the options and ensure that the scope, outputs and benefits are delivered in line with the transformation programme’s broader aims, strategic vision and corporate objectives.

You Will Have The Opportunity To

    • Be part of a team that focuses on bringing about change and improvement
    • Translate vision into action
    • Put your planning, organisation and project management skills into use to make a difference
    • Work with a variety of different teams and people

If you enjoy project management and delivering change, solving problems, multi-tasking and working at pace please apply.

Closing Date: Sunday 22 November 2020 23:59

Proposed interview date: Friday 11th and Wednesday 16th December 2020

We welcome applications from Black and Minority Ethnic candidates and acknowledge our responsibility to mitigate against structural racism.

Islington Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults, and expects all staff, and volunteers to share this commitment.

Islington Council is also committed to flexible working and will consider requests where possible.

Islington also operates random drug or alcohol testing for safety critical roles or for where there may be just cause.

To apply for this position please use the online application process below. Please note that the council only accepts on-line applications, no CV’s or alternative forms of applications are accepted. If you are unable to use the online process please contact the Recruitment team on 020 7527 2155 or e-mail recruitment@islington.gov.uk

Applicant requirements

Applications from job seekers who require Tier 2 sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. However, non-EEA candidates may not be appointed to a post if a suitably qualified, experienced and skilled EU/EEA candidate is available to take up the post as the employing body is unlikely, in these circumstances, to satisfy the resident labour market test. UK Visas and Immigration (UKVI) requires employers to complete this test to show that no suitably qualified EEA or EU worker can fill the post. For further information please visit the

The postholder will have access to vulnerable people in the course of their normal duties and as such this post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service to check for any previous criminal convictions.