Senior Project Lead


We are looking for a talented, creative Senior Project Manager to join our small, but mighty team and drive our work in innovation, research and workforce development.

Salary: £46,000 – £62,000 DOE

Closing date: 10th July 2023

Aim of the role

Care City is working hard to bring about radical change that realises a more relational approach to health and care that involves communities, new care roles, and ways of working with public and health partners that are enabled by better technology. 

Our Senior Project Leads play many different roles at Care City. We are a small organisation that wants to make a big impact, and we recognise the need to have a diverse range of talent, skills and knowledge in our team. This means that whilst you will be responsible for leading major projects, you will also use your skills and knowledge to help us establish new relationships with existing and potential partners, and you’ll help us develop new and creative ways to solve problems across health and social care with our partners and their communities.

We work differently at Care City. You’ll be working alongside an exceptionally talented and diverse team; as a Senior Project Lead, you’ll understand the right mix of skills and knowledge needed to bring teams together on work. We’ll welcome the critical and creative thinking that you might bring from your experience of working in similar or completely different industries. You’ll regularly contribute to advancing our knowledge through attending events and networking, and we’ll support you in sharing your thought leadership through blog posts and events. 

Benefits include:

  • A meaningful job where all team members make a contribution to improving the health and wellbeing of our East London community
  • Competitive and performance-based remuneration
  • 27 days’ holiday plus maternity, paternity, carers, adoption leave and bank holidays
  • An additional day off per year for a celebration of your choice (e.g birthday, anniversary)
  • Contribution to a pension scheme
  • Development and training opportunities for shaping and realising your career goals 
  • Flexibility with working hours 
  • Employee Assisted programme providing access to counselling and other support services
  • Personal User Guides. We work hard to understand each other’s working styles.

About Us

Care City is a non-profit project-based organisation, composed of twelve smart, committed people working as a dynamic, supportive team to deliver both measurable improvements in healthy ageing for the local population and to act as a catalyst for regeneration across north east London. Our team is our most valued asset and we place importance on working with kindness, empathy and compassion, towards each other, our community and partners. We do not subscribe to traditional models of leadership – but encourage compassionate leadership which avoids hierarchies and places equal value on each voice within the team. 

Originally co-founded in 2013 by the London Borough of Barking and Dagenham (LBBD) and North East London NHS Foundation Trust (NELFT), we became an independent Community Interest Company (CIC) in 2019, existing primarily to benefit our North East London community and reinvest any profits in our social purpose.

We are delivering a number of diverse projects, for partners including The London Clinical Dementia Network, The Health Foundation and North East London Health and Care Partnership. At present, our work includes helping inspire young people and job seekers of East London to consider local careers in health and social care, improving hospital discharge processes with support from our local carers network and piloting exciting AI scheduling software to help District Nurses spend less time travelling and more time delivering care.

With this range of work, the partnerships to achieve real, practical change and the freedom to develop new projects to support healthy ageing in North East London, we are able to help colleagues to learn from diverse projects, focus on the areas they are most passionate about and work with us to develop programmes of work for the future, which grow as they develop.

To Apply

View the full job description here and if you like what you see and think you could be a match, send your CV to us at We really want to know why you want the job and how you think you will succeed, so make sure you include a supporting statement to let us know a little more about you and your motivations.

Meet the Team

Interested to know who you could be working with? We are a diverse bunch with a variety of experiences and career backgrounds (and hobbies!). Meet us here.