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Community Support Manager

Hours of work: 37 hours per week
Working pattern: Full-time

Closing date: Sunday 09 October 2022

Interview date: Wednesday 19 October 2022

For an informal discussion, please contact Julie Powell (Early Help Operations Manager) at julie.powell@eastsussex.gov.uk or 07973 387631

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a highly motivated Community Support Manager to bring their skills to the East Sussex County Council, Early Help Service for families (0-19).

We are seeking to recruit an enthusiastic, motivated and inspirational leader who can demonstrate their experience and contribute to work across the Hastings & St Leonards geographical area with key stakeholders and partners enabling the best use of available resources to meet identified priorities and strategic outcomes.

You will be responsible for the management of targeted early years services across the geographic area, including the achievement of targets and monitoring of quality and the management of premises and support services for Early Help.

In return, we offer competitive pay, great opportunities for professional development, and the chance to be part of an outstanding organisation that is committed to bringing about change in the lives of vulnerable children and families.

Our Early Help practice is high impact. We know we are making a difference because that’s what children and young people tell us. Rated Outstanding by Ofsted, we are ambitious on behalf of the young people and families we work with and believe every role plays a key part in their success.

So, if you’d like to be part of our progressive team, apply NOW.

Additional Information

This post is subject to an Enhanced DBS check or Enhanced check for Regulated Activity with the Disclosure & Barring Services (previously the Criminal Records Bureau). For further information about what is required in this process please go to http://www.gov.uk/disclosure-barring-service-check. Please note that we require evidence of an overseas police check if you have lived or worked abroad.

Your starting salary will be pro rata if the above position is part-time or term-time only.

Work Permits: we may be able to obtain a Work Permit for this post but this is subject to meeting the requirements of the UK Border Agency’s Points-based Immigration System.

Due to the restrictions we cannot guarantee that individuals that meet the requirements of the Points-based Immigration System will be issued with clearance to obtain work permits.

If you require any reasonable adjustments, due to disability, to enable you to participate fully in the process please contact the hiring manager on the contact details above.

Reasonable adjustments include things like an offline application form. If you would like to discuss your requirements further, please get in touch.


Equal Opportunities

East Sussex County Council is an equal opportunities employer. We welcome applications from all suitable candidates, regardless of race, gender, sexual orientation, disability or age. All applications are treated on merit.

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  • Job reference
  • orbis/TP/1091/26901

  • Number of positions
  • 1

  • Location
  • Hastings and St Leonards

  • Salary
  • £40,408 - £44,157 per annum

  • Closing date
  • 09/10/2022

  • Organisation
  • East Sussex County Council

  • Department
  • Children Services

  • Contract type
  • Permanent

  • Work pattern
  • Full Time

  • Hours
  • 37

  • Job type
  • Management