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Assistant Director, Planning Performance and Engagement

Hours of work: 37 hours per week
Working pattern: Full-time
Closing date: Friday 7 October 2022


East Sussex is a high performing authority serving strong local communities. Surrounded by unspoilt countryside and coastal towns that are vibrant and inviting, many of our residents are very satisfied with their quality of life. However, a number of our communities are facing significant challenges and rely heavily on the core services that we provide with our partners.

Our ethos of continuous improvement over the years has seen many of our services judged as good or outstanding and the partnerships we have forged with our key stakeholders are strong. With partners and residents, we aim to co-produce solutions that enable our residents to live as healthy and independent a life as they can, for as long as they can. This role is central to that ambition.

As Assistant Director for Planning Performance and Engagement you will be part of the Adult Social Care and Health senior management team, you will help develop our long-term strategy, continue to build strong relationships with our communities and partners, whilst spearheading our drive to exploit digital opportunities for all.

For a confidential chat about the opportunity, please contact our retained advisors at The McLean Partnership: Jonathan Swain 07733 304094 and Rebecca Rampat 07957 730837



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/31131/27293

  • Number of positions
  • 1

  • Location
  • Lewes

  • Salary
  • £82201 - £89833

  • Closing date
  • 07/10/2022

  • Organisation
  • East Sussex County Council

  • Department
  • Adult Social Care and Health

  • Contract type
  • Permanent

  • Work pattern
  • Full Time

  • Hours
  • 37

  • Job type
  • Management