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Adoption South East Panel Chair

  • Organisation
  • East Sussex County Council
  • Number of positions
  • 1
  • Location
  • Virtual
  • Salary
  • £500 per full day Panel
  • Closing date
  • 03/03/2024
  • Department
  • Children Services
  • Contract type
  • Casual
  • Work pattern
  • Casual
  • Hours
  • Casual (Usually two Panels each month on a Wednesday)
  • Job type
  • Administration and Clerical
  • Job reference
  • orbis/TP/202663/39114
  • Job reference
  • orbis/TP/202663/39114
  • Number of positions
  • 1
  • Location
  • Virtual
  • Salary
  • £500 per full day Panel
  • Closing date
  • 03/03/2024
  • Organisation
  • East Sussex County Council
  • Department
  • Children Services
  • Contract type
  • Casual
  • Work pattern
  • Casual
  • Hours
  • Casual (Usually two Panels each month on a Wednesday)
  • Job type
  • Administration and Clerical

Hours of work: Variable (usually two Panels each month on a Wednesday)
Working pattern: Casual
Closing date: Sunday 03 March 2024
Interview date: Monday 11 March 2024

For an informal discussion, please contact Pascale Davison - Service Manager via email at Pascale.Davison@brighton-hove.gov.uk

Are you child focused and passionate about influential and impactful adoption social work? If so, then becoming an Adoption Panel Chair could be the role for you to enable you to utilise your knowledge of child development and the impact of trauma to make a positive impact on children's lives. 

"I’ve had a varied and long career over the past 35 years and the public sector was an area I’d not worked in before. This has been a fantastic opportunity for me to bring my years of experience and apply to new, public facing roles." David, Change Manager

Adoption South East is seeking to appoint an Independent Panel Chair for one of our three Adoption Panels. Adoption South East is the Regional Adoption Agency created by a strong and creative partnership between West Sussex, Brighton and Hove, East Sussex and Surrey Councils.   

The Independent Chair will be employed by East Sussex County Council who host the central functions of the Adoption South East and they will be supported by a Panels Manager, Panel Adviser and a Panel Administrator.


To apply for this role please follow the ‘Apply Now’ button above. When completing your application be sure to address how you meet all the criteria in the person specification drawing on any relevant work/life experience, education or personal interests. 

Shortlisted applicants will be invited to be interviewed in person at County Hall in Lewes, where they will be interviewed by a panel comprising of the Senior Managers.

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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