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Project Support Officer - Office of the Principal Social Worker

  • Organisation
  • East Sussex County Council
  • Number of positions
  • 1
  • Location
  • Lewes
  • Salary
  • £26,539 - £27,196 per annum
  • Closing date
  • 28/07/2024
  • Department
  • Adult Social Care and Health
  • Contract type
  • Fixed Term
  • Work pattern
  • Full Time
  • Hours
  • 37
  • Job type
  • Administration and Clerical
  • Job reference
  • orbis/TP/32646/41473
  • Job reference
  • orbis/TP/32646/41473
  • Number of positions
  • 1
  • Location
  • Lewes
  • Salary
  • £26,539 - £27,196 per annum
  • Closing date
  • 28/07/2024
  • Organisation
  • East Sussex County Council
  • Department
  • Adult Social Care and Health
  • Contract type
  • Fixed Term
  • Work pattern
  • Full Time
  • Hours
  • 37
  • Job type
  • Administration and Clerical

 

Are you efficient, accurate and have an eye for detail?

If you do, then we have a fantastic Project Support Officer opportunity for you.

The office of the Principal Social Worker is responsible for ensuring that the highest standard of social work practice is embedded across the organisation. As a Project Support Officer your role will be to develop and maintain systems to support our quality monitoring and assurance processes, thereby improving the outcomes of people who draw on care and support.

We are looking for a Project Support Officer who has:

  • Communication skills and the ability to communicate with a wide variety of people.
  • Strong IT skills particularly in MS Word, MS Excel, MS Teams and MS Outlook.
  • An ability to multi-task and prioritise work according to the requests being received.
  • Project support experience.
  • The ability to work autonomously.

This role offers an excellent opportunity work with a small and dedicated team to support with the creation, oversight and maintenance of a project to ensure readiness for CQC assurance. 

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.

The office base is County Hall, Lewes, however our hybrid working arrangements allow for a mix of home and office-based working.  We offer a diverse range of benefits to help and support you during your employment. More information can be found on our benefits page.

Interviews will take place in person or via Microsoft Teams and we will contact you to arrange this.

For more details or an informal chat, please contact Helen Boyle, Practice Manager,  Helen.boyle@eastsussex.gov.uk or, Sharon Leaver, Principal Social Worker Sharon.leaver@eastsussex.gov.uk

For work that makes a difference 

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 sponsorship to work in the UK please let the hiring manager know this in your application so we can check eligibility for sponsorship for the role.

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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