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Administrative Support Officer

Hours of work: 22.5 per week
Working pattern: Part-time

Closing date: Sunday 26th September 2021
Interview date: Wednesday 6th October 2021

For an informal discussion, please contact one of the following:

Rachel Moran, Practice Manager Social Work Education Team 

Email: Rachel.Moran@eastsussex.gov.uk

Mobile: 07880 179685

 

Claire Robson, Practice Manager Social Work Education Team 

Email: Claire.Robson@eastsussex.gov.uk

Job Description

An opportunity has arisen for a part-time Administration Support Officer to join our Social Work Education Team based in Eastbourne working across Children’s Services and Adult Social Care.

This role will be to provide administrative support to the Social Work Education Team supporting us with a range of key tasks including social work practice development, specific projects, meetings and training events.  You will need to be a great communicator with the skills to liaise with a variety of professionals and other partner organisations. 

We need an individual with strong Microsoft Office skills and a passion for delivering excellent customer service to a wide range of people.  This is a busy and often autonomous role meaning you will need to be highly organised, able to prioritise and work proactively.

Office hours will vary and a flexible approach to this is desired alongside the ability to meet the travelling requirements of the post.

If you are motivated by work which is meaningful and results in a direct positive contribution to your community, by providing a better service to the people of East Sussex, then come and work with us.

In return for your commitment, we offer ongoing training and development opportunities, along with regular supervision and support within a friendly team.

Relationships are the key to best practice

At ESCC our Connected Practice model creates change through meaningful and helpful relationships with children and families – an approach which focusses on enabling young people to lead safe, stable and fulfilling lives at home with their families.

Our practitioners draw on their own resources to develop effective relationships with vulnerable families and children. By working intensively, and using structured interventions, our social workers help families to solve problems themselves ensuring that children are safer and better nurtured.

Progress your learning and training

At East Sussex we know that our staff are individuals with their own career goals.  So we have created a clear career development pathway, known as Progress, which maps out all the different options and opportunities for enriching and developing individual careers. It enables staff to build on existing skills and develop new knowledge and it provides clarity around the requirements for pay and progression, social work registration and further accreditation

A wide range of benefits
In addition to a highly-competitive salary, we offer a wide range of benefits, including:
•    Relocation costs of up to £8,000, if you are making a move of more than 20 miles
•    Payment of your HCPC registration fees

For all the details, take a look at our full range of benefits:  https://www.eastsussex.gov.uk/jobs/social-work-with-children/benefits-of-working-here/

Join us now
Our Social Work practice is high impact.  We know we are making a difference because that’s what children and young people tell us. We’ve  been awarded the following: 
•    judged Outstanding by Ofsted and in our July 2018 
•    Local Government Association Chronicle Awards for services to children and business transformation
•    Silver Award for Best Social Work Employer at the Social Worker of the year Awards 2017
•    Teaching Partnership status.

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

For more information about Children's Social work in East Sussex please visit https://www.eastsussex.gov.uk/jobs/social-work-with-children/

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 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.

From 6 April 2011 the Home Office has placed a permanent restriction on the number of migrant workers that all Tier 2 (General) Sponsors can recruit. 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.

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.


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/1451/16787

  • Number of positions
  • 1

  • Location
  • Eastbourne

  • Salary
  • £20,495 to £21,322

  • Closing date
  • 26 September 2021

  • Organisation
  • East Sussex County Council

  • Department
  • Children Services

  • Contract type
  • Permanent

  • Work pattern
  • Part Time

  • Hours
  • 22.5

  • Job type
  • Administration and Clerical