Hours of work: 37 hours per week
Working pattern: Full-time
Fixed term for: Until April 2022
Closing date: Thursday 23 August 2020
Interview date: Monday 07 and Tuesday 08 September 2020
For an informal discussion, please contact Craig Harris - Young Person's Housing & Accommodation Manager on 01424 726093/07879 117614
About the role
The main purpose of the job is to support the development and most effective use of Supported Accommodation for Young People and Adults across East Sussex. Working as part of a virtual team to support residents to move on to private accommodation, the post holder will take a lead role in negotiating the terms of the countywide supported accommodation allocations agreement and coordinate all placements moving in under the Framework. This post is offered initially as an 18 months secondment opportunity.
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.
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.
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.