Hours of work: 37 hours per week
Working pattern: Full-time
Fixed term for: 12 months
Closing date: Sunday 24 October 2021
Interview date: Thursday 04 November 2021
For an informal discussion, please contact Jo Templeman, Operations Manager on
07824 596 941
About the role
An exciting opportunity has arisen for highly-motivated individual to lead the digital and communications transformation of the Early Help 0-19 service. The service is seeking an organised and innovative individual to manage the development of digital strategy to include the use of digital platforms as part of its service offer to families. We are an ambitious service which wants to provide accessible services to all children and families in East Sussex.
You will be responsible for all aspects of the Early Help digital and comms project including needs analysis, project planning, development of digital platforms and wider communication with the service, professionals and families.
The post will be based in Lewes, which has a train station 15 minutes from the office, a good bus network and we have on-site parking. You will be provided with a laptop and work mobile so you can work flexibly from the office and from home should you wish to. The role is full-time, but we will consider job share arrangements and we can offer flexibility in working hours as long as the programme outputs can be delivered.
We offer competitive pay and a range of staff benefits, great opportunities for professional development, and the chance to be part of an outstanding organisation that is committed to bringing about change in the lives of vulnerable children and families.
Our Early Help practice is high impact. We know we are making a difference because that’s what children and young people tell us.
So, if you’d like to be part of our progressive team, apply NOW.
“The local authority is a strong, dynamic learning organisation that encourages
self-reflection at all levels.” Ofsted
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.
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.