Hours of work: 22 hours per week
Working pattern: Part-time
Fixed term for: 6 months
Closing date: Sunday 24 October 2021
Interview date: Monday 01 November 2021
For an informal discussion, please contact Cintha Archer - Practice Manager for Adoption Recruitment & Assessment, on 07795 237418.
About the role
Adoption South East (ASE) is a regional adoption agency providing adoption services on behalf of 4 local authorities (Surrey, West Sussex, East Sussex and Brighton and Hove.)
As an Adoption Support Officer within the Eastbourne team you will be responsible for supporting the team with processing enquiries and applications from prospective adopters and updating our case management system and spreadsheet trackers. You will need to be a good communicator and confident in liaising with a wide range of professionals and prospective adopters.
It’s fast-paced and varied, but we’ll make sure you get all the training and support you need to succeed.
This role will be based at St Marks House, Eastbourne but will involve some remote working.
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.