Hours of work: 37 per week
Working pattern: Full-time
Closing date: Sunday 05 December 2021
Interview date: week beginning 13 December 2021
For an informal discussion, please contact Michaela Richards - Head of Safer Communities on 07895 208 804.
About the role
An exciting opportunity has arisen to join the specialist domestic and sexual violence and abuse, and Violence Against Women and Girls (VAWG) team within the Safer Communities Team at East Sussex County Council. Working across the county and in partnership with commissioned providers, victims and survivors with lived experience, and key partners and stakeholders, the role will lead on the co-ordination and implementation of actions in the Delivery Plan that sits under the pan-Sussex Strategic Framework for Domestic and Sexual Violence and Abuse and VAWG. The role will also co-ordinate Domestic Homicide Reviews, supporting colleagues both within the council and in partner agencies to develop action plans to prevent future deaths. The successful applicant will have a central role in our commissioning team, managing existing contracts and assisting with the procurement of new services.
Candidates will need to be able to interpret national policy and guidance and apply it to local delivery; have high-level influencing skills and be able to demonstrate they can build effective working relationships with a diverse range of individuals and groups.
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 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.
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.