Hours of work: 37 per week
Working pattern: Full-time
Fixed term for: 12 months
Closing date: Sunday 27 November 2022
Interview date: Monday 5 December and Tuesday 6 December - please note these will be held in person at County Hall, St Anne's Crescent, Lewes
For an informal discussion, please contact Caz Kearton-Evans - Strategic Commissioning Manager - Substance Misuse on 07879 117579 or Colin Brown - Health Improvement Specialist: Tobacco and Alcohol Lead on 07557 849582.
About the role
Project Officer- Alcohol Harm Reduction Strategy
- Are you interested in reducing alcohol related harm in East Sussex?
- Do you have what it takes to turn a strategy into action?
- Are you skilled in partnership working?
If you do, then we are looking for you to join our team!
You will have a great opportunity to make the ambitions of the East Sussex Alcohol Harm Strategy a reality. This varied role will give you the chance to provide support to both public health and community safety focused projects.
You will work closely with partners from all parts of East Sussex to reduce alcohol harm. With partners you will develop an action plan and update the alcohol partnership board on the progress. You will also support other relevant public health and community safety projects.
We are looking for a candidate who:
- Is flexible with practical problem solving skills.
- Can present a range of information to a range of audiences using different methods.
- Has strong analytical skills and can interpret data.
- Has excellent project management skills.
- Can work across and between organisations with internal and external partners and service users.
To apply for this role please follow the “apply now” button above. When completing your application make sure you demonstrate how you meet all the criteria and the person specification by outlining any relevant work/ life experience, education or personal interests.
Interviews will take place in person unless you request otherwise. Interviews will take place on Monday 5 December 2022 or Tuesday 6 December 2022. If you are unavailable on these dates let us know and we may be able to reschedule an alternative interview date to interview you (please note this is not guaranteed).
This role offers a unique opportunity to work across both the community safety and public health teams at East Sussex County Council. This job offers a chance to make a real difference in improving the relationship East Sussex has with alcohol.
For work that makes a difference
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.