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East Sussex Voluntary, Community and Social Enterprise (VCSE) Sector Alliance – Temporary Vacancy for Development Worker

We are looking for a part time, fixed-term Alliance Development Worker to support our work programme between March and May 2021.

The working hours are flexible and can be delivered as a part time employee, freelance or as a secondment.

A total of up to £10,000 over three months is available for the right applicant.

The main purpose of this job is to work with Alliance members to:

  • Design, pilot and circulate a survey of Alliance members with a focus on strategic development (March)
  • Analyse survey findings and produce a report for Alliance members (March/April)
  • Organise a facilitated Alliance workshop to discuss the survey findings to help agree Alliance priorities going forward (April)
  • Produce a report on the Alliance workshop (April/May)
  • Support a freelance co-ordinator to set up a county-wide VCSE conference (date tbc)

In addition:

  • To attend monthly Alliance meetings between March and May and take notes for distribution to Alliance members
  • Support other Alliance developments where capacity allows

This post will be line managed by the Alliance Chair, John Routledge, with additional support from Steve Hare, the Alliance Vice Chair.

Some administrative support will also be available.

Applications for this post are welcomed from any suitable candidate by 5.00 pm on Monday 15th February.

Please include:

  • A brief CV
  • A short covering email explaining how your skills, knowledge and experience match what is required
  • Confirmation of how many hours you are available to work for the Alliance during March, April and May 2021

Please email or telephone John Routledge with any questions and for an informal conversation about this opportunity.

Completed applications should be emailed or posted to John Routledge using the contact details below.

Shortlisted candidates will be invited to interview shortly after the 15th February closing date.

Email: John.Routledge@escv.org.uk

Address: East Sussex Community Voice, Greencoat House, 32 St Leonards Road, Eastbourne, BN21 3UT


It Takes a Village to Raise a Child (VRAC) - Wellbeing Coordinator

Job Title It takes a Village to Raise A Child (VRAC) –
Wellbeing Coordinator
Responsible To
VRAC Project Manager
Conditions of Service
Length of contract
Starting salary £25,000 pa (pro rata)
Actual salary £20,000 pa
28 hours per week
Flexible working pattern  
Job share can be discussed
6 months – with a possible 12-month extension to be hosted by a VRAC partner organisation.
Location The VRAC pilot areas are Hailsham and Newhaven

Full details for this role can be found here

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