Vacancies

Working in the Office of the Sussex Police & Crime Commissioner

The Police & Crime Commissioner (PCC) is supported by a dedicated team of experienced officers whose role it is to support the Police & Crime Commissioner in delivering her policy priorities. You can find out more about the team in the office here

The OSPCC follows the same employment procedures as Sussex Police.

Project Manager (REBOOT)

Overview of Role

The Office of the Sussex Police & Crime Commissioner (OSPCC) is seeking a dedicated and enthusiastic individual for the post of Project Manager for REBOOT, a 5 Stage early intervention programme, across Sussex.

The successful applicant will play a key role in delivering the Pan Sussex REBOOT programme for vulnerable young people at potential risk to serious crime and violence. This will include the on-going identification of those with the greatest need as well as the delivery of the grants and procurement of relevant services.

  • Grade: M1
  • Status: Full-time
  • Starting salary between: £30,000 - £39,999 per annum
  • Working Hours: 37.5 hours per week

Skills and Experience

Applicants will be able to demonstrate:

  • A good awareness of some the indicators and factors which make some young people more at risk of becoming involved in committing serious violence
  • Knowledge of how organised crime gangs recruit and manipulate young people
  • Experience of working or supporting young people who have been involved or at risk of becoming involved in crime
  • Knowledge around local safeguarding procedures for young people and local support services
  • Excellent communication, presentation and interpersonal skills
  • Experience of developing programmes or services to a high standard (ensuring they are outcome based that will enable us to easily evidence the impact we are making to the lives of young people)

Please see the Project Manager (REBOOT) job description for further information about the role. 

For an informal discussion about this role, please contact:

John Willett, Head of Partnerships:

john.willett@sussex-pcc.gov.uk or 01273 481561

 

Closing Date

The closing date for applications is Monday, 30 March 2020

 

Independent Custody Visitor Scheme Manager

Overview of Role

The Office of the Sussex Police & Crime Commissioner (OSPCC) is seeking an experienced and enthusiastic individual to run its Independent Custody Visiting Scheme and co-ordinate the activities of its volunteers. The management of an effective Scheme is a statutory function of the Sussex Police & Crime Commissioner (PCC).

The purpose of this role is to maintain the quality of Independent Custody Visiting and continue the development of the Scheme. You will manage around 50 volunteers on behalf of the PCC and have responsibility for their recruitment, training, ongoing support and evaluation, as well as managing their relationship with those they come into contact with at Sussex Police.

  • Grade: SPA9
  • Status: Part-time
  • Contract Type: Permanent
  • Salary Grade Range: £23,946 – £26,208 per annum (pro-rata)
  • Working Hours: 28 hours per week

Skills and Experience

Applicants will be able to demonstrate:

  • Proven experience of working with volunteers, with demonstrable management and motivational skills within the public sector or equivalent organisation;
  • The ability to use tact, initiative and independent judgment whilst remaining calm in difficult situations;
  • Outstanding communication (written and oral), interpersonal and listening skills;
  • Proactive, self-disciplined approach to tasks with the ability to work in a busy environment and manage workload. Although this is a part-time post, there is an expectation that the post-holder will attend at least 10 evening meetings a year;
  • The post holder will be required to hold a full UK driving licence, have access to a vehicle and be prepared to use it for work-related travel; and
  • Experienced user of all Microsoft Office applications.

Further information about the role of Independent Custody Visiting Scheme Manager can be viewed in the job description, here.

You can apply for the role, here.

For an informal discussion about this role, please contact either:

Sarah Friend, Independent Custody Visiting Scheme Manager:

sarah.friend@sussex-pcc.gov.uk or 07925 035053 or

Graham Kane, Head of Performance:

graham.kane@sussex-pcc.gov.uk or 01273 482351.

Closing Date

The closing date for applications is Sunday, 29 March 2020.

Shortlisting will take place on Tuesday, 31 March 2020.

Interviews will take place on Wednesday, 8 April 2020.

Independent Custody Visitors (ICV's) - Eastbourne, Crawley and Worthing (volunteer)

We are currently recruiting volunteers in Eastbourne, Crawley, Worthing and the surrounding areas to become part of our Independent Custody Visitor (ICV) Scheme. You can find more information, and apply online, here.

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