Temporary Partnership Officer – Adult Community Education

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Temporary Partnership Officer - Adult Community Education
Contract / Temporary

W Sussex RQ646747

Posted: 3rd August 2022 14:16
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  • Pay Rate:

    Up to £15.12 MAX per hour PAYE

  • Hours per Week:

    37 Monday – Friday, normal working hours

  • This opening assignment is for 3 months

  • Chichester,

    PO19 1RG

What's involved with this role:

Temporary Partnership Officer - Adult Community Education

Reference no:  W Sussex RQ646747

A Partnership Officer is required to support Adult Community Education, specifically the Multiply programme, as part of the Children, Young People and Learning Department. This department is committed to meeting the needs of all children, young people and families with a particular focus upon the most vulnerable and disadvantaged to ensure that they fulfil their potential.

In this role, you will provide essential support across the funded programmes, specifically the “Multiply” project which is a new adult numeracy programme that will boost existing efforts to address low levels of adult numeracy across the UK.

You will be working directly with the programme managers and administrators.

You will help to develop effective partnerships to deliver programmes by building capacity and extending the reach to ensure that the programmes meet the aims and statutory obligations of the funding providers.

You will have a central role in the engagement and liaison with providers and external stakeholders, internal project boards and working groups, including planning and co-ordinating multi-agency meetings and producing a range of internal and external communications and leading on discrete projects.

You will need to be able to work flexibly and to travel independently around the county, including to areas that may not be easily accessible by public transport.

This role is full time, 5 days per week but would be willing to consider 4-days and/or flexible hours. The person will work from home 2 days a week, the rest in Chichester.


Key responsibilities:

“Role Requirements” – to give yourself the maximum chance of success please try and ensure your CV addresses the following essential criteria:



  • Educated to degree level or equivalent qualification, or extensive experience of partnership working


Experience and Skills

  • Experience of working with the local authority or other support organisation to deliver services for a targeted group of residents
  • Experience of working within policies, practices and procedures to deliver services to children and families
  • Experience of working across a diverse number of agencies, including community organisations, small businesses, schools and childcare providers
  • Experience of producing newsletters, communications, briefings and facilitating training or workshops
  • Experience of being solution focused and able to use judgement to respond and react independently to unanticipated queries and situations
  • Able to build credible working relationships, building rapport and developing positive partnership ways of working, with a range of internal and external stakeholders
  • Ability to write and present information in a way that promotes understanding for a range of audiences and using a variety of communication channels including for the web and social media
  • Excellent communication skills with the ability to influence the actions of others and communicate information which may be complex and contentious
  • Ability to organise/prioritise work, co-ordinate a variety of tasks in a clear and logical way and meet agreed deadlines that minimise the disruption to the business
  • Sound IT skills in order to be able to create newsletters and briefings using digital communication channels software
  • Ability to work effectively as part of a team, completing shared tasks in order to deliver a service to others


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  1. Our clients are generally seeking applicants who are reasonably local, so on that basis we would ideally like you to supply us with your address (or at least your post code) and a telephone number so that we can reach you during working hours.
  2. Your recent UK working experience going back at least 5 years, or full employment history if you have been working for fewer years than this.
  3. Your availability to work either immediately, or at short notice.
  4. Unless the DBS requirement stated above is for a Basic Disclosure, your DBS must be either through us or be accompanied by a subscription to the DBS updating service.
  5. Please refer to the Role Requirements section above - your CV must address the requirements listed.


Other preferable/desirable details to include on your CV, if applicable:

  1. Any local authority/public sector experience
  2. Any relevant qualifications held or being studied for.


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Temporary Partnership Officer - Adult Community Education
Client Category: Local Authority

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