Jobs at Action in rural Sussex

Community Based Services Lead (Ref: CBSL)

Can you help us identify, and then meet emerging needs in rural Sussex?

Is your dream job making a tangible difference for rural communities and volunteers in Sussex? Are you interested in improving village life for Sussex residents, by helping to develop and deliver local activities and services?  

Action in rural Sussex (AirS) is looking for a positive and experienced manager to lead and grow our busy team of Village Agents. The role involves organising support for rural communities to improve access to local services, share information and help make communities more resilient; and securing the funding to maintain these services. If you want to help us make a tangible difference to life in Sussex, and be part of our exciting future, then we want to hear from you!

Annual Salary on a scale starting at £30,507
Permanent contract
Full time 35 hrs per week – currently based in Lewes
28 days annual holiday and contributory pension scheme

We welcome applications from everyone and value diversity in our workforce.

This post does involve occasional evening work and a vehicle and full driving licence.

A Standard DBS check will also be required.

Closing Date: Monday 10th February 2020

Interview Date: Wednesday 19th February 2020

How to apply

If you wish to apply for this post, please download and all of the documents identified below:

Application Letter

Job Advert CBSL – Jan 2020

Job Description – CBSL Jan 2020

Person Specification CBSL Jan 2020

Application Form and Brief Guidance Notes March 2019

Equal Opportunities Policy Statement 2017

Equal Opportunities Monitoring Form

Recruitment Survey Form CURRENT

Then, before the closing date post or email them to:

Georgina Nienstaedt
Suites F7 to F9
Action in rural Sussex
Waterside Centre
North Street
East Sussex


Please mark the envelope or email Private and Confidential.

“Supporting rural communities in Sussex to be vibrant and diverse places in which to live and work.”