Data & Systems Manager

Turning Tides is a multifunctional, complex needs homelessness organisation that works in Worthing, Adur, Littlehampton, Horsham and Mid Sussex. It has over 150 staff and 250 volunteers. Its mission is to end local homelessness.

Turning Tides have developed this new role in order to support the charity and its frontline operational services, to increase the quality of data, minimise the need for manual interventions to gather data and to support the performance of services across the charity.

As a charity Turning Tides has grown significantly and recognises the importance of data to support sustainable growth and to evidence the important work of the charity. Turning Tides has identified the need for a dedicated resource to manage and develop our various databases, in order to achieve service excellence, seek new business opportunities and comply with the reporting requirements of the charity’s partners and stakeholders.

We are seeking applications from dynamic individuals who have a passion for data and are motivated to support the charity to improve the quality and efficiency of the charity’s data collection and analysis. You will be proactive, using your own initiative and creative in your approach to work.

In return we offer flexible working arrangements, including the option to work from home and an in depth training programme.

A full job description and person specification along with an application form are available to download from our website.

To apply, please ensure you complete an application form, including your responses to the shortlisting criteria (in Person Specification), along with a completed Equal Opportunities Questionnaire.

You can either fill out these forms online or download them from the right and send to: Please note Turning Tides do not accept CV’s.

Closing date for applications: Thursday 05 August 2021 (5pm)

Interview date: TBC

No agencies please.

Turning Tides aims to create an environment which respects and welcomes everyone and is committed to achieving a diverse workforce that reflects the communities it serves. The organisation values, respects and celebrates diversity. Turning Tides encourages applicants from all sections of the community regardless of their history.

Turning Tides are a ‘Covid-secure’ employer and have taken all necessary measures to protect our employees in line with the latest Government guidance and the Coronovirus Act 2020. Additional information and advice, including an individual employee Covid-19 risk-assessment will be carried out prior to commencement of employment.

Turning Tides supports the #FlexFrom1st campaign and gives the right to request flexible working from day one of employment.

Please be aware of Turning Tides’ Privacy Policy, which is available to view by visiting:

Turning Tides requires all staff and volunteers to be committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of vulnerable adults. Successful applicants (dependent on role) are required to undertake an Enhanced Disclosure via the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).

Please note that Turning Tides will only contact the candidates that have been shortlisted for interview. If you have not heard from the organisation within 3 weeks please assume you have been unsuccessful this time.


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Flexible across our services in Worthing with the majority of work being home based


22.5 hours per week
Flexible working arrangements will be considered, including working from home


£18,360 per annum
(FTE £30,603 per annum)

Closing date:

5th August 2021

Interview date:

Interview date TBC

Support us to make a difference​

Millions of people in England are only one pay cheque away from being homeless.

Turning Tides have provided support to thousands of local men and women in West Sussex for almost 30 years.

We provide a warm, safe space to listen to anyone who comes to us for help. Our support services empower people to find the strength and belief in themselves to create a brighter future.

Together we can make a difference and end homelessness where you live.


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