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Community Safety Officer

Location
Harrow, South East
Salary
£185 Per Day
Job Type
Permanent
Posted
8 Sep 2022

Our local authority client based in North West London are urgently seeking an experienced Community Safety Officer.

Job Role

  • Address anti-social behaviour problems in Harrow and coordinate action to ensure that the Council response is informed, appropriate and draws on effective practice
  • To educate and work in partnership with relevant organisations to enhance the safety and well-being of the public

Main Duties / Accountabilities

  1. Work collaboratively and carry out work schedules to service standards to achieve high standards and customer satisfaction
  2. Use IT systems and specialist software relevant to the appropriate disciplines, including recording of all work to allow performance management analysis
  3. Be responsible for technical and other equipment required for the efficient performance of duties, including operating expertise and interpretation of results
  4. Provide professional, expert and up to date technical advice to residents, businesses, Members and key stakeholders
  5. To issue letters, notices, legal documents, formal cautions, warnings, and other documents as required by legislation, guidance and policies
  6. Keep abreast of legislative, technical and professional developments in relation to anti-social behaviour legislation and policy
  7. In line with authorisation, carry out investigations, instigate and prepare prosecutions, attend court proceedings and deliver evidence in the event of statutory action taken for breaches
  8. To ensure full compliance with established legal procedures and legislation relevant to the preservation of evidence and court procedures, including PACE, CPIA, RIPA and similar
  9. Build effective relationships with internal and external stakeholders, find innovative solutions to problems and influencing stakeholders to adopt best practice approaches to meet Council and Statutory outcomes
  10. To advise councillors, managers and senior officers on legislation relevant to the role of the team

Role requirements

  1. Expert knowledge of the legislative framework of Anti-Social Behaviour, such as the ASB, Crime and Policing Act 2014
  2. A working knowledge of relevant Health, Safety and Welfare legislation and approved Codes of Practices
  3. Understanding of the political context and environment of Local Government
  4. Experience in the investigation and preparation and presentation of cases for enforcement or prevention activities
  5. Experience of working with a range of stakeholders from public, private and third sector organisations
  6. Proven experience working in anti social behaviour reduction or an associated area
  7. Experience of working across more than one area of service provision and capable of delivering service at a high level across more than one service area
  8. Ability to work efficiently and effectively in a demanding and pressurised environment independently and as part of a team

Please apply with your updated CV ensuring that any gaps in employment are explained.

At this point, may we take this opportunity to thank you for the interest you have shown in this role. Unfortunately, due to the high volume of applications that we receive, it is not always possible to respond to everyone. Therefore, unless you hear from us within the next 7 days, your application for this vacancy will have been unsuccessful

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Details

  • Job Reference: 707317562-2
  • Date Posted: 8 September 2022
  • Recruiter: 4Recruitment Services
    4Recruitment Services
  • Location: Harrow, South East
  • Salary: £185 Per Day
  • Sector: Trades & Services
  • Job Type: Permanent