Salary: £29,985 to £32,712 per annum
Contractual hours: 37
Basis: Full time
Package: Permanent, Hybrid Working, Flexible Approach
Date posted: 22/12/2023
Job reference: REQ00002229
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An exciting opportunity has arisen for an enthusiastic and committed individual to join the Community Safety Team at Chelmsford City Council. Our Community Safety Officer will work across Maldon and Chelmsford to act as a key officer in relation to both community safety partnerships statutory duties for reducing re-offending. This role will include the delivery of projects and diversionary activities around both partnerships key priorities.
The successful applicant will manage complaints involving anti-social behaviour and offenders, liaising with officers from across the Council and a full range of stakeholders. Being part of the Community Safety Team will also require you to provide cover, assistance and resilience to the other Community Safety Officer roles and contribute to the wider work of the Public Health and Protection Services including the role of a designated safeguarding reporting officer.
In this varied role the postholder will be a member of the team responsible for the way the Council carries out its anti-social behaviour case management function. Knowledge and experience of using powers under the Anti-Social Behaviour, Crime and Policing Act 2014 is also essential.
The successful applicant will be an excellent team player and organised, including the ability to manage and coordinate large scale events and have experience of working within a public sector partnerships environment. The post holder will possess excellent communication skills when dealing with staff, partners and members of the public and you will be able to maintain strict confidentiality and demonstrate strong customer service skills.
As part of our accreditation with Essex Family Friendly Employers Charter, this full-time role can be offered on a job share or part-time basis, providing we are able to recruit to the remaining hours. Should this be of interest to you please state so in your personal statement. Further information on the family friendly charter can be found: https://www.essex.gov.uk/family-friendly-charter/family-friendly-employer-principles
Chelmsford City Council is committed to safeguarding vulnerable groups and expects all employees to share this commitment and have a range of policies and procedures in place which promote safeguarding and safer working practices across our services. The Council's Safer Recruitment process contains pre-employment vetting which includes safeguarding training, obtaining references and ensuring compliance with Disclosure and Barring Service process.
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