Community Safety Support Officer

3 days left

Recruiter
EasyWeb NFP
Location
Hertford
Salary
£21,138 to £26,060
Posted
03 Dec 2018
Closes
16 Dec 2018
Ref
00324911
Contact
Candidate Services
Function
Administration
Sector
Community
Hours
Full Time
Contract Type
Permanent
Community Safety Support Officer

Our client is consistently rated as amongst the best areas in the country to live, with excellent schools and healthcare, a huge array of green space, beautiful waterways, unique market towns and picturesque villages. They also enjoy high levels of employment and a diverse local economy.

Whatever their role, everyone contributes to delivering great services to the local community. Their vision is to preserve the unique character of East Herts and ensure it remains one of the best places to live and work. To accomplish this, our client's focus is to improve the health and wellbeing of their communities, enhance the quality of people's lives and enable a flourishing local economy.

Their team is at the very heart of the council - they recognise that together with the elected members, they make the difference to the local communities. Our client is dedicated to staff development and individual success within a team framework. To help their staff deliver, they provide a supportive work environment, development opportunities and work to help everyone achieve their potential, whilst enjoying a positive work-life balance.

Position: Community Safety Support Officer
Location: Wallfields, Hertford although some travel may be required
Job type: Full Time, Permanent
Hours: 37 hours per week
Salary: £21,138 to £26,060 per annum
Benefits: A variety of flexible working options available, including part-time working, job share, compressed hours and home working. Flexi-time scheme. Local Government pension scheme. Generous annual leave. A range of discounts including high street retailers and local leisure centres.

Closing date is: 16th December 2018 at 23:00.

About the role:

An opportunity for a highly driven Community Safety Support Officer has become available to work at Wallfields, Pegs Lane, Hertford as part of the Community Safety team. This is an exciting time for you to join them to work as part of the team who take responsibility for developing strategies and work operationally to reduce crime and disorder across the district.

Responsibilities:

- Providing a service to record and monitor enquiries, issues and reports of ASB coming into the Community Safety Service, including the production of performance statistics and where appropriate make revisions in procedures
- Administrate meetings for the Service, including organising attendance and room bookings, take minutes / notes, ensuring actions are accurately recorded and appropriate documentation is circulated
- Monitor performance against objectives and targets in relation to the Community Safety Partnership strategy and action plans
- Ensure that the organisation's policies and procedures relating to data protection and data exchange are met and that the partnership data sharing protocols are observed
- Manage, promote and administrate the safety advisory group and coordinate its public events calendar for partnership use
- Facilitate requests for advice and guidance about events and road closures under the Town Police Clauses Act (1947) as appropriate
- Ensure that notifications about large public events and road closures are dealt with according to policy and procedure
- Create databases, maintain and analyse statistical other information relating to crime

About you:

- Ability to deal diplomatically and constructively with colleagues and external customers
- Have effective communication skills that include meeting customers and clients, dealing with queries and to have the ability to respond in writing and verbally, both face to face or whilst on a telephone
- Evidence of effective planning, prioritising and workload management
- Attention to detail, thorough and methodical
- Knowledge of community safety desirable but not essential

Our client is an equal opportunity employer committed to embracing a diverse and inclusive work environment. They aim to attract and retain the best people regardless of their gender, marital / parental status, ethnic origin, nationality, age, background, disability, sexual orientation and gender identity.

You may have experience of the following: Community Safety Support Officer, Customer Service, Community Support, Community Safety, Customer Support, Community Liaison, Local Authority, Public Sector, Local Government, Administrator, Project Assistant, Administration, Project Support etc

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