Community Protection Officer

Recruiter
EasyWeb Group
Location
St Albans
Salary
£19,458 to £21,786 per annum
Posted
02 Nov 2018
Closes
16 Nov 2018
Ref
00324295
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Part Time

Community Protection Officer

Do you have an interest in helping vulnerable individuals and want to make a practical difference to improving the quality of people’s lives? 

St Albans is a unique English Cathedral City with a colourful history which can be seen in the Roman remains and variety of beautiful architecture, heritage sites and conservation areas. Set within green belt, off the M25, A1M and M1 the District includes a cathedral, historic city centre and charming villages. Our refurbished offices are in the city centre near to the station (London St Pancras 20 minutes), shops and restaurants. In short it is a great place to live and work. 

Position: Community Protection Officer 
Location: St Albans, Hertfordshire 
Job type: Part Time, Permanent 
Hours: 22.5 hours per week 
Salary: £19,458 to £21,786 per annum 
Benefits: We offer a competitive package which also includes annual leave of up to pro rata of 29 days (depending on length of service), Pension Scheme, staff parking permit, comprehensive management development and training and leisure and travel discounts. 

Closing date for applications: 15 November 2018. 
Interviews are scheduled for w / c: 29 November 2018. 

About the role: 

This is an excellent opportunity to provide a front-line response to reports of anti-social behaviour, domestic abuse, safeguarding and other community safety issues. 

Our Community Protection Team is a small, high performing team which deals with the above issues, along with management of the Council’s CCTV, Prevent, modern slavery and management of the Community Safety Partnership. The broad scope of the work means that the team deals with the overall Community Safety strategy and policy for the Council through to attending multi-agency meetings and day to day casework. The team has lots of autonomy and, whilst busy, is friendly and supportive. 

Based within our Chief Executive & Policy Department you’ll work directly with the Chief Executive, Portfolio Holder and other Councillors. You’ll also work closely with other departments such as Housing, and with the Police, social services and other agencies. 

About you: 

You must be a good communicator with a proactive approach to work and also have the ability to work with difficult customers. You must have previous direct front line experience of case management involving anti-social behaviour or domestic abuse or safeguarding matters. 

This post is Politically Restricted and subject to a Basic Disclosure Check. 

You may have experience of the following: Community Protection Officer, Community Support Assistant, Support Worker, Family Support Worker, Outreach Support Worker, Social Care Worker, Case Worker, Customer Support, Social Worker, Community Support Worker, Youth Development Officer, Community Liaison etc.

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