Team: Community Safety
Job Family: CBG8 - Providing
Salary: £23,836 - £26,459 per annum
Hours: Full time, 37 hours per week
Base Location: Watling House, Dunstable or Priory House, Shefford
Contract Type: Permanent
Closing Date: Sunday 15th December 2019
Interview Date: Monday 23rd December 2019
More about the role:
Are you enthusiastic about improving the lives of Central Bedfordshire residents? Do you have the ability and skills to work as part of a team to collectively make a real difference in our communities? Do you want to be part of a new and exciting community safety initiative? If so, find your greatness by joining us as a Safer Neighbourhood Team Officer. The Community Safety service works in, and with, our local communities to tackle a wide range of often complex community safety issues, helping reduce crime and disorder and the fear of crime. Working together with our partners and communities you will make a key contribution to making Central Bedfordshire a great place to live and work.
As a Safer Neighbourhood Team Officer, you will play a critical role for the service in implementing and operating administrative procedures in support of the teams’ anti-social behaviour and environmental crime investigations, issuing of Fixed Penalty Notices, and creation of evidential files for court prosecutions. You will provide a first point of contact for all internal and external customers, responding according to service procedures and prioritising accordingly, signposting to other teams where appropriate. You will co-ordinate and manage specific service projects, monitoring milestones and actions for completion, and maintain quality data systems for use in management information reports.
You will have demonstrable experience of working in a busy team environment and working under pressure. You will be able to demonstrate your ability to successfully manage and co-ordinate a range of processes, be able to prepare reports, and be able to show how you have implemented systems to improve efficiency. You will need excellent communication, partnership and collaboration skills to work to support customers experiencing what can sometimes be very challenging issues. You will IT literate, be committed to delivering high standards and have excellent attention to detail and you will be committed to delivering excellent customer service and enjoy working in a team focused on delivering tangible outcomes.
Join us, and you’ll enjoy attractive benefits plus the chance to learn and progress. We offer full in-house training. Even better, you’ll find your greatness as you help us reduce crime and boost community safety.
Central Bedfordshire Council has its own vision and values that are integral to everything we do. Our area vision is to make Central Bedfordshire 'A great place to live and work’.
For an informal discussion about this position, please contact: Steve Barrett at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 0300 300 5639.
For queries related to the recruitment of this vacancy, please contact: The recruitment team at email@example.com or call 0300 300 8000.
Central Bedfordshire Council is an equal opportunities employer. We welcome enquiries from everyone and value diversity in the workplace. We are a Disability Confident employer, we are working to become a Disability Confident leader in our community.
To maintain a fair and consistent approach for applicants, it is Central Bedfordshire Council's policy to only consider applications made via our online application system and we therefore thank you for not submitting your application offline. If you do not have a CV to hand, please look on our website for a CV template that you can use to create your CV to apply for this role http://www.centralbedfordshire.gov.uk/jobs/work-here/application.aspx.