Neighbourhood Warden (Southwater)
  • Employer: Horsham District Council
  • Reference: CS1504
  • Published: Mon 30/05/2022, 15:16 PM
  • Closing on: Fri 29/07/2022, 12:00 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 37 hours per week
  • Salary: £27,514 - £30,095 pa
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: Horsham, West Sussex

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Neighbourhood Warden (Southwater)

Horsham District Council is looking for a Neighbourhood Warden to work in the parish of Southwater.

A Neighbourhood Warden is an exciting and varied role which will see you working alongside the police, Parish Council and other agencies to find solutions for a range of community issues. Working as part of a team it involves tackling the fear of crime, encouraging a sense of shared ownership and responsibility, responding to local need whilst providing a uniformed reassuring patrolling presence with the ability to use enforcement measures as necessary.

To succeed as a Neighbourhood Warden, you must be a good communicator, solution focused, confident, enthusiastic and come with a genuine commitment to identifying and developing mechanisms for improving quality of life for all residents.

You will be educated to A level standard (or equivalent) and although experience of working with the community is desirable it’s not essential. You will receive training in subject areas including Warden Core Skills, ASB Powers, Personal Safety, First Aid, Community Safety Accreditation Scheme (CSAS) and other job-related skills. You should possess a full and clean current driving licence.

Working a shift rota to provide a service at peak times, the job will entail working some evenings and weekends. Adaptable working arrangements may be possible. It should be noted that the post involves foot patrol outside in all weathers.

For an informal discussion about this role please call Nick Jenkins, Community Services Manager on 01403 215216 or Carol Boniface, Neighbourhood Warden Supervisor.

You will join the current Warden who is already in post.

Horsham District Council encourages and supports their employees to have a healthy work life balance by supporting their professional development as well as offering 27 days’ annual leave plus bank holidays (pro-rata), a generous benefits package and an online platform offering discounts from online retailers. Staff are eligible to join a contributory pension scheme where the Council contributes 20% of pensionable salary. The Council also provides reimbursement for professional subscriptions and access to a car lease scheme.

If you would like to apply for the role, we highly recommend you show clearly within the ‘Experience Section’ of the application form how you meet the essential criteria detailed within the Role Profile when applying. If you do not make this clear, it is unlikely you will be shortlisted for interview.

Due to the nature of this role, it is exempt from the provisions of the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and is subject to enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) clearance as well as Police Level 2 NPPV vetting.

Suitable applicants will be contacted for interview on an ongoing basis, therefore the advert may close early.

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