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Strategic Community Safety Officer.3872

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Full time
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Closed for applications on 20/10/2021 23:59
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West Hartford Fire Station and H.Q.
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Job details 

Closing date:
20 Oct

Please note

This job is closed for applications.

Further information

World renowned as a visitor destination, Northumberland is also the ideal location to strike a perfect work/life balance. What better way of enjoying the picturesque scenery and stunning coastline than to sample it on an everyday basis

Our Vision is: “To make Northumberland a county which you regard as a great place to live, and in which you can access the things you enjoy, whilst having the opportunity to learn and thrive”

We are currently looking to recruit a Strategic Community Safety Officer to assist our Community Safety Team and support the Safer Northumberland Community Safety Partnership (CSP). You will be required to take a leading role in identifying and delivering our strategic priorities.

Working alongside our busy reactive investigation team you will help inform our responses to key issues that detrimentally effect our communities to ensure we are providing high quality support and deliver effective solutions to investigations of anti-social behaviour, crime and disorder.

You will also work in close collaboration with both internal and external partners to ensure that work of the Safer Partnership drives effective and successful performance to tackle issue such as hate crime, anti-social behaviour, exploitation and safety in public spaces including effective and proportionate use of CCTV provision.

In order to be successful in this role, you will need to demonstrate an understanding and experience of strategic project management, partnership working and policy development. You should have the ability to lead, manage and engage staff effectively, be able to build effective relationships with a wide range of agencies and partners and have the ability to work under pressure, meet deadlines and work using your own initiative. Experience of data analysis and trend analysis is essential, and experience of Strategic Intelligence Assessments is highly desirable.

For further information, please see the attached the job description and person specification.

We are offering:
- A starting salary of £32,910 (rising to £36,922)
- 25 days annual leave plus public and bank holidays (rising to 30 after 5 years of service)(pro-rata for part-time employees)
- Automatic enrolment into the Local Government Pension Scheme
- Flexi scheme applicable to majority of roles
- Local government discount schemes available to all employees with offers at local businesses along with various national brands

For an informal discussion about this role, please contact Emma Beniams (Senior Community Safety Officer) at emma.beniams@northumberland.gov.uk
Tel: 01670 623812

Closing date for applications will be midnight on 20th October 2021

We are proud to be an equal opportunities employer. We operate a guaranteed interview scheme for disabled applicants who meet the essential criteria. If you wish to notify us of your eligibility for this scheme please email hrrecruitment@northumberland.gov.uk with your name and the job title you have applied for and one of the recruitment team will ensure this is factored in the shortlisting process and kept anonymous. If you have a disability and would prefer to apply in a different format or would like us to make reasonable adjustments to enable you to attend an interview please also let the team know.

For guidance on completing your application and for information about our Equality and Diversity principles, please see attached notes.

In line with the County Council’s Recruitment & Selection Policy, please note that we are unable to accept CV’s. Any information provided on CV’s will not be considered for short-listing purposes.

Although we advertise on North East Jobs, your application process will be directed to our Taleo system. Please note that all communication regarding your application for this post will be sent to the email address that you have registered with Taleo, including your invite to interview if you are short-listed. Please check your email after the closing date for notification from ‘hr-empty@invalidemail.com’ as you will not be notified by any other means.

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