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Community Safety Manager

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County Hall, Matlock
Salary details
Grade 13 £46,363 - £50,006 per annum
Job term
Full Time
Appointment type
37 hours per week
Closing Date
21 April 2024

Community Safety Manager


£46,363 – £50,006 - Plus market leading package (see below)

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a dynamic and committed individual to join the Community Safety Team.  In the role of Community Safety Manager, you will work collaboratively with other managers and team members to ensure a coordinated approach for the delivery of services in Derbyshire.

You will deputise for the Head of Community Safety and manage staff within the team including liaison with external organisations and other County Council services.  You will co-ordinate, develop and implement community safety initiatives and support the work of the Community Safety Team.

You will be joining a team of experienced community safety professionals working passionately to address crime and disorder in Derbyshire.  You will have access to suite of training and be given opportunities to develop yourself further.

What will I be doing: 

  • Providing strong leadership, ensuring management duties are undertaken in accordance with the Councils policies and procedures.
  • Providing advice and support to County Council Departments and Community Safety Partnerships and strengthening joint working.
  • Briefing and advising senior officers and elected members on matters of community safety.
  • Providing analysis, information and writing reports on the implementation and development of community safety initiatives to inform decision making
  • Participating in the development and delivery of learning and development programmes
  • Working with service providers to develop the most appropriate service delivery that takes account of needs, priorities and circumstances whereby delivering cost effective solutions.

This list is not exhaustive, take a look at our comprehensive job profile for more detail. 

What skills and experience do you need to have:

  • Able to manage staff to ensure maximum contribution to the work of the team.
  • Ability to manage budgets, access funding streams / commission services.
  • Able to achieve results through partnership working.
  • Excellent interpersonal and presentation skills with attention to detail.
  • Ability to lead on projects / initiatives and monitor and evaluate outcomes.
  • Be able to undertake community consultation and engagement to deliver community safety initiative.
  • Able to persuade and influence others to achieve objectives.
  • Robust knowledge of current crime and disorder legislation and issues.

What we offer you: 

  • 27 days of annual leave plus another 5 once you reach 5 years of continuous service
  • Flexi time, allowing up to an additional 2 days of leave per month
  • Generous local government pension scheme
  • Guaranteed incremental annual pay increases
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Discounts at selected county leisure centres
  • and much more!


Our Community Safety Team is contractually based in Matlock, Derbyshire, but  we are currently working on a hybrid basis.  There'll be an opportunity to discuss future working arrangements at interview.

We are not accepting CV’s for this position.

For more information on our Community Safety Team and other vacancies in our team, simply, click here.    

We're always pleased to hear from talented people so if you're looking to join a dynamic team and have the skills and experience we're looking for, then we'd like to hear from you.

If you would like to have an informal chat about this role, get in touch with Christine Flinton  christine.flinton@derbyshire.gov.uk  or 01629 538271.

Provisional Interview Dates: Week commencing 6 or 13 May 2024

Apply now and take the first step towards a fulfilling career with us! By joining Derbyshire County Council you will have access to a range of amazing rewards and employee benefits, including our generous annual leave scheme, excellent local government pension and fantastic employee discounts. To discover more detail about the rewards and benefits available to you, click here