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Community Safety Co-ordinator

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Chesterfield Borough Council, Stonegravels Depot,
Salary details
£31,099 - £33,820 per year
Job term
Full Time
Appointment type
37 hours per week
Closing Date
05 February 2023
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Chesterfield is a council that prides itself on putting its communities first and delivering inclusive growth and great facilities and services. We have an exciting opportunity for 2 people to join our Community Safety Team in the role of Community Safety Co-Ordinator.

In this role you will deliver a quality service which efficiently and effectively manages anti-social behaviour and community-based issues from initial receipt of report through to resolution. You will be responsible for engaging with local communities, developing integrated partnership structures whilst providing a proactive service which includes investigative, enforcement and preventative/support activities. You will take a holistic approach to case management, addressing all issues necessary to resolve situations.

The ideal candidate will have a real passion for making a difference and will be someone with appropriate experience in engaging and collaborating with communities and agencies. The postholder will have the confidence and credibility to work with multiple stakeholders to meet their needs and expectations. The post holder will have the opportunity to lead and develop the following:

Undertake research on new and developing issues

Gather appropriate information

Prepare reports identifying issues and recommendations for effective partner engagement and management

Plan, coordinate and support partnership meetings such as the Community Safety Partnership and associated sub-groups in relation to the community safety priorities

Plan, coordinate and evaluate events such as neighbourhood engagement days and multi-agency interventions

Bid for funding to address key priorities for Chesterfield Borough Council

Develop and lead effective problem-solving activity on complex ASB cases, utilising enforcement powers

This is a rewarding role that delivers an important service to local communities, enabling you to build a career to be proud of. The successful candidate will ideally have experience of dealing with anti-social behaviour and have good working knowledge of anti-social behaviour tools and powers. You will have outstanding interpersonal skills and the ability to quickly build rapport with communities and external partners.

With excellent communication skills, you will work well within a team as well as being able to work independently using your own initiative. You must work well under pressure and employ a flexible approach to dealing with issues. To deal effectively with emotive and challenging situations, you must demonstrate resilience and have the ability to challenge and confront appropriately. You must be IT literate and able to demonstrate excellent organisational skills to manage cases and workloads effectively.

This role will involve driving so a full driving licence is essential.

For a discussion about this post please contact Shaun Morley, Head of Community Safety and Regulatory Services on 07967692776 or for more information please view the job description and person specification attached.

Please do not apply using The Derbyshire County Council Website

How to apply

Please email your CV and a covering letter stating the job title to hrjobs@chesterfield.gov.uk before the closing date stated below

You can use our template if you do not have your own CV, by downloading it here.

Closing date: 05 February 2023
Provisional interview date: 13 February 2023 

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