R0178 Navigator (Part Time)
Grade: 6 £34,968 - £40,950 (pro-rata)
Directly responsible to: Assistant Team Delivery Manger
Location: Office of the Police and Crime Commissioners in West Midlands
Fixed Term Contract ending 31st March 2025, secondments also considered.
Recruiting for 2 part time roles – 3 days a week.
Closing Date: 12 noon Friday 24th November 2023, interviews to take place in person at Lloyd House on Thursday 7th December 2023.
The Violence Reduction Partnership is an alliance of organisations working together to reduce violence within the West Midlands. We are seeking two part time Community Navigators to join the unit.
Have you worked with communities in either the statutory or voluntary sector, and can you demonstrate your awareness of local place-based approaches and the public health approach to preventing and reducing violence? This is a great opportunity for someone looking to develop skills and knowledge in and around the criminal justice system, community engagement and the public health approach to preventing violence.
You will need to be able to demonstrate experience and success in problem solving, and transparency and accountability in the way you operate. You need to be able to work independently, and flexibly, whilst also being an excellent team player. You will be required to work as part of a local and a regional team, and in a range of multi-agency settings. You must be able to work well with a range of professionals, building authentic and effective relationships in order to respond to the WM Violence Reduction Partnership Strategic Needs Assessment and the broader VRP priorities. You will be expected to attend a range of multi-agency forums and meetings, and be confident in presenting information verbally in those settings, as well as through the production of high-quality written reports.
The West Midlands region is a vibrant and diverse part of the country. The Police and Crime Commissioner is committed to equality and diversity and welcomes applications from individuals of all backgrounds. Applicants must be able to demonstrate a good understanding of diversity and human rights, and a personal commitment to promoting diversity and racial equality. We also offer a guaranteed interview scheme from those with disabilities.
This role is politically restricted.
Why work for us?
West Midlands Police and Crime Commissioner is committed to the reduction and prevention of crime, so by joining us you’ll be actively contributing to improving the West Midlands region. You will get to work alongside great people who are passionate about driving improvement and change! In return for your valued contribution we provide an impressive employee benefits package:
- Diverse, Inclusive and supportive organisation Flexible working Hybrid working from home policy Generous annual leave allowance Pay progression through multiple increments Learning & Development opportunities Access to an employee benefits package Committed to being an anti-racist and trauma informed organisation
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It is important to us that every employee is committed to and share our organisational values:
We behave with INTEGRITY and HONESTY in all we do. We work OBJECTIVELY and with IMPARTIALITY
to support the Police and Crime Commissioner and each other to achieve the objectives of the Police and Crime Plan.
We support each other by driving INCLUSIVITY within our interaction with each other and the public.
Don’t meet all parts of the Job Description?
At the Office of the Police & Crime Commissioner we are dedicated to building a diverse, inclusive and authentic workplace that reflects the communities of the West Midlands. Studies show that women and people of colour are less likely to apply for roles if they believe they do not meet each item of the criteria. So, if you are passionate about this role we encourage you to still apply. You may be exactly who we are looking for.
Please note we do not accept CV’s. To download an application form please visit: www.westmidlands-pcc.gov.uk/your-commissioner/working-for-the-police-and-crime-commissioner or telephone 0121 626 6060.
Recruitment is completed in line with safe recruitment practices. You can find our Safeguarding policy here: Safeguarding-policy-November-21.pdf (westmidlands-pcc.gov.uk)
For more information on the West Midlands Violence Reduction Unit visit: West Midlands Violence Reduction Partnership (westmidlands-vrp.org) and for more information about the Office of the Police and Crime Commissioner visit: Home - West Midlands Police & Crime Commissioner (westmidlands-pcc.gov.uk).
For an informal confidential conversation about this post, please contact Erica Jarrett: email@example.com
The closing date for applications is 12 noon Friday 24th November 2023, interviews to take place in person at Lloyd House on Thursday 7th December 2023.
Please note CV’s will not be accepted.