Community Safety Officer
Hours: 37.0 Hours per Week
Fixed Term – Maternity Cover
We have an exciting opportunity to join the Solihull Community Safety and Partnership team.
As Community Safety Officer you will be responsible for providing a vital link between the Safer Solihull Community Safety Partnership, its partners and key stakeholders by co-ordinating our response to prevent crime and improve the safety of the communities of Solihull.
To join us you will have had previous relevant experience of partnership working within a crime prevention and community safety environment and have a working knowledge of Crime and Disorder legislation.
You will have excellent communication, analytical and problem solving skills; able to build strong relationships with our partners and stakeholders, advise and help them find solutions to the challenges the partnership faces. In this exciting role you will need to be flexible and able to work independently, and use initiative when dealing with varied and competing demands.
In return we can offer you a fantastic opportunity to join our dedicated team committed to making a difference by helping to keep Solihull Communities safe. And working for Solihull means that we can offer employees a great working environment, together with a range of flexible working options, attractive staff discounts and a career average pension scheme.
Some weekend and evening working will be required.
Whilst this post is offered on a fixed term basis we would consider applications from internal applicants seeking a secondment opportunity. If you wish to proceed as a secondment, please gain your line manager's approval before applying.
For an informal chat about this opportunity and how to apply please contact Gillian Crabbe on 0121 704 8093 or Richard Staveley on 0121 704 8124.
Interviews will be held on 9th or 10th October 2018.
Please note we do not accept CVs.
The Fluency Duty is outlined in the Code of Practice on the English language requirements for public sector workers. The Fluency Duty for this role is Required.
Solihull Council has a responsibility for, and a commitment to, safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and adults at risk and requires all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.
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