Prevent and Cohesion Officer

28226 - 32233
18 Dec 2018
18 Jan 2019
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Job Type
Community safety
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Fixed Term Contract
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Community Safety Team

The Safer Wolverhampton Partnership aims to improve the quality of life for people who live, work and visit Wolverhampton by co-ordinating partnership activity to reduce crime and anti-social behaviour throughout the city. To support continuation of this work, the following posts are being recruited to the Community Safety Team on a fixed term basis: Ending 31st March 2020.

The post-holder will have a good knowledge of community cohesion and the links to harm and vulnerability. A sound understanding of Prevent and Channel as key elements of the CONTEST counter-terrorism strategy is required along with an awareness of the implications of new legislation for key stakeholders

A commitment to building resilience within communities is essential. The successful candidate will be IT proficient, have excellent organisational skills, knowledge of crime and community safety issues and experience of engaging communities within a partnership setting. Experience of working with partners at a senior level and coordinating multi-agency delivery is preferred. There will be a requirement to manage a heavy workload and competing demands

A background of working in a multi-agency environment is preferred. The successful candidates will be subject to Police security clearance checks.

For more information please contact Karen Samuels on (01902) 551341 or Lynsey Kelly 550042.

Closing Date is 16th January 2019

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