Community Safety Enforcement Officer

Reference: Police Life

Date Posted: 2 Nov 2020

Position Type: Full time

Location: Greater London



About the role

We are looking for exceptional individuals to be part of a new high profile Team of Community Safety Enforcement Officers. This new and exciting Team will be required to patrol the main urban areas within Barking and Dagenham and be responsible in enforcing Public Space Protection Orders on a shift pattern. You will be working with statutory and voluntary sector organisations, communities, and individuals.

Within this role you have the opportunity to collectively address persistent and problematic crime and anti-social behaviour within the borough making a real difference to the lives of residents and businesses within Barking and Dagenham.

Key aspects of the role would be to help identify individuals and/or locations of significant community safety/ antisocial behaviour risk, engage with individuals who may need to access council services to assist with any identified vulnerabilities. This is a great opportunity to engage with individuals and work to overcome a variety of challenges, experience joint working with teams across the council as well as third parties including the police.

This role is a front facing role and requires a lot of walking / patrolling, you will be required to compile and collect data and information which will be presented for review at multi agency review meetings. This role gives you the opportunity to attend community events and engage with the public to raise awareness of crime issues and provide crime prevention advice to residents.

The role is based in London Borough of Barking and Dagenham and will be operated on a shift rota basis. You will also be required to have a DBS check as this role will be Community Safety Accredited.

About you

In order to be successful in this role, you would be required to demonstrate effective communication skills and engage well with the public. Importantly, you must be committed to the vision and values of Barking and Dagenham.

We are looking for creative people who share our determination to improve the lives of our residents. Acting as a professional officer representing the council.

About us

This is an exciting time to join the London Borough of Barking & Dagenham as we have been on a journey over the last few years, one that has seen us transform the council and the way we deliver our services. Although a lot of improvements have been made, resulting in us winning the LGC Driving Growth award, Council of Year in 2018 as well as LGC Entrepreneurial Council of the Year 2019, there is still more to deliver.

Our borough is vibrant and diverse, and this is something we are proud of. We value the diversity of people who live, work and visit Barking and Dagenham and it is our vision is to create a place where people understand, respect and celebrate each other’s differences.

In addition to this, we offer a wide range of benefits to our staff such as:

  • flexible working (including flexi-time)
  • up to 30 days annual leave
  • Local Government Pension Scheme
  • learning and development
  • season ticket and travel loans
  • discounted gym membership
  • employment support and networking groups
  • retail, holiday and travel discounts with our wider wallet scheme
  • cycle purchase scheme

The closing date for applications is 15 November 2020.

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