- Pay Rate:
£16.60 per hour PAYE
- Hours per Week:
37 Monday – Friday, normal working hours
This opening assignment is for 1 month
- LOUGHBOROUGH, Leicestershire,
Temporary Anti-Social Behaviour Officer – Landlord Services
Reference no: Charnwood RQ806982
Pay rate: £16.60 per hour PAYE
Enhanced DBS required for this role
May be required to participate in an out-of-hours telephone rota
Car driver with valid license, insurance and vehicle
To investigate complaints of anti-social behaviour, from beginning to end including legal action if required. To contribute to ensuring the council achieves its vision and business objectives and to ensure that tenants, leaseholders and customers are at the heart of all services and that all staff demonstrate a commitment to the development and implementation of the council’s involvement frameworks.
To hold primary accountability for all anti-social behaviour case management, within a designated caseload and the delivery of an effective and appropriate service to all service users, fairly and without discrimination.
- Be aware of all relevant and regulatory frameworks within the anti-social behaviour service.
- Support the principal officer and Anti-Social Behaviour Team Leader in the management of an excellent customer focussed anti-social behaviour service.
- In partnership with others, deliver effective anti-social behaviour services to tenants and leaseholders that meet their needs and aspirations.
- Manage and be accountable for a case load of active anti-social behaviour cases from their inception to conclusion.
- Manage complaints of anti-social behaviour through a prescribed incremental partnership approach and undertake any associated work regarding preventative or enforcement action.
- Identify risk through completion of a risk assessment for all complainants and alleged perpetrators of anti-social behaviour.
- Maintain accurate and comprehensive information on all arrangements and actions taken and prepare legal documentation where required. Ensure that the IT systems and property files are kept up to date at all times.
- Act as the main point of contact in terms of all multi agency partnership working and data sharing for the open cases that you manage.
- Attend various partnership groups relating to ASB, including the ASB steering group, All Crime Joint Action Group, Integrated Offender Management panels, MARAC, etc., where they impact upon managed cases.
- Ensure that all ASB paperwork is comprehensive, accurate and provided in a timely manner. This may entail preparing documentation from time to time out of normal working hours.
- Required to participate in an out-of-hours telephone rota, providing advice to the police and the Council’s out-of-hours service.
- Must be able to drive and provide own vehicle.
“Role Requirements” – to give yourself the maximum chance of success please try and ensure your CV addresses the following essential criteria:
- Two ‘A’ Levels grade C or above, or equivalent qualification /experience.
- Recognised accredited anti-social behaviour case management qualification desirable.
- Experience in the delivery of a high-quality anti-social behaviour service.
- Experience in participating in multi-agency working.
- Experience in handling difficult customers in a compassionate and sensitive manner.
- Experience of actively promoting and undertaking face-to-face and group meetings to reach effective and agreeable outcomes.
- Experience of preparing witness statements and legal documentation relating to anti-social behaviour issues desirable.
- Experience in the use of anti-social behaviour IT systems desirable.
- Experience of giving evidence in court on anti- social behaviour cases desirable.
Knowledge & Skills:
- Ability to make decisions, take the initiative and work under own direction.
- Ability to plan and prioritise effectively in order to achieve targets and meet deadlines.
- Knowledge of the legal and statutory framework relating to successful resolution of anti-social behaviour complaints.
- Ability to understand, interpret and fully apply prescribed processes in line with council policy, including the application of sound judgement and discretion where required.
- Ability to demonstrate an innovative approach to continual customer development.
- Good written, networking and presentation skills.
- Must be flexible and be prepared to work outside normal office hours on occasion, according to the needs of the service.
- Must be able to participate in an ‘out of hours’ on call telephone rota to give advice to the police and out of hours service on anti-social behaviour matters.
- Car driver with valid license, insurance and vehicle.
- Minimum of 12 months recent experience in a similar role, or context and ideally within a public sector organisation.
- Strong IT skills using Microsoft packages or equivalent (e.g. G Suite).
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- Our clients are generally seeking applicants who are reasonably local, so on that basis we would ideally like you to supply us with your address (or at least your post code) and a telephone number so that we can reach you during working hours.
- Your recent UK working experience going back at least 5 years, or full employment history if you have been working for fewer years than this.
- Your availability to work either immediately, or at short notice.
- Unless the DBS requirement stated above is for a Basic Disclosure, your DBS must be either through us or be accompanied by a subscription to the DBS updating service.
- Full Driving licence, access to a vehicle or access to means of mobility support.
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- Please refer to the Role Requirements section above - your CV must address the requirements listed.
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- Any local authority/public sector experience
- Any relevant qualifications held or being studied for.
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Anti-Social Behaviour Officer – Landlord Services
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