Community Safety Officer – Regulatory Services

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Community Safety Officer - Regulatory Services
Contract / Temporary

Trafford 0008 168A / 1

Posted: 7th November 2023 11:11
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  • Pay Rate:

    £13.48 per hour PAYE

  • Hours per Week:

    37 Monday – Friday, normal working hours

  • This opening assignment is for 1-2 months


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What's involved with this role:

Temporary Community Safety Officer - Regulatory Services

Reference no: Trafford 0008 168A / 1

Pay Rate: £13.48 per hour PAYE

37 Monday – Friday, normal working hours

This opening assignment is for 1-2 months


Hybrid working. Flexibility will be required to work outside core hours and the role may involve some weekend or evening working as required.

Level 3 Police Vetting

Enhanced DBS disclosure required

The Community Safety Coordinator role is a key point of contact for residents, businesses, elected members and other organisations where crime or anti-social behavior is causing a problem. The Community Safety Co-ordinator will take ownership of issues to help to find a satisfactory and effective solution. This may include making appropriate referrals for support, interviewing complainants and perpetrators, arranging mediation, issuing warning letters, notices and fines and in some circumstances taking formal legal action with our legal team.

As prevention and early intervention are key, the post holder will also take responsibility for community safety events in their area, including running campaigns, managing the voluntary sector grants process, liaising with service providers, and at times giving talks and attending meetings, including meetings with the local community

Key Responsibilities:

  • Liaising with members of the public, businesses, elected members, partner agencies and others to provide advice on community safety issues.
  • Responding to community safety concerns where possible through co-ordinating and implementing solutions.
  • Responding to enquiries, requests for information and advice from both internal and external customers, positively promoting the service.
  • Overseeing any interventions in the locality, ensuring that providers are delivering as required and achieving expected outcomes. This may also involve collating and providing data.
  • Assessing cases using the standard risk assessment tools and taking appropriate action to reduce and mitigate risks.
  • Updating the case management system with accurate records of all action taken.
  • Attending multi-agency partnership meetings and playing an active role, representing the interests of the authority and the Community SafetyTeam.
  • Managing the target hardening budget for the area, and ordering stock when required to ensure supplies are maintained. Co-ordinating theinstallation of target hardening measures raising purchase orders and ensuring invoices are paid on time.
  • Being responsible for any equipment, which may be provided, to carry out the functions of the post.
  • Providing talks or educational input at schools and colleges or community meetings as required.
  • Delivering projects in the locality relevant to the specific issues, or times of year. For example, Hate Crime Awareness Week, Operation Treacle, Bike Marking Activity, Road Safety Awareness campaigns, etc

NB: Please feel free to apply to us direct via jo[email protected] by quoting the job reference and job title exactly.

To help speed up the process of uploading your CV to the client we would suggest that you send us your CV in Word format (or equivalent) if possible, rather than as a PDF

If you are successful in securing this role, please note that for the entire duration of this contract, regardless of extension you will be working this role at the PAYE rate that has been advertised. For absolute clarity, we only work on a PAYE basis, rather than entertaining umbrella pay terms, we do not offer Ltd/umbrella or outside IR35 rates. If you wish to understand PAYE vs Umbrella more, please let us know and we can send you some additional information for clarity.

Please quote the Job Title & Vacancy Reference No. in your application, or we will be unable to match your CV to the role being applied for.

Other “Essential Requirements” – Please check to ensure that your CV addresses the following items:

Level 3 Police Clearance

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.


  • A relevant degree or equivalent qualification or experience
  • Required to drive as part of the role, so a full driving license and access to a vehicle which is insured for business use will be necessary


  • Good working knowledge of relevant legislation including the Anti-Social Behaviour Crime and Policing Act (2014), The Domestic Abuse Act (2021), Counter-Terrorism and Security Act (2015) and the Police, Crime and Sentencing and Courts Act 2022.


  • A minimum of 2 years’ experience of working within Community Safety, Social Housing, Policing, or related discipline.
  • Experience of working with elected members
  • Experience of multi-agency partnership working and be able to foster good relationships with others to ensure successful outcomes.

Skills & Abilities:

  • Possess well developed inter-personal skills and ability to establish and maintain excellent working relationships with colleagues, managers, and Elected Members within the Council and with employees of partner organisations.
  • Possess highly developed investigative, interpretative and analytical skills to resolve complex problems
  • Excellent IT skills and experience of using case management software with the ability to interrogate software to understand trends around crime and anti-social behaviour in the designated locality
  • Good IT skills, you will also keep accurate records, be able to produce and present reports to a wide variety of audiences, including to governance boards.
  • Ability to produce and deliver written and oral communications which are clear, concise and readily understood by the intended recipient(s).
  • Ability to regularly prepare statements which are high quality and appropriate to support any legal applications made by the council, including statements to support legal actions by other teams.
  • Ability to deal with complex issues with vulnerable clients in situations which may be highly stressful or emotive. These may include situations of domestic abuse, criminal exploitation or situations of abuse or neglect.
  • Able to work on own initiative and make appropriate decisions with clear reasoning and in accordance with guidance, policy and legislation.
  • Ability to prioritise and manage workload over extended periods, producing accurate work within deadlines, often under pressure
  • Able to work to deadlines, taking ownership of tasks and seeing them through to completion.


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Job Ref: Trafford 0008 168A / 1
Community Safety Officer - Regulatory Services
Client Category: Local Authority

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Client Category: Local Authority

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