Harm Reduction & Asb Manager – Housing

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Harm Reduction & Asb Manager - Housing
Contract / Temporary

Cambridge 5228813

Posted: 26th May 2023 09:44
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  • Pay Rate:

    up to £19.31 per hour PAYE depending on experience

  • Hours per Week:

    37 Monday – Friday, normal working hours

  • This opening assignment is for 6 months


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What's involved with this role:

Temporary Harm Reduction & Asb Manager - Housing   

Reference no: Cambridge 5228813   

Pay rate up to £19.31 per hour PAYE depending on experience  

This opening assignment is for 6 months 


Enhanced DBS disclosure required 

To promote and progress the Council's response to dealing with Anti Social Behaviour (ASB) in the City. In accordance with the Council's policy and procedures, to be the lead officer in resolving individual cases of ASB. To respond to enquiries and reported complaints of ASB and serious neighbour nuisance and co-ordinate any investigations of the same 

Key responsibilities: 


  • To ensure that the Senior Community Safety Officer is kept regularly appraised of all the ASB cases allocated to you as lead officer. 
  • To ensure that reported cases of ASB are followed up in consultation with key agencies and that progress is reported to the Streetlife Working Group and/or PSG. 
  • To conduct interviews with members of the public in their homes or in other locations. These will be done in liaison with the Police, City Homes and City RSLs and/or other key agencies as part of the evidence gathering process. 
  • To prepare and maintain detailed records and case files for use in legal proceedings or other action. 
  • To liaise with the Council's lawyers on cases and agree and expedite any actions. 
  • To ensure that the terms of the ASB County Protocol and Information Sharing Protocol are met.  
  • To make requests to agencies over the disclosure of information in preparation for legal proceedings, such disclosures to be made in accordance with the County Information Sharing Protocol. 
  • To prepare witness statements for use in legal proceedings. 
  • To prepare prosecution files and, where necessary, to present cases in Court and/or give evidence in Court. 
  • To support the Council's Lawyers in Court 

“Role Requirements” – to give yourself the maximum chance of success please try and ensure your CV addresses the following essential criteria: 

  • Good general education or equivalent 
  • Specific knowledge of Anti-Social Behaviour policy and procedures 
  • Knowledge of legal remedies available to tackle ASB 
  • Good understanding of the current Government legislation surrounding Anti Social Behaviour 
  • Experience of carrying out investigations relating to anti-social behaviour. 
  • Inter-personal skills, written and oral 
  • Ability to use own initiative 
  • Ability to think creatively 

NB: Please feel free to apply to us direct via [email protected] by quoting the job reference and job title exactly. SEE DETAILS AT THE BOTTOM OF THIS AD. 

If you have previously applied to one of our vacancies and have already sent the required supporting documentation to us, please make this clear when you re-apply as this will help speed up your application. 

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: 

  1. 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. 
  2. 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. 
  3. Your availability to work either immediately, or at short notice. 
  4. 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. 
  5. Please refer to the Role Requirements section above - your CV must address the requirements listed. 


Other preferable/desirable details to include on your CV, if applicable: 

  1. Any local authority/public sector experience 
  2. Any relevant qualifications held or being studied for. 


Please note that clients invariably ask us to strip out contact details from CVs before we submit them for consideration. This is always quicker and easier to do if you send your CV to us in Word format, rather than as a PDF please

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Job Ref: Cambridge 5228813
Harm Reduction & Asb Manager - Housing
Client Category: Local Authority

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Client Category: Local Authority

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