Interim ASB Officer– Housing

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Interim ASB Officer– Housing
Tower Hamlets, London
Contract / Temporary

Tower Hamlets RQ596459

Posted: 14th June 2022 10:37
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  • Pay Rate:

    £20.07 per hour PAYE

  • Hours per Week:

    35-37 Monday – Friday, shift work and weekends

  • This opening assignment is for 1-2 months

  • Tower Hamlets, London,

    E14 8HJ

What's involved with this role:

Interim ASB Officer– Housing

Reference no: Tower Hamlets RQ596459

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The post-holder will investigate and address cases and causes of anti-social behaviour (ASB) to improve the lives of residents.  Provide a swift and effective response in line with THH ASB policies and procedures.

 Key responsibilities:

  • Conduct a thorough investigation of all referred cases of ASB, to establish credible evidence regarding the facts in any particular case and make decisions, in each case, as to the appropriate and proportionate intervention.
  • Utilise the full range of prevention, diversionary and enforcement mechanisms to quickly stop the ASB, keep witnesses safe and prevent its repetition.
  • Keep an accurate, up to date records of all actions taken and the outcome to assist in case management, statistical analysis, official returns and reports to the management team.
  • Undertake environmental visual audits in ASB hotspots and work with the Neighbourhood and Caretaking teams to improve local neighbourhoods and prevent and deter ASB and drug related activity.
  • Draft Investigating Officer statements, witness statements and Affidavits to a high quality that can be used at trial. Prepare court bundles, draft the court orders and confidently instruct and liaise with legal advisors, Counsel and clerks of the Court.
  • Establish, develop and maintain effective strong working relationships with the Metropolitan Police, Youth teams, DAAT, FIP, probation, IOM, social services, mental health teams and other key partner agencies to effectively tackle incidents of ASB.
  • Develop and maintain up to date knowledge of current relevant legislation (civil and criminal) and best practice in relation to anti-social behaviour, environmental crime, race and hate crime and surveillance.

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

Experience & Knowledge / Technical skills

  • Experience of working within social housing.
  • Experience of managing serious and complex ASB cases and preparing own case management strategy.
  • Experience of drafting high quality statements/affidavits for use at trials.
  • Experience of preparing court bundles and drafting court orders.
  • Experience of working in a partnership context.
  • Experience of conducting witness and perpetrator interviews.
  • Understanding of witness and victim management and ability to deal with vulnerable people with tact and sensitivity.
  • Safeguarding Children Act 1989 and 2004.
  • Proven ability to secure Injunctions/possessions in the Courts.
  • Knowledge and understanding of diverse needs of residents and staff.
  • Knowledge of anti-social behaviour legislation and its practical application as well as powers available to social landlords to tackle ASB.
  • Working knowledge of ASB Crime and Policing Act 2014, Care Act 2015.
  • Working knowledge of prevention and intervention techniques.

Skills & Abilities

  • Ability to build purposeful relationships with key partner agencies to ensure positive outcomes for victims of ASB.
  • Ability to use IT systems to record, monitor and review casework.
  • Able to demonstrate resilience.
  • Ability to be thorough and pay attention to detail.
  • Ability to be flexible and open to change.
  • Excellent verbal communication skills.
  • Strong analytical skills – analysing trends and identifying hotspots.
  • Ability to proactively identify innovative solutions to reduce ASB on estates.
  • Ability to plan medium and longer term solutions to broader ASB issues.
  • Ability and willingness to attend evening and occasional weekend meetings.
  • Ability to work unsocial hours, sometimes at short notice.

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  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.


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Interim ASB Officer– Housing
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