Safer Community Coordinator – Community Safety

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Safer Community Coordinator - Community Safety
Interim Position

Gateshead New post

Posted: 21st November 2023 17:42
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  • Pay Rate:

    £20.98 per hour PAYE

  • Hours per Week:

    35-37 Monday – Friday, normal working hours

  • This opening assignment is for 4-5 months


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Interim Safer Community Coordinator - Community Safety

Reference no: Gateshead New post

Pay Rate: £20.98 per hour PAYE

35-37 Monday – Friday, normal working hours

This opening assignment is for 4-5 months


To support the Service Manager – Community Safety in the development, implementation and co-ordination of national community safety policies at a local level

Key Responsibilities:

  • Review and develop strategies/plans and to co-ordinate policy in relation to the community safety agenda, including domestic abuse.
  • Lead and co-ordinate the development of the revised domestic abuse strategy and implement local solutions to address national policies and strategies.
  • Manage all operational aspects of the service, including management of the Safer Families team.
  • Work with a range of partner agencies to promote the community safety agenda in Gateshead, working with the Police, Probation, Primary Care Trust, Fire Service, voluntary sector and Criminal Justice organisations.
  • Advise elected members, senior officers and partner organisations on legislative changes to ensure that they are aware of community safety agenda and policy implications.
  • Manage, monitor and report on allocated budgets to ensure cost effectiveness and efficiency and compliance with external funding requirements.
  • Co-ordinate responses to consultation documents to ensure that the views of the Community Safety Board and Gateshead Council are made known to the appropriate agencies and organisations.
  • Develop and manage performance targets to ensure continuous improvement within the Safer Communities team and the Community Safety Board.
  • Promote and implement equal opportunities and anti discriminatory practice in all aspects of the work

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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:


  • Relevant degree/professional qualification or equivalent.


  • Community Safety Agenda
  • Crime and Disorder legislation.
  • Domestic abuse agenda
  • Local Government processes and structures.


  • Policy and strategy development and implementation
  • Track record of delivering change.
  • Able to analyse complex issues and to think creatively and strategically
  • Partnership working
  • Performance Management
  • Working with Elected Members
  • Managing Employees

Skills & Abilities:

  • Have the ability to prioritise work when working under pressure.


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Job Ref: Gateshead New post
Safer Community Coordinator - Community Safety
Client Category: Local Authority

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Client Category: Local Authority

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