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Job Reference: 56706

Head Of Community Safety (Management)

  • BournemouthDorset
  • £29.27 - £36.44 per hour
  • Temporary / Full Time

Seven Resourcing are looking for a temporary Head of Community Safety to work in Bournemouth. This position is initially for a period of 3 months and is paying from £29.27 – £36.44 per hour (PAYE and Umbrella payment options are available).

The role:

The purpose of the role is to improve the quality of life for the people of Bournemouth Christchurch and Poole by leading, directing and managing the Community Safety Partnership functions, in line with legislative and policy frameworks and alongside national and local targets. In addition, being responsible for the effective delivery of the Community Safety service and managing the service-specific functions in relation to supporting the Council’s compliance with Section 17 of the Crime and Disorder Act 1998.

Key Responsibilities:

      Work to ensure the Community Safety Partnership, and the Council as a whole, comply with the Crime and Disorder Act 1998, Police Reform Act 2002, Anti-Social behaviour Crime & Policing Act 2014, Police and Justice Act 2006, Domestic Violence Crime and Victims Act 2004 and any subsequent relevant legislation.

Lead in the promotion and understanding of the Councils’ statutory responsibilities regarding Community Safety and to provide strategic, policy and professional advice and support to the Director of Communities alongside other members of the Communities Leadership Team, other Council Chief Officers, Members, and partner agencies.

Be strategically and operationally responsible for recruiting, training, leading, motivating, and directing all the community safety staff to set, contribute to, and achieve clear outcomes, facilitating delivery of an efficient and effective service.

Lead on the production and implementation of strategies and action plans aimed at reducing crime, disorder, counter terrorism, re-offending, and anti-social behaviour, including other strategies to tackle specific aspects of crime and disorder, as required under the Crime and Disorder Act and other existing and emerging legislation.

Be the principal policy advisor to the Council and its partners regarding community safety, including existing and emerging legislation and directives, dealing with a wide range of work of a complex nature involving continual change and pressure. As such, the post holder is required to provide advice to elected members, senior management, and other partners/stakeholders.

Lead and manage the statutory work for the partnership, ensuring that the annual Strategic Assessment and Community Safety Partnership Plans are consulted on, are evidence rich, and are delivered on time.

Analyse trends, make forecasts, and recommend policy changes to tackle identified problems including securing allocation of necessary resources. Identify priorities, targets, and the most effective response to workload pressures, and to direct work programmes accordingly.

Lead work with partner agencies to reduce crime, the fear of crime and anti-social behaviour and to ensure that the wider partnership is developed to meet ever changing needs.

Applicant Requirements:

  • Qualifications: N/A.
  • Experience: 2+ years working within a similar role.
  • Compliance: Proof of right to work in the UK and references covering the last 3 years.
  • Travel: Clean UK driving license with the ability to commute to and from work independently.
  • Hours: 37 hours p/w.

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