Starting Salary: £23,398 (rising to £26,822 pro rata, per annum after 5 years), plus London Inner Fringe Allowance of £840 pro rata per annum. Following a re-structure of the Community Safety Team, commencing 1st April 2018 this salary will increase to £27,668 rising to £30,785 pro rata, per annum after 5 years, plus London Inner Fringe Allowance of £840 pro rata per annum.
Part-time: 18 hours per week, primarily covering Monday, Thursday and Friday subject to operational requirements.
The Councils’ Community Safety Team has a vacancy for a part time Anti-Social Behaviour Investigator. The team is based in the Civic Offices and, due to a re-alignment of working hours, a vacancy has become available for a part-time post.
We are looking for someone who is dynamic, resourceful and a good team player to lead in the intervention and resolution of complaints of anti-social behaviour throughout the district. You will be flexible with good negotiating skills to try and resolve complaints in an informal way. You will also be required to gather evidence to a high standard in the form of witness statements, CCTV or working with outside agencies, including Essex Police. You will be required to attend court and give evidence in support of applications for a variety of enforcement powers.
On the job training and mentoring will be provided however, experience of investigation, report writing, statement taking and file preparation is desirable. You will also have experience of using Microsoft Office suite and be confident in using a variety of data recording systems. You will be expected to achieve a Btec Level 3 Qualification in ASB Case Management or equivalent.
A working knowledge of the courts and the criminal justice system is also desirable. You will have a high regard for confidentiality, take personal responsibility for solving problems and ensure that the public receive an excellent standard of service. You will be working with two experienced investigators, will manage your own case load and will be required to achieve challenging deadlines.
You must also be able to travel to various locations within the district and be prepared to work non-standard hours when necessary. A full, current driving licence is essential and access to your own vehicle for work purposes, for which an allowance will be paid.
Please note that, due to the sensitive nature of the work undertaken, the successful candidate must pass a police vetting check.
For an informal discussion about the post, please contact Caroline Wiggins, Safer Communities Manager, or Paul Gardener, Safer Communities Officer, on 01992 564122 / 01992 564341.
Post Ref: CSC11
Closing Date: Friday 5th January 2018
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