As a Community Safety Officer you will be responsible for providing a response to reported cases of anti-social behaviour, prevent escalation and problem solve through education and diversion.

You will need to be able to carry out investigations, identify support needs, co-ordinate the responses of other agencies, implement early interventions and carry out enforcement action to deal with specific problems.

You will be required to work with a wide range of agencies both internally and externally; and organisations including voluntary and community groups to address community safety and anti-social behaviour.

The current priorities mirror those of our partners in the Avon and Somerset Police. You will be required to build relationships, influence a wide range of agencies and community groups to enable you to respond to community safety priorities.

Essential Criteria:

  • Ideally you will have relevant degree or equivalent qualification, or have equivalent relevant experience.
  • You will have relevant experience and knowledge of identified community safety priorities; backed by evidenced experience of developing and implementing actions and strategies in response to these.
  • You will have knowledge of remedies available under the Anti-social Behaviour, Crime and Policing Act 2014, and experience of using these effectively in practice.
  • You will have experience of using project management techniques to develop and managing projects to a successful conclusion.
  • You will have well developed interpersonal and communication skills to build relationships and engage successfully with community groups and partner organisations.
  • You will have a good working application of IT skills and an ability to adapt quickly the use of bespoke software packages used in this role.
  • Full driving licence and access to own vehicle required for this post
  • DBS (enhanced Child)

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