Community Protection Officer (Temporarily on Hold)

Walsall Coucil

Our client Walsall Council are looking for a Community Protection Officer.

Walsall, West Midlands (County)

Salary/Rate:£15.21/hour Negotiable

Main purpose of the job role:

  • Under the general direction of the Regulatory Services Manager (Community Protection) deliver Community Protection Service, in line with current corporate, national and regional policies and priorities.
  • Through the day to day operation of the service and using appropriate intelligence methods work as part of a team of officers to achieve appropriate impacts and outcomes for residents, businesses and visitors to Walsall.
  • The service is currently responsible for licensing enforcement, environmental crime, noise, certain elements of pollution, anti-social behaviour, unauthorised encampments but this list is not exhaustive and may change from time to time.

Knowledge and Abilities

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, with the ability to communicate, with experience of writing prosecution reports for management.
  • Applying for injunctions and court orders
  • Must be confident giving evidence in court and present at committee hearings
  • To be able to mediate and negotiate between parties and communicate with service users
  • Excellent public speaking and presentation skills
  • Knowledge of criminal and civil legislation
  • Excellent knowledge of powers for effective enforcement
  • Excellent team player
  • Willingness to work some unsociable hours
  • Excellent ability to prioritise work and have a good attention to detail

Experience:

  • Experience of the council’s policies and procedures
  • Evidence of developing and maintaining good working relationships with colleagues and partners
  • Use of intelligence systems and methods
  • Good literacy and numeracy skills
  • Manages time and prioritises work to maximise productivity and effectiveness
  • Experience of making critical decisions with skill
  • Experience of writing professional reports
  • Confident in giving evidence at court

Qualifications:

  • Evidence of previous experience and demonstration or equivalent
  • Previous experience with evidence of continuous development in a relevant area of work.
  • Have full UK driving license and use of own transport

Due to the Coronavirus unfortunately this vacancy is temporarily on hold if you do require further information please contact 01922 422480. 

To apply for this job email your details to jade.harding@startingpointrecruitment.co.uk.

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