Community Safety Officer

To provide a visible, uniformed, customer orientated service working as part of an integrated team focussed on the pro-active identification and early intervention of environmental crime, anti-social behaviour and *potential breaches in planning requirements*, to support those people who live, work and visit Barnsley Town Centre and facilitate active engagement and involvement of local communities in community safety agendas in line with localised plans. *Community Safety Officer role only* Responsibilities ? Provide timely responses to requests for service ensuring customers and other stakeholders are kept informed of progress. ? Work proactively to inform the development of comprehensive local intelligence pictures ensuring the early identification of issues relating to individuals families and communities. ? Ensure appropriate and timely referrals to internal and external providers where vulnerable people are identified. ? Conduct initial assessments of local community safety issues and seek positive early resolution where possible, monitoring compliance and facilitating the timely escalation and de-escalation of issues and cases according to the assessed risk, as required ? Discharge a broad range of summary enforcement powers in a proportionate and professional manner including any appropriate powers delegated by the Chief Constable. ? Collect evidence and provide initial casefiles pertaining to antisocial behaviour, environmental crime and potential breaches in planning requirements. ? Assist in the planning, preparation and execution of targeted initiatives as directed including campaigns and planned deployment approaches. ? Proactively engage residents and communities facilitating their active engagement with community safety agendas in localities, helping to building community capacity and resilience. ? Ensure the prompt reporting and removal of graffiti throughout the borough, ensuring public and staff safety, adhering to statutory requirements and local policies and procedures. ? Work alongside colleagues from other agencies and services as part of a locality focussed multidisciplinary team including any relevant enforcement contractors. ? Maintain accurate manual and electronic data records as ensure high standards of case recording and effective case management. ? Liaise and collaborate with internal and external stakeholders including managers, employees and members of the public to ensure joined up solutions to meet the needs of customers. ? Assist in the continuous review, performance management and evaluation of service provision to ensure it is fit for purpose, drives continuous improvement and is effectively using available resources. ? Maintain awareness of policies and procedures which impact on how the service is delivered. ? Undertake any other duties commensurate with the role as requested by management.

Barnsley Metropolitan Borough Council
Contract Type
Salary and benefits
£24,313 - £26,999
£24000 to £27000 Per Annum