Creativity, ambition and a focus on people. That’s what matters at Barnsley Council. Our award-winning council is on an exciting journey of change. It’s all about putting local people at the heart of everything, listening to and doing good for our communities. We’re now more innovative, more efficient and provide better value for money. The changes are clear to see - from new businesses and jobs, to improving school results and to museums being recognised for their community engagement.
Shape a better future with us
We’re thrilled to have achieved Investors in People (IIP) Gold status for how we lead, support and develop people. Now we’d like you to be part of our success and help us take change further. Join us on our journey to a brighter future. By working together, with each other and with our communities, we can take pride in improving lives. Let’s make a better Barnsley for everyone.
Your role in our journey
As Community Safety Officer, you’ll be part of an integrated team focused on the pro-active identification and early intervention of environmental crime and anti-social behaviour. We will look to you to support those people who live, work and visit Barnsley Town Centre. What’s more, you’ll facilitate active engagement and have involvement in local communities in line with community safety agendas with localised plans.
What you’ll need
To join us, you’ll need a Level 2 qualification and a full driving license including categories B + E or a willingness to obtain this. Crucially, you have experience of working in a relevant area this may include works on or near a highway and with particular focus community safety or working in a front line role. You’ll bring to the role excellent communication and relationship building with stakeholders including members of the public.
A lot to look forward to
Here at Barnsley, we live and work by four important values: honesty, teamwork, excellent service and taking pride in what we do. As part of our team, you can be sure we’ll do all we can to support you in being truly excellent. You’ ll see that we prioritise learning and enabling you to achieve your potential. So we’ve created a development process that lets you grow in the way that suits you - whether that’s training to be a leader, or learning flexibly online. That’s one of the reasons why we achieved IIP Gold, and why you’ll find your career here inspiring and rewarding.