Safer Neighbourhood Services are seeking a highly motivated and experienced officer to work as part of our multi-disciplinary Community Safety team. You will be responsible for providing a proactive support service to tenants and residents in the North Area of Barnsley (including but not limited to the communities of: Darton, Mapplewell, Staincross, Kexborough, Barugh Green, Pogmoor, Gawber, Wilthorpe, Honeywell, Smithies, Athersley and New Lodge). You will be required to conduct home visits to tenants in the private rented sector in order to create sustainable tenancies and strong, cohesive communities. This will include either signposting or providing support and advice relating to appropriate waste management and recycling, tenant rights and responsibilities, legal duties of landlords, housing conditions, debt and budgeting, drug and alcohol misuse, fire safety and preventing homelessness.
You will be able to demonstrate experience of risk based approaches to problem solving with an ability to recognise potential vulnerabilities, ensuring that customer needs are identified and acted upon in a timely and appropriate manner, using early help and intervention to prevent problems from escalating.
You will be a strong team player who is able to respond to new challenges and ways of working. You must be willing to undertake and pass Level 2 abbreviated police vetting processes in line with local and national requirements.