Salary: £24,982 - £27,741 Plus laptop & phone
Working Arrangements: Evenings and weekend work required. including Agile Working
Hours per week: 37
Contract type: Temporary for 12 months
Flexible working arrangement: Yes, and we’re happy to talk flexible working arrangements with you.
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Closing date: 30/04/2021 at 23:59
The successful candidate will be required to speak English to an appropriate standard.
This post requires an Enhanced DBS Check
If you are currently living overseas or have lived overseas in the last five years please be aware, if you are the preferred candidate for the post, you will be required to apply for an overseas criminal records check from the country/countries you have resided in. If you experience difficulty in obtaining an overseas criminal record check please email firstname.lastname@example.org
This post requires a Police Vetting Check
Prospective employees will be required to apply for a Police Vetting Check, Please note that this doesn’t supersede the DBS check. Recruitment Vetting provides the Police service with an assurance as to the integrity and reliability of persons seeking employment within the police community.
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About the Post:
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 working alongside 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.
Our Town Centre and local villages are continually developing and Barnsley is becoming an excellent place for people to live, work and visit and the Safer Neighbourhood Service are now looking to recruit some new Wardens who will provide a challenge and engagement role within the relevant local communities focussing on anti-social behaviour, environmental crime and support the delivery of community safety agendas and neighbourhood policing.
Your role in our journey
The Wardens will provide a high visibility presence on a daily basis and will work closely with people in local communities. The warden role will be part of the recently launched Joining Forces brand which unites a diverse range of internal and external stakeholders.
We are looking for applicants who have experience within relevant areas of the role based on the Job Profile and with a particular focus on dealing with community safety issues in a front line role. You’ll bring to the role excellent communication and relationship building with stakeholders including members of the public.
The main aims of this role will be to:
- Work closely with the Neighbourhood Policing Teams alongside a range of partners to achieve a common goal.
- Engage pro-actively with those involved in anti-social behaviour and identify those responsible.
- Discharge a broad range of summary enforcement powers in a proportionate and professional manner including any powers delegated by the Chief Constable in the future.
- Assist in the planning, preparation and execution of targeted initiatives as directed including campaigns and planned deployment approaches.
- Liaise with local businesses, visitors and residents of Barnsley
- Provide an ambassadorial role within local communities offering support where applicable and required.
A lot to look forward to
At Barnsley there is a lot look forward to, 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’ l 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.