Neighbourhood Warden (MDC8369)
£20,092 - £21,748 per annum
Plus casual car user payment as necessary
Plus Saturday Enhancement £507.96 per annum (based on working 1 Saturday in 4)
plus Night Rate £724.08 per annum (based on 2 shifts each work working until 10pm)
148 hours over a 4 week period on a shift pattern
We are currently looking for one new Neighbourhood Warden whom have the drive to make a significant contribution to ensuring Mansfield District is a safe and caring place, facilitating everyone the opportunity to succeed. This will be achieved in this post by addressing anti-social behaviour, environmental crime and associated community cohesion.
The Community Safety team contributes to the achievement of the Council’s corporate Vision, to grow an ambitious vibrant and confident place in Mansfield. We pride ourselves on strong partnership working and effective problem solving. We deliver evidence led and quality services.
About the role
Working within the Neighbourhood Warden Service, which forms part of the Community Safety Hub, you will be responsible for district wide issues that require problem solving solutions, partnership working and where appropriate reactive approaches. The issues you will manage will vary including continuous environmental nuisances, anti-social behaviour situations to dealing with abandoned vehicles. You will be expected to issue fixed penalty notices for various offences including, littering, fly tipping, dog fouling and enforcing current PSPO’s. You will be expected to engage with schools, businesses and the community. The majority of your working day will be spent carrying out high visibility foot patrols, showing a smart uniformed presence, where community engagement is paramount.
You will have excellent communication skills and be able to manage your time effectively, prioritising your workload. You will be expected to work on your own the majority of the time, however sometimes you will work as part of a lager team when required. You must be able to manage confrontational and difficult situations with a calm and positive attitude. You will have an eye for detail and be able to keep accurate up to date records. We are looking for persons whom show professionalism, integrity and hold themselves to a high standard.
The post holder is required to undergo and pass Police Personnel Vetting.
The post involves driving and the post holder will be required to undertake relevant DVLA licence checks.
To apply, please visit: www.mansfieldandashfieldjobs.co.uk
Canvassing of Members of the Council (directly or indirectly) for any appointment shall disqualify the candidate for that appointment. Applicants should disclose if they are related to a Member or Officer of the Authority.
Closing date: 1st August 2021
Interview date: 7th September 2021
Mansfield District Council is an Equal Opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sections of the Community