ASB Investigation Officer
£33,324 - £35,751 pa
Overall Purpose of Job
To take an active role in the delivery of an operational approach to resolving cases of anti-social behaviour (ASB), liaising closely with the Newham Council’s Housing service, the Community Safety enforcement and fly-tipping teams and other partners- internal and external to the Council. To ensure that appropriate procedures are followed and are targeted towards effective action.
To be responsible for managing and leading on casework to tackle crime and anti-social behaviour within the borough, using a range of interventions and enforcement powers available.
To work alongside Analysts, enforcement officers and the police to provide a co-ordinated problem-solving approach, gathering evidence from agencies and preparing case files for legal / court process in relation to ASB.
To build cases and coordinate enforcement actions against persistent perpetrators of ASB on behalf of the Council and residents, providing specialist advice, guidance and support to the Council’s Housing service and other housing providers to assist in the management and investigation of ASB
To work with Newham Council Housing, other housing providers, private landlords and resident engagement services to ensure services are integrated at the point of delivery and that victims are supported and their experiences of ASB and nuisance are reduced.
The post holder reports to the ASB Coordinator and will be part of a team of ASB Investigators.
The post-holder will be required to assist in understanding service requirements, performance and operations.
The post-holder has no line management or supervisory responsibilities and holds no budget responsibilities.
To promote a philosophy of putting our residents at the heart of everything we do and to put in place arrangements that involve residents, businesses and service users in the development of services.
To participate in the Council’s responses to emergency situations when required to do so.
To work a flexible 36-hour week, sometimes including evenings, weekends and Bank Holidays
Closing date 1.8.21
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The London Borough of Newham is a Disability Confident employer. Candidates who declare that they have a disability in accordance with the Equality Act 2010 and meet the essential criteria as specified in the Job Profile will be guaranteed an interview.
Newham is one of the youngest, most diverse, and vibrant boroughs in the UK. As an inclusive employer, we are committed to ensuring our workforce reflects our local population. We welcome and encourage applicants from under-represented groups, including applicants who are ethnically diverse and/or applicants who have a disability.
Priority consideration on all advertised roles will be given to London Borough of Newham Redeployees.
The London Borough of Newham is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable groups and expects staff and volunteers to share this commitment.
Please be aware that a Disclosure and Barring Scheme (DBS) check will be required for any position with access to these groups under the provision of the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974.
In addition, the Authority reserves the right to request employees undertake a basic disclosure check (Disclosure Scotland) where required for the role this includes anyone who has access to (or information obtained directly from) a government database, or has a GCSX account. These posts will be required to have a Basic Disclosure Scotland check as per the requirements of BPSS (Baseline Personnel Security Standards).
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