Team Leader - Tower Hamlets Enforcement Officer
Tower Hamlets is truly unique, offering some of the very best of London packed into one dynamically diverse borough. Do you want to work in a key role at Tower Hamlets that will support the safety of all the residents and visitors to our Borough?
We are investing in community safety and developing new innovative approaches with partners and residents to maximise our collective partnership effort. We are ambitious for the Borough and our residents, and we aim to deliver a first-class community safety service.
In this role you will be responsible for leading a team of Tower Hamlets Enforcement Officers, who are deployed to work alongside various partners that support the Community Safety Partnership. The team is responsible for providing a high visibility front line response to Anti-Social Behaviour (ASB) and Substance Misuse, also dealing with other issues such as Environmental Crime, Unlicensed Street Trading and NOX.
You will manage the day-to-day work of the team working to an agreed shift pattern, ensuring that there is an effective task management process in place to carry out the activities allocated to the team by the partnership agencies through joint tasking meetings and provide feedback on the outcomes and results.
You will lead and coordinate the service response in planning operational activity in response to pre-planned and emerging issues.
You will work closely with the police and legal officers to maximise the appropriate use of the full range of enforcement mechanisms to tackle ASB.
You will ensure that all activities undertaken by the team are in accordance with the Council's Health & Safer and risk management procedures.
· You should have experience of managing a team working in a public or voluntary sector setting in an enforcement capacity.
· You should have experience of working with people of all ages and diversities including members of the public.
· You should be able to demonstrate evidence of effective partnership working, in particular working with the Police.
· You should have experience of supervising remote workers with due regard to Health and Safety Issues.
· You will be required to work to a 24 hour flexible shift pattern or other shift pattern as directed and to carry out any other duties of a similar nature, commensurate with the grade, as may be required.
To be accredited officers under the Community Safety Accreditation Scheme (CSAS) using designated powers from the Metropolitan Police.
This role requires staff to successfully pass the Metropolitan Police Non-Police Personnel Vetting and the Community Safety Accreditation Scheme (CSAS) powers. Failure to maintain this accreditation (whilst employed by the Council), may lead to the termination of employment.
Benefits and Allowances:
+ 23% Shift Allowance
We recognise the importance of rewarding our staff, developing them and providing a work life balance.
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This post is open to the following types of applicants: Redeployees/ Internal/ External
If this role is available to Internal employees only, this will include agency workers but does not include independent contractors or Skills Match trainees
All applications should be made via our online application system, no CV’s or alternative forms of applications are accepted. Internal employees should apply via the council's Intranet. External applicants apply via the Council's website www.towerhamlets.gov.uk/careers
Tower Hamlets vision for our borough is that: people are aspirational, independent and have equal access to opportunities; we are a borough that our residents are proud of and love to live in; and we are a dynamic, outcomes-based council using digital innovation and partnership working to respond to the changing needs of our borough. We want people who aspire to our TOWER values: Together; Open; Willing; Excellent; Respect.
Tower Hamlets has a zero-tolerance approach to, and works to eradicate, all forms of discrimination on the basis of race, sex, disability, age, religion or belief, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, marital status, status as a civil partner, gender, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy and maternity and looks to employ a diverse workforce representative of those groups. We recognise that people can also be disadvantaged by their social and economic circumstances, so we will work to eliminate discrimination and disadvantage caused by social class.
We welcome applicants interested in flexible working arrangements and also applicants who live in the borough.