Community Safety Officer

£20,456 – £24,717 per annum
17 Oct 2016
14 Nov 2016
Contract Type
Part Time

Derbyshire Fire & Rescue Service has an exciting opportunity available for a Community Safety Officer to join the team based at the Joint Fire & Police HQ in Ripley. This is a part time, permanent role, working 18.5 hours per week. The successful Community Safety Officer will receive a competitive salary of £20,456 – £24,717 pro-rata.

The successful applicant will be required to travel around the county (pool car provided)

Working as part of the Prevention & Inclusion department, the main purpose of the Community Safety Officer role is to provide community safety advice to the public. We are looking for someone with previous experience in community associated initiatives. You will be required to undertake school and group talks centered around the service fire prevention strategy, develop links with local partner agencies, give guidance to householders on how to reduce the risk of fire and carry out home safety checks, which may involve the fitting of smoke alarms where necessary.

There will be occasions where you will be required to work with people who are vulnerable and may be living, for a variety of reasons, in conditions that place them at high risk to their health, safety and wellbeing. A non-judgmental, compassionate and open minded approach will therefore be a requisite characteristic of the successful candidate.

To be successful as our Community Safety Officer you will possess excellent interpersonal and communication skills and have experience of presenting information to a wide variety of audiences including working with multi-agency settings. The preparation and presentation of reports and statistical information is also required.

The normal working week is 18.5 hours, however you may occasionally need to work beyond normal office hours.

We are committed to equality and fairness at work.  Applications are encouraged from all diverse communities. 

A Basic Disclosure Scotland check and Police security vetting procedures at the appropriate level will be requested for the successful applicant.

If you feel you have the skills and experience to become the new Community Safety Officer then please click “Apply” today!

The closing date for completed applications is 1200 hours on Friday 18th November 2016.

Interviews will be held in the week commencing 5th December 2016.

Applications received after the closing date will not be considered.