Safer Kirklees Team Manager

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Corporate Strategy, Commissioning & Public Health
Strategy and Innovation
Dewsbury/ Batley Town Hall
Grade 12

£37,890 - £39,880

This job is internally restricted. To apply for this job you must be an employee of the Council for the duration of the recruitment process – up to and including the start date. You must also be a substantive employee (or an employee with 12 months continuous service or more) of the Council or an Apprentice. Please note that if you work for an Academy you are not an employee of the Council. 

Working closely with the Safer Kirklees manager and your Safer Kirklees Colleagues, you will support the delivery of the Communities Partnership Plan in tackling crime, anti-social behaviour, protecting people from harm and improving the place. 


Taking on a key lead around the Protecting People from Harm theme you will manage a range of staff within Safer Kirklees including Community and Environmental Support Officers (CESOs), Community Safety Officers and Anti-Social Behaviour Officers, being able to demonstrate knowledge around hese areas of work. 


You will have a good understanding of Kirklees and will take a lead role in our place based approach, with a specific focus on Batley and Spen Valley area.  You will be confident in leading and chairing multi agency meetings to address community safety concerns, will work closely with partner agencies such as West Yorkshire Police to achieve positive outcomes for communities. 


The role sits within a fast paced and ever changing environment that will require you to respond as well as aiming to preventing issues from happening in the first place.

This job is politically restricted under the Local Government and Housing Act 1989.

06 March 2021, 11:55 PM

This job is subject to an enhanced DBS check.  A conviction may not exclude candidates from appointment but will be considered as part of the recruitment process.
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