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Specialist Community Safety Officer
  • Employer: Bedford Borough Council
  • Reference: BBC/21/168755
  • Published: Wed 13/10/2021, 17:25 PM
  • Closing on: Mon 01/11/2021, 23:59 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 37 hours per week
  • Salary: £34,728 - £37,890
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: Bedfordshire

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Specialist Community Safety Officer

Bedford Borough Council is a busy Unitary Authority committed to delivering services to the highest standards, leading the way in innovative approaches to working for the good of our communities.

We are seeking an enthusiastic and experienced officer to provide specialist support to a team which delivers Community Safety, Resilience and Flood Risk Management covering a range of statutory services including the Bedford Borough Community Safety Partnership, Anti-Social Behaviour, CCTV, emergency planning, business continuity and flood risk management.

We are looking for someone with the skills to develop and deliver reactive and planned workload in relation to the Community Safety Partnership. Using the best available information and evaluated good practice produce effective strategic plans and priorities to actively improve the quality of life for residents, businesses and visitors to the Borough and make Bedford safer from crime & disorder.

This is an opportunity for a confident and experienced professional to demonstrate the difference they can make by working with residents, businesses and partners to improve community safety.

You must be a positive, highly motivated and organised individual with the ability to deliver against a challenging and rewarding work plan.

You will be joining a busy, friendly, supportive and professional team within a forward thinking service which is already utilising technology to enhance the service we deliver.

If you would like to discuss the role please contact Sarah Stevens, Community Safety & Resilience Manager on 01234 718290.

How to apply

To apply you will need to upload a current CV and a document detailing how you meet the selection criteria for the role. The selection criteria can be found in the job profile below. Optional CV and selection criteria templates are provided below. If you do not upload both documents the panel may be unable to score your application.

Please note:

The Council will not re-employ ex-employees who are in receipt of a local government pension.

The Council will not re-employ ex-employees in receipt of a severance payment within 12 months of leaving. If you would like further information please email