The successful applicant will be required to travel around the High Peak/Derbyshire Dales area as required (pool car provided from office base)
Working as part of the Prevention & Inclusion department, the main purpose of the role is to provide community safety advice to the public. We are looking for someone with previous experience in community associated initiatives and complex case work. You will be required to undertake school, partnership and group talks centered on 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 safe and well 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 openminded approach will therefore be a requisite characteristic of the successful candidate.
An understanding of health and wellbeing initiatives and Safeguarding is essential to the role alongside the workings of external agencies and the services they provide.
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 of reports and knowledge of performance monitoring is required
The normal working week is 37 hours, however you may occasionally need to work beyond normal office hours. In return we offer flexible working hours, family friendly policies, free car parking, health & wellbeing services, discount scheme and eligibility to join the Local Government Pension Scheme.
We are committed to equality and fairness at work. Applications are encouraged from all diverse communities.
Guidance on the Pension implications of undertaking a temporary role are attached.
Police security vetting procedures at the appropriate level will be requested for the successful applicant. Please note that, due to the nature of security checks undertaken, applicants must have 3 years continuous residency in the UK up to the date of the application and Home Office approval for indefinite leave to remain within the UK.
A basic disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) will be requested for the successful applicant.
All applicants must have a valid driving licence.
To apply please click the link below.
The closing date for completed applications is Midnight Sunday 14th November 2021.
Interviews will be held week commencing 22nd November 2021.
If you have a disability and need assistance completing the application form, please contact the Service Centre on 01773 305441.