Fixed term for 12 months
Interview date: w/c 9th January 2023
This role is available as a secondment to internal applicants in line with our secondment policy.
For an informal discussion, please contact Jo Player Head of Safer Communities on 07808062045.
About the role
This fixed term role following successful funding from the Home Office, will be to co-ordinate the Brighton and Hove Safer Communities Partnership’s multi-agency response to tackling Anti-Social Behaviour and Violence Against women and Girls (VAWG) related issues in Brighton & Hove’s public spaces on behalf of the Local Authority, ensuring an appropriate balance between the council’s “welfare first” approach and wider community concerns.
The post holder will be expected to deliver environmental improvement and other safer streets projects and initiatives with communities and partner organisations which reduce crime and help improve public feelings of safety in the City.
Working with statutory partners, voluntary and community organisations, and local communities and businesses, the post holder should have an understanding of the complexities of street based ASB and VAWG, and have excellent communication and negotiation skills and an ability to develop and deliver innovative solutions to this area of work.
Please read our Apply for a job at the council (brighton-hove.gov.uk) pages carefully. They give you all the guidance you need to complete your application as well as information on what will happen after you’ve submitted your application and at interview.
As part of your application, you will need to complete your education and work history and upload a supporting statement. Your supporting statement is the most important part of your application as it will be used in the shortlisting process to assess whether you meet the essential requirements for the role that are set out in the person specification and to decide whether you should be offered an interview. Before you start your application, please read our guidance here (Supporting statement guidance (brighton-hove.gov.uk) as this gives important advice which will increase your chance of success in the shortlisting process.
Your starting salary will be pro rata if the above position is less than 37 hours or term-time only.
Work Permits: We may be able to obtain a Work Permit for this post but this is subject to meeting the requirements of the UK Visas and Immigration (UKVI) Points-based Immigration System. Please see Gov.uk for more information on the Skilled Worker Visa.
For more information about our values and the benefits of working at the council, visit Why work for us (brighton-hove.gov.uk)
Encouraging a diverse workforce
Our city is known and loved for its diversity. Not only is the mixture of people, culture and skills vital to the economic and social development of the city, it's what makes Brighton & Hove such a great place to live, work and visit. We are committed to developing and retaining a workforce that is representative of the diverse communities we serve so we welcome applications from individuals from all backgrounds. In order to achieve our aims of proportionate representation, we particularly encourage applicants from a BME or White Other background as well as those who identify as disabled, male or trans.
Find out more about our commitment to being a fair and inclusive place to work where everyone can achieve their potential by reading about our fair and inclusive actions, our anti-racism strategy and the work we are doing to encourage a diverse workforce (brighton-hove.gov.uk).