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"Knowing that the work I do contributes towards improving the lives of Peterborough residents is a real driver for me. Work isn’t just about coming into the office to do the 9 to 5, it’s about wanting to make a real difference. The commitment of my colleagues in working to achieve that goal means there’s always support when you need it and a great team spirit."

Claire M, Children's Services

Prevention and Enforcement Service Officer

Job Summary

Contract Type:
Working Hours:
Full time
Advert Start Date:
Advert End Date:
Closed for applications on 26/08/2018 23:59
Employment Location:
Bayard Place, Peterborough
£23,866 - £27,358
Weekly Hours:
37 Hours per Week
Vacancy ID:

Job details 

Closing date:
26 Aug

Please note

This job is closed for applications.

Further information

An exciting opportunity has arisen to join the Prevention and Enforcement Service (PES), a multi-agency team that tackles crime and disorder and improves the quality of life of people who live in and visit the city. The service covers issues such as anti-social behaviour, parking, housing enforcement, CCTV and road safety. As a PES Officer you will be responsible for working in a cross-agency team to deliver priorities outlined in the Safer Peterborough Plan and any other pertinent strategies and action plans.

We are looking for a highly motivated individual to join our multi-disciplinary Prevention and Enforcement Team with a focus to manage cases and deliver multi-agency problem solving to tackle anti-social behaviour in Peterborough.

a) Main duties and responsibilities of the post:
? To be part of a multi-disciplined service that provides advice, support and enforcement to residents, visitors and businesses.
? To work with other front line statutory partners in the PES to jointly address issues as directed or as identified during routine day to day activity or action plans.
? To manage cases relating to anti-social behaviour and hate crime, gathering relevant information, conducting investigations and problem solving whilst ensuring regular and timely communication to victims.
? To serve statutory notices as directed using the various Acts of Parliament available to the service.
? To investigate complaints/service requests in accordance with service standards relating to a range of community safety and quality of life issues
? To use the full range of delegated powers in undertaking the general duties of a PES Officer using your judgement and statutory guidance of where an incident contravenes legislation
? To issue Fixed Penalty Notices (FPNs) for contraventions of quality of life issues ensuring legislation and best practice is followed at all times.

b) Key skills that are required as outlined in Job Description & Person Specification
? Good knowledge of crime, disorder and quality of life issues, including an understanding of national policies, their application at local level and the roles of the police, registered social landlords and other agencies.
? Knowledge of relevant legislation, regulations, standards and core disciplines of work areas relevant to community safety.
? Strong communication skills and the ability to write clear and concise reports
? Strong customer service skills and the ability to explain complex legislation clearly and concisely to members of the public
? Ability to work on a number of complex projects simultaneously and respond quickly to changing priorities under pressure
? Ability to resolve conflict in a professional manner
? Ability to problem solve
? Experience of partnership working and building good relationships with external stakeholders

The role is subject to an enhanced DBS check.

Interview Date: 12th September 2018

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