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Anti-Social Behaviour and Safeguarding Officer

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Work Location
Pupils on Roll
Pupils on Roll
Occupational group
Youth / Community
Salary details
£27,041 - £28,672 per annum pro rata
Job term
Appointment type
Part Time
29.6 hours per week
Closing Date
03 December 2020
Interview date
10 December 2020
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Our Vision: Making Teignbridge a healthy and desirable place where people want to live, work and visit.
Our Values: Communicative, Respected, Purposeful Conscientious.

What it's like to work here: With its diverse mix of coast, countryside, seaside resorts, market towns, villages and moorland, Teignbridge is a great place to work and live.  

For this role: You will be mostly office based with some business travel and will be required to occasionally attend evening meetings.

What you'll be doing: You will be managing Safeguarding and Anti-Social Behaviour cases and working with partner agencies to find solutions to issues. You will be offering advice and guidance to colleagues within the Council and outside bodies on Safeguarding and Anti-Social Behaviour. You will be chairing regular case management meetings and preparing legal files for enforcement proceedings. This job offers the opportunity to make a significant difference in our communities.  

Who we're looking for: We are looking for someone with experience of case management and preparing evidence for court. We would like someone who has an in depth knowledge of relevant legislation who has excellent communication and negotiation skills and can deal effectively with colleagues and members of the public.   

To be successful in this role you will need to be able to lead initiatives, liaise with a wide number of partners and keep stakeholders updated with progress.

We value our staff and offer an excellent working environment, employee rewards and benefits include;
Local Government Pension Scheme
- Generous annual leave
- Family friendly leave, pay and working arrangements
- Childcare Vouchers
- Discounted gym membership at Teignbridge District Council Leisure Centres
- Cycle Scheme
- Career development through professional learning and development

As an Investors in People Gold Award holder and a Disability Confident Employer, we value diversity and celebrate individuality across our workforce. We are committed to equal opportunities in employment and service provision and are only interested in your ability to do the job.

DBS Checks - Teignbridge District Council complies fully with the DBS code of practice and undertakes to treat all applicants for positions fairly.  If a position is included in the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order, the Council uses criminal record checks processed through the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) to assess and individual’s suitability for the post. A criminal record check is identified as necessary for this position and an application for a DBS certificate will be required if you are offered the position. This position also requires police vetting by Devon and Cornwall Constabulary. https://www.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/474742/Code_of_Practice_for_Disclosure_and_Barring_Service_Nov_15.pdf

Data protection - The organisation processes information about an individual's criminal convictions in accordance with its data protection policy / policy on processing special categories of personal data. In particular, data collected during recruitment is held securely and accessed by, and disclosed to, individuals only for the purposes of completing the recruitment process as per the General Data Protection Regulation.

The organisation is also committed to going through the proper DBS channels to establish whether or not an individual has a criminal record. The organisation will not require job applicants or existing employees to use their subject access rights under data protection provisions to provide criminal record details.

All information is processed in line with the General Data Protection Regulation.

Safeguarding Commitment - Teignbridge District Council will comply with its legal obligations in relation to recruiting people to work with children/vulnerable adults.

Please read the full Job Description and Person Specification to inform your application and supporting statement.

For an informal discussion please contact Rebecca Hewitt on 01626 215873.


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