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ASB OFFICER

  • Location:

    Basildon

  • Sector:

    Housing & Local Authority

  • Job type:

    Contract

  • Salary:

    £17 per hour

  • Contact:

    Jordan Richards

  • Contact email:

    jrichards@aktonrecruitment.com

  • Contact phone:

    0161 233 0034

  • Job ref:

    JR-123

  • Published:

    14 days ago

  • Duration:

    6 Months

  • Expiry date:

    2019-09-05

  • Startdate:

    2019-08-07

Anti-Social Behaviour Officer
 
Akton Recruitment currently has an exciting opportunity for an experienced Anti-Social Behaviour Officer in the Housing Department in the Local Authority in the Basildon area
 
MAIN PURPOSE
General Information
 
Basildon Borough Council mission is to improve the quality of life for the
people of the District, now and for future generations.
 
Team Purpose
 
We have a specialist Anti-Social Behaviour Team that has been established to tackle anti-social behaviour across the Basildon Borough. 
 
The Principal Anti-Social Behaviour Officer will manage and lead staff, within the team, developing effective preventative initiatives and operational policies and procedures.
 
DUTIES
 
Main duties and responsibilities
 
?              To receive casework referrals from designated referral agencies, including the Police and Housing Management, regarding serious anti-social behaviour, nuisance and harassment.
 
?              To interview victims, perpetrators and potential witnesses of anti-social behaviour and ensure that the appropriate monitoring takes place.
 
?              To work with and support other Directorates and agencies to ensure the development and implementation of an effective strategy for reducing anti-social behaviour.
 
?              To manage budgets as it relates to services, equipment and any buildings.
 
?              To undertake the recruitment and induction of Community Wardens and other staff.
 
?              To monitor performance against agreed service standards.
 
ANTI-SOCIAL BEHAVIOUR OFFICER
 
?              To establish and continually develop relationships with key partners in Social Services and the Health Authorities in order to enhance resident welfare.
 
?              Develop and present cross-departmental training programmes on anti-social behaviour.
 
?              Represent Basildon Council and participate at multi-agency working groups.
 
?              Contribute to Basildon Council’s Crime and Disorder Reduction Strategy Plan.
 
?              Make a contribution to the ongoing development of service standards and improving internal procedures.
 
?              To liaise with the Police, solicitors, Social Services, Probation Services, Youth Offending Team and other relevant agencies.
 
?              To maintain accurate records in a thorough and organised manner and to operate word processing equipment in order to produce documents quickly, professionally and efficiently.
 
?              To witness incidents of anti-social behaviour, nuisance, harassment and other breaches of tenancy conditions.
 
?              To implement support systems for victims of serious harassment/anti-social behaviour.
 
?              To reply to correspondence connected with casework and prepare reports as necessary.
 
?              To maintain an up-to-date knowledge of housing, civil and criminal law and offer advice and assistance when required.
 
?              To build relationships within the target communities to try to tackle the individual problems within the area, including attendance at community meetings as required.
 
?              To recommend improvements and contribute to developments in procedures for dealing with anti-social behaviour and harassment.
 
?              To be able to attend in an emergency, or as directed by the supervising officer, to incidents of anti-social behaviour outside of normal working hours.
 
?              In the absence of the Senior Community Warden, provide day-to-day supervision and management of the Community Wardens.
 
?              To attend on behalf of the Anti-social Behaviour Team, meetings of tenants and residents and community groups as appropriate.
 
?              Any other duties appropriate to the grade and responsibilities of the post.
 
If you would like to apply for this position please send a CV or call 01772 428186 and ask for Jordan for more details.