1 year Fixed-term contract with possible extending
The safer communities team coordinates the borough’s partnership problem solving and delivers fast and effective intervention and enforcement action, as well as developing and delivering long-term initiatives to improve quality of life for all residents and protect the borough’s most vulnerable. The service is responsible for operational delivery of the priorities set by the Safer Ealing Partnership.
There is an exciting opportunity within the service to lead the delivery of the borough’s violence reduction plan and coordinate partnership initiatives that support the strategic plan in tackling violence and its causes. As the borough’s Violence Reduction Coordinator, you will be responsible for building on the existing strong working relationships with key decision makers across the partnership and developing innovative initiatives to tackle violence and its drivers.
The successful applicant will coordinate effective monitoring, reporting and promoting of partnership intervention, support and enforcement activities, and influence and support partners in developing innovative use of new and existing powers and tools to better support victims and hold perpetrators to account. You will be responsible for liaising with and influencing officers at both an operational and strategic level across the council and the broader partnership.
You will have excellent communication skills and a passion for innovation and change and delivering improved systems for capturing intelligence and tracking outcomes. You will also develop the strong data analysis and intelligence gathering approaches Ealing has to continually support the partnership in developing clear problem profiles and better target resources.
Applicants must have a proven track record on influencing and delivering successful partnership interventions and applying creative problem-solving approaches. Experience of negotiating and influencing decision making at various levels and excellent verbal and written communication skills are a must. Experience of using criminal and anti-social behaviour enforcement powers (and a sound understanding of legislation changes) are desirable attributes.
Above all, the successful candidate will relish the opportunity of leading change and establishing excellent day-to-day practices and meaningful outcomes with partners.
This role is deemed customer facing and as such you must have a command of spoken English which is sufficient to enable you to effectively perform the role. This requirement relates to Part 7 of the Immigration Act 2016.
This post is subject to Ealing’s enhanced vetting process.
Closing Date: 01 September 2022