Community Safety Warden (ASB)

Do you want to make a difference in your community?

Red Snapper Managed Services require full and part-time Community Safety Wardens in Staffordshire.

 What we offer:

  • £26,000 pro rata. 1-year fixed term contract.
  • 8-hour shifts, between the hours of 0800-2200/2300 to include weekends.
  • You need to flexible with hours and days worked.
  • Full PPE and training.

The Role:

The purpose of the role is to provide a uniformed presence to deter and reduce anti-social behaviour (ASB), reduce other neighbourhood crimes, increase community confidence, and reduce levels of fear.

The objective of the scheme is to reduce ASB and make a positive difference to our community. We invite applications who want to make a difference through changing people’s lives by creating a positive and inclusive environment, acting as a role model to lead by example, provide a one-to-one early engagement and providing a range of interventions techniques.

Main Duties:

  • Provide a highly visible presence/capable guardianship via foot patrols in specific locations at agreed times. You will patrol as a team of two in one of six designated areas.
  • Engage with members of the community and to actively solve issues of ASB in hot spots as appropriate.
  • Utilise the full range of tools and powers available to address and prevent future ASB.
  • Work in close liaison with the Specialist Diversionary Workers to ensure a rounded approach to ASB; enforcement coupled with support as appropriate.
  • Provide a reassuring presence, particularly for more vulnerable people including the elderly, young people, and women.
  • Actively engage with the public, businesses, and other organisations to understand their concerns, gather intelligence, and provide feedback.
  • Raise awareness of the need to report and the process for reporting ASB.
  • Provide professional witness capability via staff.
  • Ensure information, intelligence, and reports outside the scope of the service are referred to the police or other relevant agency.

What we expect from you:

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills with a demonstratable ability to interact with community members, partner agencies and other stakeholders.
  • Remain professional and courteous at all times.
  • Experience in roles that involve effective communication such as customer service or other public facing roles, i.e. Support worker, Probation, Police and Prison officers etc.
  • Provide a reassuring presence, particularly for more vulnerable people including the elderly, young people, and women.
  • Ability to handle difficult and complex situations.
  • Be able to pass NPPV Level 2 law enforcement security vetting.
  • Right to work and lived in the UK for a minimum of three years.
  • Willingness to work nights and weekends and in all weather conditions.
  • Experience from a public safety, security, or professional background, in roles which require management of conflict and conflict de-escalation.
  • Wear high-visibility uniform with pride.
  • Must be able to drive and flexible on work locations.

PPE and Training:

  • You will be provided with radios, body worn video technology and personal protection equipment.
  • Full accredited training will be provided.

We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all members of the community. All applications will be considered on the basis of objective criteria, such as qualifications, experience, and ability to do the job.


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