Senior Enforcement Officer (Community Safety, Enforcement and Business Regulation)

Job details

Salary - Grade

GBP £38,442 to £39,462 38442 - PO2

Contract Type

Permanent

Contracted Hours

Full Time - 36 hours per week

DBS Required

Yes

Department

Neighbourhoods & Housing

Service

Public Realm

Closing date

20/06/2021

As a Hackney Senior Enforcement Officer, you will provide a visible uniformed presence across the borough and also be deployed on an area basis to understand and address localised problems, challenging and changing behaviours to contribute to the achievement of the Mayor’s priorities, Council’s corporate objectives. 

You will manage your team as part of a broader and more inclusive service, in the delivery of joined-up, accountable and timely management of enforcement action in line with legislation and Council Policies and Procedures which may include but not be limited to the issuing of formal notices, fixed penalties, cautions and prosecution action.

The post holder will undertake a wide range of enforcement duties in relation to community safety, Anti-Social Behaviour, Licensing (Premises, Alcohol and Highways), street scene and environmental crime including noise abatement, environmental enforcement (Fly-tipping, Graffiti, Flyposting, and Littering etc.) and wider general public realm enforcement as required.

You must be able to demonstrate exceptional leadership skills and will be responsible for the performance management of your team. You must also be able to maintain accurate service-specific records to ensure compliance with our reporting obligations. You will need a proactive approach, be driven and have excellent communication skills. Further, you will be required to successfully pass security vetting through enhanced DBS checks, local police intelligence checks and Metropolitan Police Service Security Clearance at the CTC (Counter-Terrorism Check) level.

Hackney is one of the UK’s highest performing local authorities, serving one of London’s best places to live and work. We have achieved a huge amount: our services, our schools, our public spaces are all amongst the very best. We have changed the reputation, not just of the Council, but of Hackney itself. Bringing jobs and investment into the borough, securing the legacy from the 2012 Games, and making this a place of which we can all be proud.

If you want to work in a place where you can represent our values so we achieve the best for our residents, please click on the apply button below. 

When applying, it is essential that you include a supporting statement, addressing how your skills, knowledge and experience meet all aspects of the post, as indicated in the job description and person specification. We do not accept CV’s. 

The recruitment process is anonymous. Please ensure that you do not include your name on any of your supporting documents or on the file attachments.

Closing date for applications: 20 June 2021

Interview date: 06 July 2021

We are also working towards our vision, which is to be a place for everyone; where residents and staff can be proud; a place that celebrates diversity and where everyone can feel valued, included and involved. In order to achieve this, we look for people who are: Proud; Ambitious; Pioneering; Open; Proactive; Inclusive.

Hackney Council works to eradicate discrimination on the basis of race, religion, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, disability, pregnancy and maternity, age and marital status. We also recognise that people can be disadvantaged by their social and economic circumstances, so we will also work to eliminate discrimination and disadvantage caused by social class. We also welcome those interested in flexible working. We particularly welcome applications from disabled people, as this group is currently under represented in our workforce.

The Council has a dedicated employment support service (Hackney Works), which offers Hackney residents guidance in relation to applying for jobs. If you are thinking about applying for a job, please contact the Hackney Works team to find out what support is available hackneyworksjobs@hackney.gov.uk