Kent Community Safety Team Coordinator

Maidstone, Kent
£34,389 - £39,533 per annum
11 Jun 2018
01 Jul 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Kent Community Safety Team Coordinator

Kent Fire & Rescue Service, Service Training Centre (Maidstone)

Ref:  VR 339

Grade 7 : £34,389 - £39,533 per annum

Full time – 37 Hours per week

Kent Fire & Rescue Service are seeking to recruit a Kent Community Safety Team Coordinator to coordinate joint activity between the three agencies (which includes Kent County Council and Kent Police) within the Kent Community Safety Team (KCST) to ensure that they deliver the statutory requirements set out within the Community Safety Agreement and which fit their organisational objectives.

The successful candidate will lead on the development of a KCST Business Plan and on the ongoing development of the KCST, including the future role and function of the team. They will be expected to work closely with the KCST Team Leaders to support and enhance the current joint working arrangements.  Additionally, the post holder will be expected to lead on the development of multi-agency projects, engaging with a variety of services and developing funding bid applications to support delivery. They will also take a lead role in the delivery of the annual Community Safety Conference and will represent the KCST at relevant local and national events, establishing and maintaining strong working relationships.

The successful applicant will be able to demonstrate an extensive knowledge of relevant community safety legislation and have experience of working within a multi-agency environment.  They will be a highly effective communicator with strong influencing, motivation and team working skills.  As well as having good organisational skills with the ability to manage projects and effectively prioritise complex workloads.

The post is a 2-year fixed term contract initially but with the potential to be extended subject to future development needs.

The base location for this position will be at the Kent Community Safety Team office, Service Training Centre in Loose, Maidstone, however travel across the county may be required on occasions.

The successful applicant will require a DBS check and Level 2 Non-Police Personnel Vetting clearance .

Those wishing to apply should do so by completing an online application form by 2359 hours on the 1 July 2018.

Interviews will be held on the 12 July 2018.  Interview will include a scenario based presentation.  Scenario and preparation time will be provided on the day of interview.

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