Neighbourhood Intervention Officer

Durham (County)
Grade 8 £24,174 to £27,668
08 Aug 2017
14 Aug 2017
Job role
Contract Type
Full time

Temporary for 12 months or until the return of the substantive post holder.

Your normal place of work will be an area/locality to be determined however you may be required to work at any council/multi agency workplace within County Durham.

You will support the Neighbourhood Intervention Manager (Neighbourhood Protection) in delivering a community safety service that impacts upon ASB, crime and the fear of crime, and delivers improved outcomes for the people of County Durham. 

The role includes –working in partnership with all relevant agencies and assisting in the co-ordination of the delivery of all Multi Agency Problem Solving Groups (MAPS) in the county. To ensure the provision of timely, relevant and effective advice, guidance, support and information on all aspects of community safety to the Council and its partners as appropriate.

You will co-ordinate partnership activity arising from the MAPS including time limited action plans. Coordinate and support partners in their role and ensure that responsibilities regarding child and adult sexual exploitation and early help are met.

Assist with the management of designated budgets including external grant funding to support the delivery of community safety activity.

Significant experience of community safety work including evidence of: Project management, co-ordinating and delivering training and problem solving is essential.

Where our roles are customer facing and you are required to speak to members of the public, the ability to converse at ease with customers and provide advice in accurate spoken English is essential for the post. As a disability confident employer, we are committed to employing disabled people and people with health conditions making reasonable adjustments to support disabled applicants when required.

Required Qualifications:
NVQ Level 3 related subject area e.g. ASB Case Management, Social Work

This post may be subject to Police Vetting Level 2 (NPPV2) 

It is anticipated that interviews may be held on Thursday 24/08/2017 and Friday 25/08/2017 (a.m.) however, this is subject to change.

For further information about the post please contact: Caroline Gardner, Neighbourhood Intervention Manager on tel. no. 03000 268884 or email

Apply on-line via the jobs portal or for further assistance contact the HR Operations & Data Team on telephone no. 03000 262863 / 267245 or email

Please note that all communication regarding your application for this post will be sent to the email address that you have registered with North East Jobs, including your invite to interview if you are short-listed. Please check your email after the closing date for notification from ‘DONOTREPLY@NORTHEASTJOBS.ORG.UK’ as you will not be notified by any other means.

Permanent Durham County Council employees wishing to undertake a temporary post within the Council, whether this is within their substantive service, or across services, should seek the approval of their Line Manager/Senior Manager to undertake this temporary post with the guarantee to return to their substantive post at the expiry of the temporary post. If the temporary post is reviewed and further extended, agreement must be sought from the employee’s substantive line manager.

If you are registered with Durham County Council redeployment and wish to be considered for a prior consideration interview for this post please contact the HR Operations & Data Team on 03000 262863 / 267245.

Please note in all cases (Durham County Council staff) the interview date must be prior to your end date.

In line with the County Council’s Recruitment & Selection Policy, please note that we are unable to accept CV’s. Any information provided on CV’s will not be considered for short-listing purposes.