Community Presence Officer

Camden, London (Greater)
£35,913 - £41,657
08 Apr 2019
21 Apr 2019
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The Role

We are looking for an energetic and diligent Community Presence Officer to be a part of Camden Councils community safety and emergency division. The role will involve delivering uniformed, visible community based patrol interventions that reduce risk and reassure communities. You will be creative as you will design and deliver integrated responses to problems in high risk areas. As well as this, you will be responsible for sharing information and promoting principles with all stakeholders, especially elected members.

You will be a great communicator and be confident in speaking to multiple high level stakeholders, including: Cabinet members, Ward Councillors, agencies, the Board, as well as local and central government departments. You will be able to influence and engage in a variety of different ways, due to having to communicate with a variety of key stakeholders.

You will be an active and self-motivated individual as you will lead and coordinate operations within the public realm settings utilising Neighbourhood Police, Street Presence, CCTV, and other Community Safety resources.

This role requires an enhanced DBS check.

About Camden

Camden’s main offices are located in modern award winning offices at King’s Cross. You can expect an exceptional range of benefits including discounted access to the onsite leisure facilities with swimming pool, recognition and reward for high performance with progression and pay increases, flexible and agile working hours and access to a leading pension scheme.

Camden is proud to be the country’s first Timewise council and as part of this accreditation, we work to help parents balance work with childcare. This fits in with our aim to be leaders in innovative flexible and part-time working that allows for different patterns of care and for parents to share childcare responsibilities.

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How to apply

To apply for this job please follow the "Apply" link. In the ‘Why you?’ section of the application form you will be expected to explain how you meet the key requirements for this role listed in this advert. When explaining how you meet each of the requirements, please give examples that clearly demonstrate your skills, knowledge and experience. When writing your examples give a brief description of the situation or task but focus on the actions you took and the result of your actions.

Camden is committed to making our recruitment practices barrier-free and as inclusive as possible for everyone. This includes making adjustments or changes for people who have a disability or long-term health condition. If you would like us to do anything differently during the recruitment process, or provide any information in an alternative format, please contact us on 020 7974 6655, at, or post to 5 Pancras Square, London N1C 4AG.

Closing date for applications: Sunday 21st April 2019 23:59

Interviews to be held: tbc

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Please quote reference: 180000ZV

Camden welcomes new employees on a monthly basis; next available dates for induction are; 20th May, 17th June and 15th July 2019