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Community Safety Apprentice

Chelmsford City Council
Chelmsford, Essex
£159.10 per week
Closing date
16 Jan 2022

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Job Details

An opportunity has arisen to undertake an apprenticeship within the Community Safety team at Chelmsford City Council.

You will gain hands on community safety and safeguarding experience assisting with a variety of meetings and projects carried out by the team to include, Crucial Crew, Reality Roadshow, Safer Streets (around the night time economy of Chelmsford) and many others. The majority of projects and events within the team are carried out in response to an issue identified within the community, this brings a large element of variety to the role – no two days are the same.

This role is an excellent opportunity to acquire practical skills, knowledge and experience supporting Community Safety Officers, getting to understand how we work to keep residents of Chelmsford safe and protected whilst working with a range of other agencies. You will also have the opportunity to accompany and assist members of the team to events and initiatives.

The successful applicant must have good standards of literacy and numeracy, be able to work as part of a team, and have good communication skills.

This is a fixed term contract during which you will be working towards a Business Administration level 3 apprenticeship.

You will be required to work 37 hours per week, normally being based at the Civic Centre but may be required to travel and / or work from other locations as required.

If you are interested but want to find out more before applying you can email any questions to We are also holding an online information session on Monday, 10th January at 2pm. Please email Karen if you are considering applying and would like to attend.  

Chelmsford City Council is committed to safeguarding vulnerable groups and expects all employees to share this commitment and have a range of policies and procedures in place which promote safeguarding and safer working practices across our services. The Council's Safer Recruitment process contains pre-employment vetting which includes safeguarding training, obtaining references and ensuring compliance with the Disclosure and Barring Service process.

To view further details for this role including the job description, please click the link on the attachments section above.


Working at Chelmsford City Council

Chelmsford City Council’s core objectives are to provide high quality public spaces and increase the quality of life of the citizens. Chelmsford is also committed to promote a more sustainable and healthier environment.

As employer, Chelmsford has a strong focus on career growth and skills development, offering a variety of training opportunities for staff. 

Why work for Chelmsford?

  • Competitive salary.
  • Great railway connections.
  • Interest free loans for bus or train season tickets.
  • Training and development.
  • Employees will have cash plan scheme to cover healthcare costs, such as dental or optical costs.
  • Generous annual leave allowance.
  • Work/life balance.
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01245 606606
Civic Centre
Duke Street
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