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Ref no:
MOR07951
Published:
20/1/2023
Closes:
3/2/2023
Location:
The Annexe, 2 - 10 High Street, Elgin, IV30 1BY
Salary:
£39,321.10 - £43,128.80 per year
Contract Type:
Permanent
Position Type:
Full Time
Hours:
36.25 hours per week
Work From Home:
Hybrid

Job Description

To lead, develop and quality assure the Public Health responsibilities with Environmental Health including Community Safety/Antisocial Behaviour and determine what actions are required to ensure that changes are achieved to timescale, standard and budgets.  Develop, implement and evaluate the Community Safety Strategy and associated plans.  Work closely with the Community Safety Partnership and a variety of internal and external stakeholders as well as communities.  Lead, develop and implement all aspects of the Public Health Scotland Act 2008 and Antisocial Behaviour Act 2004. Co-ordinate support for all Antisocial Behaviour initiatives and line manage Community Safety/ASB staff.

Responsibilities

Lead responsibility for Public Health, including investigation and enforcement.

Lead responsibility for Community Safety and Antisocial Behaviour development, ensuring synergy with Housing & Social Work service and Police Scotland, including strategies, policies.  Implementation future planning and determining what actions are required to ensure that changes are achieved to timescale, standard and budget.          

Provide leadership to the staff engaged in Public Health, Community Safety/ASB and advise the Community Safety Partnership.

Responsible for the direction, training and development of the Community Safety/ASB staff.  This includes prioritising and evaluating activities across Community Safety/Antisocial Behaviour ensuring strategic links with Community Planning partners

Ensure communication links are in place with all functions of the Moray Council and Partners to ensure that knowledge of Community Safety is up to date and duplication of effort is reduced. Work with partners to align resources, budgets and activities to determine outcomes identified in Moray 2023 and associated Community Safety Strategy.

Day to Day management of the Public Space CCTV system in relation to maintenance.

Contribute to the formulation and implementation of and complying with the objectives, policies and procedures of the Environmental Health section.

The Individual

Considerable period of relevant working experience

Managing, developing and motivating teams including robust performance

Knowledge of the issues and practicalities surrounding crime and disorder

Professional qualification in Public Health/Community Safety or demonstrable experience

Facilitating, managing and highlighting areas of improvement

Effective negotiating and influencing skills

Project management skills

Excellent organisational and time management skills

Proven ability to prioritise tasks/actions to work to deadlines

Competent use of IT equipment, software and effective keyboard skills

Ability to work on own initiative and as part of an effective team

An in-depth understanding of statutory requirements, new initiatives, legislation or policy to determine the impact on Community Safety

Experience of thinking creatively to develop innovative solutions to improve services

Ability to develop external funding bids

Implementation and evaluation of projects and initiatives

Demonstrable ability to analyse statistical information with attention to detail in the processing of information

Effective Observation skills

Possess good communication skills both orally and in writing

You will be expected to travel efficiently and effectively between various work locations within Moray to meet the operational requirements of the Service.  Due to the rural nature of Moray this is normally undertaken by use of a car/van

Ability to develop excellent working relationships with a wide range of agencies

Sensitivity to local and organisational issues

Ability to communicate information to all levels

Ability to work jointly with other agencies

Willingness to accept direction/delegation

Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines

There is a requirement to attend locations/sites/venues across Moray on a regular basis

Ability to work flexibly to meet the needs and demands of service

Ability to work in an open plan office

Ability to work in different offices dependent upon service requirements

Able to work outwith normal office hours to meet the needs of the service

Closing Date:  3rd February 2023

Starting Salary:  £39,321.10

£20.86 per hour

36.25 hours per week

For further information contact: Karen Sievewright, karen.sievewright@moray.gov.uk