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Outreach Worker – Peterborough/ Fenland

Closing Date: June 3rd, 2013

Location: Peterborough/ Fenland
Cantract: fixed term (12 months)
Full time
Salary: Starting from £21,099 per annum
Closing date: 3rd June, 2013
Do you think you have what it takes to help improve local accountability of Cambridgeshire Police to the public? Do you want to make a positive impact on community safety in your area through the use of voluntary organisations and others? Are you interested in a challenging, responsible and public-facing role? If you are a proactive, highly organised team player with excellent written and verbal communication skills who is able to multi-task, then the Office of the Cambridgeshire Police and Crime Commissioner would like to hear from you.Cambridgeshire Police and Crime Commissioner Sir Graham Bright is looking for a committed individual to join his busy team in the role of Outreach Worker for the Peterborough/ Fenland area. The Commissioner’s role is to work with police and partners to ensure they effectively tackle the local crime and disorder which affects each neighbourhood and matters most to the people who live and work there. One of the core responsibilities of this role is to listen to the public as individuals and collectively, such as parish councils, and to work in partnership with local agencies and voluntary organisations to identify and deliver shared solutions to local crime and anti-social behaviour problems in priority areas.The location of the work will primarily be Peterborough and Fenland, but there will be a requirement to regularly travel to other parts of Cambridgeshire as necessary, including to the OPCC’s base in Cambourne. The successful candidate will be self motivated. Working hours are standard office hours (9 until 5, Monday to Friday) but a flexible working scheme is operated. There will be a requirement for some evening/ weekend work.If you are interested please either contact Anna Horne for an initial informal chat on (01954) 713467.This vacancy is a fixed term contract for one year.