PS/781/H Crime Prevention Officer

Location: Hatfield
Role: Police Staff
Department: Crime Reduction and Community Safety
Closing Date: 25-03-18
An opportunity has arisen for one vacancy within the Crime Reduction and Community Safety Department.

The successful candidate will provide strategic crime prevention advice and support to the Local Policing Command (LPC), businesses, the public and other organisations. They will have strong problem solving skills, and will work closely with colleagues and partners across the county in setting up projects aimed at reducing crime/catching offenders.

The candidate will have good communication skills and be able to work with others, they will work closely with other agencies, partners and businesses, often at a senior level. They will also be expected to attend regular meetings at Police HQ and elsewhere in the County.

They will also possess strong interpersonal skills with an ability to engage with and motivate a diverse cross section of people. They will have contact with Police Officers and staff at all grades, as well as members of the public and partner agencies. They will provide crime prevention training to Police Officers and Staff. They will provide personal crime prevention advice to vulnerable victims.

The candidate will have sound IT, presentation and facilitation skills and be able to work under their own initiative.

Applicants must be prepared to attend a one week residential training course in order to acquire the appropriate skills and knowledge for the role.

For further information or an informal chat please contact Inspector Nicola Dean on 01707 638435.

For the purposes of the application you will be expected to provide evidence against the four personal qualities below and the entry requirements:

• We analyse critically
• We are innovative and open minded
• We take ownership
• We deliver, support and inspire

There is a word count limit of 500 words per section.

Please note, if you are shortlisted for interview you will be expected to evidence against all personal qualities and the entry requirements stipulated in the role profile.

All internal staff from Hertfordshire Constabulary (including Agency Workers and specials, but excluding volunteers and apprentices who have not yet completed at least 9 months of their apprenticeship) are eligible to apply for this post.

Police Staff at risk of redundancy are given priority for all vacant posts. Any individuals in a redeployment situation who are interested in applying for this role please contact your nominated HR Project Officer as soon as possible.

Please note that this advert will be live to redeployees through out the recruitment of this advert. Any redeployee that applies will only need to evidence against the minimum entry requirements of the role profile. They will take priority over other candidates at any point during the recruitment process up until a final offer is produced and you will be notified if this happens.

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