Positive employment is recruiting for a Violence Reduction Coordinator of our client based in the London Borough of Newham.
The post holder will coordinate the delivery of interventions tackling serious crime alongside the work of the local community and partner agencies – including the Metropolitan Police, local authorities, youth services, health services, VCS, and criminal justice agencies in line with Newham’s Violence Reduction Plan and MOPAC’s Violence Reduction Unit framework.
Duties and Responsibilities:
To promote and develop the service with partners across the Borough.
To oversee, manage and support the development and the delivery interventions tackling serious crime.
To develop new and identify a network of agencies and services that will support offenders in the community, with emphasis on addressing the individual needs for education, training, employment, accommodation, and health support.
To lead and chair multi agency meetings to manage risk and identify lead professionals for each service user where appropriate.
To deliver services in partnership with primarily police, probation, and Youth Offending Services.
To provide advocacy and support that will facilitate the personal and social development of service users of the project.
To prepare progress reports as required.
To supervise, manage and motivate officers working in the team, ensuring development supports the service needs.
To work flexibly with partnerships and external services to meet the needs of a diverse client base.
To ensure that all work is consistent with the borough’s crime reduction strategies and all other relevant strategies.
To keep abreast of existing and new developments such as Government legislation, financial practices, and roles of other agencies.
To carry out other duties as directed within the scope of the post.
Good Negotiation skills
Previous experience in a supervisory role
Rate: £28.95 umbrella
Hours: 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Please note only candidates eligible to work in the UK will be considered
Please note successful candidates will be required to undergo an enhanced DBS check on the updated service