Community Protection Officer - Council

  • Job Reference: 18658
  • Date Posted: 25 June 2024
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  • Location: Walsall, West Midlands
  • Salary: £23.48 Per Hour
  • Sector: Government & Defence
  • Job Type: Contract

Job Description

Role: Community Protection Officer REF 18658
Contract Length: 6 months with possible extension
Location: Hybrid/Walsall - minimum 3 days at office
IR35: Inside
Pay Rate to Intermediary: £23.48 per hour


Spinwell is recruiting for a Community Protection Officer for an excellent opportunity within the public sector.



Visits, processing applications, interviewing and investigating breach of legislation and looking at prosecutions, undertaking prosecutions



  • Excellent written communication skills and experience of writing reports for management and stakeholders and prosecution reports; applications for injunctions and orders; committee reports as well as be able to communicate in writing with the full range of service users
  • Excellent verbal communication skills to represent the service at corporate and external forums and to be able to give evidence in court and present at committee hearings. To be able to mediate and negotiate between parties and communicate with the full range of service users and partners
  • Excellent public speaking and presentation skills to represent the service at corporate, regional, multi-agency and other operational forums as required and to give evidence in civil and criminal courts and licensing hearings
  • Working knowledge of the requirements of the full range of criminal and civil legislation within scope of the team and detailed knowledge of at least one such area.
  • Excellent knowledge and evidence of practical application of the full range of tools and powers for effective enforcement of the legislation within scope of the service
  • Able to devise creative and innovative solutions to achieve positive outcomes and impacts for service users, residents, businesses and visitors to the borough in line with corporate and service priorities
  • Excellent team player and ability to train and mentor colleagues including devising creative and innovative solutions for problems affecting the service and team. Ability to identify own training needs and undertake training including attending training courses as required.
  • Willingness to work out of hours, including evenings and weekends, and at short notice and on rota as required
  • A methodical approach, excellent ability to prioritise work and attention to detail in carrying out work

If you are a Community Protection Officer, apply now or send your CV to Spinwell!



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