Neighbourhood Enforcement Warden

Job Summary
Contract Type:
Please See Advert Text
Working Pattern:
Full time
Advert Start Date:
Advert End Date:
Closed for applications on 23/11/2023 23:59
Grade 4 (SCP 12 - 17) £24,496 - £26,845
Hours per week:
Job Category:
Environmental Health / Trading Standards / Licensing
Vacancy ID:
Employment Location:
Jack Crawford House, Commercial Road, Sunderland
Number of posts:
Closing date:
23 Nov
Further Information

Permanent post (x2)
Fixed term posts until 31 March 2025 (x2)

We are looking for highly motivated individuals to take on the role of a Neighbourhood Enforcement Warden. You will be required to improve neighbourhoods for all stakeholders through the delivery of an anti-social behaviour and environmental enforcement function of prevention, education and enforcement.

On a daily basis you will be required to patrol areas as directed, you will need to have the ability to resolve conflict in a professional manner, stay calm under pressure, have good communication skills and be able to interpret and enforce legislation where and when necessary.

The role will include the requirement to issue fixed penalty notices for offences relating to, littering, waste management and breaches made under the City Wide Public Spaces Protection Order and to assist in the preparation of legal proceeding cases as instructed.

We offer 26 days annual leave pro rata, plus bank holidays rising to 31 days after 5 years. An excellent pension scheme and a range of benefits including discounts at various retail outlets, option to lease cars and buy electronic products through a salary sacrifice scheme are additional benefits available to Council staff.

You must hold, or be working towards obtaining a full valid UK driving licence and there will be a requirement to work flexibly, where you will be required to deal with all topics of the division’s workload and operational needs.  

Neighbourhood Enforcement Wardens work on an alternating shift pattern of day shift 07.30 - 15.30 or late shift 12.00 - 20:00 working 5 days over 7, which will include some weekends.

If you like working outdoors, dealing with the public and making a positive difference to improve Sunderland, then come and join the Neighbourhood Enforcement Team.

Previous experience, while desirable, is not essential as full training will be given. Interviews for the above posts is scheduled for week commencing 11 December 2023.

A further date may be added for interviews for any suitable candidates that may not be available during this week.

The authority is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children / young people and vulnerable adults. We expect all staff to share this commitment and a standard disclosure & barring service check (DBS) will be sought.

For an informal discussion please contact Gavin Bell, Environmental Enforcement Manager on 07900868153.

Applications should be made on-line at northeastjobs.org.uk/sunderlandcitycouncil. For further assistance contact Operational HR Services by email: jobs@sunderland.gov.uk.

Please note that CVs are not acceptable.

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This job is closed for applications.