Community Risk Officer

Job Summary
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Closed for applications on 20/08/2018 09:00
£21,693 - £23,111
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Job Category:
Fire and Rescue (Other roles)
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Employment Location:
Belmont, Durham
Closing date:
20 Aug
Further Information

Full Time: 37 hours per week, Monday – Friday
Part Time/ Job Share: 18.5 hours per week

The Service is seeking to appoint a number of caring, passionate and forward-thinking individuals to carry out the role of a Community Risk Officer as part of the Community Risk Management Section. We have both full and part time/ job share opportunities available for the right candidates.

Your responsibilities will cover a broad spectrum of community safety matters which will include the following areas:

Key Responsibilities of the Community Risk Officer include:

• Liaising with appropriate organisations and authorities, pertaining to high risk users whilst maintaining an oversight of complex cases and contribute to the
compilation of reports.
• Carrying out fire risk assessments with occupants during home visits.
• Identifying issues and signposting vulnerable people to other agencies to assist them to gain access to relevant resources in order to enhance the quality
of life.
• Educating and training members of the community in the reduction of fire risk through intervention.

Expected knowledge, skills and abilities of the Community Risk Officer include:

• Good interpersonal and communication skills
• Knowledge and understanding of equality and diversity issues within the community
• Ability to work to deadlines and under occasional pressure
• Ability to use initiative and imagination
• Ability to work remotely
• Flexible approach to working hours
• An ability to demonstrate practical skills

For further information please contact Mark Henderson on 0191 375 5594

Application packs should be returned to

Closing date for applications: 09:00 Monday 20 August 2018
Sift: week commencing 20 August
Interview dates: week commencing 27 August

Please note
This job is closed for applications.