Support the Community Safety Manager in identifying emerging crime trends in the borough, and using problem solving analysis to identify solutions which can be communicated to senior decision makers.
Community Safety Tactical Analyst
Grade 6 £30,711 - £33,948 per annum
Take a leading, proactive role in continually analysing crime trends in the borough, flagging up key trends and recommendations to senior decision makers through reports and presentations.
Work with other analysts and colleagues across the service to maintain the council’s data warehouse, ensuring that the council has an up-to-date evidence base
Lead on the collection, analysis and evaluation of key community safety data to inform the Strategic Assessment process and the development of the annual Community Safety Plan.
Support the work of the Havering Community Safety Partnership (HCSP) and its sub groups by providing regular analysis in the form of written reports and verbal presentations, on crime trends by location and subject area
Lead on collection, analysis and evaluation of key community safety and local authority data to inform the Tasking Enforcement Group (TEG) process.
To work closely with partner agencies, internal and external, and the third sector with a view to expanding the range of datasets available to the partnership for tasking and co-ordination (TEG).
To co-ordinate, present and prepare detailed analysis and research for key operational sub-groups as and when needed.
To support officers in evaluating the effectiveness and impact of community safety projects and initiatives to identify best practice and best value in achieving crime and disorder reduction.
A degree in a relevant subject would be desirable.
Sound working knowledge of database management, skills in using Microsoft Excel at an advanced level and MapInfo GIS.
Flexible working hours within the framework of the Council’s flexitime scheme
The post holder may be required to work occasionally during evenings or weekends for which compensatory time off in lieu will be given.
Successful clearance at Level 2 of the national Non-Police Personnel Vetting procedure and a criminal records check, to be carried out on appointment. Eligibility for the Non-Police Personnel Vetting scheme requires 3 years’ continuous residence in the UK immediately prior to application for clearance.
• Experience of delivering high-profile research and analysis to a range of audiences preferably in the Community Safety field
• Evidence of high level understanding, and use of, a wide range of qualitative and quantitative research methods
• Experience of multi-agency working, preferably with some experience of working with the Police and Police data sources
• High level of computer literacy, including advanced use of spreadsheets, GIS mapping and other presentational software
• Experience of working in Community Safety or an associated area
• Demonstrable knowledge of the Crime and Disorder Act 1998 would be an advantage
• Understanding of local political structures and experience of having worked with elected Members would be an advantage
• Knowledge of customer insight tools and techniques would also be an advantage
The London Borough of Havering is a Disability Confident employer. Candidates who declare that they have a disability in accordance with the Equality Act 2010 and meet the essential criteria as specified in the Job Profile will be guaranteed an interview.
Priority consideration on all advertised roles will be given to London Borough of Havering Redeployees.
The London Borough of Havering is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable groups and expects staff and volunteers to share this commitment.
Please be aware that a Disclosure and Barring Scheme (DBS) check will be required for any position with access to these groups under the provision of the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974.
In addition, the Authority reserves the right to request employees undertake a basic disclosure check (Disclosure Scotland) where required for the role this includes anyone who has access to (or information obtained directly from) a government database, or has a GCSX account. These posts will be required to have a Basic Disclosure Scotland check as per the requirements of BPSS (Baseline Personnel Security Standards).
Should you require any help or advice with your online application, please contact the Recruitment Help Desk on: 01708 432770.
For an informal discussion about the post, please contact Diane Egan on 01708 432927
The closing date for the receipt of applications is 13th July 2020 however interest in this job may be high and we therefore reserve the right to close the vacancy early.
You will be notified if your application has been successful. Interview date to be scheduled.
Should you require any help or advice with your online application, please contact the Recruitment Helpdesk on 01708 432770.