Operations and Regulatory Services
Newcastle upon Tyne
THIS IS A CATEGORY "E" POST.
Please note that in all cases written references will be taken up and made available to interviewers BEFORE the final selection stage; even if you indicate otherwise
Please see advert text
£19,650 - £20,852 per annum
Facility Services & Civic Management are looking to appoint a Neighbourhood Warden who will work in conjunction with Newcastle City Council and YHN Safer Living to support engagement with communities, reduction of Anti-Social behaviour and reporting of incidents.
If you like working outdoors, dealing with the public and making a positive difference to improve the City of Newcastle upon Tyne, then come and join the Neighbourhood Wardens Team.
The role will include the requirement to issue fixed penalty notices for offences relating to, littering, dog fouling, waste management. and to assist in the preparation of legal proceeding cases as instructed.
You must have a full valid clean UK driving licence and there will be a requirement to work flexibly to include alternating shifts, weekend, bank holidays and evening working.
You should be reliable and have a strong commitment to high standards of service, be confident speaking to people from all walks of life and age groups and have good negotiating skills.
You will be working with partner agencies to support community safety initiatives, tackle anti-social behaviour, gather intelligence, report incidents and environmental issues while being a highly visible representative of Newcastle City Council.
We offer 24 days annual leave pro rata, plus bank holidays rising to 28 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.
Neighbourhood Wardens work on an alternating shift pattern of day shift 08.00- 16.30 and late shift 13.30- 22.00 working 6 days on followed by 3 days off. Each shift pattern attracts payment enhancements.
Appropriate background checks, including DBS checks, will be required.
If you are a team player who is enthusiastic and committed to providing an excellent customer focussed service, please review the Person Specification and Job Description showing us how your experience could fit this post and enhance our team.
If you would like further information regarding these posts, please contact Victoria Milestone 0191 2115864
We are committed to protecting and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expect all staff to share this commitment. This post is working in regulated activity. If you are successful we will undertake additional recruitment checks which will include a check to see if you have had any criminal convictions, a check of police information and we will check the barred list(s). It is a criminal offence for a barred individual to apply for a job in regulated activity.
As this post involves working with children, vulnerable adults or dealing with sensitive information, written references will be taken up and made available to interviewers before the final selection stage; even if you indicate otherwise.
Apply online at www.northeastjobs.org.uk, select 'Apply Now' and complete our online application form.
7 October 2022