Community Protection Officer

  • Contract
  • South Yorkshire, United Kingdom
  • £18 to £35 per hour

Community Protection Officer

A client of mine in Rotherham is looking for a Community Protection Officer to join their team for a period of 3 months to provide technical and professional advice to the service and its customers, Lead/facilitate other staff to ensure effective service delivery and delivery of projects, including training, planning and allocating work, checking work is completed to time and quality and carrying out on-job training.

To carry out research, monitoring of data and reviews of local and national policy and best practice and monitor the performance of the service ensuring that performance and quality standards are maintained in line with the service’s performance management framework and service and corporate plan objectives

To produce action plans and work programmes and assist in the development and implementation of policies, procedures and marketing strategies and organise and chair meetings, focus groups and working groups, both internal and external, including setting or agreeing agendas

Ensure good financial management to meet budgetary targets and present formal and informal reports to all levels of management and Elected Members, including recommendations for improvement or future action

Handle customer complaints (verbal and written) to the appropriate resolution within agreed timescales


Knowledge and understanding of relevant legislation, regulatory and performance standards and best practice in this area

Managing and developing people within a service delivery organisation, including carrying out performance and development reviews and recruitment and selection

Delivering customer services in a fast paced and high volume working environment

Experience of maintaining, developing and communicating with multiple and varied internal and external stakeholders

Practical knowledge of financial procedures e.g. procurement/budget monitoring

Experience of reviewing and revising business processes and implementing new ways of working

Experience of performance management, quality assurance systems and compiling statistics and reporting information

Experience of successfully managing projects from initiation through to completion, including the development and introduction of new initiatives

Using a range of computer applications and ICT including word processing, spreadsheets, databases, presentation software, internet and e-mail


Environmental Health Degree or CIEH approved Post-Grad Degree

Qualification in a related specialist field e.g. HHSRS, RSH diploma in air pollution, RSH diploma in environmental quality, IOA diploma in acoustics

Management qualification at Level 5 or above

Please note this role falls inside IR35.

To apply for this position please submit your up to date CV via email or contact Karen Otton on 02392 314795

stride is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy.


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