Community Safety Coordinator

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Community Safety Coordinator

An opportunity has arisen within our Prevention & Protection section for a Community Safety Coordinator based at Lifewise in Hellaby, Rotherham.

The overall purpose of the role will be to contribute to improving the health, wellbeing and cohesion of local communities through the implementation and promotion of a range of community engagement and social inclusion activities.  Working closely with partner agencies to develop an in-depth understanding of local communities and their needs and use this information to help identify and deliver a wide range of community projects and local initiatives. Lead team of FCSO’s and Volunteers when applicable to achieve individual and team goals.

To be considered for this role you will have previous experience of leading and managing a diverse team and developing work streams to enable engagement with the communities across South Yorkshire.  Possess excellent administration skills.  Do be able to demonstrate and evidence a working knowledge of partnership working and developing existing partnership.

You must possess ILM/CMI Level 5 or equivalent qualification, a clean and full driving license, an understanding of and a commitment to the vision and values of SYFR.  Demonstrate awareness of Equality and Diversity issues and how they relate to the wider community.  Must also be able to demonstrate and understand the importance of providing a quality support service.

The key duties will include managing a team, coordinating the Fire Death and Serious injury work that SYFR undertake, working with the communities across South Yorkshire, to oversee and develop the home safety check work that the organisation undertakes, to work in partnership with both internal and external people and agencies.  A working knowledge of data and integrating data to target work.  Working with firesetters and schools to deliver education packages and interventions.  Training and developing training packages to deliver both internally and externally.  Overseeing and assessing events to deliver our key safety messages.

For more information about the role contact Amanda Thompson on 07771500729 or Toni Tranter 07785 310943

A job description, person specification and application form for the role can be obtained via our website at or by contacting our Recruitment Team at

Closing date for applications is 17:00 hours on Friday 27th May 2022 

Interviews will be held week commencing Monday 13th June 2022

Applications from job share candidates will be considered and all applications will be given equal consideration.

All applications will be given equal consideration and we particularly welcome applications from individuals from Black or Minority Ethnic backgrounds (BME), women, those who identify as Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual or Transgender (LGBT) or are registered as disabled as these groups are currently underrepresented within our workforce. SYFR also offer a guaranteed interview scheme in relation to disability and further details of this can be found on our website.

Please note the appointment is subject to successful pre-employment screening i.e. asylum and immigration check, references, medical screening, substance misuse testing and Disclosure Scotland Criminal Records Check or Enhanced DBS check (formerly CRB) if applicable.

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