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Integrated Offender Management Coordinator

  • Employer: London Borough Of Waltham Forest
  • Reference: 1268
  • Published: Sun 14/07/2024, 19:02 PM
  • Closing on: Mon 15/07/2024, 1:00 AM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: To be confirmed
  • Salary: GBP 46,041.00 - 49,083.00 per year
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: To be confirmed

Organisation: London Borough of Waltham Forest

Salary: PO4 £46,041 - £49,083

Contract Type: Fixed term (12 Months)

Working hours per week: 36

Application Deadline: Mon 15/07/2024

Proposed Interview Date(s): TBC


About Us:

Bursting with culture, energy, and opportunity, the London Borough of Waltham Forest is a fantastic and exciting place to work.

We are a highly ambitious borough. Driven by culture and the innate creativity of our residents, we have developed new and innovative ways to build our communities. Our Council is relentlessly resident-focused, insight-led, digitally driven and commercially minded; a Council focused on meeting the needs of our existing and future residents.

London Borough of Waltham Forest is one of the Mayor of London's Good Work Standard employers. This accreditation is a proof of our commitment to creating a healthy, fair and inclusive workplace. This includes fair pay and conditions, workplace well-being, skills and progression and diversity and recruitment.

About the role:

The Integrated Offender Management (IOM) Co-ordinator will lead and coordinate the work of the local Integrated Offender Management Waltham Forest unit and ensure effective service delivery. The coordinator will develop and sustain effective working relationships with key stakeholders and external agency partners from both an operational and strategic direction in line with MOPAC policies. The IOM Coordinator will provide specialist advice on changes relating to the IOM role and relevant legislation that will impact at national, regional and local levels

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Key Responsibilities:

Provide link with Police Risk management team and build similar connections with appropriate partner agencies including Probation, Health, Housing and Community Safety

Oversee the production of regular quarterly reports to MOPAC on the IOM cohort and its perpetrator and domestic abuse cohorts.

Coordinate, facilitate and evaluate monthly IOM panel meetings and keep a record of key decisions made to drive service improvement and policy development.

Coordinate all external agencies to engage with IOM and provide advice and guidance on emerging legislation, policies and strategies.

Establish membership and role within the council's Violence Reduction Partnership

Contribute to service / business plans for area of responsibility and to wider service planning and development activities.

Resolve enquiries at the first point of contact referring complex queries appropriately, efficiently, and effectively.

Qualifications and Requirements:

Degree or vocational qualification in relevant subject or area

Knowledge of the Criminal Justice System and specifically IOM

Experience of delivering harm reduction, alcohol and drug brief interventions and using motivational interview techniques.

Experience of establishing partnerships with other professions to achieve good outcomes for the client group e.g. criminal justice agencies, community groups, treatment services.

Understanding of the issues of substance misuse and offending behaviour.

A demonstrable commitment to the ongoing development and evaluation of services.

Excellent written and verbal communication skills. The ability to accurately record statistics for data purposes and to work to deadlines for the submission of information e.g. reports

Experience of working in a multi-agency team

Ability to maintain a consistently reliable standard of work and working to short deadlines.

Excellent time management skills, ability to work on own initiative, prioritising accordingly.

Excellent team working and interpersonal skills, maintaining a highly cooperative approach to supporting colleagues in delivering service objectives.

Terms and conditions:

This role is subject to safer recruitment practices as it involves work with children and/ or vulnerable adults;

Satisfactory DBS check;

This post is politically restricted therefore the post holder is disqualified from undertaking certain political activities under the Local Government Officers (Political Restrictions) Regulations 1990.

As a public authority, we must ensure that members of staff in public-facing roles are able to speak fluent English. This means that they must have a command of spoken English, with confidence and accuracy, sufficient for the effective performance of their role. This requirement does not refer to any particular English language qualifications, regional or international accents, dialects, speech impediments or the tone of conversations. It does not require staff to speak only in English.

How to Apply:

Interested candidates are invited to submit their applications online by pressing the 'Apply' button below. This includes a supporting statement that outlines to us how your skills and experience make you a good candidate for this vacancy.

We reserve the right to close this vacancy early if we receive sufficient applications for the role. Therefore, if you are interested, please submit your application as early as possible.

Equal Opportunity Employer:

Waltham Forest is a diverse borough where diversity is valued and is integral to both, service delivery and employment of its staff. The Council is proud of its rich mix of communities and as the largest employer in the area, it works hard to respond to the changing needs of its population. We use our statutory duties on race, gender and disability equality and best practice in respect of age, faith and sexual orientation to ensure equality of opportunity in the workplace. The Council is committed to meeting its 4 equality objectives: - Promoting equality of opportunity - Opposing all forms of discrimination, intolerance and disadvantage - Ensuring our workforce reflects the diverse communities of Waltham Forest at all levels. - Providing fair, appropriate, accessible and excellent Services to all. Respecting Diversity is a core Council value.

To support the above and reduce the risk of bias in its recruitment activities, the council is operating an anonymous shortlisting process, which hides personal information that can identify individuals until their application has been considered for shortlisting. The council also operates a scheme whereby, for jobs graded up to and including scale SO2, internal candidates are considered first. This includes those candidates who self-identify as having a disability for the purposes of the Disability Confident scheme. For more information, please refer to our recruitment and selection policy.

We are keen to support employees to balance their working life with other commitments. Therefore, wherever possible, we will consider working arrangements that suit an individual's personal circumstances whilst still meeting the needs of the Council. If you would like to discuss the possible flexible working options that might be applicable to this role, please contact the person named below or feel free to discuss this during your interview.

For more information on the benefits of working for the Council, please visit https://www.walthamforest.gov.uk/jobs-and-training/find-jobs-and-other-opportunities/working-us.

Contact Information:

If you have any questions about this vacancy or the application process, please contact Ana Figueira at ana.figueira@walthamforest.gov.uk

If you have any technical issues when trying to apply for this post, please contact our Recruitment Team via email at recruitment@walthamforest.gov.uk.

The Council's preference is for online application. However, if you have a disability and are unable to complete an online application, please email recruitment@walthamforest.gov.uk so we can arrange an alternative application method.

Click here for further information on the Human Resources recruitment privacy notice.
  • Employer: London Borough Of Waltham Forest
  • Reference: 1268
  • Published: Sun 14/07/2024, 19:02 PM
  • Closing on: Mon 15/07/2024, 1:00 AM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: To be confirmed
  • Salary: GBP 46,041.00 - 49,083.00 per year
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: To be confirmed