Anti-Social Behaviour Case Manager

Recruiter
Northampton Borough Council
Location
Northampton
Salary
24174.00 - 28485.00 GBP Annual
Posted
20 Sep 2017
Closes
04 Oct 2017
Job Type
Contract
Anti-Social Behaviour Case Manager (Job Share)

An opportunity has arisen for the job share role of Anti-Social Behaviour Case Manager at Northampton Borough Council. The Council is working towards becoming an employer of choice with its Vision of a Northampton - Ambitious, Prosperous, Proud supported by the Values of Leadership, Integrity, Service Excellence, Challenge and Responsibility.

As a key member of a dedicated team, you'll take a proactive and integrated approach to tackling anti-social behaviour. You'll be dealing with cases involving groups, individuals and locations, taking statements from victims and witnesses and recommending appropriate action from a range of possible legal remedies and preventative measures.

The role provides the opportunity for the development of case management experience involving anti-social behaviour, and of working in partnership with other agencies. Knowledge in the application of the Crime & Disorder Act 1998, the ASB, Crime & Policing Act 2014 and Housing Legislation is required. Experience of working within Social Housing, Community Safety or with Community Safety Partnerships would be advantageous.

Expect in return support and encouragement, involvement in taking key decisions, a high profile in partnership working and significant opportunities to build on your experience and develop your skills.

Duties will include: -

- Receive and coordinate casework in relation to serious anti-social behaviour involving disorderly groups and individuals where legal action against perpetrators and/or diversionary or preventative measures are required.

- Liaise with Police, Solicitors, Social Care and Health, Probation Services and other relevant external agencies and organisations in terms of the resolution of anti-social behaviour and to convene or attend case conferences as required.

- Maintain accurate records in a thorough and organised manner to include confidential material and statistical information.

- To provide and present evidence in legal proceedings and appear in Court as a witness or professional witness on behalf of the Council in anti-social behaviour cases that require enforcement action when necessary