Safer Spaces Digital Evidence Officers

Location
Greenwich, London (Greater)
Salary
£25.137 - £26.520
Posted
25 Feb 2021
Closes
02 Mar 2021
Ref
REC/21/00102
Job role
Officer
Contract Type
Full time

Following a redesign of the service, we are now looking to appoint a number of exceptional candidates as Safer Spaces Digital Evidence Officers.

The Digital Evidence Team are responsible for improving community safety outcomes throughout the Royal Borough by delivering our 24/7 365 monitored CCTV service and by using state of the art technology to enhance the Council and MET Police’s response to crime and disorder affecting Royal Greenwich residents. The team will also be responsible for delivering digital enforcement and to work closely with the Community Safety Enforcement Team by collating evidence against offenders for use in prosecutions.

In addition to this, the team are responsible for managing Townwatch in all four Town Centre’s in Royal Greenwich to combat crime and disorder affecting our business community and Town Centre Stakeholders which will include actively gathering intelligence and evidence against the most prolific offenders and liaising with businesses to support prosecutions and/or civil recovery. 

In support of the Council’s approach to Integrated Enforcement, Officers will also be work collaboratively with other enforcement colleagues and agencies, and in other parts of the borough as required.

Successful applicants will be expected to hold a CCTV Public Surveillance qualification(s) and hold a current SIA Public Space Surveillance (CCTV) License. All staff will be vetted by the police prior to a formal offer of employment.

Essential criteria for the role include:

•             Hold a valid L2 in Public Space CCTV qualification as a minimum.

•             Basic knowledge of CCTV related legislation and codes of practice.

•             Ability to communicate clearly and accurately orally and in writing. 

•             Good eye-sight (with or without glasses) and hearing and the ability to recognise colours.

•             Already holds or willing to undertake Non-Police personnel level 1 vetting (mandatory for role).

•             Previous experience operating CCTV for public safety, enforcement and/or security purposes, particularly in a control room environment.

For further information, please contact Daniel Carberry (Safer Spaces Team Manager) – 0208 921 5703 or email at Safer-Spaces-Team@royalgreenwich.gov.uk

Diversity Statement: Royal Borough of Greenwich values the diversity of its community and aims to have a workforce that reflects this. We therefore encourage applications from all sections of the community.

High Volume Applications: Royal Borough of Greenwich reserves the right to close any vacancy earlier than the advertised closing date should there be a high volume of applications received.

Standard DBS: This role requires a Standard DBS. (This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act,1974)

Advert Close: All vacancies close at midnight unless otherwise stated

How Applications are Scored: Each application is scored according to how well the supporting statement addresses each point on the Person Specification for the role. Candidates will be short-listed for interview on the extent to which they meet the specific points within the Person Specification. The Person Specification is supplied with the job advert. When completing your application, please use the supporting statement section to tell us how you meet each of the points on the Person Specification. We need to have this information in order to consider your application. If you have a disability and are unable to meet some of the job requirements specifically because of your disability, please address this in your application. If you meet all the other criteria, you will be shortlisted and we will explore jointly with you if there are ways in which the job can be changed to enable you to meet the requirements.

Interview Arrangements: During this time, our priority for all of our recruitment activity is to make sure our applicants, hiring departments and new starters are informed, safe and supported. Careful and thorough consideration will be given to interview arrangements and for any essential in-person recruitment, we will ensure this is held in a suitable, secure setting with additional arrangements to ensure any current safety requirements are fully adhered to.

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