Anti-Social Behaviour Consultant

Recruiter
Accent Group
Location
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Salary
£30,000
Posted
04 Apr 2019
Closes
22 Apr 2019
Ref
KJ040401
Seniority
Officer
Contract
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Organisation Type
Housing association / RP

Anti-Social Behaviour Consultant

             

Who are Accent?

We own almost 22,000 houses across the north, east and south of the country.

They are home to over 35,000 customers. We exist to improve lives, providing people with high quality homes, affordably. Whatever their housing need, whether family, single, older or more vulnerable – our customers come first. They are always at the very heart of our business.

If you feel great about putting customers first, then we feel great about you joining the Accent team.

And we are a team. We live and breathe our values – we are smart, we are driven, we are caring and we are energetic – are you? If you can do what’s right and challenge what you think is wrong, relish the opportunity to work with some fabulous colleagues to improve the customer experience and make sure we keep to our promises, then you are the person we are looking for.

Come and join us and start your own journey with Accent. We aim to be number one, and you could help us get there.

You will be joining Accent at an exciting time. Our new 3-year Corporate Strategy ‘With you for your Journey’ sets out an ambitious and exciting agenda for the future that will establish Accent Group as a sector leading organisation.           

 

Location

Shipley

                  

Salary

The spot salary for this post is £30,600 per annum for applicants who fully meet the requirements of the post. Applicants, who do not meet all of the requirements of the post, will start 5% or 10% below the spot salary.       

            

Car Allowance

£1,250 per annum paid monthly (subject to TAX and NI deductions, non pensionable)    

               

The Role and Person

  • Permanent                      
  • 35 hours per week        

Your core role and focus is all about delivering a fantastic ASB advisory service to positively impact on the Accent Customer Experience.

You will inspire and support colleagues in ensuring that our proactive approach to anti-social behaviour is fully embedded within our business.

We want our people and our customers to be proud of the services and homes we provide and you have a key part to play in this.

 

A typical day might include:

  • Advising, supporting and developing the customer facing teams in relation to managing ASB queries and cases. Providing guidance on drafting witness statements and Court papers, liaising with Legal services on enforcement action, and supporting Court preparations.
  • To attend Court on occasion
  • Working with Accent colleagues and external agencies to shape and develop policy to proactively address serious anti-social behaviour (ASB) in our properties and local community
  • Proactively looking at solutions, new innovations and early intervention to prevent and address ASB in line with best practice
  • Leading and supporting our overall approach and service standard on CCTV, mediation, best practice in ASB resolution, information sharing protocols, etc in the regions
  • In conjunction with the customer facing managers, build networks with external stakeholders to support the Accent Customer Experience agenda
  • Advising and inspiring our team of mobile, multi-skilled, specialists to provide an excellent ASB customer experience, first time every time
  • Bringing our values to life through providing direction, coaching, support, empowerment and training on ASB for colleagues
  • Creating interesting, colourful and insightful reports on ASB cases and other performance measures in order to aid decision making and ensure your resources are focused in the right areas
  • Managing the Accent purse within your area of influence, ensuring value for money is delivered, showing our customers how much their money means to us    

The must haves

  • Experience of successfully dealing with ASB, and working in partnership with external agencies
  • Knowledge of ASB legislation and best practice
  • A supportive and engaged team player, with the customer and the community at the heart of all you do
  • Someone who develops and shares skills, experience and knowledge
  • Ability to adapt your communication style to suit the situation, and training of colleagues
  • Someone who recognises problems as an invigorating challenge and works diligently to achieve a positive outcome
  • Open, honest and take ownership of situations
  • Full UK driving licence and access to a vehicle for business use

The added extras

  • Sector knowledge would be useful, as would a recognised community safety qualification, but not essential
  • A can-do attitude is what we are looking for
  • Mediation and negotiation skills
  • Knowledge of ASB legalisation, and experience of representation in Court
  • We’re committed to our vision and demonstrate behaviours which are in line with our core values
  • We ensure that all aspects of our work are delivered with a customer focus to all internal and external users in line with our internal/external service offer
  • We uphold our commitment to inclusion, equality and diversity
  • We’re aware of our personal responsibilities regarding health and safety, and ensure that our Health & Safety policies are adhered to in all aspects of our work
  • We treat all data with respect, ensuring we only use it for the correct purpose and is handled safely and securely
  • We promote and achieve Value for Money (VfM) within our areas and across the organisation

Notice Period

  • 1 Month                                                 

Benefits

  • 28 days paid holiday per year rising by 1 day per year up to a maximum of one working week
  • Option to purchase additional holiday of up to 2 of your working weeks (at managers discretion)
  • Flexi-time scheme
  • Salary based contributory pension
  • Scheme with Life Assurance cover or a defined contribution pension
  • Scheme (SHPS)
  • Cycle Scheme
  • Learning & Development opportunities
  • Employee Assistance Programme              

Interview Date

  • TBC