Community Safety Strategy Coordinator

An opportunity has arisen within Lincolnshire County Council for a Community Safety Strategy Coordinator to support the delivery of strategic and operational work on modern slavery and reducing offending, and the wider community safety agenda across the county.

The Community Safety Team is seeking a highly motivated and committed individual to join them in supporting the work of the Safer Lincolnshire Partnership, specifically the Modern Slavery and Reducing Offending Core Priority Group.  The post holder will provide strategic and professional expertise to enhance the partnership response to these agendas, so knowledge and experience in this field of work and a passion for keeping communities safe is essential. 

Director Area
Fire, Rescue and Public Protection
Job Location(s)
Service Area
Safer Communities
G10: 34,788 - 38,813
Job Category
Community Safety
Contract Type
Appointment Type
Hours per week
Relocation Expenses
Politically Restricted Post
Closing Date
Job Reference

The post holder will work closely with other partnership Boards to strengthen the County's response to modern slavery, with the aim of ensuring agencies continue to work as effectively as possible to safeguard those at risk of harm, so a good understanding of the safeguarding environment (children and adults) is essential. 

The successful candidate will work in collaboration with colleagues at all levels, both within Lincolnshire County Council and across key community safety partners, such as Police, Probation, District Councils and Health, so must be able to engage in complex operational partnership arrangements as well as strategic discussions. 

The ability to drive and enhance partnerships will be critical to success, so the post holder must have excellent networking and communication skills and a demonstrable ability to negotiate and influence others.

The Community Safety Team strives to ensure Lincolnshire remains at the forefront of innovative multi-agency practice within the Community Safety arena.  The successful applicant will need to be at the forefront of developments both nationally, regionally and locally, in order to identify new approaches and consider how these may be applied in Lincolnshire. The post holder will be involved in the development and/or management of new Community Safety projects, so previous experience of project management would be desirable. 

We will help you learn new skills, enjoy your day-to-day, encourage your development and work with your to reach your potential…all within a friendly and welcoming environment where no two days are ever the same and we all want to succeed together!

The authority is one of the largest county councils in the UK and we are ambitious for both the residents of our county and the people who work here. We care about our staff, It's important to us that you have an excellent work/life balance and the opportunity to further develop your knowledge and skills in a supportive Local Authority setting. 

At the heart of Lincolnshire is Lincoln City; famous for its stunning cathedral and impressive castle, the medieval quarter is a great contrast to the lively and youthful feel of this vibrant University City.   The county's historic market towns are steeped in history and brimming with life, our vibrant coast and areas of outstanding natural beauty make Lincolnshire the perfect place for your next career move.

We are offering a competitive salary of £34,788 - £38,813, along with a pension, a comprehensive benefits package including excellent discount schemes, cycle to work, civil service sports council membership and many areas for professional support and development.

Applications Close on 27/10/2019 and interviews will be held 11/11/2019.

If all this sounds like the role and place for you and you want to, then go ahead and read through the full Job Description, to help you do the best application possible, before clicking apply!  If you would like to know more about Lincolnshire County Council and our current vacancies then click on over to .  If you would like an open and informal discussion regards this role then please give Clare Newborn a call on 01522 553 804 or 07825 696 534.


Best of luck with your application!

All candidates are advised to read the attached job information pack prior to making an application.

On occasion we receive significantly more applications than expected for some vacancies and under such circumstances we reserve the right to bring forward the closing date of the advertisement. We therefore strongly advise you to apply for the role promptly to avoid disappointment should the closing date be brought forward. 

We operate a 'Silver Medallist' talent pool scheme whereby candidates who are not successful on this occasion may be considered for a period of up to 3 months for similar positions.

Lincolnshire County Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

We want our workforce to reflect the make-up of the community we serve. Therefore we welcome all applications irrespective of gender, ethnic origin, belief, sexual orientation, age or disability. We consider ourselves to be a family friendly employer, and offer flexible working patterns.

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