Public Protection Officer

  • Location
    Romford, Greater London
  • Salary
    £35.00/Hourly
  • Category
    Public Sector - Public Sector
  • Job type
    Temporary contract
  • Industry
    Public Sector
  • External Reference
    JN-112020-152547


  1. The post holder reports to a Public Protection Manager

  2. The post holder does not have any line management responsibility.

  3. The post holder will carry out casework within specific technical areas.

  4. The post holder will be required to work 36 hours per week some of which will be required to be outside of business hours based on the demands of the service.

  5. The post holder is responsible for ordering and maintaining equipment and protective clothing available to assist in the duties of the post.


To respond to and fully investigate reactive request for service relevant to Public Protection and own areas of competency as defined within your PDR and 121's.To carry out proactive work such as inspections and sampling programmes


To support Projects as agreed with a Public Protection Manager


To achieve agreed performance targets for the service and individually as defined within service and corporate plans; and PDR's/121's


To maintain a technical and legal knowledge of specified technical areas of expertise within the Public Protection Technical Competency Matrix


To be aware of the sensitive nature of the services provided so as to respond swiftly and effectively to allay incidents that could have the potential for adverse publicity and be detrimental to the council


To liaise and work with members and senior managers in relation to own caseload


To maintain close links and promote collaboration and partnership working with relevant stakeholders and clients in relation to your current caseload


To ensure maximum customer care provision when completing caseload and support projects to support a robust service monitoring and performance programme



  1. Experience of successfully managing a multi-disciplined enforcement caseload.

  2. Experience of successfully working within varied Public Protection Services.

  3. Experience of effectively working with key stakeholders and clients such as members, residents, external agencies, business partners and the private sector.

  4. A high level of achievement in meeting statutory duties, attaining legal compliance and enforcement work through to successful prosecution.

  5. Experience of supporting the delivery of projects from inception to completion.

  6. Experience of the use of ICT, the MS Windows operating system, MS Word, MS Excel, MS Project, MS Powerpoint, GIS, Instant Messages, App's and tools for mobile working.

  7. Experience of ordering products and equipment to support own work, ensuring appropriate records are kept for audit purposes.

  8. Experience of working through the democratic process including reporting to committees, forums and strategic groups.

  9. Experience in supporting the implementation and maintenance of quality management systems.

  10. Experience of cross authority working.


Experience of supporting change and transformation

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Please apply with your CV to: Charlotte St.Clair