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Neighbourhood Officer

This vacancy has now closed and is listed for reference only.
Vacancy Summary
London Borough Of Waltham Forest
£30,000 - £34,999
Waltham Forest
Working Pattern:
Full Time
36 hours per week.
DBS Check:
Closing Date:
10/09/2019 at 23:55 PM
Vacancy Description

Neighbourhood Officer
The cleanliness, safety and quality of our streets continues to be the biggest influence that
the Council has on residents’ everyday quality of life. Our challenge is to continue to
improve services in public realm, support growth and contribute to the savings targets
demanded by reductions in central government funding. The Neighbourhoods Directorate
takes a universal view of our street scene; ensuring that issues and services such as street
cleansing, waste, enviro-crime, noise, anti-social behaviour and grounds maintenance are
dealt with in a comprehensive, common sense and resident-friendly manner.
You will champion your Neighbourhood Ward overseeing a range of issues including street
cleansing, refuse and recycling collection services to ensure local residents’ needs are met.
You will have a can do attitude and be able to achieve results using your skills, knowledge
and experience of working in a multi-disciplined, community focused environment.
You work closely with ward councillors, communities and partners to help improve the
quality of life of local residents and ensure that the Council continues to deliver quality
You will undertake enforcement and compliance activities relating to enviro-crime, noise, nuisance, waste management/street cleansing, grounds maintenance/trees as part of a rota
including week days, evenings and weekends.

Equal Opportunities
Waltham Forest is a diverse borough where diversity is valued and is integral to both, service delivery and employment of its staff. The Council is proud of its rich mix of communities and as the largest employer in the area, it works hard to respond to the changing needs of its population.

We use our statutory duties on race, gender and disability equality and best practice in respect of age, faith and sexual orientation to ensure equality of opportunity in the workplace.

The Council is committed to meeting its 4 equality objectives contained within the Waltham Forest Council Equality Plan 2012/2015:

- Promoting equality of opportunity

- Opposing all forms of discrimination, intolerance and disadvantage

- Ensuring our workforce reflects the diverse communities of Waltham Forest at all levels.

- Providing fair, appropriate, accessible and excellent Services to all.

Respecting Diversity is a core Council value.

How to apply
Application Information The councils preference is for on-line application forms. However if you have a disability and are unable to complete an on-line application, please ring 0208 496 4227 who will be able to arrange an alternative. For more information on how to complete your application form, follow this link: Applying for a job at Waltham Forest Council

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