Modern Slavery and Vulnerable Communities Co-ordinator | Suffolk Constabulary

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Modern Slavery and Vulnerable Communities Co-ordinator

Landmark House, Ipswich
Permanent – Full Time (37 Hours)
£28,023 - £31,875 per annum
Closing Date: Friday 05 June 2020 at 5pm
Please quote Ref: D1873 on application form

Applications are invited for the newly created Modern Slavery and Vulnerable Communities Coordinator to be part of the Neighbourhood Partnership Team based at Landmark House. The role will include working alongside internal staff and partner organisations to support the Constabulary in delivering against key local and national strategies aligned to Modern Slavery and Vulnerable Communities. The successful candidate will be working collaboratively to develop systems and process in relation to Modern Slavery, supporting operational staff with training. Supervising the three Modern Slavery and Vulnerabilities Advisors, they will be working closely as a team to prevent exploitation, provide advice and pursue offenders.

It is essential that applicants meet the following criteria: 

  • Good working knowledge of policy and process, including local protocol, in relation to modern slavery with the ability to interpret and apply relevant guidance
  • Experience of working with vulnerable persons and/or communities
  • Able to proactively develop effective working relationships with colleagues, partners and other stakeholders, understanding their needs and concerns, demonstrating good team working skills
  • Problem solving skills with the ability to identify cause and effect and develop a course of action designed to target root causes as well as manage impacts
  • Possess good time management skills with the ability to prioritise and plan own workload
  • Skilled in the use of standard IT packages, systems and/or databases to fulfil role requirements
  • Ability to attend and pass a one-day DDE training course at the College of Policing and Police National Database (PND) training course.
  • Ability to travel throughout the County as required

It is desirable that applicants meet the following criteria:

  • Possess a good working knowledge of issues affecting vulnerable communities with an understanding of available support agencies and referral pathways
  • Experience of working in a multi- agency environment

Role Profilemodern_slavery_coordinator.pdf

Hours of work are 37 per week Monday to Friday (daytime). This post is offered on a permanent basis. Location of work will be Landmark House

Consideration will be given to whether the post can be delivered on either a part time or job share basis, in line with the organisational requirements of this role.

If you would like an informal discussion about the post, please contact [email protected]

Please return completed applications by email to below email address quoting vacancy Reference Number D1873 [email protected]

Anyone who wishes to be considered for appointment should download an application pack and monitoring form as they must be submitted together.

These forms as well as application guidance notes are also available on the right hand side of the page in the Downloads section.

Please return completed applications by email to [email protected].