Prevention Through Education Coordinator - JRN: 20443
 

Ever wondered what it would be like to work for one of the biggest Police Forces in the UK? Exciting, challenging, thought-provoking and rewarding are just some of the ways we would describe it. And that’s not just the Police Officers. At Northumbria Police we’ve got 2000 staff making our community a safe place to live, work and visit. Fancy joining us?
 
An exciting opportunity has arisen for a challenging role as a Prevention through Education (PTE) Co-ordinator working within the Harm Reduction and Communities Department. The role will be primarily based at Forth Banks, but with a significant proportion of your time spent in the Area Command that you will have responsibility for (Either Southern or Central Areas) 
 
Northumbria Police are committed in creating a culture and delivering services around vulnerability and prevention.  As a Prevention Through Education Co-ordinator, you will be responsible for ensuring a professional and consistent approach is adopted to deliver targeted prevention inputs to educational establishments across the force. 
Partnership working is key to this role to develop a more joined up approach between Northumbria Police and partners. As the Co-ordinator you will work closely with the Community Safety Advisors within Safetyworks, Neighbourhood Policing Teams, Police Community Engagement Teams, The Violence Reduction Unit (VRU) and Schools to coordinate the scheduling and prioritisation of inputs to schools. 
 
What will I be doing?
• Liaising directly with educational establishments and the Safeguarding Officers to identify emerging areas of concern.
Promoting and raising awareness in relation to force prevention priorities, early intervention opportunities and national initiatives.
Building strong links with the Neighbourhood Policing Team and Community Engagement Team in your area command.
Ensuring a consistent approach across the force that builds on best practise and national initiatives, you will be line managed by Harm Reduction & Communities and be part of the Prevention Through Education Team governance and meeting structure. 
This role will be challenging and demanding given the number of educational establishments across the force area. You will be responsible for building and maintaining effective relationships with schools and other partner agencies. 
 
What essential skills are required?
• Strong communication skills and the ability to adapt to various stakeholders
Effective and efficient planning and organisation skills. You’ll need a strong ability to manage your own time and deliver to deadlines
Solid research skills and the confidence to work independently  
The ability to present to various audiences, such as partners, police officers and staff
You will require access to transport as you’ll be visiting schools and attending meetings across the force area
 
For further information please see the role definition: Prevention Through Education Coordinator.pdf
 
In return for your dedication and experience, we offer 24 days’ leave, + all of your bank holidays, increasing to 29 days after 5 years of service. We support our people inside and out of work – offering a very competitive pension scheme, childcare vouchers, and discounts on shopping and eating out through the Blue Light Card scheme. And to take care of your physical and mental well-being, we have trained mental health first aiders, an employee advice service and access to gyms in some stations.
 
Vetting level:
Recruitment Vetting (RV) 
 
Applicants must be a resident of the UK for a minimum period of 3 years to ensure vetting checks can be successfully performed.  A job offer will be dependent upon vetting clearance, medical information and references.
 
Northumbria Police are currently undertaking a role and reward project in respect of all police staff posts. For further information please contact the Talent Acquisition Team
 
If you have any queries with regard to the application process please contact the Talent Acquisition Team by email at careers@northumbria.pnn.police.uk
 
All staff including those appointed on fixed term contracts must successfully complete their probationary period before they are eligible to apply for a Northumbria Police vacancy.
 
 
Vacancy Contact:
Further details of this opportunity are available from Steven.Nicklin@northumbria.police.uk
 
Northumbria Police fully supports a policy of equal opportunities and we welcome applications from suitably qualified people from all sections of the community, regardless of age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, sex and sexual orientation. Appointments are based on merit alone.
 
Vacancy Type
Police Staff
Rank/Grade
Grade C
Location
Newcastle
Hours
Full Time
Salary Range
£20,040 to £21,837
 
Ever wondered what it would be like to work for one of the biggest Police Forces in the UK? Exciting, challenging, thought-provoking and rewarding are just some of the ways we would describe it. And that’s not just the Police Officers. At Northumbria Police we’ve got 2000 staff making our community a safe place to live, work and visit. Fancy joining us?
 
An exciting opportunity has arisen for a challenging role as a Prevention through Education (PTE) Co-ordinator working within the Harm Reduction and Communities Department. The role will be primarily based at Forth Banks, but with a significant proportion of your time spent in the Area Command that you will have responsibility for (Either Southern or Central Areas) 
 
Northumbria Police are committed in creating a culture and delivering services around vulnerability and prevention.  As a Prevention Through Education Co-ordinator, you will be responsible for ensuring a professional and consistent approach is adopted to deliver targeted prevention inputs to educational establishments across the force. 
Partnership working is key to this role to develop a more joined up approach between Northumbria Police and partners. As the Co-ordinator you will work closely with the Community Safety Advisors within Safetyworks, Neighbourhood Policing Teams, Police Community Engagement Teams, The Violence Reduction Unit (VRU) and Schools to coordinate the scheduling and prioritisation of inputs to schools. 
 
What will I be doing?
• Liaising directly with educational establishments and the Safeguarding Officers to identify emerging areas of concern.
Promoting and raising awareness in relation to force prevention priorities, early intervention opportunities and national initiatives.
Building strong links with the Neighbourhood Policing Team and Community Engagement Team in your area command.
Ensuring a consistent approach across the force that builds on best practise and national initiatives, you will be line managed by Harm Reduction & Communities and be part of the Prevention Through Education Team governance and meeting structure. 
This role will be challenging and demanding given the number of educational establishments across the force area. You will be responsible for building and maintaining effective relationships with schools and other partner agencies. 
 
What essential skills are required?
• Strong communication skills and the ability to adapt to various stakeholders
Effective and efficient planning and organisation skills. You’ll need a strong ability to manage your own time and deliver to deadlines
Solid research skills and the confidence to work independently  
The ability to present to various audiences, such as partners, police officers and staff
You will require access to transport as you’ll be visiting schools and attending meetings across the force area
 
For further information please see the role definition: Prevention Through Education Coordinator.pdf
 
In return for your dedication and experience, we offer 24 days’ leave, + all of your bank holidays, increasing to 29 days after 5 years of service. We support our people inside and out of work – offering a very competitive pension scheme, childcare vouchers, and discounts on shopping and eating out through the Blue Light Card scheme. And to take care of your physical and mental well-being, we have trained mental health first aiders, an employee advice service and access to gyms in some stations.
 
Vetting level:
Recruitment Vetting (RV) 
 
Applicants must be a resident of the UK for a minimum period of 3 years to ensure vetting checks can be successfully performed.  A job offer will be dependent upon vetting clearance, medical information and references.
 
Northumbria Police are currently undertaking a role and reward project in respect of all police staff posts. For further information please contact the Talent Acquisition Team
 
If you have any queries with regard to the application process please contact the Talent Acquisition Team by email at careers@northumbria.pnn.police.uk
 
All staff including those appointed on fixed term contracts must successfully complete their probationary period before they are eligible to apply for a Northumbria Police vacancy.
 
 
Vacancy Contact:
Further details of this opportunity are available from Steven.Nicklin@northumbria.police.uk
 
Northumbria Police fully supports a policy of equal opportunities and we welcome applications from suitably qualified people from all sections of the community, regardless of age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, sex and sexual orientation. Appointments are based on merit alone.