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There are currently no vacancies at the Office of the Police and Crime Commissioner for Norfolk (OPCCN). 

However, a key responsibility for the PCC is the appointment of a Chief Constable for Norfolk.

Giles Orpen-Smellie is currently inviting applications for this position.

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Communications Officer - Norfolk County Community Safety Partnership

About the NCCSP

The Norfolk County Community Safety Partnership (NCCSP) is a multi-agency partnership made up of the Office of the Police and Crime Commissioner for Norfolk, Norfolk County Council, all of the county’s district councils, police, fire, clinical commissioning groups, Youth Offending Team and housing.

The partnership works with victims and communities to tackle crime and disorder within the county.

Since 2020, the NCCSP has been hosted by the Office of the Police and Crime Commissioner for Norfolk (OPCCN).

This role will sit within the wider communications team at the OPCCN and lead on the development and delivery of a communications strategy for the NCCSP, working with partners across a wide range of priorities. 

These priorities for the NCCSP include:

  • Domestic Abuse and Sexual Violence – working across partners to support victims and reduce offending
  • Preventing Extremism and Radicalisation, delivering the government’s Prevent strategy for the county
  • Tackling County Lines drug dealing and the associated violence and vulnerability
  • Leading on work to deliver Domestic Homicide Reviews and associated recommendations for the county
  • Tackling and raising awareness of Modern Slavery and Human Trafficking, supporting victims and creating a zero-tolerance environment for the conditions in which modern slavery and human trafficking thrive.

About the role

The successful candidate will lead on raising the profile of the NCCSP, working to develop greater public awareness and understanding of its role.

You’ll be taking the lead on the development and delivery of a communications strategy and associated campaigns, giving advice and support across the partnership, telling its stories through traditional media and finding opportunities to reach new audiences through a variety of channels.

This will include:

  • Researching, creating and delivering communications and marketing activity across a range of channels for the NCCSP in its priority delivery areas
  • Co-ordinating communications across the NCCSP and working in partnership with participating organisations and services
  • Providing communications advice and support to the Chair of the NCCSP on all aspects of Domestic Homicide Reviews
  • Building and maintaining relationships with key stakeholders and partners, to maximise reach of key messages and opportunities for collaborative working
  • Monitoring and evaluating the impact of communications and marketing strategies, outputs and projects.

About you

This is an exciting new role that will offer the successful candidate the chance to develop and shape communications across the multiple areas of the NCCSP's work.

You’ll need to have a minimum of two years’ experience of:

  • Working in a multidisciplinary communications and marketing role in a complex and varied organisation
  • Delivering a wide range of communications and marketing activity and clearly demonstrating ability to adapt the style to suit different channels and audiences
  • Developing and delivering communications and marketing campaigns across a range of channels
  • Working with internal and external partners and stakeholders to design and deliver joint communications and marketing strategies, plans and activity
  • Evaluating, measuring and reporting on the impact of activity across a range of channels.  

 Please see the job description and full role specification for more details.

About working here

The OPCCN is based at Norfolk Constabulary Headquarters in Wymondham, Norfolk. In line with Covid restrictions all work is currently taking place remotely and long-term agile/remote working will be available.

You’ll be working with the wider OPCCN team, which includes specialists in a range of statutory and commissioned services and functions and colleagues working to the NCCSP.

The OPCCN is home to an agile and multi-disciplinary team, we’re committed to supporting the development of our people and our ongoing commitment to build and maintain modern working practices. 

Part-time (22.5 hours per week)

Permanent

Band F (£33,618 – £38,376 (pro-rata)) 

Norfolk OPCC Application Form

Date: 2020-07-30 / DOCX (42 KB)

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Norfolk OPCC Monitoring Form

Date: 2020-07-30 / DOC (792 KB)

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Date: 2020-07-30 / PDF (572 KB)

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Please return completed applications by email to hrservicecentre@norfolk.pnn.police.uk quoting vacancy reference number: L1867

Closing date for applications is 5pm on Friday 18 June 2021.

Communications Officer - Project ADDER

About Project ADDER: 

The Home Office in conjunction with the Department for Health and Social Care and Public Health England have secured funding to pilot an intensive whole system approach to tackling drug misuse in select locations worst affected by drug misuse, alongside national activity to disrupt the middle market supply of drugs.

The Greater Norwich area has been selected as one of four national pilot areas.

Project ADDER will involve co-ordinated law enforcement activity, alongside expanded diversionary activity and treatment/recovery provision in each of the pilot areas.  

The project will be complemented by Home Office and National Crime Agency activity to tackle middle market drugs and firearms supply.  

The project will build on existing work and look to expand multi-agency partnership working in the local areas to drive sustained health and crime related outcomes. 

Early work on Project ADDER has begun and it will run until the end of FY 22/23.  

The project will be underpinned by an evaluation and monitoring framework which will help to inform the evidence base for future Government intervention and national investment in this field.

About the role:

The role will be hosted by and report into the Office of the Police and Crime Commissioner for Norfolk, on behalf of the Project ADDER partnership. There are multiple agencies responsible for the delivery of Project ADDER and this role will work across the partnership, building strong working relationships with project leads from Norfolk County Council, Norfolk Constabulary and a number of project partners.

The successful candidate will lead on the development and delivery of a communications strategy, campaigns, media management, marketing and public relations activity for the ADDER project in Norfolk.

This will include:

  • Developing and implementing a communications and marketing strategy across a range of channels for the Project ADDER Programme and supporting projects.
  • Providing communications advice and support to the Project ADDER Board and project leads.
  • Co-ordinating communications activity across the Project ADDER programme and working in partnership with participating organisations and services.
  • Developing and implementing a communications and marketing strategy across a range of channels for the County Lines Strategic Group.
  • Providing communications advice and support to the County Lines Strategic Group.
  • Building and maintaining relationships with key stakeholders and partners, to maximise reach of key communications messages and opportunities for collaborative working.
  • Monitoring, evaluating and reporting on the impact of communications and marketing strategies, outputs and projects.

About you:

This is an exciting new role that will offer the successful candidate the chance to develop and shape communications across a project being piloted in Norfolk, the results of which will have national significance.

You’ll need to have a minimum of two years’ experience of:

  • Working in a multidisciplinary communications and marketing role in a public sector environment.
  • Delivering a wide range of communications activity and clearly demonstrating ability to adapt the style to suit different channels and audiences.
  • Working in partnership across the public sector sector to design and deliver joint communications and marketing strategies, plans and activity.
  • Evaluating, measuring and reporting on the impact of activity across a range of channels.

About working here:

The OPCCN is based at Norfolk Constabulary Headquarters in Wymondham, Norfolk. In line with Covid restrictions all work is currently taking place remotely and long-term flexible/home working will be available, in line with business requirements.

Hours of work are 37 per week Monday to Friday.  This post is offered on a temporary basis until end of March 2023.

Band F: £33,618 - £38,376 per annum

If you would like an informal discussion about the post, please contact OPCCN Communications Manager Helen Johns via email.

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

Date: 2021-02-16 / PDF (296 KB)

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Norfolk OPCC Application Form

Date: 2020-07-30 / DOCX (42 KB)

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Norfolk OPCC Monitoring Form

Date: 2020-07-30 / DOC (792 KB)

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Date: 2020-07-30 / PDF (572 KB)

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Please return completed applications by email to hrservicecentre@norfolk.pnn.police.uk quoting vacancy reference number: C861b

Closing date for applications is 5pm on Friday 5 March 2021.

Community Safety Officer

The Office of Police and Crime Commissioner for Norfolk (OPCCN) and the Norfolk County Council recognise the opportunity presented to strengthen the support to the Norfolk County Community Safety Partnership (NCCSP) and its partner authorities, by the creation of a single Community Safety Team. This Community Safety Team will be hosted by the OPCCN, supporting and working directly with the Chair of the NCCSP.

The NCCSP comprises of a range of ‘Responsible Authorities’ as set out in the Crime and Disorder Act 1998, including all local authorities, police, probation, fire, clinical commissioning groups and a range of other parties that are integral to tackling crime and disorder in the county.

The post holder will work alongside the Policy Manager and the Director of Policy, Commissioning and Media within the OPCCN.

The post holder will be directly responsible for supporting the management of the NCCSP on behalf of the partnership, key stakeholders and boards both at a county, locality, regional and national level.

They will support, develop and implement the following:

  • Community Safety Strategy and associated delivery plans; county and locality level
  • Measuring the impact of NCCSP activity and outcomes utilising an evidence-based methodology
  • Providing policy leadership on NCCSP priorities and thematic areas of vulnerability.

The post holder will work to develop a framework to measure the impact of the activity and outcomes of the NCCSP action plans at a local and county level. The post holder will provide policy leadership on the priorities of the NCCSP and respond dynamically to any new or emerging key thematic priorities.

Hours of work are 37 per week, Monday to Friday. The post is offered on a permanent basis.

Band F: £33,618 - £38,376 per annum

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 OPCCN Policy Manager Amanda Murr on 01953 424545.

Date: 2020-12-08 / PDF (138 KB)

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Norfolk OPCC Application Form

Date: 2020-07-30 / DOCX (42 KB)

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Norfolk OPCC Monitoring Form

Date: 2020-07-30 / DOC (792 KB)

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Date: 2020-07-30 / PDF (572 KB)

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Please return completed applications by email to hrservicecentre@norfolk.pnn.police.uk quoting vacancy reference number: OPCCN1

Closing date for applications is 5pm on 12 February 2021.

Business Support Officer

An opportunity has arisen for a dynamic and self-motivated Business Support Officer to support the Police and Crime Commissioner, Chief Executive and wider corporate management team.

Previous experience is essential, with the ability to work on your own initiative, maintaining a calm, positive and flexible approach. We are looking for team players with the ability to project a professional image of the organisation through demonstrating excellent customer service.

You will be comfortable working within a team but also have the skills and confidence to work independently. You will be a self-starter, motivated, with a 'can do' attitude with a willingness to learn. You will have the ability to form good working relationships within the organisation and key partners, working closely with the Corporate Management Team.

It is essential that applicants meet the following criteria:

•Minimum of two years’ experience working in an administrative role
•Experience of dealing with a wide range of people at all levels.
•Experience of working as part of a team.
•GCSE’s or equivalent
•Good organisational skills
•Good communication skills, both oral and written
•Good standard of ICT skills with experience of using Microsoft Office
•Good interpersonal skills and the ability to work with people across all levels
•Ability to work under pressure and to tight timescales
•Literate and numerate
•Flexible approach to work and changing priorities

It is desirable that applicants meet the following criteria:

•Administrative qualification at NVQ Level 3 or above
•Ability to problem solve and work under own initiative with limited supervision

Hours of work are 37 per week Monday to Friday. This post is offered on a permanent basis.

Band C: £21,135 - £23,817 per annum.

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.

The recruitment criteria for all posts are subject to reasonable adjustment in line with the Equality Act 2010.

If you would like an informal discussion about the post, please contact OPCCN Performance and Scrutiny Manager, James Stone on (01953) 424454.

Date: 2020-12-31 / PDF (160 KB)

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Norfolk OPCC Application Form

Date: 2020-07-30 / DOCX (42 KB)

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Norfolk OPCC Monitoring Form

Date: 2020-07-30 / DOC (792 KB)

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Date: 2020-07-30 / PDF (572 KB)

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Please return completed applications by email to hrservicecentre@norfolk.pnn.police.uk quoting vacancy reference number: C778

Closing date for applications is 5pm on 15 January 2021.

Commissioning Support Officer

A recruitment opportunity has arisen for the role of Commissioning Support Officer to work within the Policy, Commissioning and Media Directorate in the Office of the Police and Crime Commissioner for Norfolk (OPCCN).

The core elements of the role are to:

• To support the Commissioning Manager with the delivery of the OPCCN Commissioning Strategy to deliver the objectives set out in the Police and Crime Plan.
• To support the Policy and Commissioning Team with commissioning, policy, interventions and services to reduce crime and support victims to cope and recover from their experiences.
• To support the Commissioning Manager to maximise external funding available to the OPCC, Norfolk Constabulary and statutory and voluntary sector partners.

It is essential that applicants meet the following criteria:

• Demonstrable experience of working to a consistently high standard within an administrative role. Working in a team to assist with the development of policies, practices, procedures and financial information. Co-ordinating multi-agency meetings (e.g. key stakeholders, statutory, non-statutory and third sector). Compiling notes/minutes at internal and multi-agency meetings for distribution. Assisting with the compilation of reports, including reviewing data. Organising meetings/small events with partners/internal/external customers. Working in Commissioning/procurement e.g. placing of orders, setting up accounts, reconciling of invoices. Conducting searches for/distributing information to internal/external partners with funding options
• Educated to 5 GCSE including Maths and English Language or an equivalent qualification/amount of proven work experience
• Excellent organisational skills with high levels of accuracy and attention to detail. Good keyboard skills with a comprehensive knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite
• Interpersonal skills and integrity necessary to gain and sustain the confidence of colleagues at all levels at the OPCCN, Norfolk
Constabulary, strategic partners and voluntary and community sector organisations.
• Effective communication and interpersonal skills demonstrated by the ability to communicate confidently at all levels (internally/externally)
• Ability to work within data protection and management of information laws
• Ability to find appropriate solutions to problems using own initiative and as part of a team
• Ability to drive as required and attend remote locations across Norfolk County
• Proven ability to accurately compose documents and presentation material. Good numeracy and literacy skills

It is desirable that applicants meet the following criteria:

• Working in Commissioning/procurement e.g. placing of orders, setting up accounts, paying of invoices
• Organising meetings/small events with partners/internal/external customers
• Conducting searches for/distributing information to internal/external partners with funding options

Hours of work are 37 per week Monday to Friday.  This post is offered on a permanent basis..

Band C: £21,135 - £23,817 per annum.

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.

This role is varied and will require flexibility. Further criteria can be obtained from the Job Role and Person Specification.

If you would like an informal discussion about the post, please contact OPCCN Commissioning Manager, Stephie Stearman on 01953 424457.

Norfolk OPCC Application Form

Date: 2020-07-30 / DOCX (42 KB)

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Norfolk OPCC Monitoring Form

Date: 2020-07-30 / DOC (792 KB)

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Date: 2020-07-30 / PDF (572 KB)

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Please return completed applications by email to hrservicecentre@norfolk.pnn.police.uk quoting vacancy reference number: C8141

Closing date for applications is 5pm on 22 January 2021.