Service Care Solutions Ltd

Violence Reduction Coordinator - Interim*

Role: Violence Reduction Coordinator
Recruiter: Service Care Solutions
Contact: Lewis Ashcroft
Phone: 01772 208962
Email: lewis.ashcroft@servicecare.org.uk

Employer: London Borough of Newham
Location: Newham, London
Pay Rate: Up to £313.35 per day
Contract Type: Fixed Term, Full-Time



Role Overview:


Service Care Solutions is partnering with the London Borough of Newham to recruit a dedicated Violence Reduction Coordinator.

This role involves coordinating interventions and strategies to reduce violence across the borough, with a particular focus on gang-related violence, knife crime, and violence against women and girls (VAWG).

The successful candidate will work closely with both statutory and non-statutory agencies to ensure effective delivery of Newham's violence reduction action plans.


Key Responsibilities:



  • Coordination and Strategy: Lead the delivery of violence reduction initiatives funded by MOPAC and Newham Partnership, ensuring strategic and operational goals are met.

  • Partnership Development: Develop and maintain robust partnerships with key stakeholders including Police, Social Care, Health services, and community groups.

  • Intervention Management: Oversee the implementation of interventions, ensuring they address key violence and vulnerability issues.

  • Monitoring and Reporting: Track progress and outcomes of violence reduction strategies, providing regular updates to the Community Safety Partnership and relevant boards.

  • Leadership: Manage and support staff within the violence reduction team, fostering a high-performance culture focused on continuous improvement.


Essential Skills and Experience:



  • Strong understanding of violence and vulnerability related crime, with specific experience in VAWG and gang/knife crime issues.

  • Proven experience in multi-agency partnership development and strategy implementation.

  • Excellent project and contract management skills, including budgeting and performance monitoring.

  • Strong communication and report-writing abilities, capable of engaging with senior management and community stakeholders.

  • Ability to work under pressure and manage competing priorities effectively.


Additional Information:



  • Location: Based across various sites in Newham, London.

  • Travel: No subsidised travel included.

  • Fitness Requirement: Candidates must pass a pre-job fitness test and participate in annual safety training.

  • Interview Process: Competency-based interviews will be conducted in person.


Application Process:


To apply, please save your CV with your full name and submit it to Lewis Ashcroft at Service Care Solutions.


Contact Details:



  • Recruiter: Lewis Ashcroft

  • Phone: 01772 208962





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