Prevent Education Officer, Open to flexible working

Location
Hackney, London (Greater)
Salary
£42,432 - £44,373 pa
Posted
10 Apr 2019
Closes
28 Apr 2019

1 Year fixed term / secondment opportunity

Hackney is London's most diverse and dynamic borough. Stretching from the edge of the City, to the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park, it is an area of rapid economic growth, particularly in the tech, media, fashion and other creative industries. We have some of the best schools and transport connections and are known around the world for our thriving cultural and tech sectors.

Our Community Safety Team is seeking to recruit an exceptional candidate to support schools and other educational providers within Hackney to deliver ‘Prevent’ activity in order to increase young people’s resilience to terrorism.

The Prevent Education Officer is high profile role. We are seeking a dynamic, versatile and resilient individual with prior experience in the education sector. You will be responsible for ensuring that Prevent in local educational provision is delivered in accordance with Hackney’s vision and values and is balanced against compliance with the Equality Act, 2010 and the Human Rights Act.

You should be prepared to work occasional evenings and weekends and travel for business purposes.

If you are interested in applying for this role, it is important that you are familiar with the following:

Prevent Strategywww.https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/prevent-strategy-2011Prevent Duty and the DoE preventing children from radicalisation documenthttps://www.gov.uk/government/publications/protecting-children-from-radicalisation-the-prevent-duty will also provide further information that support the role.

The successful candidate must be willing to obtain security clearance (SC enhanced level) and checks on online presence to prevent any reputational risks to the council. Please note that this post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974, and is subject to a Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS) Check.

Hackney is one of the UK’s highest performing local authorities, serving one of London’s best places to live and work.  We have achieved a huge amount: our services, our schools, our public spaces are all amongst the very best.  We have changed the reputation, not just of the Council, but of Hackney itself. Bringing jobs and investment into the borough, securing the legacy from the 2012 Games, and making this a place of which we can all be proud.

If the opportunity of working here excites you, please click 'Apply'.

There will be number of questions relating to the post. It is essential that you complete the application questions, responding to each using examples of your skills, knowledge and experience.  You are not required to submit a supporting statement or CV.

Closing date: 28th April 2019, (22:59pm)

Interview date: W/c 6th May 2019

 

We are also working towards our vision, which is to be a place for everyone; where residents and staff can be proud; a place that celebrates diversity and where everyone can feel valued, included and involved. In order to achieve this, we look for people who are: Proud; Ambitious; Pioneering; Open; Proactive; Inclusive.

Hackney Council works to eradicate discrimination on the basis of race, religion, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, disability, pregnancy and maternity, age and marital status. We also recognise that people can be disadvantaged by their social and economic circumstances, so we will also work to eliminate discrimination and disadvantage caused by social class. We also welcome those interested in flexible working. We particularly welcome applications from disabled people, as this group is currently under represented in our workforce.

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