Dublin City Council: Community Safety Coordinator (North Inner City Community Safety Partnership)

Dublin City Council are currently recruiting for the following:

Community Safety Coordinator (North Inner City Community Safety Partnership) (Temporary 2 years).

A pilot project is being undertaken in the Dublin North Inner City Area to establish a Local Community Safety Partnership to holistically address community safety concerns. Community Safety is about people feeling and being safe in their communities. It entails collaborative, multi-agency approaches to harm prevention measures at the local community level.

The Local Community Safety Partnership will give communities a stronger voice in identifying and tackling the issues they face, and give them access to a wider range of services to address these issues. The new structure being piloted aims to develop proper strategic partnership approaches to a range of local issues. Agencies and service providers across a range of areas will work with community representatives on community solutions to complex safety problems.

The Community Safety Coordinator (Temporary) will support the Dublin North Inner City Local Community Safety Partnership in its work to bring together a diverse group of agencies and residents to engage in joint planning and co-ordination of services for the community. A main focus will be the design and delivery of community safety projects in the Dublin North Inner City area.

The role is diverse and multifaceted and the successful candidate will need a good understanding of community development processes and principles, be able to communicate effectively with a range of diverse stakeholders, be practical and task oriented, and have the capacity to produce excellent written work. The Community Safety Coordinator will manage the work of one staff member, the Community Safety Administrative Officer. The Community Safety Coordinator will be responsible for the day to day running of the community safety activities in the Dublin North Inner City area.2

Applicants must have the following qualifications:

  1. (i) hold a recognised NFQ Level 7 qualification in sociology, social policy, law, public health or similiar;
  2. (ii) have a minimum of three years relevant professional experience;
  3. have a minimum of 2 years’ experience working as a project coordinator or similar role, and
  4. have a minimum of 1 years’ experience in communications, outreach or similar;
  5. have good knowledge and awareness of Health and Safety Legislation and Regulations, their implications for the organisation and the employee, and their application in the workplace.

Experience in one or more of the following areas would be an advantage:

  • Local community development
  • Public health
  • Criminal Justice System
  • Communications
  • A demonstrated ability in programme delivery

For more detailed information on the role and salary and to apply, please click to following link: https://careers.dublincity.ie/

Closing Date

All applications must be made through Dublin City Council’s official Digital Recruitment Platform.

For any queries please contact hrqueries@dublincity.ie

Applications must be submitted before Midnight on Friday 22nd January 2021.

General Info

Date Entered/Updated
8th Jan, 2021
Expiry Date
22nd Jan, 2021