Full Time: Permanent (secondments also considered)

Salary: £36,000
Location: Edinburgh or Glasgow/staff can be supported to work from home
Closing Date: 17th March 2021


Are you looking for an exciting new challenge?

The Scottish Community Safety Network (SCSN) is the national forum for officers who are responsible for the strategic development of community safety at both local and national level, in the private, public and voluntary sector. We are the strategic voice for community safety in Scotland and through working collaboratively with our members and partner agencies, we champion community safety and influence the shaping and development of national policy and local delivery. In 2019 we became an umbrella organisation for community safety, also hosting Neighbourhood Watch Scotland and Home Safety Scotland.

SCSN is looking to recruit a full-time Senior National Development Officer to undertake projects or programmes necessary for the delivery of strategic priorities within the field of community safety and to lead the development portfolio of the SCSN and to take lead responsibility for delivery of the development plan.

SCSN will also consider secondment applications for a period of 24 months.

The postholder will also engage and develop relationships with SCSN stakeholders and partners whilst contributing to SCSN’s vision, aims and policies within the field of community safety.

The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate an understanding of community safety, appropriate skills and experience of project development, community engagement, and collaborative working. Key areas of work will include:

Developing papers on policy and practice to inform the community safety network

Supporting the sector to implement current and future national strategies in Scotland

Supporting multi-agency arrangements/ projects to deliver the strategic aims of the Company

SCSN works flexibly across Scotland and offer a generous benefits package including 32 days annual leave per annum, wellbeing days and a Pension Scheme . We are a small team with office space in Edinburgh and Glasgow and staff can also be supported to work from home.

Please see our You Tube video about working with SCSN

Application notes

For further information telephone 0131 225 8700/7772 or email info@scsn.org.uk.

For a confidential discussion about the role please contact hannah.dickson@scsn.org.uk

Closing Date: 17th March 2021

Interview Date: 26th March 2021

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