Apprentice - Community Safety

Job specification

Contract type:
Apprentice - Fixed term for 2 years
Aged 16-22: £10.18 per hour Aged 23 and over: £10.42 per hour
Salary notes:
Apprentices rates of pay based on age
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At Swindon Borough Council, we want our town to be the best it can be. Our ambitious vision is supported by realistic transformation programmes, with the people of Swindon at their heart. Because that’s who we’re doing it for – the communities and businesses that make our town great. As part of the Council, you’ll support a friendly local authority making decisions with real impact. It’s all for better public services. Better processes. And a better quality of life, for everyone. Join us, and Swindon will be better with you.

A career in community safety offers a wide variety of opportunities whether you are interested in public services work or customer facing roles.

The Community Safety Team within Swindon Borough Council currently has one Community Safety Apprentice opportunity available for enthusiastic people who are keen to get started in their Community Safety career.

Swindon Borough Council works very closely with other statutory agencies within the Community Safety Partnership to collectively reduce crime and anti-social within the Borough for the communities we serve. If you’re interested in making a real contribution in working towards this aim, this maybe the role for you.

Your next role

As an apprentice you will be given the opportunity to learn and develop valuable skills such as customer service; team working; time management; decision making; working with information and administration.

You will also gain a Level 4 ASB & Community Safety Officer Apprenticeship qualification on completion of the 24-month course - a great starting point for a career in Community Safety.

Working with our ASB officers to respond to reports from members of the public regarding anti-social behaviour complaints, supporting witnesses and assisting with taking necessary enforcement action for perpetrators. You will also be working with other statutory agencies such as the Police. This role would suit an individual who enjoys problem solving and working with the public.
With your knowledge of IT skills, good communication, to work independently, demonstrate initiative by taking responsibility and a real passion to learn, makes you our ideal candidate. 

You must be fluent in the English language (as a requirement of Part 7 of the Immigration Act “for the effective performance of a customer-facing role”).

Your next package

Please see our Rewards and Benefits offer for more details.

As an employee, you will receive a diverse and exciting environment in which to work, encouraging creativity and innovation whilst recognising the need to support ongoing personal development and a flexible work life balance.

For Swindon to thrive in the future, we need to lay the foundations now. It’s why our regeneration and transformation programmes are already underway. So, you’ll be joining us at an exciting time on our journey. We’ll look to you to share your knowledge, influence decisions and drive real, positive change. With your contributions, we’ll achieve our vision of a prosperous, re-vitalised Swindon together. And you’ll be proud to say it was made better with you.

Please see our Vision and Values page for more details.

Your next steps

Read the role profile and select the Apply button where you will be redirected to the Swindon Borough Council website to complete our online application process. Clicking the ‘Apply’ button on this job website is not an application, you must register on the Swindon Borough Council website in order to be considered for the role.

Potential applicants are sometimes put off if they don’t meet 100% of the requirements. We think individual experience, skills and passion make all the difference, so if you meet the majority of the criteria, we’d love to hear from you.

For further information about the role, please contact Sam Knight, Community Safety Development Manager, at

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