Job opportunity: Essex Restorative and Mediation Service Manager (Kelvedon Park, Essex)

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7 January 2020

The Police, Fire and Crime Commissioner for Essex is seeking an exceptional candidate with good leadership, organisational and communication skills to provide maternity cover for the Essex Restorative and Mediation service manager.

The post holder will be responsible for the smooth running of the service, managing staff and being the public face of the service.

They are seeking a candidate that is able to provide to provide strategic management and leadership, and support the continued development and expansion of the Essex Restorative & Mediation Service. They must maintain positive relationships with local partners, including referring agencies, and supervise and manage staff and volunteers within the service.  They will be able to confidently and competently deliver in a fast-paced, dynamic environment. The successful candidate will be a strong communicator; able to converse effectively with colleagues, including senior leaders in the PFCC, Police, and external agencies. 

The successful candidate may come from a range of different backgrounds but will have experience of working in a Restorative Justice environment and may be experienced in working in community safety, policing or criminal justice roles. They will also be an experienced manager, able to deliver projects and manage staff effectively. 

Please evidence the following areas on your application;

  • Proven ability to confidently communicate with individuals within your team, the wider office and external partners and stakeholders, articulating the benefits of restorative approaches.
  • Effective organisational skills, evidencing time management and the ability to manage competing priorities.
  • Strong leadership and management skills, supporting your team, providing constructive feedback and collectively holding the service to account.
  • The successful candidate will be responsible for, and an advocate of, the whole service, so please provide evidence of self-motivation and independence to drive the service forward.

Interviews are scheduled for end-January.  Whilst interview dates are provided, these may be subject to change due to business requirements  

For further information, please contact Greg Myddelton on telephone 07841 112940

For the full job description please click here.

Your reason for application will be limited to 9000 characters. Within your answer please refer to the criteria stated in this job advert and include any experience, skills and abilities you feel you have that will make you suitable for the role.

All of our posts require a level of vetting and security clearance.  During the recruitment process you will be sent on-line vetting information forms to complete. 

If you require any assistance or further information regarding this opportunity please contact the Business Centre on 101 Ext 833 or alternatively email

Kent Police and Essex Police welcomes applications regardless of age, disability, marital status (including civil partnerships), pregnancy or maternity, race, religion or belief, sexual orientation, transgender, sex (or gender), employment status.

If you have a disability or health condition that requires adjustments during any element of the selection process please provide them with details of the adjustment you would require at the earliest opportunity. Where appropriate we will make adjustments to the selection process, working arrangements and/or the working environment provided it is reasonable in all the circumstances so to do. This post is open to British citizens, nationals of the EEA or commonwealth citizens who have no time limit on their stay in the UK, and who have lived in the UK continuously for the past three years. Essex Police and Kent Police are an equal opportunities employer. Communications may be recorded for monitoring purposes.

Closing date for applications: 17 January 2020


Location of Role: Kelvedon Park 

Advert Closing Date: 17/01/2020 

Salary Range: £42,789.00 to £45,909.00 (pro-rata for part-time vacancies)

Part/Full Time: Full Time 

Contract Type: Temporary / Maternity cover 

Working Pattern: Mon-Fri 

Weekend/Evening Working: No 

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