This role will work alongside the Lincolnshire Road Safety Partnership (LRSP) county Community Speed Watch (CSW) Coordinator to support, train and develop CSW groups. Lincolnshire Police and the LRSP are looking to expand the current CSW programme and encourage local people to actively participate in speed reduction. The role will support communities across Lincolnshire to address concerns about speeding by monitoring and collating information about those drivers who exceed the speed limit. This will allow targeted education on the “fatal four” to help reduce the impact and consequences of speeding on communities across the county.
We are looking for motivated dependable volunteers who can assist Lincolnshire Police and the LRSP to develop Community Speedwatch.
What you will be doing
Working with the central CSW coordinator and local policing teams to support CSW groups by:
- Training CSW members in recording procedures both in-person and virtually by 'Zoom' video conference.
- Being the point of contact for local CSW members
- Liaison with the LRSP county CSW Coordinator
- Completion of administrative tasks.
- Assessing each identified speed monitoring site for suitability.
- Attend the initial CSW Volunteer Group roadside check as support and provide ongoing support where necessary.
- Ensuring compliance of the CSW procedure document.
Skills, experience and qualities needed
The role needs volunteers who
- ideally have a passion for speed reduction and are both organised and methodical in their work.
- is someone who demonstrates attention to detail in their work, recognising the importance of health and safety whilst monitoring vehicular speed at the side of the road.
- has IT skills will be required with some knowledge of Microsoft Word, Access and Excel.
- is able to work flexibly as part of a team.
- has experience of providing training inputs would also be beneficial.
Location and times
The role will cover the Lincoln and West Lindsey area. Days and times to be agreed, but the role will require a regular commitment of possibly 7/8 hours per week. However, hours can be flexible to fit around other commitments.
Training and support
All volunteers receive a Volunteer Handbook and a local induction in conjunction with the LRSP County CSW Coordinator. ‘On the job’ training will be provided by LRSP and there may be the opportunity to undertake further training relevant to your role.
You will have the LRSP Enforcement Delivery Manager as your line manager, as well as the support of the LRSP County Community Speed Watch Coordinator and the Volunteers Team at HQ.
- Expenses will be paid for travelling between your home and your local station
- This role will require a security check and for you to sign an agreement to maintain confidentiality, as you may have access to sensitive material
What to do if you are interested
Apply now or contact:
The Volunteer Team
Tel: (01522) 947064
Code of Ethics
Volunteers will be required to abide by the Forces Code of Ethics at all times.
Equality and diversity
All volunteers are required to carry out their role in a way that supports the Force Diversity Objectives.
Health and safety
Volunteers will take will take all reasonable care of themselves and of others who may be affected by their acts or omissions.
Line managers and volunteers should be aware of the relevant risk assessment for the role. Along with the generic Risk Assessment for all roles – 5010 Working on Police Premises
Safeguarding children and vulnerable adults
Lincolnshire Police has a duty to promote the welfare of, and safeguard of children and vulnerable adults. Volunteers are required to comply with Force Policy and Standard Operating Procedures in respect of safeguarding children and vulnerable adults.
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