Are you looking for a new challenge where you can use your office and administrative experience to make a real difference to communities throughout the force area?
We are looking for Administration Assistants to join our vital Road Safety Support Unit (RSSU) teams, within Avon and Somerset this role is known as a Clerical Officer.
The RSSU supports the detection and prosecution of road traffic offences, which range from Collisions, officer witnessed offences and other road traffic offences including Speeding & red light offences to name a few. The work that you will do, will ultimately help bring offenders to justice.
In this role, your main responsibilities will be:
- Maintain, create and update records on a variety of computerised databases and manual systems.
- Search databases and retrieve data, to build files and records in accordance with police procedures ensuring accuracy and attention to detail throughout.
- Deal with offenders, internal & external agencies over the phone & in writing in line with legislation and policy, e.g GDPR.
- Write letters and correspondence in line with the requirements of the unit.
- Perform general administrative duties including printing, scanning, post etc.
- Produce basic statistics for the Team Manager.
Skills, experience and qualifications required:
- You have office/administrative experience to include filing, maintaining records, answering queries, operating system bring forward.
- You are computer literate, with experience of inputting and retrieving data using a computerised database
- You have experience of dealing with people both face to face and over the telephone.
- You have experience of working to guidelines and procedures.
To be eligible to apply for this role you must have a 3 year ‘checkable history’ in the UK – ideally this means that you would have been resident in the UK for the last 3 years.
We are currently recruiting for 1 full time & 2 part time (18.5 hours per week) positions.
Every individual that works for us, is in some way supporting and serving the community we represent, we simply could not do the jobs we do without them. By bringing your administrative skills and experience to Avon and Somerset, you can make a difference. We look forward to receiving your application.
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Avon and Somerset Police has gained a reputation as a pioneering and innovative force, responsible for policing a large diverse, multi-cultural population.
If you are looking for a fresh challenge which offers a genuine opportunity to make a real difference to people’s lives, variety and the chance to broaden your experience, then Avon and Somerset is the force for you.
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Avon and Somerset Police are committed to equality, diversity and inclusion.
We are working hard to increase diversity and inclusion within the Constabulary, where communities are under-represented, including those from Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) communities, people of all ages, abilities, faiths, religions and gender, LGBT communities and those from other disadvantaged or marginalised backgrounds, who share our values and wish to make a difference to the communities we serve.
All applications will be treated on merit, based on the evidence provided in your application and suitability for the role you have applied for.
All requests for flexible working patterns will be considered and will be dependent on the role.
Recruitment and Selection Policy
Internal applicants who are at risk of redundancy or in need of redeployment and pass the selection process, will be offered the role over the remaining internal and external applicants.
Police Barred and Advisory lists
Individuals placed on the Police Barred and Advisory lists will not be considered for employment by the police for a minimum of 5 years from the date of listing in the case of gross misconduct, or 3 years from the date of listing in the case of poor performance.
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