Criminal Justice Case Officer

  • Full time
  • Somerset, UK
  • Posted 2 weeks ago
  • June 26, 2022
  • £24,576 - £26,565 + Enh

Criminal Justice Case Officer

We are looking to fill a number of new and exciting opportunities for Case Officer within our Criminal Justice department. If you are looking for a career that will provide support to investigators helping them bring offenders to justice, then we would like to hear from you.

Working collaboratively with investigators and partners, the team will drive up quality and timeliness of investigations to improve outcomes at court. The victim is at the centre of what we do, and we aim to provide the highest possible service to the victims of the cases we process. Every person that works for us, is in some way supporting and serving the community we represent.

Our team are the experts in Case Progression, helping the force provide an outstanding Criminal Justice service. We ensure case files are progressed efficiently with quality as our prime focus.  You will take ownership for case files from pre-charge to conclusion through the Criminal Justice process. Providing support and guidance to officers to ensure a quality file, including managing multi-media and liaison with the Crown Prosecution Service.

In this role your main responsibilities will be:

  • Coordination and administration of cases to ensure quality and compliance using specialist knowledge of legislation and national guidelines, including timescales and court processes.
  • Working autonomously to research, update and ensure accuracy of data and information in a range of computer systems.
  • Working collaboratively with the Officer In Case to maintain responsibility and ownership for the quality assurance and compliance of case files.
  • To provide a single point of contact for regular liaison between internal and external stakeholders, to ensure the accurate completion and submission of case files, undertaking any necessary enquiries, responding to queries, and meeting key deadlines/timescales.
  • Managing and handling of multi-media material and evidence, to ensure continuity and to include preparation and redaction for disclosure in accordance with the relevant guidance and legislative requirements.
  • Responsibility for the redaction of all digital and paper materials and evidence in accordance with the relevant guidance and legislative requirements.
  • To be a subject matter expert on case file preparation and prosecutions and provide advice, guidance and quality assurance to new members of the Criminal Justice team and operational officers and supervisors.
  • Provide a response on behalf of the constabulary to CC Bail applications, and bail variations in a timely manner.
  • Maintain the quality assurance and compliance of case files, taking ownership of the administration throughout the criminal justice process, including submission of files to the Crown Prosecution Service.

Skills, experience and qualifications required: 

  • Have excellent IT skills including the ability to use and update a wide range of computer systems.
  • Be able to confidently communicate at all levels, both orally and in writing to build relationships with colleagues.
  • Have the ability to work on your own initiative and prioritise workloads to meet deadlines.
  • Experience of providing advice and guidance to colleagues and other departments.
  • Proven attention to detail.

If candidates are successful at interview and wish to have a flexible working pattern considered, they will need to submit this to mailbox #CJ Review by the 05/07/22.

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.

Does this sound like the role for you?  Click on the blue button below to apply.

 

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Blended Working/ Hybrid Working

Avon and Somerset Police encourage flexible working where operationally possible.
This role has been identified as a blended role.
The successful candidate for this role will have the opportunity to work from home whilst also at a secondary work location, which will be a police premises. The successful applicant will have the option to discuss working arrangements with their line manager. For more information please see attached the blended working principles. All applicants must reside within the UK.

Tagged as: Remote / Blendid / Hybrid

Job Overview
  • Hours Per Week
    37
  • Salary
    £24,576 - £26,565 + Enh
  • Job Category
    Police Staff
  • Disability Confident
    Yes
Job Location