Team Leader

Team Leader

Are you looking for a career leading a team that will provide administrative support to the Criminal Justice Department to help bring offenders to justice?

Would you like to be part of a pro-active and dynamic department that completes a multitude of administrative support functions? In this role you will be joining a supportive, knowledgeable and flexible team which is at the centre of getting justice for victims of crime. Each day is different and priorities change in line with the workload being tasked into the department.

We are the administrative engine room for Case Progression, ensuring court files are dealt with in an effective and timely manner. In this role you will be supporting Police officers to ensure that the case files are prepared in line with the National file standard. The team raise court dates for cases, send the digital case material to our partner agencies, and work to any time-lines that are set out.

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.

(Required to work 1 in 16 Saturdays)

In this role, your main responsibilities will be:


  • The management and guidance of a team of staff including continuing professional development and welfare.
  • Supporting the team ensuring enquiries and complaints are progressed in line with guidance.
  • Responding to enquiries from members of the public, other departments within the organisation or external agencies.
  • Prioritising and managing workloads.
  • Overseeing the maintenance, creating and updating of a variety of computerised databases.
  • Preparation of statistical data as and when required.


Skills, experience and qualifications required:

  • You will need experience of working with computers, especially Microsoft packages, including Excel.
  • The ability to lead, develop, support and manage staff.
  • Excellent communication skills, verbally and in writing, with both small and large groups of people.
  • An ability to motivate staff to work together as a team.
  • Experience of administration work is essential.

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 the link below to apply.



We are looking for people who share our values of caring, inclusive, courageous and learning.

To find out more about our inclusive culture CLICK HERE

To enable us to deliver outstanding policing for everyone, we need people from all backgrounds with a range of professional and life experiences so that we are truly representative of our communities.

Why work for Avon and Somerset Police?

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.

Equality, diversity and inclusion

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.

Flexible working

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.

Vetting and safeguarding

Avon and Somerset Police are committed to safeguarding and operate safer recruitment processes, to ensure a police service that employees are proud to work for because they feel safe, valued and part of a happy and supportive work environment. All employees and volunteers therefore will be subject to background checks including vetting and references.

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Job Overview
  • Hours Per Week
  • Salary
    £23,817 - £26,016
  • Job Category
    Admin / Clerical
  • Disability Confident
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