Workforce Planning Assistant

Workforce Planning Assistant

An exciting opportunity has become available for a Workforce Planning Assistant to join our Workforce Planning Team.

Our Workforce Planning Assistants provide professional succession planning and administrative support to the organisation, which ensure the delivery of workforce planning and promotion activity.

Do you have experience of working in an administrative environment, especially using Microsoft Office packages including Word, Excel and Outlook? Can you compile basic data and statistics?

You will be responsible for accurate and timely input of data and supporting the planning and delivery of effective recruitment and selection processes for Police Officer promotion processes.

In this role your main responsibilities will be:

•Quality assuring of data and carrying out necessary research to provide clarity as to the change being requested to workforce plans.

•Taking responsibility for the accurate and timely input of data, ensuring all relevant databases are up to date to inform offers and organisational decision making.

•Producing basic data and statistics to support the planning.

•Monitoring of establishments ensuring accurate recording and highlighting and explaining any discrepancies, trends and changes to ensure the integrity of the organisation structure and workforce data.

•Supporting the planning and delivery of effective recruitment and selection processes for Police Officer promotion processes, providing advice and guidance to applicants and stakeholders on all queries, monitoring process outcomes and implementing process improvements.


Skills, experience and qualifications required:

•Good working knowledge and experience of using Microsoft Office programmes and computer databases

•Verbal and written communication skills

•High degree of accuracy and attention to detail

•Ability to work to deadlines and meet competing demands

•Proven ability to work with limited supervision

To be eligible to apply for this role you must have a 5 year ‘checkable history’ in the UK – ideally this means that you would have been resident in the UK for the last 5 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

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
    £19,452 - £20,706
  • Job Category
    Admin / Clerical / Reception
  • Disability Confident
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