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JOB SHARE CLERICAL OFFICER – ADMIN – BASED AT BISHOP AUCKLAND POLICE STATION, PROPERTY OFFICE 
REF. 130/17
                       
Location:                Support Services Command – Based at Bishop Auckland Police Station
 
Salary:                     Scale 2  £8,157 - £8,772 per annum (pro rata)
 
Hours:                       18.5 hours per week working:
Week 1 -        Monday to Friday, working 9 am to 5 pm
Week 2 -       FREE  
The flexible working hour’s scheme is applicable.
 
Job Type:                Permanent
 
Closing Date:          Friday 25th August 2017
 
Qualifications:        Interested applicants should possess 4 G.C.S.E. levels (Grade A to C) including English Language or Literature and Math’s or an approved equivalent. An individual who possess an equivalent e.g. NVQ must provide evidence of Math’s and English
 
 *Further information regarding the relevancy of equivalent qualifications is available from the OfQual website at http://ofqual.gov.uk/help-and-advice/comparing-qualifications/
 
 
Applicants not in possession of the minimum qualifications will be required to undertake the Personnel Test Battery Series and must achieve a pass in all three papers.
 
You will provide clerical support to meet the organisational needs of Durham Constabulary.
 
Vetting
 
Durham Constabulary has a strict vetting requirement and any offer of employment will be subject to appropriate vetting levels which will be maintained / updated throughout the period of service.  In addition, applicants should have been a UK resident for at least 3 years prior to the date of application. However in the event that applicants have not been resident in the UK for at least 3 years  and can provide a VERIFIABLE certificate from the Police of any country where they have taken temporary residence to indicate that they have not been convicted of any offence whilst in that country or involved in any investigation by a Law Enforcement Agency which includes being interviewed, arrested, issued with any penalty notice, charged or cautioned irrespective of whether that offence is an offence within the United Kingdom, then this will be considered as part of the recruitment vetting process. Individuals who are not able to meet this criteria will be subject to appropriate risk assessment by the Force Counter Corruption & Vetting Unit
 
Tattoos
 
Any tattoo anywhere on the body that is obscene, or advocates sexual, racial, ethnic, or religious discrimination, by written word or design is prohibited and the presence of such a tattoo would preclude an applicant from passing the recruitment process for employment with the Constabulary
 
For further information please view the Job Description and Person Specification.
 
 
Completed application forms and equal opportunities monitoring forms should be returned to human.resources@durham.pnn.police.uk or posted back to:-
 
Human Resources & Health Services
Police HQ
Aykley Heads
Durham
DH1 5TT
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BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION APPRENTICESHIP VACANCIES X3
REF NO AD207
Employer: Durham Constabulary
 
Location: Bishop Auckland Police Office, Peterlee Police Office & Peterlee Warehouse Facility (near Shotton Colliery) and potential other locations across the Force Area (please see below)
 
Job Description:
 
A fantastic opportunity has arisen for a number of Business Administration Apprentices to join Durham Constabulary.  It is anticipated that the roles will be based at one of the following locations: Bishop Auckland Police Office, Peterlee Police Office & Peterlee Warehouse Facility (near Shotton Colliery). Therefore applications are particularly welcomed from candidates wishing to work from one of these locations. There may also be the possibility of future Business Apprentice roles at Police HQ, Aykley Heads and at other locations across the Force Area.
 
The roles will assist in providing clerical support to meet a range organisational needs.  Exact locations for the roles will be discussed in more detail at the interview stage and candidates will be asked to indicate their location preference(s).
 
Durham Constabulary are particularly keen to receive applications from candidates who can evidence excellent communication skills and are able to demonstrate their initiative, professionalism and the highest levels of integrity.
 
Business Administration Apprentices will receive appropriate training and guidance to undertake the full range of clerical duties which will include:
·         Producing general correspondence, letters, emails, reports and statistical information using a range of IT software packages
·         Receiving, sorting and distribution of mail and deliveries
·         Retrieving and presenting data using the Force ICT systems
·         Providing a customer focused service and responding to enquiries from internal and external customers including the general public
·         Maintaining and operating an efficient and effective record keeping and filing system, ensuring they are updated and items stored, disposed of and retrieved when appropriate
·         Liaising with providers of goods and services to ensure there are adequate services and supplies to maintain operational efficiency
·         Processing accounts and claims including the collection of monies and issuing of receipts and other basic budgetary requirements
·         Managing and supporting diary events, arranging and servicing meetings
·         Supporting other team members and colleagues
 
Requirements:
·         Demonstration of aptitude towards Business Administration and to be committed to attaining the appropriate qualifications of the Apprenticeship
·         A basic standard of  IT, literacy and numeracy skills
·         Ability to work on own initiative as well as part of a team
·         Good communication skills
·         A polite, confident and friendly approach 
·         Ability to undertake a varied workload and be able to adapt and prioritise
·         Excellent presentation, organisation and timekeeping skills
·         A diligent approach to work ethics
·         Understand and respect confidentiality and abide by this at all times
·         To have a respect for diversity and be committed to the principles of Equal Opportunities.
·         You will be provided protected learning/study time in the workplace to complete your Level 2 Business and Administration portfolio and any associated qualifications/assessments.
 
Please note that in the course of undertaking a Business Apprentice role you may have occasional access to both sensitive and potentially disturbing images.
Due to the nature of the work candidates will be required to undertake a rigorous security screening process.
Tattoos
Any tattoo anywhere on the body that is obscene, or advocates sexual, racial, ethnic, or religious discrimination, by written word or design is prohibited and the presence of such a tattoo would preclude an applicant from passing the recruitment process for employment with the Constabulary.
Candidates will be asked to indicate their location preference(s) at interview stage. Please note that preferred locations of work cannot be guaranteed.
Commencing Salary: £6,734.00 per annum (£129.50 per week), hours of work are 37 hours, Monday – Friday, subject to flexible working time.
 
To apply for this vacancy please email your CV including the above Ref. No AD207 to apprenticeships@derwentside.ac.uk.  Alternatively, if you would like further information about this vacancy, please contact Stephanie Nicholson on (01207) 585900.
 
Closing date for applications – 27th August 2017
 
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