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BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION APPRENTICE VACANCIES X5 REF AD192
Employer: Durham Constabulary
Location: Durham Constabulary Headquarters, Aykley Heads and 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: Police Headquarters Aykley Heads, Meadowfield and The Peterlee Warehouse Facility (near Shotton Colliery). 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.
 
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
 
Due to the nature of the work candidates will be required to undertake a rigorous security screening process. Candidates will be asked to indicate their location preference(s) at interview stage. Please note that preferred locations of work cannot be guaranteed.
Business Administration Apprenticeship Vacancies x 5  Ref  No
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 AD192 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 – Sunday 7th May 2017
 
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POLICING STANDARDS ASSESSOR
 
REF 64/17
 
Location               Support Services Command – Learning & Development Centre of Excellence - Meadowfield
 
Salary                    Scale 4 £ 19,521 - £21,618 per annum
 
Hours:                     37 hours per week, based on Monday to Friday. Some occasional evening working is required.
 
Job type                Temporary initially for 6 months, with a view to permanency
 
Closing date:          Friday 12th May 2017
 
Qualifications:        4 G.C.S.E. levels (Grade A to C) including English Language or Literature and Maths or an approved equivalent. An individual who possess an equivalent e.g. NVQ must provide evidence of Maths and English.
                               
                               The applicant must hold recognised training and assessing  qualifications or be prepared to work towards obtaining these qualifications within 6 months of appointment.
 
  *Further information regarding the relevancy of equivalent qualifications is available from the OfQual website at http://ofqual.gov.uk/help-and-advice/comparing-qualifications/
 
About the Role
 
Applications are invited for the role of Policing Standards Assessor within Learning and Development from members of staff who have experience and are occupationally knowledgeable regarding the role of a Police Constable.    .
 
The successful applicant will be required to tutor and assess student officers across the Force area from both the regular and special constabulary and also provide assistance to the Force internal IV. In order to do so they must have a highly flexible approach to working arrangements to accommodate the individual needs of student officers. In return the successful applicant will be involved in a varied and rewarding role which impacts greatly on Probationary Officers, Special Constables and PCSO’s as well as the organisation and public in general.
 
The applicant must be able to work with minimum supervision, plan and prioritise their workload and meet set deadlines.
 
The applicant must hold recognised training and assessing qualifications or be prepared to work towards obtaining these qualifications within 6 months of appointment.
 
This post requires designated powers and a requirement to complete Category 3 Officer Safety Training.
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
 
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 and Vetting Unit.
 
To Apply
 
Durham Constabulary welcome applications from everyone, but as members of ethnic minority groups are currently under-represented we would encourage applications from these groups. Appointment will be based on merit.
 
For further information please view the Job Description and Person Specification.
 
To apply please complete the Police Staff Application Form Pers 198 and Equal Opportunities Monitoring Form. Please clearly state the post you are applying for – including reference number.
 
Completed forms should be returned to human.resources@durham.pnn.police.uk or by post to :-
 
HR & Health Services
Police HQ
Aykley Heads
Durham
DH1 5TT
 
Please note that Curriculum Vitae’s (CV’s) will not be accepted.
 
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PART TIME ASSISTANT ACCOUNTS OFFICER - SUPPORT COMMAND
 
REF 93/17
 
Location                Police HQ
 
Salary                    Scale 3 £10,766 – £11,473 per annum
 
Hours:                     22.2 hours per week, exact days and pattern of work to be negotiated. Flexible working hour’s scheme is applicable.
 
Job type                Permanent
 
Closing date:         The submission deadline for applications is 5pm on Friday 12th May 2017 or when a sufficient number of applications are received. If we receive sufficient applications prior to the 12th May 2017 no further forms will be accepted and the advert will be closed.  Where appropriate a revised notice to this effect will then be published on the website.
 
 
Qualifications:         4 G.C.S.E. levels (Grade A to C) including English Language or Literature and Maths or an approved equivalent. An individual who possess an equivalent e.g. NVQ must provide evidence of Maths 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/
 
You will effectively and efficiently process all aspects of the Accounts section’s workload, in line with Financial Instructions and Office procedures.
 
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
 
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 and Vetting Unit.
 
To Apply
 
Durham Constabulary welcome applications from everyone, but as members of ethnic minority groups are currently under-represented we would encourage applications from these groups. Appointment will be based on merit.
 
Please complete the Police Staff Application Form for Employment (Pers 198) together with the Equal Opportunities monitoring form. Please clearly state the post you are applying for – including reference number.
 
For further information please view the Job Description and Person Specification.
 
To apply please complete the Police Staff Application Form Pers 198 and Equal Opportunities Monitoring Form. Please clearly state the post you are applying for – including reference number.
 
Completed forms should be returned to human.resources@durham.pnn.police.uk or by post to:-
 
HR & Health Services
Police HQ
Aykley Heads
Durham
DH1 5TT
 
Please note that Curriculum Vitae’s (CV’s) will not be accepted.
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TEMPORARY LOCAL INFORMATION OFFICER (LIO) – TASKING & COORDINATION COMMAND
 
REF 267/16
 
 
Location               Chester-Le-Street Police Office however there may be a requirement to work from Durham City Police Office.
 
Salary                    Scale 3 £17,943- £19,122 per annum
 
Hours:                     37 hours per week, working Monday to Friday. Due to the nature of the role there may be a requirement for working hours to include 7am starts.
 
Job type                Temporary until January 2018
 
Closing date:           Friday 12th May 2017
 
Qualifications:         4 G.C.S.E. levels (Grade A to C) including English Language or Literature and Maths or an approved equivalent. An individual who possess an equivalent e.g. NVQ must provide evidence of Maths 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 be responsible for researching a wide variety of information sources for the preparation and dissemination of intelligence products.
 
The post will be focused on providing daily intelligence bulletins for the relevant locality and provision of support to local intelligence resources.  You will be required to brief operational officers of all ranks and to produce intelligence profiles and actionable packages. 
 
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
 
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.
 
To Apply
 
Durham Constabulary welcome applications from everyone, but as members of ethnic minority groups are currently under-represented we would encourage applications from these groups. Appointment will be based on merit.
 
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
 
Please note that Curriculum Vitae’s (CV’s) will not be accepted.
 
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PART TIME FRONT COUNTER CLERK - SUPPORT SERVICES COMMAND
 
REF 97/17
 
Location                Peterlee Police Office
 
Salary                    Scale 3 – £9,705 per annum - £10,332 per annum
 
Hours:                     Hours of work are 20 per week working Monday and Tuesday 8 am to 1 pm; Wednesday and Thursday 1 pm to 6 pm.
 
Job type                Permanent
 
Closing date:          Friday 12th May 2017
 
Qualifications:        4 G.C.S.E. levels (Grade A to C) including English Language or Literature and Maths or an approved equivalent. An individual who possess an equivalent e.g. NVQ must provide evidence of Maths 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/
 
About the Role
 
As Front Counter Clerk you will be the first point of contact for a wide range of customer enquiries and queries. You will be responsible for providing an effective, efficient and helpful service to visitors and members of the public attending the Police Office, as well as performing a range of administrative tasks.
 
Candidates should have a good telephone manner and possess excellent interpersonal skills.  The ability to collect, check and evaluate information, together with at least 3 months clerical experience is also requested. 
 
It should be noted that Front Counter Clerks may sometimes be required to work for long periods on their own dealing with a wide range of members of the public with difficult and challenging issues. Applicants are therefore expected to demonstrate personal resilience when dealing with such situations.
 
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
 
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 and Vetting Unit.
 
To Apply
 
Durham Constabulary welcome applications from everyone, but as members of ethnic minority groups are currently under-represented we would encourage applications from these groups. Appointment will be based on merit.
 
For further information please view the Job Description and Person Specification.
 
Please complete the Police Staff Application Form Pers 198 and Equal Opportunities Monitoring Form. Please clearly state the post you are applying for – including reference number.
 
Completed forms should be returned to human.resources@durham.pnn.police.uk or by post to
 
HR & Health Services
Police HQ
Aykley Heads
Durham
DH1 5TT
 
 Please note that Curriculum Vitae’s (CV’s) will not be accepted.
 
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