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£20,490 to £21,018 Per year Scale 2
13 January 2023 17:15:00
Closing Date:
25 January 2023 17:00:00

Durham Constabulary is one of the top-performing police forces in the UK. We have an exciting opportunity for a Clerical Officer within the Road Safety Bureau at Spennymoor Police Station.

You will be part of a team processing traffic offences including those captured by our safety cameras. You will maintain traffic violation management systems ensuring records are kept up to date daily, compile court documentation which is presented at court and attend court in person when requested to do so by CPS.

You will be expected to complete daily correspondence with outside agencies such as course providers, HMCTS and members of the public in relation to case files, including corresponding via letter, email, and telephone. In addition, inputting of collisions onto the collisions system and updating of the same system and corresponding with third party agencies such as insurance companies, solicitors and members of the public which can include the providing of police reports to support prosecution cases all within set timescales.

At times the viewing of graphic documentation connected to serious and fatal collision files is expected and should be considered when applying for this role.


Durham Constabulary is an equal opportunities employer and boasts generous terms and conditions of employment including:.

  • A minimum of 26 days annual leave rising to 31 days after five years continuous service plus bank holidays. Pro rata for part time posts
  • A defined benefit pension scheme (career average) with death in service benefit.
  • Flexible working arrangements including flexi-time and occasional remote/home working,
  • Onsite café serving fresh food daily and employee kitchen facilities.
  • Access to a range of high street discount services e.g. Blue Light Card
  • Secure on site parking and are located close to the local bus and train services.
  • Interest free loans
  • Access to a range of Health and Wellbeing services including an Employee Assistance programme 
Qualifications / Experience Test

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

If you possess an equivalent qualification you must clearly outline this on your application.  Failure to do say may result in your application not being progressed.

Further information regarding the relevancy of equivalent qualifications is available from the OfQual website at

Successful candidates will be required to provide copies of all relevant qualifications.

How to apply
For further information please view the Job Description.

Please download and complete the Police Staff Application Form Pers 198.

Completed application forms should be returned to

Hard copy applications forms and CVs will not be accepted.

For application guidance notes please click here.

Candidates will be contacted by email in relation to their application so are advised to check Spam/Junk email folders for email updates.

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