Police staff jobs

Driver/Handyperson

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Finance and Business Support
Bradford District

Salary £15,486 - £17,544 (Starting Point to be discussed at Interview)

West Yorkshire Police are looking to recruit a Driver Handyperson based at Trafalgar House, Nelson Street, Bradford, providing a maintenance service covering stations across Bradford and Calderdale.

We need you to provide general maintenance duties which will include minor repairs, liaising with contractors, and moving goods and furniture. Although driving between sites is a requirement, it is a minor part of this role.

We have a small, enthusiastic maintenance team who take pride in keeping our buildings safe and fully operational.

The ideal candidate will have a strong customer focus, a basic knowledge of routine maintenance and must be physically capable of undertaking the duties of the post which does involve heavy lifting. You will also be required to pass an eyesight test prior to appointment.

You must hold a full current UK/European driving licence, with the ability to obtain a D1 authority driving licence and successfully pass the Police Driving Test including Transit size Vans.

This role is suitable for job share. The application process will close at 1600 hours on the date shown

The online application form and Role Profile may be accessed here

 

Secretary

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Secretary
Chief Officer Team
HQ, Wakefield

Salary £17,943 - £19,125 (Pro rata)

Post reference Number: VA15

This is a Fixed Term Post, February 2018 to January 2019.

West Yorkshire Police is looking to recruit a part time Secretary based in Wakefield.

You will provide a comprehensive secretarial and administrative support to the Chief Officer Team, working closely with colleagues to provide secretarial assistance in times of absence or high workloads. There will also be a requirement to travel throughout the Force Area to attend meetings.

We are looking for candidates who possess a high standard of organisational and interpersonal skills, with an understanding of the importance of confidentiality. You will be RSA II qualified or have equivalent typing experience which will show a high level of accuracy and speed of no less than 30 wpm. Good IT skills will be required including the proficient use of computerised software packages such as Microsoft Office.

Previous secretarial experience with experience of audio typing and shorthand skills may also benefit your application. You will also need to possess the ability to minute meetings and take notes.

The successful candidate will be subject to personal and financial vetting checks prior to appointment.

This is a part time post working 24 hours per week the working days are negotiable. The application process will close at 1600 hours on the date shown.


The online application form and role profile may be accessed through the following link:

The online application form and role profile may be accessed here

Head of Technical Services

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National Police Air Service (NPAS)

Wakefield

Salary £80,000 - £85,000

National Police Air Service delivers aviation support to police forces across England and Wales. Operating from a number of bases across the country, NPAS is operated by West Yorkshire Police from its headquarters in Wakefield.

We are looking to recruit, to a new post, the Head of Technical Services as the CAA-approved nominated person for Continuing Airworthiness Management (CAM) and subject matter expert on all technical contracts. These are specialist functions essential for the ongoing delivery of national police aviation services.

Your responsibilities will include reporting to the Accountable Manager for the organisation’s BCAR A8-25 CAM approval and to the Director of Operations for the national technical provision of assets (aircraft and associated ground equipment). You will also drive the development of systems, oversight and accountability that drives consistent, compliant and effective service delivery.

Eligible candidates must hold CAA/EASA Part M Qualifications and a Level 6 degree in engineering or an alternative to a level acceptable to the CAA. You will already have experience of carrying out CAM duties within a large organisation, ideally in a related field, as well as successfully delivering aviation maintenance or modification programmes and providing strategic advice at senior management level.

You will come with appropriate experience of staff management within a “matrix” environment; that is of team members who are both direct employees and employed by other organisation, ensuring service delivery to exacting standards.

This role requires excellent communication skills as you will need to prepare and present specialist reports and briefings to a range of NPAS Stakeholders from practitioners to Board level. You will need proven experience of contract and performance management, experience of developing and managing airworthiness policies, as well as forecasting and controlling significant budgets. You will be expected to use a range of Microsoft packages and aviation specialist software.

In addition, you must hold a full current UK/European driving licence, have the ability to travel throughout England and Wales and, on occasion, provide on-call advice outside normal office hours.

For further details about the role contact Oliver Dismore, Director of Flight Operations - [email protected] or for general HR queries, terms or conditions contact [email protected]

Interviews for this post will be held w/c 4th December.

The successful candidate will be subject to personal and financial vetting checks prior to appointment. This post is suitable for job share. The application process will close at 1600 hours on the date shown.

The application form and role profile may be accessed here

Workforce Planning Analyst

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People Directorate
Strategic Workforce Planning
Salary £40,518 - £43,473

Post reference Number: VH112

West Yorkshire Police is seeking to appoint a Workforce Planning Analyst to be a key member of the new Strategic Workforce Planning team based in Wakefield.

This is an excellent opportunity for the right candidate to take up this new and exciting position as we embark on the implementation of a restructured People directorate.

As a member of the team, you will use your highly developed analytical skills to support the Head of Strategic Workforce Planning in the development and utilisation of workforce modelling tools to enable the Force to meet its resourcing needs and in turn, deliver a professional policing service to the public

Eligible candidates will have experience of working within workforce planning where, using Workforce Management Systems, you are able to show ability in the manipulation, analysis and reporting on data to provide resolutions to complex workforce plans

You will have knowledge of, and the ability to operate computerised databases, including advanced Excel skills. You will also be a strong communicator with good influencing skills and it would also be desirable if you had experience or understanding of workforce planning within the Public Sector.

An ability to work flexibility and the ability to travel to suit the needs of West Yorkshire Police is also essential.

The successful candidate will be subject to personal and financial vetting checks prior to appointment

The selection event will be held on Friday 15 December 2017 or Monday 18 December 2017. For further information in relation to this role please contact Kate Sims (People Director) via Lynn Smith, Resourcing Officer 01924 292164.

The post is suitable for jobshare. The application process will close at 1600 hours of the date shown.

The online application form and Role Profile may be accessed here

Programme & Portfolio Manager

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Corporate Services
HQ, Wakefield
Salary £42,492 - £45,435
Post reference Number: YS135

West Yorkshire Police is seeking to appoint a Programme & Portfolio Manager to join Corporate Services based in Wakefield.

This is an exciting time to join the Change Delivery team within Corporate Services as we embark on the implementation of a new structure.

In this role, you will provide strategic prioritisation and coordination of the programme and constituent projects, as well as day to day management of the WYP Portfolio Office. You will support corporate and departmental objectives by providing strategic and professional advice to assist in the delivery of major organisational change programmes in order to achieve organisational goals, add value and deliver effective and efficient services.

Eligible candidates will be educated to degree level from an appropriate professional institution in a relevant subject, or will have accredited experience in an appropriate specialist methodology.

You will come with significant experience of leading and delivering complex change programmes and projects requiring management of medium and long-term timeframes, risk, benefits, financials, combined with major resources including third party suppliers, project and service deliverables.

The person appointed will be an experienced practitioner of formal project management methodology, such as Prince2 or APMP, and also programme management at a strategic and operational level. You will be resilient and able to apply pragmatic solutions and achieve results by leading, motivating, developing and directing staff in an Organisational Change/business transformation environment.

This role would suit someone with experience in delivering change programmes in a business transformational environment and a history of developing business cases for project and programme initiation.

In addition, you must be prepared to work flexibly in order to support the work of the change programme and travel throughout the Force area for business purposes.

Interviews are expected to take place from w/c 4 December 2017.

This post is suitable for job share. The application process will close at 1600 hours on the date shown.

The online application form and Role Profile may be accessed through this link

Engagement Officer

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Engagement Officer
Office of the Police and Crime Commissioner (OPCC)
Wakefield
Salary £30,180 - £31,938
Post reference Number: ZP77

West Yorkshire's Police and Crime Commissioner (PCC), Mark Burns-Williamson, is seeking to appoint an Engagement Officer to work with him to continue to make a real difference to the lives of people across communities in West Yorkshire.

As listening to people and understanding our communities is key to informing and delivering the Police and Crime Plan, we need you to support the Engagement Manager and the Head of Policy to ensure the effective delivery of the community engagement activity of the PCC and the OPCC. You will work closely with the Engagement Manager, raising awareness of the outcomes and priorities as set out in the Police and Crime Plan and provide individuals, groups and communities with a real opportunity to engage with the PCC in a proactive and positive way to make sure West Yorkshire is safe and feeling safe.

Eligible candidates will hold a relevant degree or appropriate, relevant experience.

The person appointed will have experience of engagement and delivering on consultation, organising public and partner events, and working in a pressured environment with competing demands.

In addition, you must be prepared to work flexibly to support the work of the OPCC, be available outside normal hours to provide advice and support, and travel across West Yorkshire and nationally to attend events as needed. The successful candidate will be subject to personal and financial vetting checks prior to appointment.

This post is suitable for job share. The online application process will close at 1600 hours on the date shown.
 

The online application form and Role Profile may be accessed here

 

HR Assistant

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Human Resources
HR Leeds, Elland Road
Salary £19,521 - £21,618
Post reference Number: VH106


This is a 6 month Temporary Appointment


West Yorkshire Police is looking to recruit an extremely customer focused applicant who can provide a comprehensive, support and information service to the HR function based at Elland Road, Leeds.

The ideal candidate will come with a good understanding of HR and administration work gained through experience, together with a basic knowledge of HR policies and procedures.

Additionally, you will be competent in the use of a range of computer packages including Microsoft Office, as well as having previous experience of using these skills to obtain management information data.

This post is suitable for job share. The application process will close at 1600 hours on the date shown.

The online application form and Role Profile may be accessed through the following link.

Recruitment On-boarding and Resourcing Manager

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People Directorate – People Services
Salary £40,518 - £43,473
Post reference number: VH110

West Yorkshire Police is seeking to appoint a Recruitment, On-boarding and Resourcing Manager to join the new People Services team based in Wakefield.

This is an excellent opportunity for the right candidate to take up this new and exciting position as we embark on the implementation of a restructured People directorate.

As a key member of the People Services team, you will manage the provision of a comprehensive, customer-focussed centralised recruitment, on-boarding and resourcing service to the Force. It is expected that you will be a proven leader of teams delivering the provision of transactional recruitment across a range of professional groups and in line with employment legislation and organisational policies.

Eligible candidates will be MCIPD qualified and have experience of leading a team within a people management service, developing and interpreting policies, with specialist knowledge in recruitment, assessment and resourcing processes.

It is desirable but not essential that you have knowledge of working within the public sector and understanding of Police selection, promotion and postings in respect of Recruitment and that you have experience of consulting and negotiating with Trade Unions and Staff Associations

The ability to travel throughout the UK as necessary to suit the needs of West Yorkshire Police is also essential.

The successful candidate will be subject to personal and financial vetting checks prior to appointment

The selection event will be held on Friday 15 December 2017 or Monday 18 December 2017. For further information in relation to this role please contact Kate Sims (People Director) via Lynn Smith, Resourcing Officer 01924 292164.

The post is suitable for jobshare. The application process will close at 1600 hours of the date shown.

The online application form and Role Profile may be accessed here

HR Helpdesk Assistant

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Human Resources

Wakefield

Salary - £19,521 - £21,618

Temporary post for 12 months.

We are looking to recruit a HR Helpdesk Assistant to join a small team to provide a professional and customer focused administrative support function including research and HR information service to all members of the force in order to facilitate effective day to day people management. This post is full-time and on a 12 months temporary basis.

The ideal candidate will come with previous experience of HR and/or administration work, together with experience gained within a customer focused environment.

In addition, you will possess a high degree of interpersonal skills, good oral and written communication skills and a working knowledge of computer packages including Microsoft Office. You must also have the ability to travel around the Force area and be willing to work in any post appropriate to the grade at such other place within the Force as may be reasonably required.

This post is also suitable for job share.

The application process will close at 1600 hours on the closing date shown.

The application form and role profile may be accessed here

 

Victim Identification Officer

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Digital Forensic Services
Calder Park, Wakefield
Salary £24,813 – £26,535
Post reference Number: XC869

West Yorkshire Police is looking to recruit a Victim Identification Officer to join the Digital Forensic Services based at Calder Park, Wakefield.

In this new and exciting role, you will examine digital, visual and audio content of images and videos for the purpose of identifying victims of abuse and abusers. You will coordinate all Victim Identification Referrals for West Yorkshire Police in line with Force and National Policy.

Eligible candidates will have a good working knowledge of computerised database and spreadsheet packages, combined with experience of working with partners internally and externally.

You will need physical and emotional resilience to regularly deal with abusive and offensive imagery of extreme violence, obscenity and depravity. You will be required to successfully undertake relevant courses for the role and undergo regular Psychological Assessments.

In addition, you must be prepared to work flexibility to suit the needs of the unit and travel for business purposes both within West Yorkshire and nationally where required.

The successful candidate will be subject to personal and financial vetting checks prior to appointment.

This post is suitable for job share. The application process will close at 1600 hours on the date shown.

The online application form and Role Profile may be accessed through this link

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Business Support Lead

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Office of the Police and Crime Commissioner (OPCC)
Wakefield
Salary £31,053 - £33,597 (pro rata)
Post reference Number: ZP78

West Yorkshire's Police and Crime Commissioner (PCC), Mark Burns-Williamson, is seeking to appoint a Business Support Lead to work with him to continue to make a real difference to the lives of people across communities in West Yorkshire.

As Business Support Lead, you will provide an efficient and effective business support service to the PCC and OPCC colleagues to ensure the successful delivery of OPCC business, including to support the effective delivery of the PCC’s priorities and the Police and Crime Plan.

Eligible candidates will be educated to degree level or equivalent in a relevant subject, or possess equivalent experience.

To be considered for this role, you will have excellent literacy, numeracy and communication skills, as well as previous experience of staff recruitment in a multi-functional environment. You will also have experience of office processes, including a good knowledge of financial and accounting processes and the ability to work within policy and other guidelines.

Applicants will need a good understanding around governance responsibilities within the area of dealing with complaints, appeals and information management, as you will be required to deputise for the governance manager during periods of absence.

You will need an understanding of OPCC, police service or similar public sector organisation combined with good IT literacy skills and the ability to use MS Office software such as Word, Excel and Outlook.

Furthermore, you must be prepared work flexibly and outside normal hours to provide advice and support to the PCC as required and travel around the region and the country, to fulfil the duties of the post. The successful candidate will be subject to personal and financial vetting checks prior to appointment.

This is a job share post, the working days are flexible but include covering Monday and Tuesday, 14.8 hours per week. The online application process will close at 1600 hours on the date shown.

The online application form and Role Profile may be accessed through this link

Duties Planners

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Elland Road, Leeds
Salary £17,943 - £19,122
Post reference Number: XA399

We are looking to recruit 4 Duties Planners based at the district HQ at Elland Road, Leeds. In this role you will produce, maintain and amend duty rotas in accordance with legislation and policy requirements. You will ensure optimum staffing levels are maintained within each District in a cost effective manner.

The ideal candidates will come with a good working knowledge of computerised database and spreadsheet packages, together with experience of general clerical work.

In addition, you must be prepared to work flexibly to suit business needs.

These posts are suitable for job share. The application process will close at 1600 hours on the date shown.

The online application form and role profile may be accessed through this link

Recruitment Strategy Specialist

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People Directorate – Strategic Workforce Planning
Salary £40,518 - £43,473
Post reference Number: VH111

West Yorkshire Police is seeking to appoint a Recruitment Strategy Specialist to join the new Strategic Workforce Planning team based in Wakefield.

This is an excellent opportunity for the right candidate to take up this new and exciting position as we embark on the implementation of a restructured People directorate.

As a member of the team, you will be subject expert for the Force on the development and implementation of short and long-term recruitment strategies.

You will have proven leadership skills in the delivery of services against multiple priorities, working alongside an extensive network of contacts and both internal and external stakeholders. You will be able to evidence flexible and responsive recruitment plans across a range of professional groups.

Eligible candidates will be MCIPD qualified and have extensive experience in a people management service, developing and interpreting policies, with specialist knowledge in recruitment, assessment and sourcing processes.

It is desirable but not essential that you have experience of managing projects, an understanding of Police Regulations in respect of Recruitment and that you have experience of consulting and negotiating with Trade Unions and Staff Associations

The ability to travel throughout the UK as necessary to suit the needs of West Yorkshire Police is also essential.

The successful candidate will be subject to personal and financial vetting checks prior to appointment.

The selection event will be held on Friday 15 December 2017 or Monday 18 December 2017. For further information in relation to this role please contact Kate Sims (People Director) via Lynn Smith, Resourcing Officer 01924 292164.

The post is suitable for jobshare. The application process will close at 1600 hours of the date shown.

The online application form and Role Profile may be accessed here

 

 

Health & Safety Assistant

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People Directorate
Wakefield
Salary - £17,943 to £19,125

We are looking to recruit a Health & Safety Assistant to manage all relevant IT systems to support the Health & Safety team in providing a comprehensive Health & Safety service to minimise the risk to the Chief Constable and the Force.

The ideal candidate has a basic knowledge, gained through experience, of Health and Safety and/or administration work & also have a good knowledge of and is able to use a range of computer packages including Mircrosoft Office and database administration

In addition, you will possess a high degree of interpersonal skills, good oral and written communication skills and you must also have the ability to travel around the Force area and be willing to work in any post appropriate to the grade at such other place within the Force as may be reasonably required.

This post is also suitable for job share.

The application process will close at 1600 hours on the closing date shown.

The application form and role profile may be accessed here

CCTV Officer

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Yorkshire and the Humber
Regional Scientific Support Services
Calder Park, Wakefield
Salary £24,813 - £26,535
Post reference Number: RS194

West Yorkshire Police as the lead Force for the Yorkshire and the Humber Regional Scientific Support Services is looking to recruit two CCTV Officers to be based at Calder Park, Wakefield.

In these roles, you will undertake technical processes in the retrieval, evaluation, and enhancement of CCTV and other evidential material. You will provide specialist support, advice and technical assistance, which meets the investigative requirements of all four Forces within the Yorkshire and Humber region.

You will attend in and around crime scenes, to recover CCTV data to ensure that retrieval is carried out in an evidentially safe manner that satisfies all local, National and Home Office guidelines.

Eligible candidates will come with a relevant degree or previous experience working in an associated field. You will have a proven understanding of computer hardware to component level and a working knowledge of relevant common operating systems such as MS Windows.

As a CCTV Officer you will be required to work at height and in confined spaces, participate in a standby rota and contribute to the designated section shift rota, including periods unsupervised. Due to the nature of the role, you must provide Biometric samples (fingerprints and DNA) for inclusion on the respective Police Elimination Databases for routine speculative searching purposes.

In addition, you must be prepared to travel for business purposes, hold a full current UK/European driving licence and successfully complete a manual lifting and handling course. Furthermore, you must be able to deal with images and attend scenes of a disturbing nature.

These posts are suitable for Job share. The online application form will close at 1600 hours on the date shown.

The online application form and role profile may be accessed through this link

Business Support Officer

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Office of the Police and Crime Commissioner (OPCC)
Wakefield
Salary £19,521 - £21,61
Post reference Number: ZP76
 

West Yorkshire's Police and Crime Commissioner (PCC), Mark Burns-Williamson, is seeking to appoint a Business Support Officer to work with him to continue to make a real difference to the lives of people across communities in West Yorkshire.

As Business Support Officer, you will work closely with the Business Support Lead to provide an efficient and effective business support service to the PCC and OPCC colleagues. You will ensure the successful delivery of OPCC business, including to support the effective delivery of the PCC’s priorities and the Police and Crime Plan.

To be considered for this role, you will need minute taking and word processing experience and the ability to operate Microsoft Office software packages. You will also come with good literacy, numeracy and well developed communication skills.

We need you to analyse and assess information in order to make decisions, and manage a varied workload working within deadlines. Furthermore, you must be able to work on your own initiative and contribute fully to a team.

In addition, you must be prepared to occasionally work outside of normal office hours and work in other areas in West Yorkshire, as required. The successful candidate will be subject to personal and financial vetting checks prior to appointment.

This post is suitable for job share. The online application process will close at 1600 hours on the date shown.

The online application form and Role Profile may be accessed through this link

Resourcing Assistant

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HR Resourcing
Wakefield
Salary £17,943 - £19,125
Vacancy Ref: VH113

Temporary appointment for 6 Months

West Yorkshire Police is looking to recruit a Resourcing Assistant to join a busy HR team currently based in Wakefield.

As part of this team you will provide support to all managers and staff in respect of the activities of Resourcing and provide an effective end to end process for the recruitment and deployment of Police Officers, Police Staff, Special Constables and Volunteers.

Eligible candidates will come with a basic knowledge of HR practices gained through experience of HR and / or administration work. You will be competent in the use of a range of computer packages including Microsoft Office.

In addition, you must be prepared to travel around the Force area if required.

This post is suitable for job share. The application process will close at 1600 hours on the date shown.

The online application form and Role Profile may be accessed through this link

Investigative Support Officer

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Yorkshire and the Humber
Regional Organised Crime Unit
Sheffield & Rotherham
Salary £24,813 - £26,535
Post reference Number: RC100

West Yorkshire Police as the lead Force for the Yorkshire and Humber Regional Crime Unit are looking to recruit 2 Investigative Support Officers to join the Regional Organised Crime Unit based in Sheffield and Rotherham.

This is an excellent opportunity to become part of a well-established Regional alliance that is a key component in the response to serious and organised criminality.

As part of an investigation team you will perform a complex case building function in relation to the investigation of Organised Crime to result in the successful prosecution of offenders.

We are offering these opportunities to candidates holding the Ilex Certificate of Criminal Justice Administration or an equivalent qualification. You will also be required to successfully complete other relevant training courses required for the role.

You will need a good working knowledge of the principles of disclosure (Criminal Procedures Investigations Act 1996), as well as computerised applications and spreadsheet packages, with the ability to extract information from databases.

In addition, you must be able work flexibly to suit business needs, hold a full UK/European driving license and use your own vehicle for business purposes. As this is a regional role you must be prepared to work outside the Force area as and when required.

The successful candidates will be subject to personal and financial vetting checks prior to appointment.

These posts are suitable for job share. This application process will close at 1600 hours on the closing date shown.

The online application form and Role Profile may be accessed through this link

Trainee Solicitors

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Legal Services
Wakefield
Salary £17,943 - £19,125
Post reference Number: YS128

These roles are a 2 year Fixed Contract.

We are looking to recruit 2 Trainee Solicitors to work in our Legal Services Department based in Wakefield.

In this role you will undertake a 2 year legal training contract providing a comprehensive legal service to the Chief Constable. The training contact will cover at least 3 areas of law as required by the Solicitors Regulation Authority.

The successful candidate must have successfully passed the Legal Practice Course.

The ideal candidate will have proven case handling experience in a solicitor’s office or similar environment.

Though not deemed essential it would also benefit your application to possess advocacy experience and knowledge of civil law relating to the Police Service.

You must be prepared to travel for business purposes.

The online application form will close at 1600 hours on the date shown.

The online application form and role profile may be accessed through the following link.