Vacancies

We currently have three vacancy

We are recruiting for:

  • Office and volunteer co-ordinator
  • Administrative assistant
  • Independent Custody Visitors

Office and volunteer co-ordinator

Location – Harrogate – Granby Road
Salary – £19,521 – £21,618
Full Time – Permanent
Closing date – 11:55pm 5 April 2017
Office and volunteer co-ordinator – Role profile, job description and how to apply

We have an opportunity for an Office and Volunteer Co-ordinator within the Police and Crime Commissioner’s Office (OPCC). You will lead on co-ordinating office functions and processes and will attract, recruit, train and manage up to 50 independent volunteers across the county, ensuring they are retained and motivated to fully undertake their responsibilities in line with the Independent Custody Visitor Scheme (ICVS) requirements.

As an Office and volunteer co-ordinator you will act as the statutory Scheme co-ordinator for the OPCC’s ICV Scheme and will provide effective advice, guidance and services in conjunction with Home Office Codes of Practice, statutory obligations and our organisational values.

The main responsibilities of the role include:

  • Providing assistance to the Chief Executive Officer in relation to the development, review and maintenance of the Scheme and a new volunteer Appropriate Adult Scheme.
  • Conducting systematic reviews and performance tracking of the force’s compliance with the Home Office Codes of Practice, the PCC’s Scheme guidance and all other mandatory accreditation requirements.
  • Providing advice and support to wider NYP colleagues in respect of ICV Scheme compliance matters, the investigation of incidents compliance checks, appropriate risk management measures and other matters under the direction of Chief Executive Officer.

The ideal candidate will have exceptional customer service skills and experience of working with or managing volunteers as you will be required to design, manage and deliver training to volunteers and custody staff. It is essential that you will have excellent communications skills and the ability to represent the force at internal and external meetings in a professional manner.

Office and volunteer co-ordinator – Role profile, job description and how to apply

Administrative assistant

Location – Harrogate – Granby Road
Salary – £16,755 – £17,544
Full Time – Permanent
Closing date – 11:55pm 5 April 2017
Administrative assistant – Role profile, job description and how to apply

We have an opportunity for an Administrative Assistant to work within the Police and Crime Commissioner’s Office (OPCC). You will be required to provide the full range of administrative and clerical support to the OPCC.

As an Administrative Assistant you will be required to provide dedicated clerical and administrative support to senior officers of the OPCC including telephone answering, diary management meeting and visit arrangements and minute taking.

The main responsibilities of the role include:

  • To ensure knowledge of staff movements in and out of the OPCC and monitor visitor access, security, and health and safety requirements including the visitor’s book.
  • The development and control of spreadsheets to enable in depth monitoring and analysis of office process requirements e.g. Procurement, Finance and HR.
  • To process appropriately authorised orders and invoices, etc, in connection with the running of the OPCC.

The ideal candidate will have a GCSE (A*-C) or equivalent in Maths and English, and will have previous administrative/clerical experience in a highly confidential and data secure working environment. You will have excellent organisational, interpersonal and customer service skills with key attention to detail and “right first time” accuracy. You will have the ability to ensure that clear and accurate notes of meetings are produced in an appropriate format and within specified time scales.

Administrative assistant – Role profile, job description and how to apply

Independent Custody Visitors

icv-imageDo you have what it takes to check prisoner welfare, custody conditions and police behaviour?

Julia Mulligan, Police and Crime Commissioner for North Yorkshire, has responsibility for a team of ‘Independent Custody Visitors,  a team of volunteers who make unannounced visits to police stations in North Yorkshire. They speak with people detained in custody, check their welfare and the conditions in which they are being held and submit reports on their visits.

Independent custody visiting is a vital element of the work of the Office of the Police and Crime Commissioner in ensuring that the police service is open and accountable to the people it serves. The scheme works to Home Office guidelines.

Julia Mulligan said, “Independent Custody Visitors are an important part of holding policing to account locally.  If you are interested in helping your community and want to volunteer, please consider this unique role.”

The Commissioner is currently recruiting volunteers for the Scarborough, Harrogate and York areas.

Find out more about this role and how to apply

For more information or an informal discussion, please all our office on 01423 569 562 or email icv@northyorkshire-pcc.gov.uk