Case Management Officer | Suffolk Constabulary

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Case Management Officer

Landmark House, Ipswich
Part-Time (24 hours) – Temporary Maternity Cover
Band D: £22,674 - £25,656 per annum/pro rata
Closing date: Friday 27 April 2018 at 5pm
Please quote Ref: L408 on application form

Applications are invited for the above post within Criminal Justice Services at Landmark House, Ipswich.    

The successful applicant will carry out reviews of prosecution files to identify and rectify deficiencies in evidence and content, to make decisions on disposal of criminal cases and to provide investigating officers and supervisors with advice and guidance on prosecution file submission ensuring quality and timeliness standards are maintained.

It is essential that applicants meet the following criteria:

  • Knowledge of the current criminal law and procedures relating to the evidential and legal requirements for the preparation, review and submission of offence files
  • Relevant background in a police, legal or court environment and experience of gathering, presenting and evaluating evidence for legal proceedings
  • High level of communication skills both verbal and written and the ability to provide constructive advice and support
  • Problem solving and decision-making skills to analyse information from a number of sources identifying any deficiencies or shortcomings
  • Ability to form reasoned opinions, to consider various courses of action and support the decision making process
  • Administrative and organisational skills to prioritise and manage workloads within given deadlines whilst consistently achieving accuracy and quality standards showing attention to detail
  • Good keyboard skills with a sound knowledge of Microsoft Office

It is desirable that applicants meet the following criteria:

  • Hold or be working towards an appropriate criminal legal qualification (or equivalent e.g. Certificate in Case Preparation)
  • Understanding of the requirements for file preparation as laid down in the Manual of Guidance and the Director of Public Prosecution’s Guidance

Role profile >> case_management_officer_-_sept_15.pdf

Hours of work are 24 hours per week Monday to Friday. This post is offered on a temporary basis.

Consideration will be given to whether the post can be delivered on either a part time or job share basis, in line with the organisational requirements of this role.

The recruitment criteria for all posts are subject to reasonable adjustment in line with the Equality Act 2010.

Applications from at-risk staff will be prioritised and receive preference in any selection process.

Anyone who wishes to be considered for appointment should download an application pack and monitoring form as they must be submitted together.

These forms as well as application guidance notes are also available on the right hand side of the page in the Downloads section.

Please return completed applications by email to [email protected].