PS/189/B Administrative Support to HOLMES

Location: Headquarters, WGC, Herts
Role: Police Staff
Department: JPS Major Crime Unit
Closing Date: 25-02-18
The Bedfordshire, Cambridgeshire and Hertfordshire Major Crime Unit (MCU) is part of the Joint Protective Services Directorate with responsibility for the investigation of major crime across the tri-force area. The MCU is based in two hubs: in the south at Hertfordshire Police Headquarters, Welwyn Garden City and in the north at Cambridgeshire Police Headquarters, Hinchingbrooke, Huntingdon. In addition to investigating homicide, the MCU has responsibility for a variety of investigations including attempted murder, stranger rape, crimes in action and child sexual exploitation and abuse.

Our current vacancy is for an Administrative Support to HOLMES based at Hertfordshire HQ. The main purpose of the role is to provide administrative/secretarial services to the Major Crime Unit, with the majority of the role focusing on the typing of all major crime documentation.

Key responsibilities will include
• Typing full verbatim transcripts of audio tapes, DVDs, 999 calls and body/head-cam footage to the standards required by the Crown Prosecution Service
• Typing all major crime documents utilising HOLMES software, ensuring high standards of accuracy and attention to detail
• Scanning and manipulating documentation to ensure it is in a format recognised by HOLMES
• Researching the internet and other databases to ensure correct details are entered into HOLMES
• Filing documentation

The successful candidate will hold an RSA II Word Processing qualification or equivalent. They will have excellent typing skills as this role involves a very high amount of audio typing, good interpersonal skills, be able to work with minimal supervision, be able to prioritise work effectively and have a good standard of written and verbal communication.

This is a permanent full time post based at Hertfordshire HQ, Welwyn Garden City however the post holder may be required on occasion to travel to locations within Bedfordshire, Cambridgeshire and Hertfordshire. This is a Bedfordshire post and the successful candidate will be required to resign from their home force if they are not currently a Bedfordshire employee.

The Major Crime Unit endeavor to reflect the diverse communities we serve and to build an inclusive workforce where everyone is valued and respected. We encourage applications from underrepresented or minority groups.

If you are interested in applying for the advertised role please ensure you read the attached information, including role profile, context sheet (if applicable) and recruitment information for applicants.

For the purposes of the application you will be expected to provide evidence against the four personal qualities below and the entry requirements:

 Service Delivery
 Professionalism
 Decision Making
 Working with others

There is a word count limit of 500 words per section.
If you are shortlisted for interview you will be expected to evidence against all personal qualities and the entry requirements as stipulated in the role profile.

For further details of this post, please contact Officer Manager Andy James (Herts) x 5645

**Please note that this advert will be live to Redeployee's through out the recruitment of this advert. Any redeployee that applies will only need to evidence against the minimum entry requirements of the role profile. They will take priority over other candidates at any point during the recruitment process up until a final offer is produced and you will be notified if this happens.**

**Please note, this vacancy is open to Bedfordshire, Cambridgeshire & Hertfordshire employees however, if you are on a Cambridgeshire or Hertfordshire contract you will need to resign from your home force Terms & Conditions and join Bedfordshire Police**

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