Bail Manager (Fixed Term Contract/Secondment)

Criminal Justice
Location Kidlington but could also be working from your local station
TVP Broad Band 3G
Band 3G, circa £27,953 per annum, plus benefits
Full Time
Secondment/Fixed Term Contract


Secondment/Fixed Term Contract until 1st July 2021

In this exciting role you will oversee Thames Valley Police’s bail management process and responsibilities. Duties will include tracking and monitoring all Thames Valley Police investigations where pre charge bail has been granted and providing advice to investigators on a range of investigative issues ensuring positive outcomes are secured at court. As part of a team, you will act as the Single Point of Contact for the Force, Crown Prosecution Service and the courts for all pre charge bail enquiries and provide performance data for monitoring purposes by internal and external stakeholders, responding within a defined timescale. You will act as the point of contact for operational issues arising from pre charge bail to ensure a consistent and accurate process as well as quality assuring applications for courts and Crown Prosecution Service. There will also be a requirement to monitor and manage the electronic tagging of persons subject to electronic tagging requirements. 

The successful candidate will have a good knowledge and experience of interpreting bail legislation with the ability to provide clear, accurate and concise written and verbal communications whilst paying attention to detail. Previous experience of resolving issues from a different range of internal/external customers is required. Proven experience of using an intermediate level of MS Office applications is essential to include Word and Excel with the ability to input, update and retrieve system information. You will be able to make sound and time effective decisions whilst working under pressure and will maintain a high degree of integrity and trust when dealing with sensitive/classified information. Previous experience of working within a team environment with demonstrable organisational and time management skills is required. 

Although the location is Kidlington, it is highly likely that you will be working remotely from another station and in a virtual team as well as a physical team. 

If you are a permanent member of staff applying for this role, please note it will be offered on a secondment basis. Important: All secondments are assumed supported and that your line manager and Head of Department/Commander or Deputy are aware of your intention to apply. If the secondment is not supported then a strong business rationale must be sent to quoting the reference number for the role. 

Please note: Shift allowance, on-call or other job related allowances from the previous role will not be protected unless they are attached to the new role for the duration of the secondment. 

As part of the Thames Valley Police family you will enjoy a fantastic range of benefits including 22-30 days annual leave per annum (plus Bank Holidays), flexible working conditions, performance related pay increases, a wide range of lifestyle discounts, career development opportunities and have the option to join a local government pension scheme. To view a full list of our benefits, please click the below link. 

If you have any queries please contact People Services Recruitment Department on 0845 2 66 66 77 – Option 1 (internal 301 6500) quoting reference 17258. 

The closing date for enquiries and receipt of completed applications is Sunday 4th October 2020.


Police Officers and Police Staff have access to a fantastic range of benefits, dependant on role, location and length of service. To view a full list of our benefits please click here


All posts require a level of Police Vetting as per the National Vetting Code of Practice. The residency requirement is necessary to enable all applicants to be checked in an equitable manner. Thames Valley Police will allow applicants to apply who do not necessarily reach the criteria as long as they have proven UK residency and supporting evidence where necessary. Applications will be considered on a case by case basis.

Thames Valley Police serves diverse communities; to truly reflect this, we are keen to recruit people from Black, Asian and other minority backgrounds. We value the knowledge and experiences that individuals bring from different cultures and welcome any contributions that can enhance the services we deliver to the public.

We believe in investing in all of our people, and run tailored Positive Action Initiatives to support our colleagues from underrepresented backgrounds in their personal and professional development, ensuring everyone has a level playing field to succeed, progress and feel fulfilled in their careers.