Administrative Support Assistant
The successful candidate will be responsible for receiving and assessing incoming mail for the station and phone calls for the Local Policing Area. You will complete often sensitive and confidential administrative tasks including: typing, taking minutes, record keeping, taking telephone/email messages and answering routine queries. You will also be responsible for taking delivery and despatch of stationery and Force stores orders.
You must have a good standard of education, RSA II or equivalent, excellent literacy and numeric skills, and the ability to take minutes with good communication skills, for example a National Vocational Qualification Level 1 in Administration or Customer Services or proven experience in a similar environment. Proven interpersonal skills are essential together with an ability to promote professional working relationships with personnel at all levels. Recent experience of working in an office environment is required with evidence demonstrating discretion, tact and diplomacy, initiative, and flexibility.
As part of the Thames Valley Police family you will enjoy a fantastic range of benefits including 22-30 days annual leave per annum pro-rata for part time (plus Bank Holidays), flexible working conditions, 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.
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If you have any queries please contact People Services Recruitment Department on 0845 2 66 66 77 – Option 1 (internal 301 6500) quoting reference 17946.
The closing date for enquiries and receipt of completed applications is Sunday 20th June 2021.
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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.
At Thames Valley Police, we are committed to better reflect the communities that we serve. We encourage applications from our under represented communities including all ethnic or religious backgrounds, LGBTQ+, women and those with disabilities.
Within our organisation we have a number of active staff support networks. We are proud to be a ‘Disability Confident’ Level 2 ‘Employer’ that is supported by RAMP – our dedicated reasonable adjustments process. For more information, please visit our ‘Supporting You’ page on our website, www.tvpcareers.co.uk/supporting-you.
We are also proud to have a Positive Action and Engagement team who can provide support and guidance to anyone from a Black, Asian & Minority Ethnic background throughout the Police Officer recruitment process as well as advise on career development and progression. They can be contacted via: firstname.lastname@example.org
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