Prosecution Team Caseworker

  • Location
    Derby, Derbyshire
  • Salary
    £ 19032 - £ 223406 / Year
  • Job type
    Temporary contract
  • Industry
    Legal
  • External Reference
    BLC/PROSEC/0308DERB
  • Category
    Defence - Police Service

As part of the Prosecutions Team your main role will be to prepare remand files for submission to the Crown Prosecution Service (CPS) and the Courts. Other duties may include building offences, generating Postal Requisitions, preparing Antecedent histories and undertaking any clerical duties in relation to case queries, additional evidential requests and obtaining court results.


SPECIFIC ROLES AND RESPONSIBILITIES



  • To gather and process information accurately whilst complying with time constraints, quality standards, data protection and information security requirements.

  • To communicate and interact within and outside the Department with colleagues, operational officers and other Criminal Justice agencies such as the CPS and the Courts service

  • To deal with telephone queries from members of the public, victims and defendants.

  • To identify problems, investigate, record and disseminate information in relation to ongoing and finalised cases.

  • To carry out other tasks as instructed by Prosecutions Team Supervisor.


SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:



  • GCSE English Language Grade C/4 or above or equivalent qualification.

  • Ability to communicate ideas and information effectively, both verbally and in writing.

  • Ability to check information for content and accuracy.

  • Experience of producing written correspondence to a high standard, ensuring accuracy and attention to detail at all times.

  • Proficient in the use of Microsoft Office, specifically Outlook, Excel and Word.

  • Experience in researching a variety of databases, gathering, analysing and managing data with the ability to compile and present data as and when required.

  • Ability to plan, manage and prioritise own workload to achieve aims and objectives within agreed timescales.

  • Self-motivated - must be able to work both alone and as a part of a team and to understand the dynamics and challenges this may bring within a busy environment.


Desirable:



  • Knowledge of the Criminal Justice System and the partners with it.

  • Knowledge of the legal process in relation to court procedures.


PERSONAL QUALITIES:



  • Working with others: Works to develop a positive team spirit and appreciates the value different backgrounds and experience can contribute to team success. Is approachable and inspires others to do their best. Treats others with dignity and respect, and maintains a positive, friendly outlook. Appreciates the contributions of others - and lets them know.

  • Problem solving and innovation: Uses experience, creativity and common sense to solve problems practically and innovatively. Makes sure they fully understand the problem, its cause and implications. Seeks the input and views of others. Weighs up options to make sure the solution they choose is the most effective and makes good decisions in a timely way.

  • Planning and organising: Is clear about their goals and creates plans and processes that are targeted at the right priorities - those that will truly deliver the most value. Copes well with change and uncertainty, knows that it's not always possible to get the full picture or remove every risk before taking action.

  • Communicating and influencing: Presents written and verbal communication in a clear and effective way. Puts across points of view persuasively, but keeps an open mind and is willing to change their position if sound arguments are presented back.

  • Personal development: Takes opportunities to improve their skills, knowledge and experience. Gives and seeks constructive feedback to help them and others develop successfully.

  • Delivering results: Delivers what is needed when promised. Enjoys adding value, knows what needs to be done and stays focused. Identifies issues or obstacles that could prevent or delay getting things done and takes appropriate action.

  • Customer focus: Knows how they personally support the service we provide to the public. Is absolutely passionate about adding value for the public and internal stakeholders, improving processes and removing unnecessary cost and waste. Understands how their attitude and behaviour impacts on public perception of the service we provide.

  • Operational and technical awareness: Keeps well-informed and knows what internal and external factors could impact on our performance. Promotes and pushes activity that improves performance and our service to the public. Is knowledgeable and effective in their area of expertise.











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