Clerical Assistant - Criminal Justice

Glasgow, UK
20 Jun 2019
28 Jun 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Job Summary

Please note that salary will be pro-rated for part-time hours.

This is an exciting opportunity to join our Criminal Justice Business Support Team based at Kilsyth Road, Kirkintilloch The post holder will undertake all aspects of the Criminal Justice Business Support function. You will have personal qualities, professional skills and knowledge which will be applied and tested in all aspects of Business Support in a busy Criminal Justice Team.

The post holder will provide general clerical support to the Criminal Justice Team, processing Court paperwork to defined timescales, maintaining and updating databases and dealing with enquiries from internal and external customers. You will also require to maintain a high degree of confidentiality regarding all aspects of work. On occasion you may be required to provide Clerical support within HMP Low Moss prison based Social Work Team.

It is essential that you have a moderate experience of working within a clerical/administrative environment together with good keyboard skills as well as good organisational and communication skills, both oral and written. A knowledge of Microsoft packages is essential, and an office or administrative qualification/ training, or equivalent is desirable.

The post is open to internal and external applicants. If you require more information about the post please contact Marielaine McLaughlin (Team Manager) on (0141 578 8320).

The closing date for applications is 15th July 2019 and interviews will take place on 21st July 2019.

PVG / Disclosure Scotland

The following criteria applies to all roles within East Dunbartonshire Council where PVG/Disclosure checks are essential criteria

Where the post you are applying for is considered Regulated Work under the Protection of Vulnerable Groups (Scotland) Act, 2007, successful candidates will be required to join the PVG Scheme, or undergo a PVG Scheme Update check, prior to confirmation of employment being made by East Dunbartonshire Council.

Please note, successful candidates will be expected to meet the cost of the relevant check which will be deducted from the successful candidate's first salary payment.

In specific circumstances the payment could be deducted in instalments from an employee's wages following commencement of employment. Approval in such circumstances will be made by HR Services Lead.

Should an employee leave in advance of the payment being deducted, the full amount will be deducted from the employee's final salary.

The criteria outlined above will apply to existing employees of East Dunbartonshire Council who apply for roles for which a PVG/Disclosure check is required.

Charter of Commitment

The commitment by East Dunbartonshire Council to job applicants is as follows:
• Individuals will be treated in a polite, friendly and welcoming manner.

• Equalities monitoring will be conducted to ensure a fair and equitable process with
screening being carried out to anonymise sensitive information such as age, gender and disability.

• The information that we receive will be treated in confidence and with discretion. Only the relevant HR representative/team and the relevant service will see the application form.

• We will encourage and welcome applications from applicants under the disability symbol. Where the essential criteria are met an interview will be offered to those applying under the disability symbol.

• We will be pleased to make any reasonable adjustments to ensure accessibility at the interview.

• We will advise you within reasonable time after the closing date if you have not met the interview criteria. (Normally within 4 weeks)

• We will advise you of meeting the criteria for interview normally within 3 weeks.

• We will advise you if you have been successful or unsuccessful at the interview stage as soon as practically possible.


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