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Support Services Admin- HMP Bedford

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  • Job
    Full-time
    Junior & Mid Level

Details

Reference number

361162

Salary

£22,096
A Civil Service Pension with an average employer contribution of 27%

Job grade

Administrative Assistant
Band 2

Contract type

Permanent

Type of role

Administration / Corporate Support

Working pattern

Flexible working, Full-time, Job share, Part-time

Number of jobs available

1

Contents

    Location

    About the job

    Benefits

    Things you need to know

    Apply and further information

Location

This position is based at HMP BEDFORD BEDFORD, MK40 1HG

About the job

Job summary

Please refer to job Description

Job description

Organisation Level Support – The jobs at this level will be task focused supporting defined activities, services or operations.
Band 2

Overview

Job holders within this Group Profile will undertake daily routine transactional administrative tasks in their area of work in order to support the establishment.

This is a non-operational job with no line management responsibilities.

Characteristics

Typical tasks associated with this Group Profile include:

  • Provide administrational assistance in area of work
  • Maintain accurate filing system for area of work
  • Respond to queries relating to area of work, redirecting where required.

Job Descriptions relating to this Group Profile

The job holder once in post will be in matched to a job description; a sample list is shown below. The post is rotational so the job holder could during their career carry out the role of different job descriptions.

  • Support Services Administration : Business Hub
  • Support Services Administration : Records
  • Support Services Administration : Visits Booking
  • Support Services Administration : Welcome Centre

Essential Skills/ Qualifications/ Accreditation/ Registration

An ability to fulfil all spoken aspects of the role with confidence through the medium of English or (where specified in Wales) Welsh.

Hours of Work and Allowances

37 hour working week

Person specification

Please refer to job Description

Behaviours

We'll assess you against these behaviours during the selection process:

  • Developing Self and Others
  • Communicating and Influencing
  • Working Together
  • Managing a Quality Service

Benefits

Alongside your salary of £22,096, HM Prison & Probation Service contributes £5,877 towards you being a member of the Civil Service Defined Benefit Pension scheme. Find out what benefits a Civil Service Pension provides.
  • Access to learning and development
  • A working environment that supports a range of flexible working options to enhance your work life balance
  • A working culture which encourages inclusion and diversity
  • A Civil Service pension with an average employer contribution of 27%
  • Annual Leave
  • Public Holidays
  • Season Ticket Advance


For more information about the recruitment process, benefits and allowances and answers to general queries, please click the below link which will direct you to our Candidate Information Page.


Things you need to know

Selection process details

This vacancy is using Success Profiles (opens in a new window), and will assess your Behaviours and Strengths.
https://justicejobs.tal.net/vx/candidate/cms/About%20the%20MOJ

Feedback will only be provided if you attend an interview or assessment.

Security

Successful candidates must undergo a criminal record check.
People working with government assets must complete baseline personnel security standard (opens in new window) checks.

Nationality requirements

This job is broadly open to the following groups:

  • UK nationals
  • nationals of the Republic of Ireland
  • nationals of Commonwealth countries who have the right to work in the UK
  • nationals of the EU, Switzerland, Norway, Iceland or Liechtenstein and family members of those nationalities with settled or pre-settled status under the European Union Settlement Scheme (EUSS) (opens in a new window)
  • nationals of the EU, Switzerland, Norway, Iceland or Liechtenstein and family members of those nationalities who have made a valid application for settled or pre-settled status under the European Union Settlement Scheme (EUSS)
  • individuals with limited leave to remain or indefinite leave to remain who were eligible to apply for EUSS on or before 31 December 2020
  • Turkish nationals, and certain family members of Turkish nationals, who have accrued the right to work in the Civil Service
Further information on nationality requirements (opens in a new window)

Working for the Civil Service

The Civil Service Code (opens in a new window) sets out the standards of behaviour expected of civil servants.

We recruit by merit on the basis of fair and open competition, as outlined in the Civil Service Commission's recruitment principles (opens in a new window).
The Civil Service embraces diversity and promotes equal opportunities. As such, we run a Disability Confident Scheme (DCS) for candidates with disabilities who meet the minimum selection criteria.

Diversity and Inclusion

The Civil Service is committed to attract, retain and invest in talent wherever it is found. To learn more please see the Civil Service People Plan (opens in a new window) and the Civil Service Diversity and Inclusion Strategy (opens in a new window).

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This vacancy is part of the Great Place to Work for Veterans (opens in a new window) initiative.
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Contact point for applicants

Job contact :

    Name :
    SSCL Recruitment Enquiries Team
    Email :
    Moj-recruitment-vetting-enquiries@gov.sscl.com
    Telephone :
    0845 241 5358

Recruitment team

    Email :
    Moj-recruitment-vetting-enquiries@gov.sscl.com

Further information

Appointment to the Civil Service is governed by the Civil Service Commission’s Recruitment Principles. I you feel a department has breached the requirement of the Recruitment Principles and would like to raise this, please contact SSCL (Moj-recruitment-vetting-enquiries@gov.sscl.com) in the first instance. If the role has been advertised externally (outside of the Civil Service) and you are not satisfied with the response, you may bring your complaint to the Commission. For further information on bringing a complaint to the Civil Service Commission please visit their web pages: http://civilservicecommission.independent.gov.uk/civil-service-recruitment/complaints
https://justicejobs.tal.net/vx/appcentre-1/brand-13/candidate/so/pm/1/pl/3/opp/88725-88725-Support-Services-Admin-HMP-Bedford/en-GB

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