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Overview of the job
This is an administrative role based within the Probation Service (PS) Directorate in HMPPS. The job holder reports to the designated Line Manager and supports the provision of business specific and transactional office-based activities.
The job holder works collaboratively with other team members to provide reception duties and a range of administrative support services.
The job holder may be expected to support a number of teams/functions within the operational area and is to offer support and cover during periods of absence, for which training will be provided.
The job holder must promote diversity and anti-discriminatory practice in the performance of the post in a way that embraces Equality and values Diversity.
The post holder must adhere to all policies in respect of the sensitive/confidential nature of the information handled whilst working in this position.
NB: Core Hours include regular unsocial hours (evenings and/or weekends) as determined by the business need.
There will be a rota which will involve working until 7pm some evenings
To provide an effective and efficient first point of contact with all visitors, telephone callers and undertake administrative functions in accordance with service policy and procedures.
Responsibilities, Activities & Duties
The job holder will be required to carry out the following responsibilities, activities and duties:
The duties/responsibilities listed above describe the post as it is at present and is not intended to be exhaustive. The job holder is expected to accept reasonable alterations and additional tasks of a similar level that may be necessary. Significant adjustments may require re-examination under the Job Evaluation Scheme and shall be discussed in the first instance with the job holder.
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We’ll assess you against these technical skills during the selection process:
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Selection process details
This vacancy is using , and will assess your Behaviours, Strengths and Technical skills.
Feedback will only be provided if you attend an interview or assessment.
Successful candidates must pass a disclosure and barring security check.People working with government assets must complete checks.
This job is broadly open to the following groups:
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