Newport (moving to Pontypool in January)
Temp to perm
Full time (Monday to Friday)
Our client is looking for a Police Prosecutor to join their team on a temp to perm basis. The role is based in Newport but will be moving to Pontypool in January 2022.
To carry out all file quality checks and file submission functions in respect of Road Traffic Offences within the Criminal Justice Department and prosecute traffic matters at the Magistrates Court.
To attend and present Traffic cases at Magistrates courts, dealing with any enquiries, legal matters and applying for costs where appropriate, ensuring compliance with relevant legislation.
To quality check all Traffic Files in readiness for presenting at court. Referring to the OIC where further evidence is required.
Maintain an up-to-date knowledge of the appropriate documentation to deal with legal arguments, and case management actions on behalf of our client .
To identify and serve case material related to specified proceedings as set out in the National File Standard, and the Criminal Procedure Rules.
To liaise with other prosecuting agencies e.g. the Department of Vehicle Licensing, H.M. Custom and Excise and telephone queries from defendants where necessary and to resolve case related enquiries.
To maintain an up-to-date knowledge of criminal/road traffic law, and other relevant legislation.
To be cost effective in all contracts and purchasing undertaken in the department.
Proactively look to take cost out of department / business through efficiency and automation.
Quality and Compliance
Compliance with the force’s policies and procedures
Ensure the delivery of effective customer and support service in line with any agreed service standards.
Undertake and participate in Bench Marking activities and survey requests
Must display the qualities to be able to work in an organisation with minority groups and provide a service to minority groups in communities. They must show that they are able to contribute to an open, fair working environment where inappropriate behaviour is not permitted. They must display no evidence of the likelihood to contribute in any way to workplace bullying or sexist or racist behaviour.
Maintain records in a confidential manner, ensuring all information handled is done so sensitively and in line with General Data Protection Regulations
Administrative / Miscellaneous
Undertaking of any activities commensurate with grade and skill set of the position
Attendance of required training
Participating in the performance review process including the requirement for CPD
Attending meetings and events inside and outside the force area
Health, Safety and Statutory Compliance
Comply with Health & Safety Policies and procedures.
Always keep safety in mind and act in a safe manner.
To take reasonable care of own and others safety; to co-operate with managers / supervisors in complying with statutory health and safety duties; to report incidents, accidents, faults and near misses
Use systems that have been developed to promote health and safety at GWP
To engage and support the Force’s Wellbeing Agenda
To actively seek to optimise your own physical and psychological Wellbeing wherever possible.
To actively challenge discrimination and stigma
To actively support the psychological and physical wellbeing of your colleagues/ team and encourage an empathetic culture within policing.
It is every employee’s responsibility to help us achieve this ambition and contribute to reducing their individual carbon footprint, as well as working towards the departmental and organisational objectives, in line with our Sustainability Strategy.