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Administration Assistant and Communities Engagement Officer

[T]WO exciting opportunities have arisen within the Office of the Police and Crime Commissioner.  If you would like the opportunity to be part of a team supporting the Police and Crime Commissioner, enabling them to be the voice of the public of Cumbria and influencing policing services then one of these roles could be for you.

Administration Assistant

Salary: £16,479 to £17,721

Hours: 37 hours per week

Based: OPCC, Carleton Hall, Penrith, Cumbria

Reporting to the Executive Support Officer the post holder will provide administrative support to the Office of the Police and Crime Commissioner. This will include providing administrative, clerical and word processing support, acting as the first point of contact for visitors and the public, supporting officers of the Office of the Police and Crime Commissioner in the administration of their roles.

We are looking for an exceptional individual, who will be able to work on their own initiative and as part of a small team. The post-holder will work closely with Officers within the Police and Crime Commissioners Offices, Senior Officers within the Constabulary, external agencies and other partners, so we need someone excellent communication and interpersonal skills.

Communities Engagement Officer

Salary: £30,488 – £32,259

Hours: 37 hours per week

Based: OPCC, Carleton Hall, Penrith, Cumbria

The Office of the Police and Crime Commissioner (OPCC) is seeking a talented, motivated and confident communicator to raise public awareness of its role and build effective relationships with the communities of Cumbria. This role will scope, develop and deliver the Commissioner’s engagement strategy, understanding the needs of communities, raising public perception and confidence.

The successful candidate will be responsible for identifying creative opportunities to engage with local residents and community groups regarding the work of the OPCC. They will need to be a self-starter who can demonstrate a keen eye for detail, strong writing skills and a sound knowledge of communication and community engagement in practice to a range of audiences. They will also need to be adept at creating and updating eye-catching content to increase our social media reach across all channels.

The successful applicant should have experience of working in a multi-functional communications or engagement environment with the ability to deliver consultations that contribute to future decision making. Self-motivated with an ability to use their own initiative to co-ordinate work and meet strict deadlines. This area of work involves working closely with Officers within the Police and Crime Commissioner’s Offices, Senior Officers within the Constabulary, external agencies and other partners. This role will involve regular travel around the county and a full driving licence is essential.

Further information and an application pack are available on our website: https://cumbria-pcc.gov.uk/recruitment/ via e-mail – [email protected] or telephone 01768 217734.

The closing date is 10th July 2018.

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