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Court Presenting Officer - HC1568

£24,813 to £26,535, per annum
Kings Worthy
37
Permanent

We are currently recruiting for a Court Presenting Officer, in this role you will review First Hearing Specified cases. The post holder will be the Prosecution representative in court and will present cases at First Hearing Specified Courts, making decisions with regard to prosecutions and to case manage not guilty plea cases. This work will be undertaken in an open Magistrates’ Court

Other key accountabilities will include:
Liaising with Court Legal Advisor regarding workload, providing explanations to the defence either the member of the public or their representative, concerning the process to expect and associated implications and potential outcomes. As well as conduct PNC checks to verify driving licence details/ driving history for court presentation and present facts of the case and its context in response to mitigation posed, legal arguments or as directed by the Magistrate to provide clarity.

Educated to QCF Level 2 (3-5 passes) or have proven relevant work experience which brings the post holder to a comparable level.
Excellent verbal communication skills. Ability to work to deadlines. Excellent planning and organization skills. Ability to work as part of a team. Flexibility relating to court travel and attendance and will need to travel to other locations within Hampshire and the Isle of Wight. Access to reliable transport and a valid driving licence is essential.
Fairness and Equality forms a part of Hampshire Constabulary’s Core Values and this will therefore form an integral part of the recruiting and selection process. Although Fairness and Equality may not be assessed or questioned as a stand-alone topic, it will be threaded throughout the recruiting and selection process. It is therefore advisable that you are able to provide positive evidence in this area.
Please contact the Recruitment Team on 01962 846438
23 July 2017
Hampshire Constabulary
Administration
£20,000 - £29,999
Full Time
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