Case Builder Crime (Scale 5) / Administration (reopened)

Case Builder Crime (Scale 5) / Administration (reopened) 150 150 tcl-admin
Case Builder Crime (Scale 5) / Administration (reopened)
Contract / Temporary

Leicestershire P TCL344291

Posted: 8th September 2022 13:44
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  • Pay Rate:

    £12.74 per hour PAYE

  • Hours per Week:

    37 Monday – Friday, normal working hours

  • This opening assignment is for 1-2 months

  • Leicester,

    LE1 3GW

What's involved with this role:

Temporary Case Builder Crime (Scale 5)

Job Ref: Leicestershire P TCL344291

Pay Rate: £12.74 per hour PAYE

NB: Police Vacancy - only for candidates with a minimum of 3 years continuous UK address history.

Please note that this vacancy is subject to a strict security vetting procedure.

To undertake case preparation work and quality control within the Criminal Justice Team. The post holder will review files submitted for consideration of summons/requisition procedures and make decisions upon the disposal of these files taking into account diversion options, the evidential and public interest tests set out in the Code for Crown Prosecutors and the Director’s Guidance on Charging. Candidates must have knowledge of case file quality and content and preferably ability to use the Niche Management system.

Key responsibilities:

  • Review files submitted by officers and ensure they are prepared to the correct standard in line with National File Standard and Manual of Guidance.
  • Review documents and statements to ensure sensitive material is identified and removed.
  • Submit to CPS with correct naming conventions applied and within timescales.
  • Apply professional knowledge and decision making to rate/rank the quality and timeliness of files received from officers.
  • Where items are missing in files, request completion by OIC within agreed timescales.
  • Ensure relevant items (e.g., CCTV where necessary) are correctly attached to file before submission.
  • Action CPS memos and requests for additional items.
  • Act as point of contact for allocated files, liaising with other unit/Force members and partnership agencies addressing enquiries of both a general and technical nature.
  • Conduct enquiries on the PNC, providing printouts of previous convictions for all prosecution files in accordance with national guidelines.
  • Watch CCTV and BWV to ensure it is viewable, playable and relevant.
  • Redact unused material including crime reports, incident logs and custody records.
  • Undertake any necessary administrative tasks associated with the development and composition of a completed file which may include CCTV copying, DIR retrieval and PNC.


“Role Requirements” – to give yourself the maximum chance of success please try and ensure your CV addresses the following essential criteria:


  • NVQ Level 2 standard or equivalent in English Language and GCSE Grade C in Mathematics.
  • European Computer Driving Licence (ECDL) Basic Level (desirable).
  • Hold or be studying for the Certificate in Criminal Justice Administration (desirable).


Knowledge & Experience:

  • Demonstrate an awareness of the Criminal Justice system including the role of the police, CPS and Courts.
  • Demonstrate the ability to carry out research to identify relevant facts that are not immediately available.
  • Knowledge of case file quality and content.
  • Demonstrate effective contact and involvement with outside agencies/external customers.
  • Demonstrate experience of compiling well-structured reports and written summaries, producing arguments and recommendations.
  • Proven experience of data entry and extracting data for reports and using various computer systems including Word and Excel.
  • Knowledge of Niche management system (desirable).



  • Ability to communicate confidently and effectively at all levels in written and verbal communication.
  • Ability to work effectively within a team and build strong working relationships with the team, internal and external customers, and partner agencies.
  • Effective organisational skills, ability to prioritise and manage own workloads, whilst working in a highly pressurised environment and meeting strict deadlines when attention to detail is paramount.
  • Able to demonstrate a personal commitment to equality, diversity, and inclusion in line with force values.
  • Demonstrate an aptitude to change including ability to suggest changes in order to achieve improvements.
  • Problem solving skills and gathers information from a range of sources, analysing that information, and making effective decisions based on that information.


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Please quote the Job Title & Vacancy Reference No. in your application, or we will be unable to match your CV to the role being applied for.

Other “Essential Requirements” – Please check to ensure that your CV addresses the following items:

  1. Our clients are generally seeking applicants who are reasonably local, so on that basis we would ideally like you to supply us with your address (or at least your post code) and a telephone number so that we can reach you during working hours. NB: Police Vacancy - only for candidates with a minimum of 3 years continuous UK address history.
  2. Your recent UK working experience going back at least 5 years, or full employment history if you have been working for fewer years than this.
  3. Your availability to work either immediately, or at short notice.
  4. Please refer to the Role Requirements section above - your CV must address the requirements listed.


Other preferable/desirable details to include on your CV, if applicable:

  1. Any local authority/public sector experience
  2. Any relevant qualifications held or being studied for.


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Job Ref: Leicestershire P TCL344291
Case Builder Crime (Scale 5) / Administration (reopened)
Client Category: Police Force

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Client Category: Police Force

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