British Transport Police
A Station Support Officer is required on a Fixed Term contract (12months), paying up to £21,558.98 per annum, with British Transport Police (BTP) based at Ashford.
BTP is the national police Force for the rail network throughout Great Britain, including London Underground, across which we ensure the safety and security of nearly 3 billion passenger journeys and over 100 million tons of freight every year. The world in which we work is fast-paced, operationally and commercially demanding, and constantly changing. As Station Support Officer with BTP you will provide professional, efficient, proactive and comprehensive administrative support and works in conjunction with the Officer In Charge (OIC)
undertaking a range of duties required to support station and organisational needs.
As Station Support Officer you will be required to:
- Act as a point of contact, assisting with station engagement and collating information when required.
- Management of records within the station, including archiving as required in line with Force policy as directed by the Head of Records Management.
- Monitor station supplies, placing orders to ensure sufficient resources are in stock.
- Assist the Officer in Charge with day to day running of property store and monitor vehicle fleet.
- Carry out maintenance and building reports and escalate to corporate services when required.
- Work within a district cohort of SSO's which would include balancing workloads with SSO's at other posts
Further information about this vacancy can be found in the attached job description. The successful Station Support Officer will be required to evidence the following skills:
- Minimum GCSE grade C in English language or equivalent.
- Previous administrative experience with the ability to demonstrate a high level of organisation.
- Experience in record keeping and working to deadlines.
- Excellent verbal and written communication.
- Ability to work to tight deadlines.
If you are interested in applying to this Station Support Officer role then please do not delay as interviews will be held as soon as appropriate candidates are highlighted. In return for your experience, we can offer you:
- Salary up to £21,558.98 per annum
- 28 days annual leave plus bank holidays
- Pension scheme
- Other benefits include a bespoke BTP rewards platform and various salary sacrifice schemes such as cycle-to-work and season ticket loan as well as many high street and online retail discounts
BTP has undertaken a review of Police Staff pensions and as a result of this the Police Staff pension will be changing. The current police staff pension is a Defined Benefit scheme which is administered by the Railways Pension scheme. The new pension scheme which is launching is a Defined Contribution scheme which is administered by Royal London. The new pension scheme is awaiting formal approval and an introductory date is not finalised. The earliest this will be is June 2021. If you have an queries, please contact the recruitment team – [email protected]
We want our organisation to be as diverse as the community it serves and welcome applicants from all sections of the community. In order to apply, you must have the permanent right to live and work in the UK and have been resident in the UK for the previous 3 years. You will be asked these and other questions to determine your eligibility to work for British Transport Police when you start your application and you must answer honestly.