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Assurance and Scrutiny Support Officer

Office of the Police and Crime Commissioner for Warwickshire
Based at the Office of the Police and Crime Commissioner (Warwickshire Police HQ - Leek Wootton)
Grade E (£30,783 – £35,982 per annum)
Closing date
16 Jul 2024

Job Details

Are you a dynamic professional with exceptional communication and analytical skills? We are searching for someone just like you to join our team at the Office of the Police and Crime Commissioner as an Assurance and Scrutiny Support Officer.

About the Role:

The successful applicant will play a pivotal role in supporting the Police and Crime Commissioner. Your mission will be to support the Commissioner in holding the police force accountable, ensuring they deliver an effective and efficient service. Through diligent scrutiny and assurance activities, you will uphold transparency, high ethical standards, and fulfil the Commissioner’s statutory functions as outlined in legislation.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Building Relationships: Engage with professionals and the public, sharing information appropriately and sensitively.
  • Analysing Information: Interpret data, identify trends, and ask insightful questions to support decision-making.
  • Upholding Ethics: Demonstrate high standards of ethical behaviour, making impartial decisions to uphold integrity.
  • Managing Priorities: Effectively handle competing demands, ensuring deadlines are met with precision and efficiency.

What We’re Looking For:

  • Knowledge of dealing with highly sensitive and confidential material, including knowledge of the Data Protection Act and Freedom of Information Act.
  • Knowledge of the operations of a public sector organisation, delivery of statutory functions and the legislation that sits behind this.

Why Join Us?

This is a fantastic opportunity to make a significant impact within the Police and Crime Commissioner’s office. You will contribute to the holding the police force to account to drive forward performance, while also supporting evidence gathering to demonstrate delivery of the Police and Crime Plan. Our supportive team values your input and professional growth, providing a collaborative environment for you to thrive.

Ready to Take on the Challenge?

If you’re eager to contribute to our mission and grow professionally, we’d love to hear from you! Apply now and become an integral part of our dedicated team.

Join us and make a difference.

The closing date for applications is 21 July.  Shortlisting will take place week commencing 22 July, with interviews taking place on 30 July.


We are the Office of the Police and Crime Commissioner for Warwickshire, Philip Seccombe.

Our office includes a diverse mix of roles covering all aspects of policing, criminal justice and community engagement.  Based in Warwick but working county-wide, we are a busy but friendly team who support the Commissioner to fulfil his duties and deliver the Police and Crime Plan for Warwickshire.

Police and crime commissioners (PCCs) are elected by the public to give them a voice at the highest level and the ability to ensure their police are accountable.  Their role is to ensure the policing needs of their communities are met as effectively as possible, bringing communities closer to the police, building confidence in the system and restoring trust.

Key aspects include:

  • holding the chief constable to account for the delivery of the force
  • setting and updating a police and crime plan
  • setting the force budget and precept
  • regularly engaging with the public and communities
  • appointing, and where necessary dismissing, the chief constable.
Company info
01926 733523
Office of the Police and Crime Commissioner
3 Northgate Street
CV34 4SP

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