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Summary Justice Clerk - Smart Motorway team - HC264690

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Job Title: Summary Justice Clerk - Smart Motorway Team HC264690

Location: Near Fareham

Salary: Scale 2/3, £18,501 - £20,706 per annum

Hours: 37 hours per week

Contract: Permanent


Closing date: Sunday 28th November 2021 at 23:59 hours

Are you looking for a role that has a positive impact on Road Safety? Do you have the skills to work as part of a diverse team in a fast paced environment?

As a SJU Clerk you will work within our Smart Motorway team and carry out a wide range of clerical functions involved in the enforcement and prosecution of offences that occur on the strategic road network. Your duties will involve a range of tasks required to process cases through the fixed penalty and criminal justice systems with a view to improving road safety and tackling poor driving. You will use a wide variety of police systems, liaise with the public and develop a good understanding of the relevant legislation and procedures involved in road traffic matters.


Key accountabilities include but are not limited to:


  1. Deal with correspondence and process telephone calls in a professional and timely manner
  2. Liaise with and provide guidance to internal and external individuals, departments, agencies and companies
  3. Accurately input and update information onto various databases within the unit.
  4. Interrogate the different databases to deal with queries
  5. To generate standard and non standard documents
  6. Carry out general administrative duties including dealing with incoming and outgoing post
  7. Adhere to Service Level Agreements within the Summary Justice Unit
  8. To provide cover to other sections as directed by the Summary Justice Team Leader


  • Safety Camera - Use a range of video and digital photography equipment to facilitate the accurate extraction of evidence from film sequences and to accurately enter the result into a database in order to initiate procedures contained in Road Traffic legislation.
  • Highlight cases where suspected criminal or prevarication offences exist.
  • Magistrates Input - Interrogate and update RMS to raise prosecution occurrence to commence prosecution procedures including the preparation of summons Prepare Production Orders requesting her Majesty’s’ Prisons to produce prisoners for court hearings
  • Process Not Served Summons enquiries

    Non Prosecutions:
  • Collision Records - Deal with requests for accident reports and charge for documents sent
  • Provide accident statistics interested parties including Home Office
  • Out of Court - Process traffic and disorder fixed penalty notices and deal with enquiries.
  • Check out of court disposals have been processed correctly
  • When offenders do not comply with conditional cautions prepare and submit paperwork to CPS for advice


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Additional Requirements


Bar criteria for progression from scale 2 to scale 3

Deemed competent by manager to perform range of duties within the section Attend and successfully complete a PNC names or vehicle course Good attendance record ie below force cause for concern trigger point. If it is proposed to progress through the bar with a higher level of absence, approval must be obtained from the head of HR.

Essential Qualifications


Educated to QCF Level 2 (3-5 passes) OR work experience deemed to have brought the postholder to a comparable level.

Essential Experience


Experience working in a busy office environment.

To be computer/keyboard literate and a competent keyboard user

Competencies and Personal Qualities


We are Emotionally Aware Level 1

We Take Ownership Level 1


Public Service


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Contact details for an informal discussion


Please contact the Recruitment Team at police.recruitment@hants.gov.uk or call 01962 846438. 


Please note that the email address you supply when submitting an application will be used for contact throughout the full lifecycle of that vacancy. You will not be able to amend your contact details. You should therefore ensure that you choose an appropriately accessible email address, being mindful that the process may take several months for some roles.


Hampshire Constabulary is an inclusive employer and strives to have a workforce representative of the communities we police and serve. We recognise that we are not fully representative and are working to address this imbalance through a variety of initiatives.


The Equality Act 2010 allows us to promote equality within Hampshire Constabulary by adopting Positive Action to support people from under-represented groups. Our aim is to recruit talented people with a diverse range of skills and experience and welcome applications from all sections of the community. Our Positive Action team are available to provide support through the application and assessment process by contacting: positive.action@hampshire.pnn.police.uk


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