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12 Dec, 2019
£40,000 yearly
A 12 month rolling contract based at our Gatwick office. Job purpose • Lead and manage the policy department • Develop research and policy strategies to support the business’ objectives • Promote the federation through policy, research and public relations activities • Monitor construction industry developments and evaluate their relevance and potential impact on the NFB or its member companies To find out more information please see HERE  the job pack. APPLICATIONS CLOSE: 31 JANUARY
National Federation of Builders Crawley, UK Full time
12 Dec, 2019
£18,884 - £22,677 yearly
We’re looking for motivated individuals with a keen interest in the Justice system to join our teams for a Summer 2020 Internship. Her Majesty’s Court and Tribunals Service (HMCTS) is an agency of the MoJ and provides the supporting administration for the judiciary across England and Wales. It delivers services to the public directly in court and tribunal buildings, remotely via business centres and some limited services via the internet. The Role The Summer Internships will be part of the Operational Delivery Profession. Operational Delivery Professionals are the outward face of government, providing essential services to the public in a variety of roles. They work in many different departments and agencies across the breadth of the UK, delivering service to customers in Face-to-face roles in HMCTS, for example a court usher Business/Service Centres roles in HMCTS, for example call centre advisers Processing roles in HMCTS, for example Staff at the County Courts Money-Claims Centre and Courts and Tribunal Administration Being part of the operational delivery profession means belonging to a cross-government community of people. This will offer you access to information on professional standards, skills development and qualifications to help you continue to improve your development and performance and expand your career options. What’s in it for you? Opportunity to learn about the inner workings of HMCTS Learn from highly experienced professionals within the Justice system What we’re looking for? Ability to work collaboratively in a team environment Excellent communication skills Strong IT, administration and organisation skills Students in the final/penultimate year of under/post graduate study. You must be eligible to work in the UK for the entire duration of the internship When and where? We’re planning on the internships to start from mid-June 2020 – early September 2020 and have opportunities across: North East, North West, Midlands, London and the South East. The application process We’ll ask you to complete the online application form and a 500 words statement of suitability telling us a bit about yourself, what you could bring to HMCTS and why you would like this internship. Background Her Majesty’s Courts and Tribunals Service (HMCTS) is one of government’s largest agencies, employing around 16,000 staff, with a gross annual budget of c£1.6bn, and operating across around 350 sites across England and Wales. Our work underpins justice, affecting the lives of millions every year. Good administrative staff with excellent customer service skills are vital to the effective operation of HMCTS. Most of the staff within HMCTS are employed in administrative roles. HMCTS embraces continuous improvement (CI) techniques to provide high standards of customer service Operational Delivery in HMCTS This role is part of the Operational Delivery Profession. Operational delivery professionals are the outward face of government, providing essential services to the public in a variety of roles. They work in many different departments and agencies across the breadth of the UK, delivering service to customers in Face-to-face roles in HMCTS for example a court usher Business/Service Centres roles in HMCTS for example service centre advisers Processing roles in HMCTS for example Staff at the County Courts Money-Claims Centre and Courts and Tribunal Administration Being part of the operational delivery profession means belonging to a cross-government community of people. This will offer you access to information on professional standards, skills development and qualifications to help you continue to improve your development and performance and expand your career options. The key purpose of the role Administrative Officers are assigned to teams to carry out a variety of general administrative duties to progress cases through the court/tribunal system or provide support to other functions within HMCTS. Continuous improvement tools and techniques are used in HMCTS and so there will be opportunities to exercise discretion and initiative and continually seek to improve, within a framework of systems and processes (SOPS). Problem solving is carried out by reference to CI techniques (e.g. problem-solving hubs) and comprehensive guidelines and instructions - complex or difficult issues are normally referred to or will involve a Team Leader or Supervisor. In some positions, role holders will have regular contact with court / tribunal users, including members of the Judiciary and the legal profession. Administrative Officers work within a team with regular management support and are responsible for their own time, although there may be some opportunity to provide advice and carry out limited supervision of others. Whilst the post holder will be allocated to a specific office base, there may be a need for flexibility to work on an ad hoc basis at other local HMCTS offices. Working as part of a flexible team, you will be expected to undertake a range of the functions and responsibilities specified. It is not intended that each post will be responsible for the full range of duties. Key responsibilities Administration Preparing papers and files for court, tribunals, hearings and meetings. Producing court/tribunal documents. General photocopying and filing. Creating and updating records on in-house computer system and data input. Post opening and dispatch. Booking, preparing and organising meeting rooms, supporting training courses and other group activities. Preparing meeting agenda, joining instructions, handouts etc. Drafting Standard letters and correspondence, minutes, notes, reports, submissions etc, according to guidelines and instructions. Operations Clerking civil and family courts, tribunals and hearings, ensuring papers and materials are available and up to date Assisting court users, supporting listing and rota management, checking files Contacting relevant parties, scheduling, serving court documents, executing a range of warrants, collecting fines and fees etc Handling counter (face to face), written and telephone enquiries. To work as a team to ensure TIB (Team Information Board) meetings are relevant, timely and productive To work as a team to problem solve, to assess the impact of new SOPS, to contribute to small projects To undertake ad hoc roles within the band such as Jury Bailiff Officer, L+D Co-ordinator, H+S roles Processing casework Including standard documentation and information, court orders, claims, fines and fees, legal aid Resulting courts accurately, interpreting accurately the information required on a court file To work to workload targets in terms of throughput and accuracy Checking and verifying Documents, records, accounts, claims and returns for approval, results, statistics, plans etc. against criteria, regulations or procedures Ensuring compliance and administration documentation meet quality standards. Role holders may be required to cross check and validate work completed by colleagues. Collecting and assembling information For returns, results, accounts, statements, warrants, statistical analysis, reports etc. Work may require interpretation of source materials, preparation of bundles, chasing. Role holders will need to modify and adjust information and make decisions to allow work to be completed. Role holders will need to collect and assemble information to prepare for and run the daily TIB meeting, as required Undertaking calculations Produce basic statistical analysis reports and where required, process financial information. Checking the work of others, updating records, assessing the value of goods and/or property, reconciling accounts, preparing invoices, information gathering and running straightforward reports. Spending limited sums of money on behalf of an office or unit. Calculate the anticipated numbers of Jurors to be called and manage the numbers to be as efficient as possible Communication, Customers & Stakeholders Communicate and work with the Judiciary, Magistracy, the Cluster Managers, Court staff, and other internal and external stakeholders, suppliers and customers to collect information, check facts, communicate or enforce judicial decisions, give advice on the completion of forms or court procedures etc and provide excellent customer service. To deliver a helpful, prompt, polite and “right first time” service to our internal and external customers Other duties You are required to work in a flexible way and undertake any other duties reasonably requested by line management which are commensurate with the grade and level of responsibility of this post. Skills & Qualifications Ability to work collaboratively in a team environment Excellent communication skills Strong IT, administration and organisation skills Students in the final/penultimate year of under/post graduate study. You must be eligible to work in the UK for the entire duration of the internship Application Process This vacancy is using Success Profile, and will assess your Behaviours, Strengths and Experience. Behaviours We'll assess you against these behaviours during the selection process: Managing a quality service Communicating and Influencing Stage 1: Application and Sift As part of the application process you will also be asked to complete a statement of suitability (500-word maximum). Please note that your statement of suitability must demonstrate why you are interested in the Summer Intern opportunity and provide any relevant information around your educational/professional experience that you feel makes you a good candidate for the role. Further details around what this will entail are listed on the application form. Stage 2: Interview If you are successful at the sift stage, you will be invited to an interview. At interview stage your Strengths and Experience will be assessed against the Behaviours shown above. APPLICATIONS CLOSE: 5 FEBRUARY
Ministry of Justice London, UK Internship/ Graduate
12 Dec, 2019
£51,258 - £71,761 yearly
Working at a senior level within the communications management team, you will play a key role in shaping and delivering internal and change communications activity across a changing organisation. Responsible for overseeing staff engagement activities across two core streams of work (specialist transformation comms and day-to-day internal communications), you will have both breadth and depth of expertise, with the ability to advise on activity spanning transformation, employee engagement, culture, HR and operations, internal events and more. You will work side-by-side with senior transformation and HR leads to give staff the confidence to participate in new transformation initiatives and help create an agile, networked organisation. You will work closely with the other senior managers to foster flexible, multi-disciplinary working and allocate resources across the function to deliver priorities and develop people's skills. This post does not have line management responsibilities, with the senior manager responsible for running teams using a matrix management approach. Job description • Provide leadership across both streams of staff communications, ensuring a fully-coordinated and integrated approach to the strategy, messaging and delivery of creative, high-value campaigns. • Work closely with the other senior managers to foster flexible, multi-disciplinary working and allocate resources across the function to deliver priorities - deputise for the Head of as required. • Improve two-way engagement and shape campaigns and messages through robust evaluation and research, providing insight to peers and leaders to help influence decision making and continuous improvement • Provide senior leaders with briefing materials and develop new and creative approaches to engagement strategies to equip leaders to communicate with their teams effectively. • Shape internal storytelling, commissioning content as required, to help staff connect emotionally with the Homes England mission and influence the way they feel about the organisation. Responsibilities • Degree level or equivalent, you will be a confident communications professional with experience working within a changing organisation. • Experience within a public sector or regulated environment with a complex stakeholder network would be an advantage. • A strategic mind set, you must be comfortable providing briefings and making recommendations to the most senior level of the organisation, and must have experience in people management, ideally within dispersed or remote teams. • Encourage new ways of working within the new team by embedding the Homes England Way, our values and behaviours. • A collaborative approach, working in a multi-disciplinary way to achieve our communications objectives. Taking a flexible approach to your work, flexibly allocating resources.     Selection process details For more information on the role, please see the attached Job Description/Person Specification. To apply for this vacancy please submit a CV which is a reflection of the competencies required as shown in the Job Description/Person Spec as this is how your application will be assessed against the role requirements.   You can see the job pack HERE.   APPLICATIONS CLOSE: 7 JANUARY
Homes England Various locations Full time

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