VACANCY        Administrator

SALARY           £21,769 (Grade  - A4)

STATUS            Full Time (37 hours) - Fixed Term - 2 years

LOCATION       Hamilton

The PIRC was established in 2013 and is responsible for carrying out independent investigations into incidents involving the police and independently review the way the police handle complaints from the public.

Our aim is to secure public confidence in policing in Scotland by supporting continuous improvement and promoting positive change.

The Police Investigation & Review Commissioner is currently seeking to recruit an Administrator to join her team in Hamilton.

This is an exciting opportunity for an enthusiastic, self-motivated individual to work in a fast paced environment with a growing, progressive organisation.

As an Administrator you will provide support to the Investigations and Review teams, encompassing a variety of tasks which require excellent, accurate typing, including audio, and administrative skills.  There will also be a requirement at times to cover other admin functions within PIRC.

You must be able to demonstrate experience of the following specific duties (see candidate information pack for full details):

  • To carry out word processing, copy and audio typing, formatting and quality assuring reports, witness statements and letters 
  • To deal with telephone and email enquiries 
  • To maintain filing systems, organise and store paperwork, documents and computer-based information, in accordance with our records management policy and ensure that data security is maintained at all times 
  • To process data and maintain databases 
  • To monitor all resource mailboxes, assessment and referrals log and action appropriately

The successful candidate must have a good standard of education and be able to evidence their abilities to meet the essential requirements for the post. 

The PIRC offers excellent career prospects, competitive pension and benefits and operates flexible working arrangements. 

The position is based in Hamilton and the successful candidate must undergo vetting and Security Clearance (SC) prior to appointment. 

The PIRC is an equal opportunities employer and is committed to promoting a diverse workforce, with an emphasis on the PIRC Values of integrity, impartiality and respect. We therefore encourage applications from all members of the community. We are committed to the Disability Confident Initiative and offer a guaranteed interview to any applicant who considers themselves to be disabled and who meets the competency requirements for the post.

How to Apply

The candidate information pack and application form are available below:

Email:  Telephone: 01698 542924

The closing date for applications is 5 pm Friday 30th November 2018.

The shortlisting will take place thereafter. Successful applicants will be contacted with an interview date in due course.

Only completed application forms will be considered

Please do not substitute your Curriculum Vitae for a completed form since this will not be considered.

If applicants have not been contacted within 3 weeks of this closing date should assume that on this occasion they have been unsuccessful.

If you wish further information on this position please contact HR and Corporate Services on 01698 542924 or email