Band B Fiscal Officer Jedburgh and Selkirk (FOJS0521) 28.05.21 Job at Crown Office and Procurator Fiscal Service – in Selkirk

Job Description

Do you want to be part of an organisation that makes a difference by helping to secure justice for the people of Scotland?

This is an exciting opportunity to join Scotland’s sole prosecution service in a fast paced and rewarding job role.

Job Role

Fiscal Officer – Band B

Crown Office and Procurator Fiscal Service

Contract terms: Permanent, Full time

Location: Jedburgh or Selkirk

Starting Salary: Starting salary would be £20,763 with the maximum salary on this scale being £22,217 subject to future COPFS pay awards


We offer an excellent range of benefits which include:
25 days paid holiday + 11.5 public and privilege holidays (rising to 30 days paid holiday after 4 years).

Flexible working hours (around core time).

Cycle to Work Scheme and Season Ticket Loans.

Civil Service pension with employer contributions.

Family friendly benefits.

Employees Wellbeing Support with Mental Health First Aiders and access to an Employee Assistance Programme.

Closing Date: 28th May 2021 at 5pm


The Crown Office and Procurator Fiscal Service is responsible for the investigation and prosecution of all crime in Scotland; the investigation of deaths which require further explanation; and the investigation of complaints against the police.

Job Description

This is an exciting entry level opportunity for someone looking to be in an interesting and fast paced role.

You may be starting out in your career or already have an administrative background and looking for a change, but you should have an interest in the Criminal Justice Sector.

You will be expected to work as part of a team to provide a first class service to your colleagues and service users such as, victims & witnesses and defence agents.

Whilst the role may vary from office to office, main duties will cover a range of administrative support and will generally include the administration of cases including:

Dealing with general enquiries relating to cases

Uploading and maintaining case information on internal IT systems

Assisting Legal staff in the administration and preparation of cases for court

Ensuring all witnesses are notified of their requirement to attend court

Ensuring the courts and defence agents have all relevant material prior to court hearings

Please note this is not an exhaustive list and other duties may be required as appropriate to the role

Essential Criteria:
The minimum entry qualifications are 5 National 5’s at grades A-C (including English) or equivalent; or demonstrable experience of general office work.

Literacy and fluency in English

Strong word processing skills

Desirable Criteria:
An understanding of the work of COPFS

A desire to work in the Criminal Justice Sector

Some positions may have a requirement for a clean driving licence; however further information on these positions will be available during the recruitment process.

There are no age limits and suitability for the job will be the determining factor for selection.

Application Information

Full information and application packs are available to download from our website: https://www.copfs.gov.uk/careers.

Completed application forms must be submitted by 28th May 2021 at 5pm

Please note we do not accept CV’s.

COPFS has exemptions from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (1974) and we must also adhere to strict Civil Service and Cabinet Office Baseline Personnel Security Standards regarding nationality, identity and history verification rules.

We are an Equal Opportunities and Disability Confident Employer.

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Company: Crown Office and Procurator Fiscal Service –
Company Location:  Selkirk

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