Telephone Statement Taker/Digital Transcriber
Sussex Police - John Street, Brighton
Minimum 4 month contract (with a view to permanency)
Voted as one of the top 100 most inclusive employers in Britain, Sussex Police offer interesting and varied support roles with flexible working arrangements.
The purpose of this role:
Primarily to obtain witness statements over the telephone to a high standard as requested by the Officer in the case and to produce high quality and accurate transcripts for the defendant and victim Police interviews for Court.
You will be telephoning victims and witnesses of low level crime and taking their statements, ensuring all are typed, legible and that they meet the required evidential and quality standards, complying with guild lines laid down by the Crown Prosecution Service.
Copies of statement taken will then be sent to the victim or witness for them to sign and relevant records updated accordingly.
This is an extremely important role and an opportunity to make a real difference by saving the force a great deal of time and money.
Ideal candidates will be confident on the phone and speaking to the public, with experience of transcribing and/or minute taking. Legal or medical secretarial experience is highly desirable along with high level customer service.
If you are interested and meet the above criteria, please apply online to be considered for this fantastic opportunity.