South Wales Police
Police Staff
K Crime & Criminal Justice
£23,154.00 - £27,351.00
Full Time

14/03/2024, 15:00

Would you like a career like no other? If so… JoinUs

South Wales Police brings together thousands of people with the same aim – to keep South Wales safe.

We want to be the best at understanding and responding to our community’s needs. To do this we need the very best candidates from a wide range of backgrounds to apply to become part of our policing family.

We are looking for someone to #JoinUs as a Secretary to the Command Team in our Crime & Criminal Justice Business Support Unit. Could you be who we are looking for?

About the team/Department you will be joining:

We are a small team based in The Kingsway, Bridgend providing administrative and secretarial assistance to the Crime & Criminal Justice Portfolio including the Covert Operations Management Unit, Force Intelligence, Organised Crime Unit, Economic and Cyber Crime Unit, Major Crime Investigation Team and Justice Services.

About the role and your key responsibilities:

The successful applicant will be an integral member of the Business Unit providing administrative and secretarial assistance to the Crime & Criminal Justice Command Team.   There will be a requirement to be flexible and attend locations other than the base in order to provide secretarial support.

You will be responsible for coordinating multiple diaries, the arrangement of meetings together with the preparation and circulation of the associated paperwork.  You will also attend and minute meetings via Teams and in person.

You will assist the Command Team with the management of their paperwork and any other general administration.  

What skills and experience do we need you to bring to the role:

  • You will have experience of working in a busy office environment and be able to meet competing deadlines under pressure.


  • You will be highly organised, have previous administrative/secretarial experience with a keen eye for detail. You must be able to manage fluctuating, varied confidential workloads and prioritise effectively.


  • You will be computer literate and proficient in Microsoft applications.


The successful candidate will possess good communication skills with excellent spelling and grammar.

You must be an enthusiastic, personable individual who will work well as an individual but also as part of a team.

If you have the above skills, this will be the position for you and we would love to hear from you.

The successful Candidate must be willing to undergo vetting to MV/SC Vetting.

Please note, if you are subject to an ongoing PSD investigation, you appointment or placement in the role may be delayed pending an outcome. Whether the role is held open will be considered on a case-by-case basis

There are numerous benefits to working for South Wales Police, from learning and development opportunities to schemes which aim to improve your lifestyle and wellbeing, as well as generous Local Government Pension Scheme / Police Pension Schemes, paid annual leave, flexible working and family friendly policies and many more, click here for more information.

If you would like any more information about the role, please contact Sarah Lamburn on 01656 869470 or Extension 21460 – email          

First time applying for a role with South Wales Police? Be sure to read our application guidance for some hints and tips around the application form and what to expect, click here for more information. Please note the successful candidate must be willing to undergo vetting to the required level.

Click here  for information on how to complete our online application process

This opportunity is closed to applications.