Supporting your Chief Crown Prosecutor (CCP) and others in delivering justice to the community. You will be responsible for a discreet area of operational business within a specific geographical area or the wider CPS.
You will report directly to a CCP playing a pivotal role in maximising effectiveness across an Area and the wider CPS on both the quality casework and resolving service issues. You will also provide a significant contribution to the development and direction of the CPS strategy by supporting the CCP in setting local business priorities, and achieving performance in line with the Core Quality Standards. You will be responsible for improving and promoting the CPS’ profile and fostering better understanding and greater public confidence in the work we do, alongside partners in the Criminal Justice System. Where appropriate, you will support the CCP in effectively engaging the local media in promoting the CPS.
The DCCP will lead and manage a team in accordance with the Area structure and will undertake all line management, performance and development reviews of these teams in line with the CPS policies and procedures. As a DCCP you will promote CPS core values and the CPS equality and diversity agenda ensuring there are effective internal and external communications strategies in place.
You will work collaboratively and collegiately across the Area to drive up and deliver improvements in both performance and efficiency within the Area and wider Criminal Justice System (CJS), establishing a robust and seamless service, whilst ensuring consistent and clear high-quality representation of CPS across the wide range of the Area’s responsibilities and relationships, including local communities.
You will work in partnership with the CCP and senior management team, being accountable for, where agreed, delivering the highest quality legal guidance, casework advice and or decisions, advocacy and all aspects of prosecution service in line with the code for Crown Prosecutors and Core Quality Standards.
For a full details about the role and the recruitment process, please see the attached pack at the foot of this advert.
Closing date: 25th February 2019