We are currently recruiting for a Safer Roads Officer in Preston.


Pay rate: £12 per hour.

Hours: (Full time – 37 hours per week).

Contract duration: Temporary ongoing.



  • To deliver professional, efficient and effective administrative support in relation to all aspects of non-recordable motoring offences, including officer issued and safety camera notices, reports for process, injury collision reporting and diversionary courses.
  • To promote road safety, reducing those killed and injured on roads and where necessary bring offenders to justice.



  • Keep the SRU Managers updated, ensuring any changes in legislation, policy and procedure, are communicated in a timely manner.
  • Support the work of operational officers providing advice and guidance in the preparation of evidence to comply with national file standards and assist in the successful prosecution of offenders to ensure cases are dealt with in a timely, professional and accurate manner.
  • Provide advice and guidance regarding traffic offence reports, fixed penalties, camera enforcement notices, report for process and collisions matters and diversionary courses.
  • Closely monitor adherence to procedural, legal and home office requirements and service level agreements with officers and other agencies.
  • Provide advice, support and guidance to officers in relation to the submission, quality, content and timeliness of SRU prosecution files, issuing constructive feedback, tasking and documenting additional enquiries where necessary.
  • Act as subject matter expert in relation to injury due care investigations, conducting evidential reviews to ensure minimum standards of evidence are met to support a prosecution, course offer or identifying evidential shortcomings.
  • Prepare files for prosecution within agreed standards, processes and legislative timeframes.
  • Ensure accuracy when updating or amending records and notices, processing course bookings and during court preparation ensuring that records remain up to date.
  • Respond to complaints and general enquiries, both internal and external, in a professional and timely manner.
  • Positively engage and maintain effective working relationships with partner agencies.
  • Deal appropriately with telephone enquiries, enhancing customer satisfaction, whilst at all times ensuring personal data is not compromised.
  • Carry out any other duties which are consistent with the nature, responsibilities and grading of the post.


Essential Knowledge/Experience: 

  • Working in an administrative role within a busy environment dealing with confidential information.
  • Working to a high standard with minimal supervision, organising and prioritising your own workload whilst working to deadlines.
  • Producing accurate written information and demonstrating a high level of attention to detail.
  • Inputting, updating, and maintaining computerised systems.
  • Assessing information, providing logical, informed solutions, and taking appropriate action when necessary.
  • Dealing with members of the public and working in partnership with other departments and agencies.


Desirable Knowledge/Experience:

  • Previous experience of working within a Criminal Justice or legal environment.
  • Composing letters and memos and responding to correspondence.
  • Interrogating Police IT systems to research and record information, e.g. Connect.
  • Interrogating computer systems to produce reports and/or management information.
  • Providing specialist advice and guidance to staff and managers on policy and procedures.
  • Developing and maintaining effective working relationships with internal and external stakeholders.
  • Presenting evidence in court and knowledge of court procedures and protocols.


Apply online or contact Terri O’Keefe on 07879 585551. You can also email terri@peelsolutions.co.uk  for more information on this role.

Job Category: Investigative
Job Type: Temporary
Job Location: Lancashire

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