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States of Guernsey

  • Location:

    Guernsey

  • Sector:

    Professional Services

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Published:

    345 days ago

  • Expiry date:

    03 July 2023

Criminal Prosecuting Lawyer

The States of Guernsey are looking to appoint a Criminal Prosecuting Lawyer to join the Team at Law Officers of the Crown.  This is a permanent and full time position.

The post holder will support the Director of Criminal Law in the discharge of their duties, on behalf of the Law Officers of the Crown, to review and where appropriate prosecute criminal proceedings within the Bailiwick of Guernsey.
Please click on the link below to view a full job description for this role.

Job Description  

Contact: Nick Whalley - Head of Operations and Transformation on tel. (07839) 101300 or email: nick.whalley@gov.gg

We strongly advise that applicants speak to the contact named above before applying for this role.

Closing Date: 3 July 2023

We offer a full relocation package which includes interview and relocation travel, this is in addition to our competitive pay.

Terms and conditions apply to relocation package, travel and employment permits.

Please click on the links below to find out more about living and working in Guernsey.

Living and Working in Guernsey

Getting to know Guernsey

Employment Permit Information

Relocation Information 2022

Please do not submit a CV to the contact shown above, applications should be submitted online. If you are unable to complete an online application please contact the Recruitment Team at erecruitment@gov.gg or on tel. (01481) 221993.

Candidates should upload supporting information to demonstrate how they meet the key criteria for the role.  This should be in addition to any CV supplied and should have clear examples of how each is met.  The key criteria can be found within the job description which is available by clicking the job description link above. The information provided by candidates will be used by the shortlisting panel when selecting candidates for interview.

Note - Internal applicants are required to inform their Line Manager before applying for any States of Guernsey positions. Internal references may be taken up prior to interview.

Appointment to this role will be subject to the following pre-employment checks which will be completed following an offer of employment:

  • Satisfactory references which must include one from the candidate's current line manager
  • Satisfactory, Basic Police Check, which can be obtained, at the candidates own expense, from the Guernsey Vetting Bureau, New Jetty, White Rock, St Peter Port, after an offer of appointment has been made. Convictions likely to be considered relevant to this post include crimes involving, but not limited to, theft, violence, dishonesty, fraud, vulnerable individuals and children
  • Confirmation of required qualifications / registrations
  • Possession of a valid Employment Permit

Should the successful applicant not meet the requirements sufficiently he/she may be appointed at a lower grade than stated. The successful applicant would then have the opportunity to progress to the grade advertised once the necessary skills and knowledge have been developed and they have demonstrated the ability to undertake the duties at the higher level.

Please note that the States of Guernsey is undergoing a significant period of change and transformation. The officer must acknowledge and accept that the nature and type of duties within the role are likely to evolve and change over time in the course of that transformation.  In such circumstances and accordance with the relevant terms and conditions of employment the employer may require the transfer, and/or redeployment, of an officer to other suitable roles within the States.

All employees are expected to uphold the purpose, vision and values of Service Guernsey: one organisation, one purpose, one focus and, in particular, to exhibit behaviours that reflect the core values of teamwork, accountability, customer service and empowerment.

To apply click HERE

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