Working in the Office of the Sussex Police & Crime Commissioner

The Police & Crime Commissioner (PCC) is supported by a dedicated team of experienced officers whose role it is to support the Police & Crime Commissioner in delivering her policy priorities. You can find out more about the team in the office here

The OSPCC follows the same employment procedures as Sussex Police.

All current vacancies will appear on this page.

Independent Custody Visitors (ICV's) - Eastbourne, Crawley and Worthing (volunteer)

We are currently recruiting volunteers in Eastbourne, Crawley, Worthing and the surrounding areas to become part of our Independent Custody Visitor (ICV) Scheme. You can find more information, and apply online, here.

Correspondence & Admin Officer

The Role

The Office is looking for a full-time Correspondence & Administration Officer. You will play an important role on the team, acting as first point of contact for the Commissioner's office. These range from directing media enquiries, corresponding with members of the public, Councillors and members of parliament. 

As this post holder, you will need to identify trends and key themes in this correspondence to enable the identification of priority issues and inform the Police & Crime Commissioner for her monthly vlogs. 

This position provides an exciting opportunity for the right candidate to gain an understanding of the role of the Police & Crime Commissioner and an insight into policing and community safety across Sussex.

Key Responsibilities

· Responding to general correspondence and disseminating requests for information to the appropriate officers to attend to.
· Maintaining a database of all correspondence received, highlighting common themes and areas of interest.
· Dealing effectively with all personal visitors and telephone calls into the office, including logging and passing on messages and ensuring action is taken.
· Undertaking general office administrative duties as required.

Skills & Experience

• Experience in handling correspondence excellently, both orally and in writing. 
• Proficiency with various IT systems and Microsoft Office.
• The ability to manage individual workload to deadlines. 
• The ability to demonstrate high attention to detail. 
• Ability to work well under pressure and prioritise competing priorities
• Experience of office etiquette.
• Pre-established clearance to work in a restricted post.
• Demonstrable experience in executing sound and reasoned judgement with complex correspondence requests. 
• A willingness and capability to improve internal systems/processes.
• Understanding in the role of Police & Crime Commissioners and an interest in those duties. 
• Educated to degree level. 

Contact Details

Click here to apply

For an informal discussion about this role please contact Ali Robinson on 01273 481561 or email

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