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We currently have the following opportunities:

Youth Commission

Data Analyst

Location – Harrogate – Granby Road
Salary – £29,793- £31,725
Full Time – Permanent
Closing date – 0900am Monday 22 March
Interviews -Monday 29th March via Microsoft Teams

North Yorkshire’s Police, Fire and Crime Commissioner is seeking to recruit a Data Analyst.

This is an exciting opportunity for an experienced Data Analyst to join the Commissioner’s Commissioning and Partnerships function to provide analytical support to measure the success of commissioned services.

Elections for Police and Crime Commissioners are coming up in May 2021 so this is particularly important time to join the team.

The Commissioner is currently in the process of implementing new Criminal Justice Diversionary services to reduce our First Time Entrant and Reoffending rates; data collection and analysis for these services will be the primary focus of the role. This will include scrutinising systems, collating data, preparing output, outcome and trend analysis and working with partners and service providers to ensure information accuracy.

As Data Analyst, you will create interactive, written and verbal reports and presentations that provide key performance indicator information in statistical and graphical form. We are looking for someone with an analytical mind who has excellent communication skills and the ability to provide accurate, up to date information to support contract management and continuous service improvement.

To be successful in this role it is essential that you have first-rate IT skills including MS Word, Excel and PowerPoint. You will be responsible for the development and examination of large data sets relating to individuals so ability to ensure accuracy and confidentiality is vital to this role. Knowledge of GDPR requirements and an awareness of issues relating to information sharing, confidentially and data security is essential.  

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Policy and Scrutiny Manager

Location – Harrogate – Granby Road
Salary – £38, 376 – £41, 718
Full Time – Fixed Term Contract
– 09-12 March 2021
Interviews – w/c 15 March 2021

The Office of the Police, Fire and Crime Commissioner for North Yorkshire works alongside the Commissioner and across North Yorkshire Police, North Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service and the wider partnership landscape to deliver the Police and Crime Plan and Fire and Rescue Plan for North Yorkshire.

We are now offering an exciting opportunity for a policy and assurance professional to join the OPFCC as Policy and Scrutiny Manager on a fixed term basis until 31 March 2022. This is an exciting time to join the Office as we move towards PFCC elections and the design of a new Police and Crime Plan and Fire and Rescue Plan.

You will be working directly with the Commissioner, managing a portfolio that covers all areas of strategic development and scrutiny across policing, fire and rescue and criminal justice, leading a team of Policy and Scrutiny Officers. You will develop and manage key priority work and innovative policy projects to meet needs and address gaps, and engage the Office in new areas of interest. You will manage, implement and assure a range of governance policy, regulation and statutory functions. You will lead the ongoing design, configuration and delivery of the scrutiny programme by which the Commissioner holds North Yorkshire Police and North Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service to account. You will manage key stakeholder relationships including with executive managers, Chief Officer Teams and senior partners and stakeholders locally and nationally.

We are looking for a proactive, highly capable individual, with previous experience of policy development and performance management and scrutiny within a large and complex organisation. You will be keen to take the initiative, have a solution-based, analytical approach and work to maximise opportunities, with a proven track record of implementing and developing multiple work streams against well-defined delivery targets. It is essential to possess well-developed communication and interpersonal skills which can be adapted to all levels of the organisation. We will be offering support and development to enable you to make the most of this opportunity.

This opportunity is providing secondment cover and is therefore offered fixed-term until the 31 March 2022. Flexible working conditions apply in line with good practice and business need, and we are open to remote working options.

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  • External Applicants- This is a fixed term contract with Police, Fire and Crime Commissioner for North Yorkshire. This means that your employment contact will end when the term finishes.
  • Internal NYP/NYFRS Applicants– Applications will be considered on a secondment basis. This means that your employment will remain with NYP when the term finishes and you will go back to your substantive post. As per the secondment procedure, you must receive support from your line manager before applying for a secondment opportunity.

To Apply

Please click here to apply 

  • Applications will close on Tuesday 09 March 2021 at 23:55
  • Shortlisting – 09-12 March 2021
  • Interviews – w/c 15 March 2021

Chief Executive and Monitoring Officer

  • Salary: LS level 4 – £82,877 – £92,405
  • Closing date for applications: 28 February 5pm

North Yorkshire’s Police, Fire and Crime Commissioner is seeking to recruit a Chief Executive and Monitoring Officer.

Elections for Police and Crime Commissioners are coming up in 2021 so this is a particularly exciting and important time to join the team.

The opportunities for collaboration are tremendous, and the Chief Executive will play a pivotal role in their realisation, particularly in the formal collaboration between North Yorkshire Police and North Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service for business support services called ‘Enable North Yorkshire’.

The North Yorkshire Commissioner is one of only four in the country to have responsibility for the governance of the Fire and Rescue Service, as well as the Police so this role will bring unique challenges and fantastic opportunities.

Working alongside senior managers the successful post holder will support and advise the Commissioner in ensuring the effective implementation of their programme of work and statutory duties. The Chief Executive will have a fine eye for detail ensuring governance requirements are in place to guarantee openness, accountability, integrity and public confidence.

A key element of the role will be to lead, manage and develop the Office of the Police, Fire and Crime Commissioner’s staff to maintain a high performing and cohesive team.

We are therefore seeking an inspirational leader who will influence and motivate others.

The credible leader will be able to act with diplomacy and be resilient to change and challenges.

Due to the nature of the role, applicants should have an understanding of the local public sector landscape across North Yorkshire, and a high degree of political awareness.

Essential requirements:

  • Substantial experience operating at a senior management level within a complex public sector environment.
  • A strong inspirational and democratic leader.
  • Experience of managing complex changing environments that are aligned to meeting business requirements.
  • Demonstrable and effective strategic planning expertise.
  • Exceptional communication and negotiations skills with the ability to build relationships across different organisations and cultures.
  • Successful track record of high level achievement against challenging performance objectives.
  • Confident in promoting and upholding ethics, integrity and diversity in both employment and service delivery settings.

If you have the qualities, skills and experience we are looking for then we would like to hear from you.

To Apply

  • Please submit your CV, along with a covering letter (1000-word limit) stating how you meet the essential criteria for the role.
  • Closing date for applications: 28 February 5pm
  • Familiarisation Event: Monday 22 February 9.30am – 11am via Microsoft Teams
    If you would like to attend this virtual event, register here before Thursday 18 February 5pm 2021.
  • Assessments / Interviews: W/c 15 March via Microsoft Teams

For an informal discussion about this role with the Commissioner please email

Download the candidate information pack


Independent Chair – Out of Court Disposal Scrutiny Panel

The post is voluntary, expenses will be reimbursed

The Chair of the panel will be independent of North Yorkshire Police, the Police, Fire and Crime Commissioner and criminal justice agencies such as HM Courts & Tribunals Service and the Crown Prosecution Service.

Julia set up the Out of Court Disposals Scrutiny Panel to independently scrutinise the use of Out of Court Disposals in response to public concerns about their appropriate use.

The role of the Panel is to ensure that the use of Out of Court Disposals are:

  • appropriate and proportionate,
  • consistent with national and local policy, and
  • considers the victims’ wishes where appropriate.

The Panel does not review individual decisions but assess their appropriate use, highlight examples of good practice and make recommendations for improvement. The Panel consider performance information, and changes to legislation, policy and practice to support them in their role.

The overarching aim of the Panel is to bring transparency to the use of Out of Court Disposals in order to increase understanding and confidence in their use.

The post is voluntary, but expenses will be reimbursed.

More information about the Panel and the Terms of Engagement are available on our website;

The independent Chair will lead the Panel, making recommendations to the various organisations with responsibility for Out of Court Disposals, learning from best practice and making sure victims are front and centre of this process.”

To apply

Police Practice Community Review Group – Stop and Search and Use of Force

Lay observers report to the Review groups who report to the Scrutiny panel

If you are interested in local policing and care about the safety and protection of your local community, this could be the volunteering role for you.

In North Yorkshire there are a number of volunteers who help the Commissioner and Chief Constable scrutinise and support local policing, looking into all different elements of policing and this new group requires a cross section of the community to get involved.

The Police Practice Community Review Groups will be focussing on the use of Stop and Search and Use of Force, both issues which have draw local and national attention recently.  As a volunteer you will help review and feedback to the Commissioner and Chief Constable on local policing practices, in turn making sure policing improves in your community and there is greater legitimacy in policing in North Yorkshire.

Volunteers for this group can come from all sections of the community – parents, business people, community representatives, young people and many others too. You should be committed and interested and prepared to attend quarterly meetings, and keen to learn and understand how policing is undertaken, the legislation surrounding policing practice and able to provide clear views and feedback. The review groups will assess and provide feedback on the appropriate use of these powers, identifying good practice and areas for learning, making referrals and recommendations to single county-wide Stop and Search and Use of Force Scrutiny Panel.

The Police Practice Community Review Groups more generally will support the Police, Fire and Crime Commissioner in building transparency of and public confidence in, how North Yorkshire Police work in local areas, with a specific focus on stop and search and use of force powers.  These are parts of policing which have drawn local and national scrutiny, and the Commissioner is keen to ensure local people have a say in policing practices in their community.

For more information, an informal discussion or to apply:

Independent Custody Visitors

View through cell door spy holeDo you have what it takes to check prisoner welfare, custody conditions and police behaviour?

Julia Mulligan, North Yorkshire Police Fire & Crime Commissioner, has responsibility for a team of ‘Independent Custody Visitors,  a team of volunteers who make unannounced visits to police stations in North Yorkshire. They speak with people detained in custody, check their welfare and the conditions in which they are being held and submit reports on their visits.

Independent custody visiting is a vital element of the work of the Office of the Police, Fire & Crime Commissioner in ensuring that the police service is open and accountable to the people it serves. The scheme works to Home Office guidelines.

Julia Mulligan said, “Independent Custody Visitors are an important part of holding policing to account locally.  If you are interested in helping your community and want to volunteer, please consider this unique role.”

The Commissioner is currently recruiting volunteers for the Scarborough, area.

Find out more about this role and how to apply

For more information or an informal discussion:

Campaign to recruit more than 50 Police Community Support Officers

“This is an important day for residents, businesses and visitors in North Yorkshire, as it kick-starts what will be one of the biggest recruitment exercises in North Yorkshire Police history. Having taken the difficult decision to increase the Precept to meet the demands of communities for more visible policing, recruiting extra PCSOs – together with the recruitment of an additional 50 police Officers – is going to provide that tangible change that communities want to see. I will now be closely watching the progress of the PCSO and police officer recruitment plans, to ensure the money raised via the Precept is spent on what the public wanted.”

Read the full story and find out how to apply 

Retained (On Call) firefighter recruitment

Retained (on call) firefighters are trained firefighters who, rather than being based at a fire station, provide on-call cover from home and/or their place of work. They declare the periods in a week when they are available to respond to emergencies if called upon.

They respond to emergencies when their pager alerts them, so must work and/or live within approximately four minutes travel time from the fire station as they travel from that location to the fire station, where they then travel to the emergency in a fire service vehicle.

Find out more about this role and how to apply

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