Support Assistant

National Crime Agency

Closing date: 26 Apr 2017

Reference number





Grade 6

Contract type


Business area


Type of role

Administration / Corporate Support

Working pattern

Flexible working, Full-time, Part-time



Number of posts



Belfast, Bedfordshire, Bridgend, Bristol, Birmingham, South Lancashire, Dover, East Midlands, Exeter, Gartcosh, Gatwick area, Heathrow, Ipswich, Kent, Leicester, London, Manchester Airport, Slough, Fareham, Stevenage, Tamworth, South West London, Tyneside, Wakefield, Warrington

About the job

Job description

As a Support Assistant you will be providing administrative support to key business areas within the National Crime Agency.

It will be your responsibility to prioritise work, pay attention to detail and ensure that this work is completed in a timely manner; tight deadlines are often an integral aspect of tasks allocated to Support Assistants. You will be involved in various administration based tasks such as preparation of documents, room bookings and organising events. IT skills plays a vital role in the ability undertake the role of Support Assistant. You will need to be au fait with Microsoft Office and other core systems used by the National Crime Agency.

The duties you will carry out will be varied, with each day bringing a new challenge. Due to the often time critical nature of the activities you need to be able to multi task and prioritise to enable your unit and the wider organisations' ultimate goal in leading the fight against organised crime.

You will be part of a flexible, professional and capable workforce routinely working in a secure environment with a close knit, highly motivated team.

We have some immediate vacancies across the agency within the commands listed below. Please note that upon applying for G6 Support Assistant you may be posted to any of the below commands.

If you are successful and you are not offered an immediate post your application details will be held on a reserve list for a 12 month period. Therefore you may be contacted by the Recruitment Team to offer you suitable posts as vacancies arise in the Agency.

Corporate Services
Change and Finance
Corporate Affairs
Standards and Security
Border Policing Command
Economic Crime Command
Organised Crime Command
Child Exploitation and Online Protection Command
National Cyber Crime Unit



Civil Service pension schemes may be available for successful candidates.

Things you need to know


Successful candidates must pass a disclosure and barring security check.
Successful candidates must pass basic security checks.

Selection process details

Feedback will only be provided if you attend an interview or assessment.

Nationality requirements

Open to UK, Commonwealth and European Economic Area (EEA) and certain non EEA nationals. Further information on whether you are able to apply is available here.

Working for the Civil Service

The Civil Service Code sets out the standards of behaviour expected of civil servants.

We recruit by merit on the basis of fair and open competition, as outlined in the Civil Service Commission's recruitment principles.
The Civil Service embraces diversity and promotes equality of opportunity. There is a guaranteed interview scheme (GIS) for candidates with disabilities who meet the minimum selection criteria.

Apply and further information

Contact point for applicants
01256 383669

Sift/interview dates and location

Online testing will take place between 28th April - 7th May
Interview dates are to be confirmed

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