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Business Support Officer VRP


 POST: Business Support Officer VRP
SALARY: £25,758 to £27,690 per annum (pro rata if part time)


The Project:

Another Way is a multi-agency project to reduce youth violence that will run until August 2025.  The project will target children and young adults in Nottingham most at risk of harm because of groups they associate with and exploitation by criminals.  Another Way is funded by the Youth Endowment Fund and will be evaluated for its impact in reducing violence.  The Project is coordinated by the VRP and delivered in partnership with the Council’s Early Help and Youth Justice Service, Nottingham Probation Service and Nottinghamshire Police. 

The Role:

This is a complex project, at both set and delivery phases, with the funding body, evaluation team and local partners all requiring support. The Business Support Officer will play a crucial role in supporting the Project Team to ensure effective project oversight and delivery.  Activities will include liaison with partners, collecting monitoring data and arranging meetings with opportunities to develop new skills and take on challenges.

About us:

The Office of the Police and Crime Commissioner supports the Commissioner in her role in setting the priorities for the police force within Nottinghamshire; responding to the needs and demands of communities; and ensuring that local and national priorities are suitably funded by setting a budget and monitoring the local performance of the force.

The Violence Reduction Partnership sits within the OPCC and is tasked by the Home Office to work in partnership to tackle serious violence and its underlying causes.

Why you should work for us:

We want our workforce to represent the communities we serve, creating a culture where everyone feels safe and is welcomed, and we are committed to equality, diversity and inclusion.

We are committed to supporting the continuous professional development of our team members, including their learning and development needs.

You will be based at Loxley House in Nottingham with an expectation that you may be required to work on occasions at the OPCC office at Sherwood Lodge, NG5 8PP ·

We also support agile, flexible and hybrid working options, and are open to applications from candidates who need or wish to work part time hours.

What to do if you’re interested:

We hope that you are interested in the role. If you would like to arrange a conversation to discuss it in more detail, please email to arrange a phone conversation, giving details of your availability.

When applying, please complete the information on the next few screens referring to the person specification and job description to indicate your suitability for the role. Please submit an up-to-date CV with a personal statement of approx. 1000 words, detailing your suitability for the role, including reference to the essential criteria in the person specification.


Please note that you must obtain your line manager’s sign off if applying for an internal vacancy. This will need to be submitted on the Line Manager Awareness Document (Support form) which is published on the intranet. Any applications submitted without the support document will not be progressed through the process. Completion of the Line Manager Awareness Document does not mean that release from your current role is supported. Should you be successful, a release date will be negotiated between the two departments.

Candidates currently at risk will be required to complete and attach the at-risk pro-forma document. 

All applicants will be subject to the Force Vetting Policy. 

PROUD embodies everything we stand for as an organisation, for further detail on our PROUD values please visit the link below.

Our vision and values | Nottinghamshire Police

Nottinghamshire Police is committed to the principles of Equality, Fairness and Diversity, and we welcome applications from all sections of the community in our efforts to recruit a diverse and flexible workforce that reflects the people we serve.