Duty Planner 317 views

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Based at Sellafield 

Up to £30, 034 per annum plus a generous benefits package

Full-Time (37.5 hours per week)


Make sure our expert team is in the right place at the right time.

The Civil Nuclear Constabulary (CNC) is an armed police service that’s dedicated to the nuclear industry. Our vision is to be recognised as a provider of a world-class service for the protection of nuclear material and facilities. Given the critical nature of our work, it’s vital that we recruit skilled and committed professionals to our high-performing team. We’re now looking for an efficient Duty Planner to organise our schedules.

It takes more than highly skilled staff and officers to provide an outstanding service. We also need to ensure that our team is deployed effectively. As a Duty Planner; this vital task will be down to you. It’s a highly rewarding role that calls for a varied skillset. Every day, you’ll co-ordinate the working hours of staff and officers. You’ll use the complex Duty Management System and observe relevant legislation and industry rules. You’ll then publish schedules that show shift plans in advance. The key is to make sure we have the right number of people on duty with the right skills, at the right time.

You’ll be working independently in a busy environment. That means you’ll need excellent organisational skills to prioritise your workload. You’ll also need a keen eye for detail and excellent IT abilities..  A gift for clear communication is another important skill. You should be good with people and great within a team.

Knowledge, Skills and Experience: 

  • Excellent IT skills and the ability to pick up new software quickly
  • Experience of problem solving & decision making
  • Excellent organisational & interpersonal skills at all levels
  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written
  • Accuracy and attention to detail essential
  • Maintain confidentiality & handle sensitive information with discretion
  • Ability to understand and apply a range of complex procedures
  • Ability to prioritise & remain calm under pressure and meet targets
  • Resilient and diplomatic, with the ability to positively influence
  • Flexible and adaptable approach
  • Committed to continuous professional development

This role has been assessed as suitable for hybrid working, the split will be agreed between the individual and line manager upon appointment.

Your application: 


Please submit your CV and Cover Letter detailing your experience against the Knowledge, Skills Experience listed above. Please provide examples that demonstrate experience against each of the points to strengthen your application. 

 Please contact the Police Staff Recruitment team for the full job description or would like to discuss the role further- policestaffresourcing@cnc.police.uk.

As police staff the public expect us to display the highest standards, values and professional qualities at all times. The CNC values and Code of Ethics applies to all police staff and sets out the principles and standards of behaviour we expect to see, and it is imperative you display and deliver these.

Benefits of working for the CNC

  • 27.5 days annual leave, plus bank holidays
  • Additional 30 minutes time worked during the week to accrue additional leave, which can be used for period between Christmas and New Year
  • Generous pension scheme (20.7% employer contribution)
  • Flexi-time working scheme
  • Bonus scheme – dependent on organisational performance, up to a maximum of 7% of salary
  • Officers and staff also have the opportunity to join the national Blue Light Card scheme which offers discounts on a variety of products and services to those working in the emergency services, NHS and Armed Forces
  • Free parking on-site
  • Free gym on-site
  • Enhanced family friendly and wellbeing policies
  • Cycle to Work scheme

Please review the video links below which will give you an overview of the vetting process that you will be required to go through if you are successful in your application to join the CNC:

Vetting: An Overview – https://youtu.be/lRit8RA7Zpo

Vetting and Finances – https://youtu.be/JmZP7r-9MEE

Vetting and Life Experiences – https://youtu.be/jVPHvgpB8nc

To apply or find out more about this role, please visit www.cnc.jobs

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, sex, gender, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status. We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.

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