County Court Bailiff (Ref: 87154)

HM Courts and Tribunals Service

County Court Bailiff (Ref: 87154)


HM Courts and Tribunals Service, The Close, Norwich

  • Full time
  • Permanent
  • Onsite working

Posted 1 week ago, 15 May | Get your application in now before you're too late!

Closing date: Closing date not specified

job Ref: 44071cf25af24460a0139e576f3fc215

Full Job Description

Bailiffs are responsible for the enforcement of civil and possession judgements and for the service of various legal documents, such as divorce petitions and Court Orders. Bailiffs are required to travel to homes and businesses across the local and surrounding area, assess personal goods to secure payment for outstanding warrants and obtain possession of properties, where a Judge has ordered this, as well as dealing with other administrative duties.
This is a challenging role that will require the jobholder to deal with individuals who are in a vulnerable position and to solve problems by reference to comprehensive guidelines and instructions. Whilst the nature of the role means that bailiffs spend a proportion of the day working on their own, they are part of a wider team with management support to ensure that targets and standards are met., Duties may include:
+ Removing goods where necessary to satisfy outstanding judgments and obtaining possession of properties where it has been so ordered.
+ Completing related paperwork and accurately receipting monies received.
+ Serving committal orders/warrants.
+ Serving Court documents personally.
+ Inputting data and responding to e-mails.
+ General administrative duties
+ Processing of cash payments with regard to propriety and security of monies.
+ Dealing with queries in person, by post and over the telephone.
Other duties
The post holder is required to work in a flexible way and undertake any other duties reasonably requested by line management which are commensurate with the grade and level of responsibility of this post., We'll assess you against these behaviours during the selection process:
+ Making Effective Decisions
+ Delivering at Pace
+ Communicating and Influencing, This vacancy is using Success Profiles (opens in a new window), and will assess your Behaviours, Strengths and Experience.
Feedback will only be provided if you attend an interview or assessment.

Successful candidates must undergo a criminal record check.
People working with government assets must complete baseline personnel security standard (opens in new window) checks.

Nationality requirements
This job is broadly open to the following groups:
+ UK nationals
+ nationals of the Republic of Ireland
+ nationals of Commonwealth countries who have the right to work in the UK
+ nationals of the EU, Switzerland, Norway, Iceland or Liechtenstein and family members of those nationalities with settled or pre-settled status under the European Union Settlement Scheme (EUSS) (opens in a new window)
+ nationals of the EU, Switzerland, Norway, Iceland or Liechtenstein and family members of those nationalities who have made a valid application for settled or pre-settled status under the European Union Settlement Scheme (EUSS)
+ individuals with limited leave to remain or indefinite leave to remain who were eligible to apply for EUSS on or before 31 December 2020
+ Turkish nationals, and certain family members of Turkish nationals, who have accrued the right to work in the Civil Service
Further information on nationality requirements (opens in a new window)

+ Excellent customer service skills,
+ Ability to work with and learn new IT systems and devices,
+ A valid driving licence and a vehicle to carry out the role.
Whilst the post holder will be allocated to a specific office base, there may be a need for flexibility to work on an ad hoc basis at other local HMCTS offices.
Due to the nature of the work, there is no set working pattern, but you may be required to work some evenings and Saturday mornings as part of your working week.

We encourage applications from people from all backgrounds and aim to have a workforce that represents the wider society that we serve. We pride ourselves on being an employer of choice. We champion diversity, inclusion and wellbeing and aim to create a workplace where everyone feels valued and a sense of belonging. To find out more about how we do this visit:

Alongside your salary of £22,940, HM Courts and Tribunals Service contributes £6,102 towards you being a member of the Civil Service Defined Benefit Pension scheme. Find out what benefits a Civil Service Pension provides.
+ Access to learning and development
+ A working environment that supports a range of flexible working options to enhance your work life balance
+ A working culture which encourages inclusion and diversity
+ A Civil Service pension with an average employer contribution of 27%
+ Annual Leave
+ Public Holidays
+ Season Ticket Advance
For more information about the recruitment process, benefits and allowances and answers to general queries, please click the below link which will direct you to our Candidate Information Page.