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Assistant Officer

  • Location:

    Poole, Dorset

  • Sector:

    Admin & Secretarial

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    Up to £10.73 per hour

  • Contact:

    Robin Francis

  • Contact email:

  • Job ref:

    Home Office_1567499734

  • Published:

    about 1 year ago

  • Duration:

    12 Months

  • Expiry date:


  • Startdate:


Job Description

We've got a great opportunity for the HOME OFFICE, to join a fast-paced environment, working in the administrative department. Working with a professional team, you'll be based in Poole and will enjoy being part of a company with a great work-life balance.


Border Force is an operational command of the Home Office. The strategic aim is to secure the UK's border and promote national prosperity. Border Force delivers this by undertaking immigration, customs and security checks on passengers and freight crossing the UK border. International Trade capability is expected to increase as a result of EU Exit procedures. Staff will be trained to fulfil the role, possibly in a classroom environment, with coaching and mentoring provided at a later stage.

Primary Purpose

International Trade EU Exit Task Force staff will be carrying out examinations and documentary checks as set down by Border Force policy and standard operating procedures, with some liaison and interface with other government departments to meet UK government requirements.

Key Responsibilities

Although the work will mainly be office based, staff will need to attend locations to carry out visits and examination of goods to Border Force standards.

Duties include:

  • Primary duties to include, Transit/ TIR procedures (NCTS - or relevant Transit system as implemented), International Trade examinations, any UK form of Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) as implemented, Intellectual Property Rights (Counterfeit), Strategic Exports, Missing Trader Intra Community (MTIC), Supply Chain.
  • There may be a requirement for staff to deploy to core locations to support other frontline pressures, utilising their original skill sets, which need to be maintained.

Hourly Rate £10.73/hour. The working week: Monday to Friday, 37 hours per week.

Location: HOME OFFICE Poole


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