SYP - Business Support Clerk - July 2022

£20,118 - £21,837

Role:                   Business Support Clerk

Department:     Sheffield Business Support

Location:            Attercliffe, Sheffield

Salary:                £20,118 - £21,837

Hours:                 37 hours

Contract Type: Permanent

Role Purpose:

To provide business support within the district or department.

Key Responsibilities:

Act in accordance with Financial Regulations and Financial Instructions, procedures and guidelines.

Source, Order and Raise requisitions for goods and services using value for money principles and the relevant information system, e.g. i-procurement.

Receipt goods and services, confirm deliveries and quantities and maintain accurate records.

Administer local purchase card and disturbance and income accounts which includes:

  • providing cash (e.g. payment of cash expenses, cash advances)
  • collecting, receipting, reconciling and banking income (cash and cheque)
  • maintaining accurate electronic records
  • safe auditing

Track the supply of equipment, uniform, controlled stationery, stock, and issue where appropriate.

Communicate with internal and external customers to progress queries and provide guidance and assistance.

Administer the booking of travel and accommodation for staff/officers including Senior Officers/Staff ensuring best value principles are adhered to.

General clerical duties to include correspondence, mail, typing, photocopying, filing etc.

Any other duties commensurate with the grade of the post.

Skills and experience:

For further information relating to the role and tasks of this position, please refer to the attached role profile.


We offer generous entitlements and supportive policies to enable a better work-life balance, some of which are listed below:

  • Generous annual leave allowance
  • Flexible and agile working
  • Generous ‘family’ leave
  • Voluntary CPD Events for all staff to allow continuous development
  • Mentoring & Coaching Scheme
  • Paid Professional Subscriptions when relevant to role
  • Access to a range of occupational health facilities
  • Generous pension scheme
  • Employee assistance service (accessible 24/7)
  • Additional benefits for Westfield Health members
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Sports and Social Club


Applicants must meet the minimum requirement checkable history criteria, which must be taken into account for individuals applying to work with South Yorkshire Police in any capacity.  A minimum checkable history of 5 years is required for this role and successfully undergoing recruitment vetting procedure is a pre-requisite of employment with South Yorkshire Police.

Appearance & Standards:

The Force is currently reviewing the Appearance and Standards Policy, with particular focus to Tattoos.  All visible tattoos will be reviewed on a case-by-case basis, pending consultation of the Policy review.  Until such time, please do not be discouraged from applying to the Force as any visible tattoos will be discussed on a case-by-case basis.  Any tattoo which could be deemed inappropriate, or cause offence will not be accepted.  If you have tattoos, you will need to make a declaration at the time of application.

South Yorkshire Police’s Key Values:

Please find attached information sheet on South Yorkshire Police’s Key Values. The force has a particular focus on three areas, Fairness, Integrity and Trust. Under each of these three headings there are key behaviours we expect all employees to adhere to.

Closing Date:

Monday 22nd August 2022 at 23:55

Closing dates are not normally extended, other than in exceptional circumstances and agreement is made between the Talent Acquisition Manager and the Line Manager for the role.

Contact point for applicants:

For further information about the role, please contact George Henson on 713082/0114 296 3082.  Please do not contact this number for an application form.

Further Information:

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Diversity & Inclusion:

South Yorkshire Police welcomes applications from under-represented communities.  For further information on diversity and inclusion within South Yorkshire Police, please visit the diversity and inclusion page:

If you are from an underrepresented group and want to find out more about the support we can offer, please contact our dedicated team on

In addition, we will look to support anyone who requires Part Time/Job share working hours.

Apply for the role:

To apply for the role, please click the ‘Apply’ button.

Note to candidates:

Please note that, should you be successful at the interview stage, the relevant internal or external pre-employment checks are required.  These include vetting clearance or review, prior to being appointed to the new role and start date being agreed.

This opportunity is closed to applications.