Taxi Compliance Volunteer, Bridewell, Bristol

Bristol, Bridewell Police Station Bristol - BS1 2AA

23/08/2020, 23:55


Do you have good computer and administrative skills and attention to detail?

Do you want to help make your community a safer place in your spare time?

If so, you should apply to become a Taxi Compliance Volunteer. The purpose of this volunteering role is to provide administrative support to the Taxi Compliance Police Officer to ensure private hire & hackney carriage vehicles and drivers adhere to the correct legislation and statutory provisions.


In this role you will be supporting the officer with a range of administrative tasks such as:


  • Carrying out booking enquiries by email and telephone
  • Booking appointments, correspondence and filing
  • Assisting with vehicle and/or driver inspections by appointment


You will need a good knowledge of computer software applications e.g. Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook and be an effective communicator.


As a taxi compliance volunteer you will have flexibility around how often you wish to volunteer, to fit in with other commitments and volunteering hours can be accommodated 7 days a week, 24 hours a day.


The nature of the role may at times require you to complete tasks under your own initiative and with minimal supervision. You will need to be able to maintain confidentiality of sensitive information.


If you would like to learn more about this Volunteering role before you apply please contact PC Patrick Quinton on 07889 658053.


Does this sound like the role for you? Click the link below to apply.


Equality, diversity and inclusion

Avon and Somerset Police are committed to equality, diversity and inclusion. 

We are working hard to increase diversity and inclusion within the Constabulary, where communities are under-represented, including those from Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) communities, people of all ages, abilities, faiths, religions and gender, LGBT communities and those from other disadvantaged or marginalised backgrounds, who share our values and wish to make a difference to the communities we serve.

All applications will be treated on merit, based on the evidence provided in your application and suitability for the volunteering role you have applied for.

Police Barred and Advisory lists

Individuals placed on the Police Barred and Advisory lists will not be considered for a volunteering role by the police for a minimum of 5 years from the date of listing in the case of gross misconduct, or 3 years from the date of listing in the case of poor performance.

Vetting and safeguarding

Avon and Somerset Police are committed to safeguarding and operate safer recruitment processes, to ensure a police service that employees are proud to work for because they feel safe, valued and part of a happy and supportive work environment. All employees and volunteers therefore will be subject to background checks including vetting and references.

Please note, you will require the following detail to complete this application form; NI Number, ID detail, address information, referee information, full employment history including dates and any qualifications you may have attained.  You may also be requested to provide photos of any visible tattoos you have. The application system only remains active on a single page for a period of 60 minutes. Please therefore ensure you allow time to complete this fully as part complete pages will not be saved.