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Human Resources

Redeployment Officer – 46137
£21,170 - £30,324


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Her Majesty’s Courts and Tribunals Service (HMCTS is responsible for the administration of the criminal, civil and family courts and tribunals in England and Wales and non-devolved tribunals in Scotland and Northern Ireland. We work with an independent judiciary across a wide range of jurisdictions to provide a fair, efficient and effective justice system.

HMCTS is embarking on a period of significant change, funded by an investment of £1bn, which will see the organisation transform over the next 5 years to deliver a world class justice system. HMCTS Reform is a once in a generation opportunity to transform the entire HM Courts and Tribunals Service, enhancing the provision of a world-class justice system, in a manner that provides an improved user experience at reduced cost to the taxpayer. This will contribute to consolidating the UK’s position at the forefront of an increasingly competitive international legal market as well as ensuring access to justice for all.

The Team

This role reports into the Redeployment Manager (Band B) within HMCTS HR Operations and will work closely in conjunction with the wider HR Operations team.

The role offers a unique chance to play a key part in Reform and be at the forefront of leading and implementing significant change across the organisation. Reform is ambitious and innovative and will need a flexible workforce committed to three key principles: continuous change, managing uncertainty and designing services around the needs of the users.

Key Accountabilities

The main purpose of the role will be to provide an effective level of support in the delivery of the redeployment activity across HMCTS in line with timescales identified through the workstream.

Duties will include:

• Responsibility for planning and coordinating the end to end redeployment process
• The booking of redeployment workshops and preparation of resources for staff and line managers
• Be a point of contact to line managers and staff to answer queries and respond to requests
• Managing the Q&A hub, redeployment mailbox and coordinating responses
• Tracking progress of staff at each stage of the redeployment process
• Reporting on vacancies to identify any that haven’t gone through work force controls and flagging these to the redeployment manager
• Support the engagement with regions/OGDs as required to ensure opportunities are circulated outside of the national vacancy catalogue
• Monitoring the National Vacancy Catalogue, liaising with the business to update this with vacancies, and monitoring the compliance of regions/HQ to update this
• Provide MI to the key stakeholders and redeployment manager
• Lead on the preparation packs and coordinating the panels for competitive selection to ensure the redeployment principles are adhered to
• Other general tasks commensurate with the role


The suitable candidate will have a knowledge of Civil Service HR processes and policies and the managing organisational change framework (desirable)

Experience of working within a HR/ recruitment role with experience of managing large groups of individuals through assessments.


• Excellent relationship management skills, demonstrating the highest standards and leading by example
• Excellent interpersonal, negotiating and communication skills, including the ability to support others whilst managing significant uncertainty and ambiguity
• Excellent organisational skills, with the ability to plan and execute activities in specified timescales without compromising the quality of these.
• Ability to deliver an exceptional service, whilst driving activities to ensure outcomes are in line with business objectives
• Able to prioritise and manage time effectively to deliver to deadlines.

Experience and Personal Qualities

• An understanding of Civil Service policies and processes dealing with organisational change
• Experience of working within HR, within an operational/recruitment remit, with exposure of running large complex recruitment campaigns

Behaviours – Level 2

Managing a quality Service
Working together
Changing and Improving
Communicating and Influencing

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Additional Information

Should a large number of applications be received, an initial sift may be undertaken using the lead Behaviour, Managing a Quality Service. 

This position is available to external applicants as well as existing civil servants. New recruits to the Civil Service joining HMCTS are expected to join at the salary band minimum. 

Working Arrangements & Further Information

Some of MoJ’s terms and conditions of service are changing as part of Civil Service reform. The changes will apply to staff joining MoJ who are new to the Civil Service. Staff joining MoJ from other civil service employers will transfer onto the new MoJ terms if they are already on ‘modernised’ terms in their current post or onto ‘unmodernised’ MoJ terms if they are on ‘unmodernised’ terms at their current post. Details will be available if an offer is made.

Flexible working hours

The Ministry of Justice offers a flexible working system in many offices.


The MoJ offers a range of benefits:

Annual Leave

Annual leave is 25 days on appointment and will increase to 30 days after five years’ service.

There is also a scheme to allow qualifying staff to buy or sell up to three days leave each year. Additional paid time off for public holidays and 1 privilege day. Leave for part-time and job share posts will be calculated on a pro-rata basis.


The Civil Service offers a choice of pension schemes, giving you the flexibility to choose the pension that suits you best.


The Ministry of Justice is committed to staff development and offers an extensive range of training and development opportunities.


  • A range of ‘Family Friendly’ policies such as opportunities to work reduced hours or job share.
  • Access to flexible benefits such as voluntary benefits,retail vouchers and discounts on a range of goods and services.
  • For any moves across the Civil Service may have implications on your ability to carry on claiming childcare vouchers
  • Paid paternity, adoption and maternity leave.
  • Free annual sight tests for employees who use computer screens.


The opportunity to join employee-run networks that have been established to provide advice and support and to enable the views of employees from minority groups to be expressed direct to senior management. There are currently networks for employees of minority ethnic origin, employees with disabilities, employees with caring responsibilities, women employees, and lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender employees.

Working for the Civil Service

The Civil Service Code sets out the standards of behaviour expected of civil servants.

We recruit by merit on the basis of fair and open competition, as outlined in the Civil Service Commission’s recruitment principles. Should you feel that the recruitment process has breached the recruitment principles you are able to raise a formal complaint in the following order

1-     To Shared Service Connected Ltd (0845 241 5358 (Monday to Friday 8am – 6pm) or e mail;

2-     To Ministry of Justice Resourcing (;

3-     To the Civil Service Commission (details available here)

The Civil Service embraces diversity and promotes equality of opportunity.

There is a guaranteed interview scheme (GIS) for candidates with disabilities who meet the minimum selection criteria.

Grading Structure Review

The Ministry of Justice is currently undergoing a review of posts which are currently graded at Band A to realign our grading structure with the majority of the wider Civil Service.

Posts advertised at Band A may be graded at either Grade 6 or Grade 7 once the review has taken place.