Case Progressor

D Division
Scotland Area HQ (Glasgow)
Full Time
Up to £30,614.33

A Case Progressor is required for a Permanent Contract role paying up to £30,614.33 per annum with British Transport Police (BTP) based in Empire House, Cowcaddens, Glasgow.


BTP is the national police force for the rail network throughout Great Britain, including London Underground, across which we ensure the safety and security of nearly 3 billion passenger journeys and over 100 million tons of freight every year. The world in which we work is fast-paced, operationally and commercially demanding, and constantly changing. As a Case Progressor with BTP you are responsible for the monitoring and progression of all BTP Scotland prosecution cases and death reports ensuring submission to the Crown Office and Procurator Fiscal Service without delay and in accordance with guidelines.


The Case Progressor will be key to achieving departmental targets. In turn this achievement will improve public confidence in the Criminal Justice System.

As Case Progressor you will be required to:

  • Support the Area's legal and internal commitments in the effective progression of cases by ensuring that Procurator Fiscals have relevant and quality information regarding each case.
  • Ensure that information provided to Procurators Fiscal meets the standards with regards to sufficiency and disclosure of evidence.
  • Interact with Police Officers and their Supervisors to ensure that cases meet standards of evidence and that timescales are met with regards to case submission.


Further information about this vacancy can be found in the attached job description.

The successful Case Progressor will be required to evidence the following skills:

  • Proven track record with another police force or have worked in a similar discipline (i.e. Procurators Fiscal Service)
  • Excellent management, organisational, communication and decision making skills
  • Ability to work under pressure and flexibly
  • Full understanding of the Scottish Criminal Justice System
  • Full understanding of Case Management
  • Good knowledge of disclosure rules


If you are interested in applying to this Case Progressor role then please do not delay as interviews will be held as soon as appropriate candidates are highlighted. In return for your experience, we can offer you:

  • Salary up to £30,614.33 per annum
  • Yearly base salary increments
  • Working from home allowance available to purchase suitable equipment for blended & home working
  • 28 days annual leave plus bank holidays
  • Family friendly policies including up to 26 weeks paid maternity and adoption leave
  • Bespoke benefits platform and access to Blue Light Card
  • Development opportunities including fully funded apprenticeships 
  • Employee assistance programme and dedicated wellbeing hub
  • Pension scheme


BTP is an employer who cares about the impact we have on the environment and the wider challenges of climate change, and as such we are committed to reducing our carbon footprint and achieving Net Zero Carbon (NZC) through offsetting by 2035.


We want our organisation to be as diverse as the community it serves and welcome applicants from all sections of the community. In order to apply, you must have the permanent right to live and work in the UK and have been resident in the UK for the previous 3 Years. You will be asked these and other questions to determine your eligibility to work for British Transport Police when you start your application and you must answer honestly.


Internal candidates must have completed their probation for their current substantive posting and can only apply in tenure if Head of Department approval is emailed to prior to the vacancy closing. Internal candidates must confirm that they are not subject to formal action plans for sickness/complaints/discipline or poor performance and that all mandatory training courses have been attended and are in ticket/up to date. A minimum indicator of 3 / developing' or' 'Indicator 5 / no rating must have been achieved on the last reporting year PDR.


BTP has undertaken a review of Police Staff pensions and as a result of this the Police Staff pension will be changing. The current police staff pension is a Defined Benefit scheme which is administered by the Railways Pension scheme. The new pension scheme which is launching is a Defined Contribution scheme which is administered by Royal London. The new pension scheme is awaiting formal approval and an introductory date is not finalised. The earliest this will be is April 2023. If you have any queries, please contact the recruitment team –

This opportunity is closed to applications.