PT Vetting Officer/ Admin

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PT Vetting Officer/ Admin
Contract / Temporary

Cheshire BL TCL 362841

Posted: 9th July 2024 14:13
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  • Pay Rate:

    £12.92 per hour PAYE

  • Hours per Week:

    £12.92 per hour PAYE

  • This opening assignment is for 2-3 months



What's involved with this role:

Temporary PT Vetting Officer/ Admin

Reference no: Cheshire BL TCL 362841

Pay Rate: £12.92 per hour PAYE 

37 Monday – Friday, TBC

This opening assignment is for 2-3 months


NPPV Level 3

NB: Police Vacancy - only for candidates with a minimum of 5 years continuous UK address history. Please note that this vacancy is subject to a strict security vetting procedure.

3 days per week

The purpose of the role is to provide an effective and efficient service which supports the requirements of the Vetting Code of Practice and APP for the Police Community.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Receive and validate requests for vetting by quality assuring applications, identifying anomalies which indicate that information provided may be incorrect or incomplete, rejecting these applications and any which are unauthorised, to ensure compliance with the Vetting APP.
  • Manage, interrogate and update Vetting Management systems containing sensitive information in order to ensure said systems are accurately maintained in line with Force requirements.
  • Undertake precise and detailed research of policing systems, Opensource and information provided by third parties in accordance with the Vetting APP. Align enquiries with the level of vetting required in order to locate and identify relevant criminal records, intelligence, financial information, personal files and open source material.
  • Research, analyse and assess information, and judge for relevance identifying issues relating to individuals’ suitability for employment.
  • Prepare a case file containing appropriate information and a precis report making a recommendation with regards to granting or declining vetting status, to assist the Vetting Manager and Deputy Vetting Manager in their assessments.
  • Understand and apply the Vetting Code of Practice and APP and other associated documentation (e.g. the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act, Data Compliance and Code of Ethics) to ensure that the Force is compliant with the Vetting APP and that all applications are progressed efficiently in accordance with associated legislation.
  • Undertake checks on the Counter Terrorism database to ensure that there are no associated links to extreme groups and activists. Where an issue is identified will initiate relevant enquiries with Counter Terrorism Intelligence Officers to ascertain whether the located information needs to be considered as part of the vetting investigation or whether it can be disregarded as not relevant.
  • Act as first point of contact providing advice to persons from the Force, various agencies, and members of the public to ensure accuracy, consistency and compliance with the Vetting APP.
  • Initiate and transmit by email, requests for checks to other Police Forces and agencies, chasing up enquiries, to ensure expeditious completion.
  • Monitor the departmental mailbox and respond to all incoming emails (prioritising where necessary) to ensure required action has been taken within any agreed timelines where necessary.

NB: Please feel free to apply to us direct via [email protected] by quoting the job reference and job title exactly.

To help speed up the process of uploading your CV to the client we would suggest that you send us your CV in Word format (or equivalent) if possible, rather than as a PDF

If you are successful in securing this role, please note that for the entire duration of this contract, regardless of extension you will be working this role at the PAYE rate that has been advertised. For absolute clarity, we only work on a PAYE basis, rather than entertaining umbrella pay terms, we do not offer Ltd/umbrella or outside IR35 rates. If you wish to understand PAYE vs Umbrella more, please let us know and we can send you some additional information for clarity.

Due to the number of CVs being sent to us under current market conditions, we cannot, unfortunately, respond to all applications. If, therefore, you have not heard from us within 3 days please make a working assumption that you have not been shortlisted on this occasion. We will, however, be very happy to receive future applications from you for other roles

Please quote the Job Title & Vacancy Reference No. in your application, or we will be unable to match your CV to the role being applied for.

Other “Essential Requirements” – Please check to ensure that your CV addresses the following items:

NPPV Level 3

***Qualification details and any other experience/skills relevant to the job role to help support your application (and help us to help you!) – please give full details within your CV document.


  • Educated to Level 3 of the Regulated Qualifications Framework (RQF) or with equivalent relevant experience.


  • Understanding of the importance of dealing with employee-related information appropriately within a sensitive and confidential environment.


  • Some experience of working in an investigative, analytical or research environment.
  • Minimum of 12 months recent experience in a similar role, or context and ideally within a public sector organisation.
  • Some experience in an administrative role (preferably customer-facing).
  • Manage own workflow to ensure that work is prioritised and completed in a timely manner to meet departmental needs.

Skills & Abilities: 

  • Strong IT skills including Microsoft packages or equivalent (e.g. G Suite).
  • Would need to be or become competent in Niche/PNC/PND.
  • Attention to detail and ability to record information accurately.


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Job Ref: Cheshire BL TCL 362841
PT Vetting Officer/ Admin
Client Category: Police Force

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