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Salary
£24,921 to £27,351 Per year Scale 4
Type
Permanent
Posted
10 January 2024 12:20:00
Closing Date:
24 January 2024 17:00:00
Description

Do you have an inquisitive nature and want to make a difference? Do you want to challenge yourself and play your part in a team that ensure the safety of vulnerable people and the support of public confidence in Durham Constabulary?

This may be the role for you.

Durham Constabulary have an exciting opportunity for a Disclosure Officer to join the busy and varied Information Rights & Disclosure Unit team.

This role is an integral part of the safeguarding disclosure process, undertaking research, assessing risk and preparing reports for disclosure to professional partners and individuals. The role involves liaising with Social Services, County Councils, Family Court professionals and other requestors.

You will need to be a proactive decision maker, with established resilience and be organised and take personal responsibility for your workload, paying attention to detail to ensure accuracy of the information you share in conjunction with the legal requirements in relation to disclosure.

The information dealt with is of a confidential and sensitive nature. There will also be occasional access and viewing of both sensitive and potential disturbing images/information.

This is a full-time role working 37 hours per week, Monday to Friday. The flexible working hours’ scheme applies to this post. Please note whilst very occasional weekend working may be required this is a maximum of 6hrs per weekend (minimum 3 hours) and can be completed remotely. It is envisaged to be no more than three times a year.

About us

Durham Constabulary is one of the top-performing police forces in the UK.

We are an equal opportunities employer and boasts generous terms and conditions of employment including:

• A minimum of 26 days annual leave rising to 31 days after five years continuous service plus bank holidays. (Pro rata for part time posts)

• A defined benefit pension scheme (career average) with death in service benefit

• Flexible working arrangements including flexi-time and hybrid working

• Access to a range of health and wellbeing services including an employee assistance programme

• Access to a wide range of staff networking groups

• Access to a range of high street discount services e.g., Blue Light Card

• Interest free loans

Qualifications / Experience Test
  • City & Guilds level III / A levels / BTEC in a relevant subject or an approved equivalent.
  • At least 1 years’ clerical experience, e.g. photocopying, filing, preparing letters and documents from templates, incoming and outgoing postal duties, updating records and systems.
How to apply

For further information, please see the Job Description & Person Specification.

If you’d like to apply, please forward a copy of your CV along with a covering letter outlining how you meet the criteria for the role, by 5pm on Wednesday 24th January 2024.

Please also complete and return the equality monitoring form and return this with your CV and cover letter.

The above should be returned to human.resources@durham.police.uk

Candidates must have indefinite leave to work and live in the UK and be free from any restriction. Any successful candidate will be asked to provide evidence of this.

Candidates will be contacted via email in relation to the recruitment process and are advised to also check junk/spam folders for email updates.

Conditions of Appointment

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Contact Email
human.resources@durham.police.uk
Job Reference
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