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Vetting Assistant

  • Reference MC-POJ-220708-01
  • Paye:9.92
  • Role/TypeContract/Full Time
  • LocationPreston

Red Snapper Recruiting are currently looking for an experienced administrator or clerical assistant to work as a Vetting Assistant on a full-time, long-term contract with a local Police Force in Preston, Lancashire.

Job Purpose:

To provide an effective and efficient administrative support service to the Vetting Unit.

Main responsibilities:

  • To receive and prepare vetting files for processing, including checking forms for completion, errors and omissions, chasing missing information and initiating checks to other Departments.  
  • To create and maintain vetting records, computerised and manual, ensuring accuracy and timeliness are maintained.  Updating records relating to leavers and career breaks etc.
  • To assist with routine enquiries received through the mailboxes.  
  • To process aftercare enquiries as directed.
  • To provide general clerical and administrative support to the Unit as required.
  • To provide scanning and filing support, archiving and weeding if required and as directed.
  • To result vetting decisions if required and as directed.
  • To handle personal and sensitive information appropriately, maintaining confidentiality at all times.
  • To be responsible for improving own performance.
  • To demonstrate a strong commitment to delivering high standards of service at all times.
  • To promote and comply with Lancashire Constabulary’s policies on Equality Act 2010 and health and safety both in the delivery of service and the treatment of others
  • To carry out any other duties which are consistent with the nature, responsibilities and grading of the post

Essential Knowledge and Experience:

  • Experience of working in an administrative/clerical role within a busy office environment
  • Experience of working with sensitive information and maintaining confidentiality at all times
  • Experience of using Microsoft Software Applications, including MS Office – Word, Excel, PowerPoint & Access
  • Experience of inputting, updating and maintaining computerised and manual filing/recording systems.

If you wish to apply, or if you require any further information, please call Martin Cookson on 07710454927, or email Martin.Cookson@rsg.ltd

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