Disclosure Assistant - JRN: 13630
 

The role:

Based within the Information management Unit, you will work as part of a team, to provide a central point for all Data Protection and Freedom of Information issues to ensure Northumbria Police complies with appropriate legislation to assist both internal and external customers.
 
As a Disclosure Assistant you will liaise with Departments and Area Commands regarding implementation and maintenance of Data Protection and Freedom of Information legislation to ensure compliance, maintaining records and reporting on outcomes to ensure compliance by the Force.
 
In return for your dedication and experience, we offer 23 days’ leave, excluding bank holidays, increasing to 28 days for 5 years+ service.  We support our people inside and out of work – offering a very competitive pension scheme, childcare vouchers, and discounts on shopping and eating out thanks to the Blue Light Card. And to take care of your physical and mental well-being, we’ve invested in extensive paid sick leave, trained mental health first aiders on-site, an employee advice service and access to gyms in some stations.  

What will I be doing:

You will be involved with the Disclosure of information to relevant individuals and organisations in line with Data Protection and Freedom of Information legislation.

You will perform administrative duties to support the section in an efficient and timely manner.

You will ensure very high standards of practice are maintained. 

What do I need:

Experience of practical application of legislation and handling requests made under the Freedom of Information Act is essential to the role.

Whilst full training will be given in respect of police local and national systems, you will need to be a confident and competent IT user across a range of commonly used applications (including email, word processing, databases and spreadsheets).   

For further information please see the role definition: Disclosure Assistant.pdf
 
Vetting level: 
Recruitment Vetting (RV) 
Applicants must be a resident of the UK for a minimum period of 3 years to ensure vetting checks can be successfully performed.  A job offer will be dependent upon vetting clearance, medical information and references. 
 
If you have any queries with regard to the application process please contact the Talent Acquisition Team by email at careers@northumbria.pnn.police.uk
 
All staff including those appointed on fixed term contracts must successfully complete their probationary period before they are eligible to apply for a Northumbria Police vacancy.

Vacancy Contact:  
To discuss the position in more detail please contact tim.pasola.4583@northumbria.pnn.police.uk 

Northumbria Police fully supports a policy of equal opportunities and we welcome applications from suitably qualified people from all sections of the community, regardless of age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, sex and sexual orientation. Appointments are based on merit alone

 
 




Vacancy Type
Police Staff
Rank/Grade
Grade C
Location
Northumberland
Hours
Full Time
Salary Range
£19,374 to £21,135
 
The role:

Based within the Information management Unit, you will work as part of a team, to provide a central point for all Data Protection and Freedom of Information issues to ensure Northumbria Police complies with appropriate legislation to assist both internal and external customers.
 
As a Disclosure Assistant you will liaise with Departments and Area Commands regarding implementation and maintenance of Data Protection and Freedom of Information legislation to ensure compliance, maintaining records and reporting on outcomes to ensure compliance by the Force.
 
In return for your dedication and experience, we offer 23 days’ leave, excluding bank holidays, increasing to 28 days for 5 years+ service.  We support our people inside and out of work – offering a very competitive pension scheme, childcare vouchers, and discounts on shopping and eating out thanks to the Blue Light Card. And to take care of your physical and mental well-being, we’ve invested in extensive paid sick leave, trained mental health first aiders on-site, an employee advice service and access to gyms in some stations.  

What will I be doing:

You will be involved with the Disclosure of information to relevant individuals and organisations in line with Data Protection and Freedom of Information legislation.

You will perform administrative duties to support the section in an efficient and timely manner.

You will ensure very high standards of practice are maintained. 

What do I need:

Experience of practical application of legislation and handling requests made under the Freedom of Information Act is essential to the role.

Whilst full training will be given in respect of police local and national systems, you will need to be a confident and competent IT user across a range of commonly used applications (including email, word processing, databases and spreadsheets).   

For further information please see the role definition: Disclosure Assistant.pdf
 
Vetting level: 
Recruitment Vetting (RV) 
Applicants must be a resident of the UK for a minimum period of 3 years to ensure vetting checks can be successfully performed.  A job offer will be dependent upon vetting clearance, medical information and references. 
 
If you have any queries with regard to the application process please contact the Talent Acquisition Team by email at careers@northumbria.pnn.police.uk
 
All staff including those appointed on fixed term contracts must successfully complete their probationary period before they are eligible to apply for a Northumbria Police vacancy.

Vacancy Contact:  
To discuss the position in more detail please contact tim.pasola.4583@northumbria.pnn.police.uk 

Northumbria Police fully supports a policy of equal opportunities and we welcome applications from suitably qualified people from all sections of the community, regardless of age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, sex and sexual orientation. Appointments are based on merit alone