The City of London is the historic heart of London packed with history, commercial activity and culture. The City of London has a demographic profile which is not replicated anywhere else: a residential population of around 10,000 and over 550,000 working population arriving in the City daily. In addition, tens of thousands of people cross the City every day and many other thousands visit as tourists.
It has both a rich legacy of historic buildings and a large number of iconic sites including St Paul’s, the Bank of England, the Royal Exchange, and the Gherkin.
The City of London Police is proud to deliver an exceptional service and, year on year, we have risen to this challenge. We are committed to keeping the City safe and protecting the City from the threat of terrorism.
The Vetting Unit is responsible for conducting Police Vetting (PV) and National Security Vetting (NSV) clearances on all police officers, police staff and contractors who work with or for CoLP.
The successful candidate will support the Force’s Vetting Unit ensuring that systems, processes and practices are maintained and supported in accordance with relevant best practice, policy and legislation. Ensuring that individuals working with or for the Force have an acceptable level of integrity so as to guarantee that they do not pose an undue threat to the security of the police, government or sensitive information, systems assets, premises and persons.
In addition, it will be necessary to provide further administrative support to the wider Professional Standards Department in respect of discipline hearings, abnormally high workload or at the direction of the PSD Senior Leadership Team.
Essential Criteria – including the behaviours that will be tested at application/interview: The successful candidate will possess the following skills;
Types of Qualification(s) needed: No formal qualifications are required but the candidate must have be literate and have an eye for detail as the role involves the quality assuring and inputting of vetting applicants’ forms, writing reports that may be seen at the highest levels of the Force, researching Force and non-Force databases and making decisions on granting clearance or otherwise.
The application and interview will be tested under Level 1 of the College of Policing Competency and Values Framework.
Applicants who fail to address the skills/knowledge/experience of the job description will not be considered.
Please refer to our website for information on further details https://careers.cityoflondon.police.uk/vacancies
If you would like to discuss the post in more detail, please contact Stuart Phillips, Vetting Manager at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The closing date for applications is Wednesday 20th July 2022.
This vacancy is open only to those who have the right permanently live and work in the UK.
The City of London Police is keen to promote flexible working and will, subject to operational policing requirements, proactively consider all applications to work flexibly.
The City of London Police is committed to equal opportunities and welcomes applications from all sections of the community.