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Disclosure Assistant

Job Description

Service Care Solutions are looking to hire a Disclosure Assistant to work within the Gwent Police on a 6-month contract.

Location: Cwmbran

Job roles/responsibilities:
To provide an effective information sharing service by researching, evaluating, and compiling information from a range of data sources to support the organisation in complying with a range of disclosure requests, within Data Protection legislation and other statutory instruments such as Home Office Guidance and Acts of Parliament.

  • To receive and accurately process information requests from internal and external sources in a timely fashion and in accordance with Data Protection legislation and other statutory instruments.
  • To assess the validity of requests and where appropriate; retrieve and research information using local and national police systems.
  • To compile disclosure schedules, correspondence, and summaries of relevant information to respond to requests, ensuring that third party data, sensitive police data or otherwise restricted information is redacted where applicable.
  • To liaise with police staff, police officers, the public, other police forces and relevant agencies to gather and research information required to fulfil the disclosure request and respond to requests effectively.
  • To apply initiative and knowledge gained in the handling of sensitive, confidential, and complex enquiries in determining disclosure material and minimising the risk of data breaches.
  • To manage fluctuating workloads effectively, prioritising own workload to minimise risk to the Force's integrity for late or non-disclosure.

Qualifications required:

  • Must possess a Minimum of five grade A-C GCSE's/equivalent level qualifications NVQ level 2 or possess relevant experience.
  • Must be prepared to attend and complete training in force systems and Data Protection courses required for the role.

Knowledge/Experience required:

  • Must have a sound working knowledge of the interrogation, retrieval and interpretation of information.
  • Must be able to demonstrate a sound knowledge of working with Microsoft Office applications to compile data and produce reports.
  • Must have a sound working knowledge of the Data Protection Act affecting the processing of information.
  • Level 2 Welsh essential (training will be given). Welsh language skills Level 3 and above are desirable.

If you are interested in this role or want further discussion, please contact Lewis O'Donnell either via email: or tel: 01772208962. Alternatively, if you have any friend or colleagues that might be interested, please feel free to refer them as we a have a referral scheme in place of up to £400.