Third party Disclosure Officer

  • Location
    Bodmin, Cornwall
  • Salary
  • Category
    Public Sector - Multilateral Organisations
  • Job type
  • Industry
    Public Sector
  • External Reference

Third Party Disclosure Officer. x3 temporary posts.

Bodmin or Camborne, Plymouth and Torquay or Exeter.

To support the provision of an effective multi-agency approach to the protection of children and other vulnerable people. In particular, to:

  • Review material held by Social Services, Health, Education and other local authority departments in connection with criminal proceedings in compliance with the Criminal Procedures and Investigations Act.

  • Act as liaison point on such issues between Social Services, the investigating officer/team and the Crown Prosecution Service.

  • Undertake research and prepare reports to ensure correct disclosure of relevant information to partner agencies' meetings related to child protection and vulnerable adults; Child Protection Case Conferences and Child Protection Reviews; secure accommodation orders and placements.

  • Research and prepare reports on any other information related to keeping children and vulnerable adults safe, including disclosure schedules and reports

In addition there are some functions that are intrinsic to this role. An employer's duty of care and current legislation allows the Force to establish if a potential applicant could carry them out, either with or without reasonable adjustments. These functions are:

  • Working with Disturbing Evidence/Observation of Disturbing Circumstances

  • Working with Vulnerable People

To assist in ensuring applicants would be able to undertake these functions of the role, it will be necessary for the medical questionnaire provided with the other application material to be completed. In some cases, a medical assessment of the information provided in that questionnaire will be undertaken.

The successful applicant will be subject to stringent vetting and referencing checks prior to commencing employment.

Adecco acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and an employment business for the supply of temporary workers. The Adecco Group UK & Ireland is an Equal Opportunities Employer.

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