G5 CSE Referrals Bureau x 6 - HP1006801DB

National Crime Agency

Closing date: 21 Aug 2017

Reference number



£24, 964


Executive Officer

Contract type


Business area

Other - NCA Child Exploitation OnLine Protection

Type of role


Working pattern



37 hours

Number of posts



Warrington, North West

About the job

Job description

The NCA is an organisation which leads the UK’s fight to cut serious and organised crime. This includes class A drugs, child exploitation, people smuggling and human trafficking, major gun crime, fraud, cyber crime, money laundering and the corruption that organised criminals use to facilitate these crimes.
We work to imprison serious criminals, and use many other tactics to disrupt crime and keep people safe. In particular, we want to ensure crime doesn’t pay and that it’s harder to commit. We also draw on innovative new approaches to prevent crimes from happening in the first place.
We expect our Officers to work to the highest standards of behaviour in everything they do.

Our values and behaviours are:

Flexibility – seeking continuous improvements to the way that we work, adapting to find solutions to difficult problems.

Integrity – acting with the highest standards of integrity and professionalism.

Respect – treating everyone with dignity and respect, valuing diversity, working in partnership, and sharing knowledge and best practice.

Serving the public – being proud to put the public interest at the centre of everything we do.

Transparency – being truthful, open and accountable for our actions.

Grade & Role Title: G5 CSE Referrals Bureau x 6
Vacancy Reference Number: HP1006801DB
Open to: Substantive and External Staff on Lateral Transfer or Promotion, Permanent
Location: Warrington
Closing Date: Midday on Monday21st August 2017
Salary: The salary for this position is £24,964.  Where existing Civil Servants apply on transfer to the NCA at the equivalent grade, pay principles on Civil Service transfers will apply.

Role summary:

The CEOP Referrals Bureau is the single point of receipt for all NCMEC (National Centre for Missing and Exploited Children) reports received into the United Kingdom.

Such reports originate from CSPs and industry partners when possible Child Sexual Exploitation and Abuse (CSEA) material is identified online.

The objective is to identify persons involved in CSEA, either as a suspect or a victim, and disseminate timely intelligence to UK Police partners to facilitate the commencement of a criminal investigation.

This is a high volume, high risk department, where officer welfare is paramount.

The G5 role comprises of the following:
Assessing intelligence and information received from industry referrals.

Risk assessing and triaging intelligence and information received.

Undertaking intelligence checks and submitting RIPA applications for communications data.

Case-working and developing intelligence packages for dissemination to police forces.

These roles involve frequent exposure to child sexual exploitation and abuse material.

All officers in CEOP must undergo a psychological wellbeing assessment before taking up post and at regular intervals once in the role.

Candidates are required to provide evidence against ONLY the following Personal Qualities Framework (PQF). The level required is listed on the Role Profile and below

- Communication
- Team work and Partnership
- Problem Solving
- Personal Accountability
- Negotiating and Influencing

Candidates are required to provide evidence against ONLY the following Entry Criteria taken from the Role Profile and the Government Communication Professional Competency Framework –

- Experience of analysing information from a wide range of sources
- Proven experience of working to tight deadlines in a dynamic environment
- Report writing skills

Training & Professional Qualifications

Desirable at Entry:

- RIPA Trained


We'll assess you against these competencies during the selection process:

  • Behaviour 1: Communication
  • Behaviour 2: Teamwork & Partnership
  • Behaviour 3: Problem Solving
  • Behaviour 4: Personal Accountability
  • Behaviour 5: Negotiating & Influencing
  • Technical Criteria 1: Experience of analysing information from a wide range of sources
  • Technical Criteria 2: Proven experience of working to tight deadlines in a dynamic environment
  • Technical Criteria 3: Report writing skills



Civil Service pension schemes may be available for successful candidates.

Things you need to know


Successful candidates must meet the security requirements before they can be appointed. The level of security needed is security check.


Successful candidates will be expected to have a medical.

Nationality statement

Candidates will be subject to UK immigration requirements as well as Civil Service nationality rules.

If you're applying for a role requiring security clearance please be aware that foreign or dual nationality is not an automatic bar. However certain posts may have restrictions which could affect those who do not have sole British nationality or who have personal connections with certain countries outside the UK.

Nationality requirements

Open to UK, Commonwealth and European Economic Area (EEA) and certain non EEA nationals. Further information on whether you are able to apply is available here.


Candidates in their probationary period are not eligible to apply for vacancies within this department.

Working for the Civil Service

The Civil Service Code sets out the standards of behaviour expected of civil servants.

We recruit by merit on the basis of fair and open competition, as outlined in the Civil Service Commission's recruitment principles.
The Civil Service embraces diversity and promotes equality of opportunity. There is a guaranteed interview scheme (GIS) for candidates with disabilities who meet the minimum selection criteria.

Apply and further information

Contact point for applicants

For recruitment process queries - David Brown on 0117 372 0060

Sift/interview dates and location

Shortlisting is scheduled for w/c: 28th August 2017
Interview is scheduled for w/c:11th September 2017

Further information

To apply:

Please carefully read all the information on this advert and the attached documents.

Candidates must fully complete the attached two forms to be considered for this vacancy:

• External Application Form
• Equality & Diversity Form

Please return both documents to central.recruitment@nca.x.gsi.gov.uk mailbox no later than 12.00hrs Midday on Monday 21st August 2017

If you already work for the NCA and wish to apply for this role you must complete the Internal Application Form found on the NCA intranet.

The Application Form, Guidance Notes, Equality & Diversity Form and Personal Qualities Framework (PQF) should be attached. If they are not or you can not download them please email central.recruitment@nca.x.gsi.gov.uk for an application pack

To ensure that your application / emails regarding this vacancy are actioned please ensure that the title of the email contains the vacancy reference number - G5 CSE Referrals Bureau x 6 – HP1006801DB

Should an application arrive after the stated deadline it will not be included in the recruitment process, regardless of the reason.

Should you be successful at short listing but cannot attend on the date/time allocated to yourself for an interview date The Recruitment Team cannot guarantee an alternate date, regardless of the reason.

If you wish to make a complaint in relation to any stage of the recruitment and selection process please email central.recruitment@nca.x.gsi.gov.uk. please ensure that you refer to the campaign reference number. If you remain dissatisfied following the outcome of your complaint you have the right to contact the Civil Service Commission to pursue it further.

To be considered, you will need to successfully complete SC clearance before commencing the role and for specified roles DV clearance within the first 12 months as part of your probation period.
You will also be required to undertake a mandatory pre-employment substance misuse test and achieve a satisfactory result.


The NCA is a Disability Confident Employer. If you would like this application form in a different format, please contact the Recruitment Team using the details shown towards the end of the form or email:- central.recruitment@nca.x.gsi.gov.uk
We recruit by merit on the basis of fair and open competition, as outlined in the Civil Service Commission Recruitment Principles. Further information about the Recruitment Principles can be found on http://civilservicecommission.independent.gov.uk/
The NCA complies with and expects all its employees to reflect the values outlined in the Civil Service Code, for further information please review the code.

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