Vetting Clerk

Ministry of Defence

Apply before 11:55 pm on Tuesday 7th December 2021

 

Reference number

163287

Salary

19,809
Salary will be pro-rata to hours worked

Grade

Administrative Assistant
E2

Contract type

Permanent

Business area

MOD - Air - RAF Lossiemouth

Type of role

Administration / Corporate Support

Working pattern

Part-time

Number of posts

1

Location

RAF Lossiemouth, Morayshire, IV31 6SD

About the job

Summary

The Vetting Clerk is responsible to the Officer Commanding the Royal Air Force Police Flight for the issuing of temporary and permanent security passes held by visitors, contractors and other civilian personnel working on RAF Lossiemouth within the Atlantic Building. The role is carried out from the main guard room at RAF Lossiemouth where the successful candidate will work alongside the Military Provost Guard Service and other personnel. The role is dynamic and will require a person with a flexible attitude and enquiring mind alongside the ability to problem solve.

Job description

Routine tasks include processing paperwork for locally produced security passes, creating locally produced security passes, updating the visitor database, liaising with staff from the Military Guard Service and other relevant stakeholders in the Atlantic Building and ensuring filing systems are maintained in accordance with policy.

Responsibilities

It is essential that the post holder has exceptional communication skills, diligence, good administrative skills and accuracy in record keeping coupled with the ability to adhere to governance and the Station security policies.

It would be highly desirable that the post holder has some administrative experience and IT skills.

The successful applicant will work 28 hours over a 5 day week as follows:
Mon - Thu 0900 - 1200, 1300 -1600
Fri 0900 -1300

Behaviours

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

  • Leadership
  • Delivering at Pace
  • Making Effective Decisions
  • Communicating and Influencing
  • Managing a Quality Service

Benefits

New entrants will be entitled to 25 days annual leave rising (1 day per year) to 30 days upon completion of 5 years service.
In addition to 8 public bank holidays per year you will also receive an additional day for the Queen's Birthday.
Competitive maternity, paternity and parental leave to qualifying staff.
A culture encouraging inclusion and diversity.
A minimum of 5 days learning and development each year.
A Civil Service pension.

This post does not offer any assistance with relocation allowances.
External recruits who join the MOD who are new to the Civil Service will be subject to a six month probation period.

Please be advised that the Department is conducting a review of all pay related allowances which could impact on those allowances that the post currently being advertised attracts.

Expenses incurred for travel to interviews will not be reimbursed.

Any move to MOD from another employer will mean you can no longer access childcare vouchers. This includes moves between government departments. You may however be eligible for other government schemes, including Tax-Free Childcare. Determine your eligibility at https://www.childcarechoices.gov.uk/.

MOD Recruitment Satisfaction Survey we may contact you regarding your experience to help us improve our customer satisfaction. The survey is voluntary and anonymous. You may however be given the opportunity to provide additional information to help us improve our service which includes the collection of some personal data as defined by the United Kingdom General Data Protection Regulation (UK GDPR). The MOD Privacy Notice sets out how we will use your personal data and your rights.


This post does not offer any assistance with relocation allowances.

Please be advised that the Department is conducting a review of all pay related allowances which could impact on those allowances that the post currently being advertised attracts.

Any move to the Ministry of Defence from another employer will mean you can no longer access childcare vouchers. This includes moves between government departments. You may however be eligible for other government schemes, including Tax-Free Childcare. Determine your eligibility at https://www.childcarechoices.gov.uk/.

Things you need to know

Security

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

See our vetting charter.
People working with government assets must complete basic personnel security standard checks.

Selection process details

This vacancy is using Success Profiles, and will assess your Behaviours.
The sift will take place at RAF Lossiemouth, interview date to follow.

As a result of the changes to the UK immigration rules which came in to effect on 1 January 2021, the Ministry of Defence will only offer sponsorship for a skilled worker visa under the points based system, where a role has been deemed to be business critical.

The role currently being advertised has not been assessed as business critical and is therefore NOT open to applications from those who will require sponsorship under the points based system. Should you apply for this role and be found to require sponsorship, your application will be rejected and any provisional offer of employment withdrawn.

Feedback will only be provided if you attend an interview or assessment.

Nationality requirements

This job is broadly open to the following groups:

  • UK nationals
  • nationals of Commonwealth countries who have the right to work in the UK
  • nationals of the Republic of Ireland
  • nationals from the EU, EEA or Switzerland with settled or pre-settled status or who apply for either status by the deadline of the European Union Settlement Scheme (EUSS)
  • relevant EU, EEA, Swiss or Turkish nationals working in the Civil Service
  • relevant EU, EEA, Swiss or Turkish nationals who have built up the right to work in the Civil Service
  • certain family members of the relevant EU, EEA, Swiss or Turkish nationals
Further information on nationality requirements

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 equal opportunities. As such, we run a Disability Confident Scheme (DCS) for candidates with disabilities who meet the minimum selection criteria.

Apply and further information

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Contact point for applicants

Job contact :
Name :  Flight Lieutenant Sean Price
Email :  Sean.price306@mod.gov.uk
 
Recruitment team :
Email :  DBSCivPers-ResourcingTeam3@mod.gov.uk

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