NICHE Crime Classification Assistant

Staffordshire Police Headquarters
Grade E
Full Time

NICHE Crime Classification Assistant

Grade E £25,713 – £29,874

An exciting opportunity has arisen to be part of the Niche Classification Team in which you will be part of a busy team that reviews a wide variety of crime and complex cases. This will require a good knowledge of the Home Office Counting Rules (HOCR), good problem-solving skills, attention to detail and good computer skills to navigate your way around the crime system Niche. Training will be provided in regards to the home office counting rules so you can correctly classify crimes.

  • You will be part of a large team therefore it is important that you are a team player as well as being able to work independently. We are looking for enthusiastic candidates with an attention to detail.


  • The team strives to validate crime in a timely manner in order for victims to get the support and assistance they require.


  • The Team is also responsible for closing crime records at the completion of investigation and applying the appropriate outcome. You will also provide support to police officers around the HOCR’s as well as the Knowledge Hub so they can provide analytical statistics on crimes.


  • We also work closely with Data, Quality and Review Team making sure all information inputted onto Niche is fully accurate.

Staffordshire Police reserve the right to withdraw this advert at any time dependent on the volume of applications. We look forward to receiving your application.

Benefits of working for Staffordshire Police: 

Flexi time – flexible working
LGPS Pension Scheme – one of the best pension schemes in the country with guaranteed pension payable” for more information please visit Staffordshire Pension Fund - Home (
Annual Leave Entitlement - starting at 26 days plus bank holidays 
Sick pay scheme
Fostering friendly policy
Family friendly policies – maternity, paternity, parental leave, adoption
Occupational Health
On site Gyms
Staff associations
Reward and Recognition
Blue light Card – not solely for Staffs police

The closing date is Midday Friday 15th March 2024

To apply please upload your CV tailored to the details on the role profile.

Please note that applications are welcomed from all suitably qualified/experienced individuals. However prior consideration will be given to applications from individuals who are ‘at risk’ and employed by Staffordshire Police. If an appointment is made from that at risk group, the post may be withdrawn. In this event, a representative from the People Services team will notify any affected applicants.

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Please note that if successful for this role, the following tests and checks will be conducted:
  • Medical assessment 
  • Vetting clearance
  • References

This opportunity is closed to applications.