DBS Clerk

Lindum House
Grade D
Full Time

DBS CLERK -Grade D (22,671-25,713) 

Lindum House Stone

Staffordshire Police is continually striving to deliver the best possible service for the county’s residents, businesses and visitors. It is a fast-paced organisation, adaptive to modern policing needs and open to continual improvement.

Set out within the force’s Policing Plan, Staffordshire Police has clear direction and ambition through five main priorities; Modern Policing, Early Intervention, Supporting Victims and Witnesses, Managing Offenders and Reoffending and Public Confidence. These priorities support the exciting changes that have already taken place and provide the framework for changes to come.

Everyone who works for the force has an important role to play in shaping the future of Staffordshire Police. The force seeks people who will champion new ways of working, be collaborative and agile and represent in a fair and ethical manner those that Staffordshire Police serves.


About the Opportunity


The Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) is an executive agency of the Government.

The purpose of the role is to provide employers with a service that allows them to make safer recruitment decisions by the provision of conviction records and, in certain circumstances, local police information.

The post holder will be based at Lindum House Stone, within the DBS team there is also a level of agile working once trained.


The core work will involve researching and assessing information that may be relevant to be included on a persons Enhanced DBS Certificate by following the Quality Assurance Framework, this will involve assessing a wide range of information including safeguarding and mental health issues involving adults and children.


This post holder will be required to risk assess the information and create an audit trail to be forwarded to the DBS Analysts.

The post holder will work as part of a team and have contact with other agencies within a multi-agency setting including Social Care. 


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

All applications to be received by Midday 12:00 on the 26th February 2024.

Benefits of working for Staffordshire Police:

Pension Scheme - Employers Pension contribution 21.5% Staffordshire Pension Fund - Home (staffspf.org.uk)

Annual Leave entitlement – 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


* 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.

As ‘One Force’ across Staffordshire, we know that Diversity and Inclusion help us improve our decision making, encourage creativity and embrace innovation so all our people can thrive.

Our vacancies are open to everyone and all appointments are made based on merit and achievements. We encourage applications from candidates from Black, Asian, and minority ethnic backgrounds, gender, people who have a disability, those who are neurodiverse and persons of the LGBTQ+ community.

We use positive action to encourage potential candidates from underrepresented groups through targeted step-In support and advice sessions.  If you have the skills, experience and values, that here in Staffordshire Police Force we pride ourselves on, then we would welcome you to apply.

For more information on Positive Action please email the team on positive.action@staffordshire.police.uk  

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.