Audit and Assurance Officer

Staffordshire Police Headquarters
Grade E
Full Time
Fixed Term
24 months

Audit and Assurance Officer

Fixed Term 24 Months

Grade E

The post holder will be based at Staffordshire Police Headquarters working Monday to Friday. 

The Audit and Assurance Team is part of the Deputy Chief Constable Command.  This is a new and exciting role where the work genuinely supports all departments across the force. 

Audit and Assurance is a critical area of business for Staffordshire Police.  The post-holder will conduct internal audits and reviews across numerous departments and functions and provide support to the HMICFRS when required.  The post holder will also assist in the development, implementation and management of the Audit and Assurance Scrutiny Schedule for Staffordshire Police.

The post-holder will need to have a good understanding of policing and investigations. The ability to objectively scrutinise a wide variety of policing areas is fundamental to the role.  The post-holder will be confident in their abilities to review and understand information stored across many police systems such as NICHE and Storm.  The ability to identify and present key themes (both verbal and written) will be vital to drive change and innovation across the force. 

The post-holder will also support the Audit and Assurance Inspector and Sergeant in awareness and skills inputs across the force to embed fully audit and assurance at all levels within Staffordshire Police. 

The post-holder must have the confidence to engage with officers and staff of all ranks/grades and have the ability to work independently and part of a team when required.  The work will be interesting and varied and training will be provided to ensure that audit work is completed to the standard required of the HMICFRS.   Please refer to the full Role Profile for further information. 


What we can Offer you - Why Work for Us | Staffordshire Police

Benefits of working for Staffordshire Police: 

Flexi time – flexible working as part of trust driven policing
Pension Scheme - Employers Pension contribution 21.5%
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
Staff restaurant at HQ
Free parking 

Closing date for completed applications is Midday 17 February 2024

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 
  • Higher level vetting 
  • References


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

This opportunity is closed to applications.