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Report online For non emergencies
Call 999 For emergency calls only
Call 999 For emergency calls only
Call 101 For all non emergencies
Call 101 For All non emergencies
£25,758 to £27,690 Per year Scale 5
30 January 2023 13:18:00
Closing Date:
10 February 2023 17:00:00
A bit about the role…

This an exciting and challenging role, predominantly to act as a Freedom of Information Decision maker for the Force – being responsible, as part of the FOI Team, for ensuring compliance with statutory requirements under FOIA 2000, but also with having an overview and involvement in the Data Protection business area.

 You will promote transparency while maintaining the integrity of Force held information, providing lawful and proportionate disclosure of information to the public and engaging relevant exemptions where necessary.

 What we offer…

 Durham Constabulary is one of the top-performing police forces in the UK.

 We are an equal opportunities employer and boasts generous terms and conditions of employment including: 

  •  minimum of 26 days annual leave rising to 31 days after five years continuous service plus bank holidays. Pro rata for part time posts
  • A defined benefit pension scheme (career average) with death in service benefit.
  • Flexible working arrangements including flexi-time and occasional remote/home working,
  • Access to a range of Health and Wellbeing services including an Employee Assistance programme 
  • Access to a wide range of Staff Networking groups 
  • Access to a range of high street discount services e.g. Blue Light Card
  • Interest free loans


A bit about you…

You will have good attention to detail and problem-solving capabilities. Whilst working as part of a team, you will also be able to work under your own initiative, managing a caseload, regularly liaising and negotiating with all parts of the Force as well as undertaking active customer engagement to resolve queries and issues.

Additionally, within this busy and varied multi-functional unit you will have responsibility for supervision of a small team of people. You will have an awareness of associated Home Office functions commensurate with the grade and role. 

You will ensure continuous professional development and compliance with external auditing requirements, undertaking any required training.


Qualifications / Experience Test
  • City & Guilds Level III/ A Levels/or BTEC National in a relevant subject or an approved equivalent
  • At least 2 years administrative experience.
How to apply
For further information please view the Job Descripton
To apply please complete the Police Staff Application Form Pers 198
For applicaton guidance notes please click here
Completed application forms must be returned to 
Candidates must have indefinite leave to work and live in the UK and be free from any restriction. Any successful candidate will be asked to provide evidence of this.
 Hard copy applications will not be accepted.
Candidates will be contacted via email in relation to the recruitment process and are advised to also check Junk/Spam folders for email updates. 


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