SYP - Disclosure Researcher - August 2022

£20,118 - £21,837

Role:                    Disclosure Researcher

Department:     Performance & Governance

Location:            Rotherham

Salary:                 £20,118 - £21,837

Hours:                 37hrs per week

Contract Type: Permanent (various posts available)

Role Purpose:

Research data held on Police National computer, Local Police Systems and the Police National Database. Ensure discrepancies are researched to maintain the integrity of the system.  Also, to maintain any other relevant SYP IT systems.  Interrogate systems and provide data to support department and Force objectives.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Interrogate, research, collate and evaluate information sourced from Police systems including PNC, CATS, Lynx, NFLMS, CMS, Custody and Smart Contact in order to identify relevant intelligence information thus complying with Legislation & Force Policies
  • Receive action, record all enquiries from both Internal and External partners, update, and maintain databases for audit trail purposes.
  • Maintain full working knowledge of both statutory legislation and force policies in relation to disclosure of criminal records and intelligence data from PNC and Local systems
  • Update relevant systems with data gleaned through the disclosure processes
  • Liaise with Force Departments/Districts, other Police Forces, Government Agencies, and other Outside Agencies
  • Receive and action telephone calls
  • Carry out general associated administrative tasks such as photocopying, filing, faxing etc.
  • Undertake any other duties or tasks commensurate of the role.

Skills and experience:

For further information relating to the role and tasks of this position, please refer to the attached role profile.


We offer generous entitlements and supportive policies to enable a better work-life balance, some of which are listed below:

  • Generous annual leave allowance
  • Flexible and agile working
  • Generous ‘family’ leave
  • Voluntary CPD Events for all staff to allow continuous development
  • Mentoring & Coaching Scheme
  • Paid Professional Subscriptions when relevant to role
  • Access to a range of occupational health facilities
  • Generous pension scheme
  • Employee assistance service (accessible 24/7)
  • Additional benefits for Westfield Health members
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Sports and Social Club


Applicants must meet the minimum requirement checkable history criteria, which must be taken into account for individuals applying to work with South Yorkshire Police in any capacity.  A minimum checkable history of 5 years is required for this role and successfully undergoing recruitment vetting procedure is a pre-requisite of employment with South Yorkshire Police.

Appearance & Standards:

The Force is currently reviewing the Appearance and Standards Policy, with particular focus to Tattoos.  All visible tattoos will be reviewed on a case-by-case basis, pending consultation of the Policy review.  Until such time, please do not be discouraged from applying to the Force as any visible tattoos will be discussed on a case-by-case basis.  Any tattoo which could be deemed inappropriate, or cause offence will not be accepted.  If you have tattoos, you will need to make a declaration at the time of application.

South Yorkshire Police’s Key Values:

Please find attached information sheet on South Yorkshire Police’s Key Values. The force has a particular focus on three areas, Fairness, Integrity and Trust. Under each of these three headings there are key behaviours we expect all employees to adhere to.

Closing Date:

Thursday 25 August 2022 at 23:55

Closing dates are not normally extended, other than in exceptional circumstances and agreement is made between the Talent Acquisition Manager and the Line Manager for the role.

Contact point for applicants:

For further information about the role, please contact Dawn Eyre on 0114 219 6709/716709 or 07468 473018.  Please do not contact this number for an application form.

Further Information:

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Diversity & Inclusion:

South Yorkshire Police welcomes applications from under-represented communities.  For further information on diversity and inclusion within South Yorkshire Police, please visit the diversity and inclusion page:

If you are from an underrepresented group and want to find out more about the support we can offer, please contact our dedicated team on

In addition, we will look to support anyone who requires Part Time/Job share working hours.

Apply for the role:

To apply for the role, please click the ‘Apply’ button.

Note to candidates:

Please note that, should you be successful at the interview stage, the relevant internal or external pre-employment checks are required.  These include vetting clearance or review, prior to being appointed to the new role and start date being agreed.

This opportunity is closed to applications.