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Employment Vetting Officer 5517

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£15 per hour

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Employment Vetting Officer





Jobs in Chelmsford

If you are looking for jobs in Chelmsford, we have a great contract role for an Employment Vetting Officer. This position is to join a well-established company on an initial 3-month contract. The Employment Vetting Officer (EVO) will be responsible for undertaking all pre-employment vetting checks on new hires. They will ensure clearances are completed efficiently and to full safeguarding requirements while ensuring hiring managers and candidates have exemplary communication throughout the vetting journey. The EVO will be the subject matter expert on vetting legislation and policy and will be confident in working to clear legal requirements

This role is hybrid working – 2 days per week onsite in Chelmsford
Also, this position is inside IR35, therefore is only suited to umbrella contractors 

Needed for this role:

Firstly, understand employment and vetting legislation in both regulated and non-regulated environments.
Secondly, proficient IT skills in MS Word and MS Excel are essential.    Also highly motivated with excellent attention to detail.                            Likewise, the ability to prioritise one’s workload and meet deadlines.
Have strong verbal and written communication skills, experience dealing with customer queries, and a track record of providing exceptional customer service.
Most importantly, evidence of building effective working relationships with colleagues and customers.
Must have previous experience working within Local government
Accountabilities. These include obtaining required checks, such as employment references, including DBS checks, right to work, vaccination, as is required for each role to meet statutory and policy requirements.
Review all received checks, to ensure they meet the required standards and that cumulatively they raise no concerns for follow up, referring cases where needed for safeguarding review, operating within the requirements of the rehabilitation of offender’s act.
Using technology, undertake all clearances for new starters and partner customers. Working at pace and organising multiple workstreams to ensure clearances are chased pro-actively and completed within agreed timescales.
Furthermore, ensure candidates and managers are regularly kept up to date on progress of clearances, including expected delays and expectation management.
Best in class candidate and hiring manager care, with all emails responded to within 24 hours of receipt. Pro-actively moving the candidate through the vetting process, chasing promptly when require via telephone and email and engaging hiring managers quickly when a candidate is not responding promptly.
Lastly, seeing cases through to completion including issuing of contract, accurate integration to payroll systems and receipt of satisfactory candidate and hiring manager survey responses at the closure of each case.

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