Crime and Incident Reader Auditor

South Wales Police
Police Staff
Operational Support Services
Public Service Centre
HQ, Bridgend
£24,921.00 - £29,874.00 pro rata
Part Time

01/03/2024, 15:00

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South Wales Police brings together thousands of people with the same aim – to keep South Wales safe.

We want to be the best at understanding and responding to our community’s needs. To do this we need the very best candidates from a wide range of backgrounds to apply to become part of our policing family.

We are looking for someone to #JoinUs as a Crime Reader Auditor in our Crime Integrity Team. Could you be who we are looking for?

About the team/Department you will be joining:


  • We are a small team within the Public Service Centre, having responsibility for reviewing all crimes reported within South Wales Police, ensuring accuracy and ethical recording, in line with Home Office Counting Rules (HOCR).


  • We work flexibly, from Headquarters and from home.


  • We work a rotating shift pattern, including days and weekends.


 About the role and your key responsibilities:


The role of a Crime Reader/Auditor is an interesting and rewarding role, involving auditing and reviewing reported crimes to ensure accurate data is submitted to the Home Office regarding crime figures within the communities of South Wales.

You will be required to review criminal investigations and make decisions in relation to reclassification or cancellation of crimes in accordance with the rules.

You will be required to apply outcomes to recorded crimes, in accordance with Home Office Counting Rules.

What skills and experience do we need you to bring to the role:

We are keen to hear from you if you have good knowledge of criminal legislation and the application of Home Office Counting Rules (HOCR), the National Crime Recording Standards (NCRS) and National Standard of Incident Recording (NSIR).

You will need to have effective decision-making skills, able to review requests based on knowledge and evidence.

There are numerous benefits to working for South Wales Police, from learning and development opportunities to schemes which aim to improve your lifestyle and wellbeing, as well as generous Local Government Pension Scheme / Police Pension Schemes, paid annual leave, flexible working and family friendly policies and many more, click here for more information.

This role is suitable for part time/job share workers 

The successful Candidate must be willing to undergo vetting to RV Vetting.

Please note, if you are subject to an ongoing PSD investigation, you appointment or placement in the role may be delayed pending an outcome. Whether the role is held open will be considered on a case-by-case basis

If you would like any more information about the role, please contact Lynne Ashby on 07970 162062 (F) or Inspector 4660 Richard Williams on 0758477061 /


First time applying for a role with South Wales Police? Be sure to read our application guidance for some hints and tips around the application form and what to expect, click here for more information. Please note the successful candidate must be willing to undergo vetting to the required level.

Click here  for information on how to complete our online application process

This opportunity is closed to applications.