Alliance Disclosure Officer - Local Authority

  • Job Reference: 362839
  • Date Posted: 8 July 2024
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  • Location: Plymouth, Devon
  • Salary: £16.66 Per Hour
  • Sector: Government & Defence
  • Job Type: Contract

Job Description

Role: Alliance Disclosure Officer REF 362839
Contract Length: Until February 2025
Location: Plymouth
IR35: Inside
Pay Rate to Intermediary: £16.66 per hour


Spinwell is recruiting for an Alliance Disclosure Officer for an excellent opportunity within the public sector.



  • To act as a single point of contact for the Force in progressing numerous non-operational disclosures as listed above.
  • Access relevant systems and other sources of information; obtaining information, either electronic or hard copy.
  • Personally determine, on a case by case basis, whether the force will supply the requested information.Judgement is based upon an evaluation of the information gathered; any legal constraints or relevant permissions; whilst ensuring that any disclosure that could jeopardise an on-going criminal investigation or pose a threat to individuals is redacted.
  • Draft detailed correspondence conveying the decision made and the justification for that decision and, where applicable, ensure partner agencies can understand fully why information has not been provided.
  • Meet agreed time-scales as laid down by legislation or within a specific Service Level Agreement.
  • Understand, interpret and resolve any ambiguities within a relevant request or communicate directly with the relevant organisation based on detailed knowledge of what can be lawfully disclosed.
  • Liaise with the Joint Legal Services Department to determine whether the Court Order potentially needs to be varied.
  • Record and justify decisions made on disclosure/non disclosure whilst considering legislation and safeguarding concerns.
  • When dealing with private solicitors ensure the appropriate fees are paid for the information being disclosed.
  • Liaising with Police Officers for further clarification regarding an incident as necessary.
  • Ensure any relevant intelligence is disclosed with due regard to the handling of intelligence guidance to protect the source of that information.
  • Responsibility for the disclosure of relevant information to authorised agencies when an employee of that agency has been arrested, charged and/or convicted of a crime, in accordance with Force Policy, the National Guidelines and Common Law Disclosure.
  • Provide peer support to other team members as and when needed.Such support allows transfer of knowledge, and ensures that all team members are adequately skilled in all areas of specialism
  • Working with Disturbing Evidence/Observation of Disturbing Circumstances




  • An understanding of the principles around disclosure
  • Awareness of the Data Protection Act
  • Proven ability to undertake effective research
  • Good decision making skills
  • An understanding of risk management
  • Demonstrable ability to draft well structured letters and reports outlining a particular rationale or justification for a decision
  • Proven ability to interrogate, input to and manipulate databases
  • Proven skills in MS Office, especially ‘Word’


If you are an Alliance Disclosure Officer, apply now or send your CV to Spinwell!



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