Criminal Records Officer

ARU is ranked in the world’s top 350 institutions in the 2022 Times Higher Education World University Rankings, and are a global university transforming lives through innovative, inclusive and entrepreneurial education and research. Their research institutes and four faculties bridge scientific, technical and creative fields. They deliver impactful research which tackles pressing issues and makes a real difference to our communities. ARU's academic excellence has been recognised by the UK’s Higher Education funding bodies, with 16 of the research areas assessed as world-leading. In 2021, they were awarded the Queen’s Anniversary Prize for world-leading music therapy work.

About ARU:

ARU is a global university transforming lives through innovative, inclusive and entrepreneurial education and research. ARU holds a Gold award for the quality of its education, awarded through the Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF).
ARU’s research institutes and four faculties bridge scientific, technical and creative fields.  We deliver impactful research which tackles pressing issues and makes a real difference to our communities.  Our academic excellence has been recognised by the UK’s Higher Education funding bodies, with 16 of our research areas assessed as world leading. We are the largest provider of Nursing, Midwifery, Health and Social Care students in the East of England, and we are also among the UK’s leading universities for degree apprenticeship provision, working with hundreds of employers across the UK.

 

About the Role:

You will be a member of the UK Admissions team, based within Corporate Marketing, and will join an experienced and large admissions team focused on providing an excellent applicant and enquirer experience. Working with the Senior Admissions Manager – Applicant Services, you will provide expert advice to enquiries from applicants and potential applicants on engagement and compliance with DBS and Occupational health. You will also oversee the processing of all applications for DBS Disclosures and Occupational Health checks across the faculties, and you will undertake risk assessments on DBS Disclosures and manage Disclosure Panels whilst working with internal and external partners to meet these objectives.

 

You'll have a degree, or be part qualified in a professional qualification at degree level, or you will have a demonstrable appropriate level of experience and evidence of CPD relevant to the role. You will also have previous DBS administrative experience, and have excellent communication skills, both spoken and written. You will have a self-motivated, positive and flexible attitude to work and the ability to problem solve and explain complex processes to applicants is highly desirable.

 

Like much of ARU, Marketing, Recruitment and Communications including Admissions works on an agile basis with a mixture of office and home-based working. 

 

Informal enquiries can be made to Sean Rowlatt, Senior Admissions Manager - Applicant Services, at sean.rowlatt@aru.ac.uk

 

Find out more about working with us.

 

We have an agile working culture and offer an extensive range of benefits including generous holiday entitlement, occupational pension schemes, training and development opportunities, travel to work scheme and a competitive relocation package. Visit our benefits page for full details.

 

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting welfare of our staff and students and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Applicants should be aware that ARU will carry out online searches as part of the due diligence on short listed candidates.

 

We value diversity at ARU and welcome applications from all sections of the community.

 

We have a responsibility to ensure that all employees are eligible to live and work in the UK.

This role does not qualify for visa sponsorship under the point-based system and is therefore only open to applicants with the right to work in the UK.

 

Committed to being inclusive and open to discuss flexible working. 

 

We reserve the right to close this vacancy once we have received sufficient applications.

 

Guidance Notes: 

For a list of key requirements, please download the Job Description and Person Specification above. To apply for this role please demonstrate how your skills and experience match the criteria in the person specification. 

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