Operation STOVEWOOD is the largest investigation into non-recent child sexual abuse and exploitation (CSAE) undertaken by law enforcement.

The NCA is leading on this major independent investigation into non-familial child sexual exploitation and abuse in Rotherham, South Yorkshire and we are growing the team to ensure that we continue to focus on the needs of the victims and survivors and drive forward our enquiries as quickly as we can.

The complexity of the investigation is unparalleled. Victims and survivors have been exploited or abused by many individuals in locations across the UK over a number of years. The majority of suspects have offended against more than one victim and many have been involved in organised trafficking.

The operation is set up in line with the Major Incident Room Standard Administrative Procedures (MIRSAP) and uses the HOLMES data system as well as NCA Intelligence databases.

Job description

The successful candidate will provide a professional typing service to the Major Incident Room, copy typing, transcribing audio/video interviews and general clerical duties.


Duties will include:

• To undertake word processing/ audio duties in connection with files, statements and reports as required.
• To provide full transcripts from audio or video courses of significant witnesses and offenders in accordance with the Prosecution Team Manual of guidance and the Major Incident Room Standardisation Administration Procedures (MIRSAP).
• To carry out proof reading of documentation and any necessary amendments.
• To utilise the scanning and multimedia facilities to attach material to HOLMES.
• To share responsibility of clerical duties as directed by the Index Manager or Supervisor.
• To use and research the indices of the HOLMES database to assist the role.
• To answer the telephone and record appropriate information on a message form.
• To operate in a professional, confident manner ensuring the security and safety of all equipment and information.
Candidates are encouraged to read the Candidate Information Pack for further details.

***All NCA officers must hold SC Enhanced upon entry as a minimum. To meet the National Security Vetting requirements for this role you will need to have resided in the UK for a minimum of 3 out of the past 5 years. For more information please see the Candidate information Pack***


• RSA Level II or equivalent typing/ keyboard skills.
• Accredited or provable audio typing skills/qualifications.


We'll assess you against these behaviours during the selection process:

  • Making Effective Decisions
  • Working Together

Technical skills

We'll assess you against these technical skills during the selection process:

  • Administrative/ organisational skills with ability to multi task
  • Experience of effective time management and working to tight timelines
  • IT skills - particularly the use of databases, Microsoft Office including (Word and Excel)

We only ask for evidence of these technical skills on your application form:

  • Administrative/ organisational skills with ability to multi task


If you are an active police pension member immediately prior to joining the NCA, you can continue your membership throughout your employment with us as if you were a serving police officer. If you do remain an active member and subsequently return to a police force, you should be able to continue your membership there too.

All officers in the NCA are members of the UK Civil Service. You will be eligible for:
• Civil Service pension scheme
• 26 days annual leave rising to 31 on completion of 5 years continuous service
• Training and development opportunities
• Cycle2work scheme

We take the welfare of NCA officers very seriously. All staff have access to Occupational Health services and there are a number of staff representative groups. We also have a range of sporting and other activities on offer.

We can provide flexible working arrangements if the role in question is suitable. These include flexi-time, job sharing and compressed hours (working contracted hours over a shorter period).

Apply today!