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HOLMES Typist, Operation STOVEWOOD

Contract Type
Fixed Term, Flexible Hours, Part-Time, Permanent
Public Sector
Expiry Date
Investigations Command is the core crime fighting capability of the NCA

Job Description

Due to the nature of the role it is highly advised that you review the Candidate Information pack attached to this vacancy. 

Investigations Command is the core crime fighting capability of the NCA. We take an intelligence-led approach and concentrate on tackling the criminals and risks to the public which are beyond the capability or capacity of other law enforcement bodies. 

The Investigations Command provides a flexible, shared operational capability, designed to maximise the impact of the UK's collective resources against serious and organised crime, and in specialist support of major crime. Our teams respond to a broad range of threats, many of which also remain a responsibility for police forces and other agencies as well as private industry. 

Our teams also lead investigations across the Serious and Organised Crime landscape and provide a national service of specialist investigative skills and expertise to support major crime investigations conducted by police forces, such as abduction, serial sexual crime and no body murder. 

Operation STOVEWOOD is the largest investigation into non-recent child sexual exploitation (CSE) 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 main responsibilities of this role is to provide a professional typing service to Major Incident Rooms, copy typing, transcribing audio/video interviews and general clerical duties. This will include undertaking word processing/ audio duties in connection with files, statements and reports, proof-reading documentation and making any necessary amendments and providing full transcripts from audio or video courses of significance witnesses and offenders in accordance with the Prosecution Team Manual of guidance and the Major Incident Room Standardisation Administration procedures

The successful applicant will have proven typing skills, administrative/organisational skills with the ability to multitask, experience of effective time management and the ability to work to tight deadlines. 

If you want to make the UK a safer place, apply today. See the candidate information pack for more detail. 

Experience Criteria 
You will be required to supply evidence of: 

  • Proven typing skills
  • Administrative/ organisational skills with ability to multi task
  • Experience of effective time management and working to tight timelines


  • 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
  • Delivering at Pace

Technical skills

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

  • National Insurance Number - Required for monitoring purposes only

These roles are based in Sheffield –applicants on successful appointment may be required to travel to Wakefield on occasion.