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Site Vetting Officer

Job Category:  Administration
Contract Partner Company:  G4S Security
Employing Company:  G4S Secure Solutions UK LTD

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Job title : Site Vetting Officer – Hinkley Point C

Employer : G4S Security

Scope of role

Our Site Vetting Officers fulfil a key role in ensuring that all personnel requiring unescorted access to the Hinkley Point C project have the correct level of security clearance for their role, in compliance with the regulatory requirements for a Civil Nuclear licenced site.  Site Vetting Officers are responsible for all aspects of Personnel Security and Vetting, working closely with both contractors and individual applicants to enable a vetting decision to be made and clearance authorised.  As part of the wider Personnel Security team, Site Vetting Officers are also responsible for supporting the development of an effective and proportionate Personnel Security regime.

Pay : £15.54 (Current at 04 Jun 21)
Weekly Hours : 40 hours per week, office hours.

Key Responsibilities

  • Deliver all aspects of Personnel Security administration for Hinkley Point C and all associated locations.
  • Provide a focal point for all Personnel Security and Vetting enquiries.
  • Process, verify and manage vetting casework within Service Level Agreements (SLA).
  • Engage proactively with contractors and applicants to ensure that vetting applications are completed correctly and processed in the most efficient way possible
  • Conduct assurance activities
  • Support the Personnel Security communications strategy
  • Liaise internally with the wider Personnel Security team and internal business partners and externally with applicants, contractor organisations and other security professionals.
  • Ensuring regulatory requirements for Personnel Security are complied with by all staff and contractors and support individuals in maintaining their clearance.
  • Undertake additional Personnel Security and vetting tasks as directed by the Vetting Supervisor and Vetting Lead.

Skills and Competencies


  • Strong Written and Verbal Communication skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Ability to manage workload, prioritise and manage time
  • Adaptable and Flexible
  • Customer Focused

Educational Requirements/Qualifications


  • A good standard of education in Maths, English and IT

Preferred Experience 


  • Experience in following quality assurance processes and procedures
  • Prior experience of working within a busy office environment
  • Excellent IT skills with a working knowledge of MS Office packages

Personal Qualities 


  • Highest levels of integrity, respectfulness and professionalism required at all times.
  • Open, trusting and in the spirit of mutual support, especially when dealing with conflicts of interests.
  • Ability to make balanced assessments and clear decisions.
  • An engaging and proactive ‘can do’ attitude where successes and failures are shared.
  • Doing what we say we are going to do and only committing to what can be done.
  • Listen and communicate effectively. 
  • Ability to plan ahead as far as possible and share intelligence to prevent surprises.


For this role you must have evidence of right to work in the UK. As a project, we do not discriminate on the grounds of age, gender, race, colour, religion, disability or sexual orientation, and we welcome applications from all sections of the community.