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Holmes Indexer – Op Hydrant

Moss Way, Sheffield, South Yorkshire

Full Time (37 hours) or Part Time (18.5 – 22.5hours) - Temporary to 31 March 2020

Starting salary £27,339 per annum including Market Supplement (Band D: £23,361 - £26,433 per annum plus Market Supplement currently to be reviewed annually) (pro-rata for part-time roles)

Sunday 9 June 2019 at midnight

Please quote Ref: OPHY001 on application form

Based in Sheffield, South Yorkshire; Operation Hydrant is the national coordination hub for non-recent child sexual abuse cases involving people of public prominence and/or within an institution or organisation.

The Operation was established in August 2014 as it became clear that police forces across the country were experiencing a surge in reports of non-recent child sexual abuse from adults in the wake of revelations around Jimmy Savile, our work facilitates forces to agree primacy, promotes collaborative working, and expedites the sharing of intelligence and information.

The purpose of the Indexer role is to register, cross reference and raise actions and index documents within the Operation Hydrant Homes Room.

It is essential that applicants meet the following criteria:


  • Accurate keyboard skills with a working knowledge of the MS Office Suite
  • Demonstrate the ability to work and communicate effectively as part of a team  
  • Demonstrate the ability to use initiative and work effectively with minimal supervision 
  • Demonstrate the ability to research and pay close attention to detail  
  • Experience of working on a sensitive investigation


It is desirable that applicants meet the following criteria:

  • Experience of working within a major investigation environment
  • Holmes Version 16 trained

Consideration will be given to whether the post can be delivered on either a part time or job share basis, in line with the organisational requirements of this role.Hours of work are offered on a flexible basis either as a part time or full time role. This post is offered on a temporary basis until 31 March 2020.

The recruitment criteria for all posts are subject to reasonable adjustment in line with the Equality Act 2010. 


Applications from at-risk staff will be prioritised and receive preference in any selection process.

Anyone who wishes to be considered for appointment should download an application pack and monitoring form as they must be submitted together.

These forms as well as application guidance notes are also available on the right hand side of the page in the Downloads section.

Please return completed applications by email to hrservicecentre@norfolk.pnn.police.uk.