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HR Administrator – Counter Terrorism Policing (CTP)

Counter Terrorism Policing
West Brompton
The starting salary is £33,348 which includes allowances totalling £2,841
Closing date
28 Jun 2024

Job Details

The starting salary is £33,348 which includes allowances totalling £2,841.

The salary is broken down as £30,507 basic salary, which will increase annually until you reach the top of the scale £32,639. Plus, a location allowance of £1,841 and a non-pensionable allowance of £1,000.

Location: West Brompton

Counter Terrorism Policing (CTP) is more than officers on the front line. In fact, there’s a whole range of professionals providing support behind the scenes. As an HR Administrator, you’ll be part of this vital team and put your skills to good use. Play your part in protecting the UK – join us.

This is a great opportunity to join the national CT Policing network. Your main task will be to provide administrative support across the HR function and different areas of the service. Day to day, you’ll help with vetting, talent attraction and service delivery in a busy and varied role. You could be doing anything from managing recruitment and processing paperwork to collating information and updating records.

To make the grade, you must be an experienced Administrator with proven skills. You’ll be able to work with Microsoft software (Word, Excel, PowerPoint), meet deadlines and deliver high quality work. Clear communication is another key quality that’s essential in this role. It’s important you can support others, share ideas and work as part of a team. Above all, you must share our motivation to give 100%. If you’re driven and organised with an eye for detail, we could have a home for your skills.

Besides a highly rewarding role, you can expect a competitive salary, a Civil Service pension, and excellent career development.

Confidentiality Agreement

Applicants should also be aware of the need to sign a confidentiality agreement on taking up the post.

Our Employee Commitments

Counter Terrorism Policing aims to create an inclusive and welcoming atmosphere and culture and an environment where all our people feel a strong sense of belonging and are able to reach their full potential. Where any group or individual can be and feel respected, supported and valued to fully participate and contribute to our mission of “Working to keep people safe from Terrorism”.

Inclusion, diversity and equality is at the front and centre of our approach to make the composition of Counter Terrorism Policing more representative of the communities we serve.  As Counter Terrorism is rooted in Local Policing, to tackle today’s complex policing challenges, applications from across all communities are therefore essential and encouraged. Counter Terrorism Policing as a network is committed to ensuring that disabled people and those with long-term health conditions have the opportunities to fulfil their potential and realise their aspirations’.

Counter Terrorism Policing is committed to creating an inclusive working environment. We welcome and encourage applications from candidates who are seeking flexible working arrangements, including part time working or job share. In addition, this role has been reviewed following learning from work during the Covid pandemic and may be done in an agile manner. In the first instance, please contact the vacancy holder to discuss how such arrangements could be accommodated (where applicable). 

How to apply

Click the apply button below and start your career at the Met. Applications will be via a detailed CV, Personal Statement, and online application form. Your personal statement should outline why you are interested in the role and how your skills and experience demonstrate your suitability for the role. (NB. Please do not attach 2 copies of your CV).

Completed applications must be submitted by 23:55 on 28 June 2024.



Your skills could help protect the UK. With the ongoing terrorist threat, there has never been a more important time to be working alongside some of the best and brightest to help keep people safe.

A career in Counter Terrorism Policing (CT Policing) is like no other. Every day offers a variety of exciting challenges and exceptional opportunities played out on a regional, national and international stage.

With a range of roles spanning the UK, you won’t always need a background in security to play a part in keeping the UK safe. From finance to project management, data analysis to communications and more, we are always looking for vast range of skills, knowledge and experiences to join our talented teams. Whether you’re a serving police officer, police staff or have never worked in policing before, there are opportunities for you to explore.

This better equips us to make a difference, to staff wellbeing and to the success of CT Policing in keeping people safe from Terrorism. We welcome and encourage applications from candidates who are seeking flexible working arrangements, including part time working, blended and remote working or job shares.

Work with us and you will be joining a world-class Counter Terrorism Policing network. In addition to fascinating work and talented colleagues you’ll find a range of benefits including a competitive pension, exciting career pathways, generous holiday allowances, opportunities for secondments across the CT Policing network and much more.

Some of our roles mean you will have access to the most sensitive material on a daily basis, which will require security vetting and is part of our recruitment process. Please note that this can sometimes take up to six months or longer. Information and guidance is available to support applicants during the vetting process.


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