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Evidence Review Officer - National

Salary £24,982 (National) or £29,711 (London)
Directorate Adult Social Care
Function Adult Social Care - Inspection
Job Type Fixed Term
Hours of Work 37 hpw

About Us

Evidence Review Officer – England

Salary: Grade D - £24,982 (National) or £29,711 (London)

Location: Homeworking – Opportunities available across England (North West, North Central, North East, Central East Midlands, Central West Midlands, Central East of England, South West, South Central, South East and London)


FTC for 12 months from start date

About CQC

CQC is the independent regulator of health and social care in England. We make sure health and social care services provide people with safe, effective, compassionate, high-quality care and we encourage care services to improve. We monitor, inspect and regulate services to ensure they meet fundamental standards of quality and safety and we publish what we find to help people choose care.

About the Role

The Evidence Review Officer is an important member of the Inspection team within the Adult Social Care Directorate of the Care Quality Commission.

The responsibility of the Evidence Review Officer will include undertaking all aspects of evidence review in criminal or civil cases. This will include the taking of witness statement, disclosure and evidence register completion.  This is essential to the delivery of high quality regulatory services; specifically around handling requests for legal advice and ensuring they are completed correctly, before release to the allocated lawyer within the Litigations Prosecutions and Inquests team. This will help to facilitate the smooth progression of criminal cases by monitoring and working with inspection teams taking responsibility for ensuring a high level of case file preparation and evidential review.

Working as part of the Inspection team, this role will be pro-active in identifying any evidential deficiencies and identifying with inspectors further lines of enquiries whilst assisting inspectors by providing an unused material report.

About You

You should be CPIA trained (Disclosure), and be able to travel as and when required due to the nature of the role. Proven experience in evidence review or case file preparation and excellent communication skills, both written and verbal will be essential.

With high attention to detail, you will also have a background within a legal environment with an understanding of the criminal justice process.  You’ll have experience of managing a complex workload with competing deadlines, with the ability to relate to communicate with people at all levels and in multiple settings whilst maintaining confidentiality.

Closing date for applications: Tuesday 27th March at 23:45pm

External Candidate Information

• Please provide referee details for a full 3 year employment history on your application along with relevant information to support any gaps in employment, we will not approach your referees without your prior consent.

• Please note that if you have not heard from us within 6 weeks of this vacancy closing, you can assume that you have been unsuccessful on this occasion.

• Unfortunately, due to the high volume of applications being received across all of our vacancies, we are unable to provide individual feedback at application stage.

• We must also inform you that, in line with the majority of government organisations, we do not pay travelling expenses for interviewees.

Tier 2

CQC are currently not able to accept applications from anyone requiring Tier 2 sponsorship because there are currently no Tier 2 vacancies.

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