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NWCU are currently recruiting for 3 vacancies:


NWCU Office Clerk – HC279951


Job Title – NWCU Office Clerk – HC279951

Location – Stirling, Scotland, with some flexibility for remote working

Salary – Scale 2, pro rata salary for 25.00 hours, £12,500.68 – £12,859.46 per annum. 

Hours – 25.00 hours per week 

Contract – Permanent 

Closing Date – **EXTENDED** – Sunday 13th February 2022 at 23:59 hrs

Please click here for the link to the application form.



NWCU Intelligence Officer – HC272890


Job Title – National Wildlife Crime Unit Intelligence Officer – HC272890

Location – Stirling, Scotland with agile/home working available

Salary – SO1, £29,793 – £31,725 Per Annum

Hours – 37.00 Hours Per Week – Monday – Friday with flexible office hours

Contract – Fixed term until 31st August 2024

Closing Date Wednesday 9th February 2022 at 23:59 Hours

Please click here for the link to the application form.



NWCU Financial Investigator – HC346312


Job Title – NWCU Financial Investigator – HC346312

Location – Stirling, Scotland, with agile/home working available

Salary – SO1/SO2, £29,793 – £34,578 per annum

Hours – 37.00 hours per week, Monday – Friday with flexible office hours

Contract – Fixed Term until 31st August 2024

Closing Date – Wednesday 9th February 2022 at 23:59 hrs

Please click here for the link to the application form.