Resourcing Administrator (12-month fixed term contract)

Birmingham - Outbased
Full Time
Fixed Term
12 - Months

British Transport Police are currently recruiting for a Resourcing Administrator for a 12-month fixed term contract position based in Birmingham. This role is paying £26,098.99 per annum. The successful candidate will be able to work a blended approach of office and home working.

BTP is the national police force for the rail network throughout Great Britain, including London Underground, across which we ensure the safety and security of nearly 3 billion passenger journeys and over 100 million tons of freight every year. The world in which we work is fast-paced, operationally and commercially demanding, and constantly changing.

As a Resourcing Administrator with BTP, you will assist our Resourcing Advisors in the national recruitment of Police Officers, PCSO's, Special Constables and Police Staff. Furthermore, you will provide professional, efficient, proactive and comprehensive administrative support. This is an exciting opportunity for anyone with administrative experience to develop their skills within a policing environment and busy recruitment setting. The successful candidate will have a high level of attention to detail and have experience of working in a fast-paced working environment.

As a Resourcing Administrator, your duties will include:

  • Pre-employment checks - collating all relevant documentation for vetting and medical checks, requesting and chasing references
  • Post offer point of contact for all candidates, supporting the on-boarding process, answering queries over phone and email
  • Data entry - processing onboarding documents and data entry to our database systems
  • Updating the recruitment Excel trackers
  • Prepare and issue contracts and offers letters for prospective employees
  • Supporting the Resourcing Advisors with recruitment campaigns and associated workloads
  • Supporting the Resourcing Advisors with preparation for assessment centres.

Further information about this vacancy can be found in the attached job description.

The successful candidate will be required to evidence the following skills:

  • Previous experience of delivering excellent administrative support
  • Excellent proficiency with computer use including but not limited to MS Office suite
  • High level of attention to detail
  • Demonstrable experience of working in a fast-paced working environment
  • Good standard of planning and organisational ability.

In return for your experience, we can offer you:

  • Salary of £26,098.99 per annum
  • Yearly base salary increments (subject to satisfactory performance in last PDR year)
  • Working from home allowance available to purchase suitable equipment for blended & home working
  • 28 days annual leave plus bank holidays
  • Family friendly policies including up to 26 weeks paid maternity and adoption leave
  • Bespoke benefits platform and access to Blue Light Card
  • Development opportunities including fully funded apprenticeships
  • Employee assistance programme and dedicated wellbeing hub
  • Excellent pension scheme

How to apply

Please click apply now and upload a copy of your CV. The deadline for applications is 12pm on Thursday 15th February 2024.

Interviews will be take place on Tuesday 5th and Wednesday 6th March 2024 between 10am and 4pm on both days.

BTP is an employer who cares about the impact we have on the environment and the wider challenges of climate change, and as such we are committed to reducing our carbon footprint and achieving Net Zero Carbon (NZC) through offsetting by 2035.

At BTP we are proud guardians of the railway and it is crucial that we represent the diverse communities we serve and protect. As ‘One BTP’ across the UK, we know that diversity, inclusion and belonging help us improve our decision making, foster creativity and drive innovation so all our people can thrive.

Our vacancies are open to everyone and all appointments are made based on merit. So that we can become more diverse we encourage applications from candidates from Black, Asian, and minority ethnic backgrounds, women, people who have a disability, those who are neurodiverse and persons who identify as LGBTQI+. We use positive action to encourage potential candidates from underrepresented groups through targeted workshops or advice sessions.  If you have the skills, experience and values that here in BTP we pride ourselves on then we would welcome you to apply.

For more information on Positive Action please click here or email the team on

If you have any questions about the application process, please email our friendly and helpful team where we will be happy to help you: If your question related to equality or diversity then you can also contact our Equality, Diversity and Inclusion team directly at: To reassure you, anything you ask us will be in the strictest confidence and will not form part of your application.

In order to apply, you must have the permanent right to live and work in the UK and have been resident in the UK for the previous 3 years. You will be asked these and other questions to determine your eligibility to work for British Transport Police when you start your application and you must answer honestly.

BTP GPP Police Staff Pension Scheme is administered by Royal London and this is a group personal pension plan which is available to all police staff. It’s a defined contribution scheme, offering employees the flexibility to vary their pension contributions from 4.4% to 12% of their salary. For more information, visit the Royal London dedicated pension page or email us at .Please note if you are an existing member of Police Staff in the RPS your pension will not be affected. 

Internal candidates must have completed their probation for their current substantive posting and can only apply in tenure if Head of Department approval is emailed to prior to the vacancy closing. Internal candidates must confirm that they are not subject to formal action plans for sickness/complaints/discipline or poor performance and that all mandatory training courses have been attended and are in ticket/up to date. A minimum rating of 3 (performing) or a rating of U (no rating) must have been achieved on the last reporting year PDR.

This opportunity is closed to applications.