• Join us


    Thank you for your interest in ACRO Criminal Records Office. We’re committed to attracting and retaining talented and enthusiastic people to work with us to achieve our mission to keep communities safe in the UK and across the world. 



    Whatever your skills, background or experience, ACRO offers a range of permanent and temporary full-time, part-time and flexible working roles, as well as development opportunities to suit you and your work-life commitments or career aims.



    ACRO is a national police unit hosted by Hampshire Constabulary so our staff are employed as Hampshire Constabulary police staff with access to the force’s benefits and terms & conditions including a competitive salary and pension scheme, generous holiday allowances, family friendly policies and employee support. 


    Vacancies and applications


    Please take a look at our current vacancies on Hampshire Constabulary’s recruitment pages or contact us for further details. 



    We welcome applications from all sections of the community, irrespective of race, gender, age, disability, sexual orientation, religion or belief.  We're committed to creating an inclusive workplace and embedding the police service Code of Ethics and policing standards into everything we do.


    Roles at ACRO


    We regularly recruit people in the following roles: 




    • Operators & Analysts support a range of ACRO services including Police Certificates, International Criminal Conviction Exchange, PNC Services and Subject Access. 


    • Operators deliver a core service to the organisation in interrogating databases and manual records to ensure the information we manage is accurate and up-to-date. As a policing organisation, they also have a role in identifying intelligence and are expected to manage their own workload as part of a team. 


    • Analysts take on extra responsibilities in inputting data onto police databases, carrying out research in collecting and presenting information and contributing to the quality assurance process.  


    • Customer Services Assistants and Advisors answer thousands of enquiries via the telephone and email, providing advice and support to members of the public applying for one of a number of ACRO services including Police Certificates, Subject Access and International Child Protection Certificates.  



    Careers at ACRO 


    We’re committed to helping our staff grow in their roles by providing training and support with a structured professional development review and secondment and developmental opportunities. 



    If you’re looking for a solid start to your career with ACRO, then there are plenty of departments within the organisation where you can gain further experience.  Our workforce also includes project management, HR, research, intelligence, finance, facilities, IT and communications roles.



    In addition, staff looking to progress to management will have the opportunity to apply for supervisor roles and on to Head of Section and Deputy and Senior Management level positions. 



    Plus, as a Hampshire Constabulary employee, you’ll also benefit from access to mentoring, coaching and career and training opportunities within the force. 


    Further information 


    If you would like to speak to one of our team further about career opportunities with ACRO, please email your contact details to acro.personnel@hampshire.pnn.police.uk with the subject heading: Join us


    Please go to our Contact us page for further contact details. 

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