Horus has a core of employees, drawn from Russell Group Universities, who have completed studies in Security or Intelligence related subjects.  In addition there is an international cadre of specialist security consultants with Military Intelligence or Specialist Police backgrounds.  However, Horus also recruits non-graduates who are able to demonstrate a particular aptitude for technology and possess inquisitive and analytical minds. 

All applicants undertake a rigorous selection process which includes online aptitude tests, assessment centres, analytical exercises and several interviews, thus ensuring that all successful candidates meet Horus’ exacting range of requirements and abilities.

On appointment all of our Researchers, Analysts and Investigators undertake a structured training programme, broken down into separate modules, wherein they are taught every aspect of intelligence and security.  Lessons are delivered by both in-house and external experienced personnel, and our training and development programme has been developed following a thorough Training Needs Analysis of our working practices.

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Full Time Pre-Employment Screening Officer – Security Consultancy

We are looking for an enthusiastic organised individual with a strong work ethic, who will enjoy being part of a dynamic team and with a great telephone manner.

This varied and busy role will require you to be able to work to tight deadlines and have a keen eye for detail.

Although previous experience is not required, office experience would be an advantage, although training will be given.


Key responsibilities include:

• Obtaining Employment References

• Verification of Education/Professional qualifications

• Correspondence management, including drafting letter/email replies

• Obtaining character references

• Oversight of Disclosure Scotland/ Disclosure and Barring Service checks

• Oversight of Credit Reference checks

• Filing/Data management

• Assisting the team with queries


Location: Oxford, City (May be required to travel to London office on occasion)

Salary: £18,000.00 - £21,000.00 Depending on experience

Job Type: Full Time

Start Date: Immediate