Investigations Officers work in a number of areas across the force to conduct/manage investigations and submit case files to enable prosecutions. They also provide support and ongoing victim care throughout the investigative process.
Key Responsibilities – Please note this list is not exhaustive:
- Appropriately manage routine investigations into criminality and complaints including serious and complex investigations.
- Interview and obtain statements from complainants, witnesses and ‘routine investigation’ suspects, and assist with the interview of ‘Complex and Serious’ Investigation suspects.
- Operate appropriate SYP and external computer systems to research, gather intelligence and maintain records regarding individuals and investigations in particular CATS, Lynx, CMS and PNC, CASPRE and CONNECT. Work with colleagues and partners in obtaining information in the investigation and identification of suspects.
- Liaise with CPS and give evidence in Court.
- Conduct investigations; preserve and recover evidence. This may include the arrangement for the collection of documents/items required as exhibits. Make appropriate logs and records.
- Conduct investigations in accordance with relevant complaints and misconduct legislation, including the Police Reform Act 2002, and maintain accurate progress logs of the investigation, including contact with complainants, witnesses and interested persons.
- P.I.P level 2 qualified (or alternative relevant qualification/experience)
- Administrative and computer experience, including the ability to update and interrogate systems.
- Must hold a clean, valid driving licence
- As part of this role the wearing of Personal Issue Body Armour will be required on some occasions.
- Child Abuse / Protecting Vulnerable People Background (desirable)
- Major Crime investigation experience (desirable)
Pay Rate: £11.75per hour PAYE/ £14.36per hour UMBRELLA
Contract Length: 6 Months