PS/258/BCH PSD Investigating Officer - Crime and Conduct Team

Location: Biggleswade
Role: Police Staff
Department: Professional Standards Department
Closing Date: 25-03-18
The Professional Standards Department is currently seeking to appoint an Investigating Officer to join the department to work in the Crime and Conduct Team.

This post is an exciting opportunity for experienced investigators with a strong background in dealing with complex investigations expeditiously in accordance with investigation policy and relevant legal requirements.

These are complex investigations involving BCH Police Officers and staff. It can be a stressful environment with a high workload demanding high quality paperwork and file submission as we deal with legally qualified professionals and other outside agencies such as the IPCC.
We are looking for highly motivated and dedicated individuals to work in this high pressured department.

The post holder will be responsible for completing gross misconduct investigations and compiling complex investigations/reports. Knowledge of The Police Reform Act 2002 – Schedule 3, The Police Complaints and Misconduct regulations 2012, The Police Performance Regulations 2012, Code of Ethics, and the IPCC Statutory Guidance to the Police Service is desirable and an internal knowledge of the BCH complaints/misconduct procedures would also be of benefit.

Applicants will not only have a proven track record within the investigation field but must also provide ample evidence of leading by example with pride and professionalism in line with the Code of Ethics and the Standards of Professional Behaviour. Please refer to 3.1.14 of the BCH01/015 Recruitment, Selection, Posting and Promotion Policy around restrictions on applications.

This post is designated as a Cambridgeshire post. The successful candidates will have to transfer to Cambridgeshire Constabulary if they are a Bedfordshire or Hertfordshire employee at present and resign from Bedfordshire Police or Hertfordshire Constabulary.

This post will be based at Biggleswade but operating across the three forces is an essential requirement of these role.

The role profile supporting this posts is attached for your reference.

If you are interested in applying for the advertised role please ensure you read the attached information, including role profile, context sheet (if applicable) and recruitment information for applicants.

For the purposes of the application you will be expected to provide evidence against the four personal qualities below and the entry requirements:

• Serving the Public
• Professionalism
• Decision Making
• Working with Others

There is a word count limit of 500 words per section.

If you are shortlisted for interview you will be expected to evidence against all personal qualities and the entry requirements as stipulated in the role profile.

Interested candidates are advised to speak with:
• Crime and Conduct team - Detective Inspector Ben Martin 01234 842559 or email in the first instance for further information.

Please note that this advert will be live to Redeployee's through out the recruitment of this advert. Any redeployee that applies will only need to evidence against the minimum entry requirements of the role profile. They will take priority over other candidates at any point during the recruitment process up until a final offer is produced and you will be notified if this happens.

Please note this post is based in Cambridgeshire, if you are applying either from Bedfordshire Police or Hertfordshire Constabulary please be aware you will need to resign from you current role and join on Cambridgeshire Constabulary's Terms and Conditions.

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