PS/586/B Intelligence Researcher

Police Staff
Strategic Services Improvement Department
Bedfordshire Police Force
Headquarters, Kempston, Beds , Homeworking
Tactical Intelligence and Performance Support
Fixed Term Contract
Scale 6 - SCP 24
26865 - 28725
Full Time

We have several opportunities for Intelligence Researchers to join our busy team on fixed term contracts until 31 March 2023.

The job holder will work with a team of Intelligence Analysts and Researchers, providing a research capability that assists in the development of intelligence opportunities and supporting the delivering of key products such as Tactical Assessments and Problem Profiles.


The role is Home Working with the occasional requirement to attend meetings in Kempston Police HQ. Previous experience in a research environment is essential as is a good working knowledge of computer software (excel and databases).

Further information on the post can be obtained from any of the following supervisors within the department:

Linda CARSON on


Internal applicants within Bedfordshire Police, Cambridgeshire Constabulary or Hertfordshire Constabulary (BCH), should upload their CV or a completed ‘Staff internal role summary’ form (if you do not have a current CV), which can be found in the vacancy documents below. We strongly recommend that where possible, a CV is provided to ensure that your full experience and employment history is demonstrated. Please note you will be required to provide a statement no more than 500 words against the minimum entry requirements as stipulated in the role profile.

External applicants should ensure that their current CV is uploaded and provide a statement no more than 500 words against the minimum entry requirements as stipulated in the role profile. To ensure the recruitment process is fair and equal, please do not include personal details on your CV other than your name.

If you are successful at shortlisting, you will be required to provide evidence against the competency and values framework (CVF) and entry requirements as stipulated in the role profile. All applications must be made through our online recruitment portal by clicking the ‘Apply’ button below.

This vacancy is open to Bedfordshire Police, Cambridgeshire Constabulary and Hertfordshire Constabulary employees.  All internal applicants must have successfully completed their probationary period in order to apply for this role.

This force is a Disability Confident employer. Should you require any reasonable adjustments for your application process, please contact the HR Service Centre on 01438 75(7777) or the manager contact for this role directly. We also offer the guaranteed interview scheme; this means that all candidates with a disability covered by the Equality Act 2010, who meet the minimum entry requirements for the role, will be invited to attend an interview.

Everyone at Bedfordshire Police takes personal responsibility to help create an inclusive workplace, where police officers and staff respect one another, feel valued for their differences and can be themselves. We are committed to providing reasonable adjustments, wherever needed so everyone feels welcome and can flourish.


It is recommended that you download and store a copy of the role profile as this will no longer be available once the advert has closed.

Applicants that have applied in the last 12 months need not re-apply 

30 January 2022
1 February 2022