PS/1169/H - A3 - Assistant Investigator - File Quality Unit - Local Policing Command

Police Staff
File Quality Assurance
Hertfordshire Constabulary
File Quality Assurance
£21,342 - £26,208
Full Time
**Please note that this vacancy has now closed and is available to redeployees only; it will not be checked on a regular basis by the recruitment team. It is therefore essential that if you apply for this role, you e-mail to notify us that you have submitted an application. We will then process it for shortlisting. If you do not notify us by e-mail that you have submitted an application, it will not be picked up. Please also ensure that you notify your allocated Change Advisor of any redeployee applications that you have submitted.
Redeployees who apply will be given priority over any other internal applicants for permanent roles up until the point that an offer has been accepted either verbally or in writing.
If a role is not filled by an internal candidate and is advertised externally, redeployees will continue to get priority over external applicants until a successful candidate has received a final offer of employment.**

Hertfordshire’s File Quality Unit quality assures and enhances files from operational units around the county in order to ensure the file meets the correct standard to comply with the CPS and the National File Standard.

We are looking for additional A3 File Quality assurance staff at Hatfield Police Station.

The department works closely with the AoJ and CPS and plays a key part in meeting the standards set nationally by the CPS. We ensure that files deliver the necessary information at the correct time to allow prosecutors the ability to make decisions on charges to be laid and defendants to enter a guilty plea at the earliest available opportunity.

The FQU directly supports the Case Investigation Teams, Intervention, Safer Neighbourhoods, Roads Policing Unit, LCU and DAISU across Hertfordshire. We are responsible for providing guidance and support to all frontline and investigative teams throughout the Constabulary with regards to case files.

The post holder will be working in a team of A3 File Quality assurance staff based at Hatfield. This is a non-operational non-customer facing role and does not require prisoner handling. Please see Job Context sheet.

The successful candidate will need to have an excellent understanding of the Criminal Procedure and Investigation Act, Disclosure provisions, National File Standards and the principles of Transforming Summary Justice. Knowledge of the CASE element of Athena is desirable. The applicant should demonstrate an ability to work effectively with internal and external partners; in pursuit of raising standards and providing a consistently high level of service to the wider public.

Please note, if you are shortlisted for interview you will be expected to evidence against at least four of the personal qualities and the entry requirements stipulated in the role profile.

To assist in writing the application, please see the role profile attached.

For further information regarding this role, please contact Sarah GILBERTSON

Internal applicants within Bedfordshire Police, Cambridgeshire Constabulary or Hertfordshire Constabulary (BCH), should upload either a CV or a completed ‘Staff internal role summary’ form, which can be found in the vacancy documents below. 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.

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.

This vacancy is live to those at risk of redundancy throughout the recruitment process. Any redeployee that wishes to apply should apply through the redeployment portal and provide a statement no more than 500 words against the minimum entry requirements as stipulated in the role profile. Redeployees will take priority over other applicants at any point during the recruitment process up until a start date is agreed. Redeployees should notify the HR Service Centre at and their HR advisor of their application. All applicants will be notified if this occurs.
30 August 2020