PS/420/BCH - PSD Referrals Officer - Professional Standards Department

Police Staff
Professional Standards
Hertfordshire Constabulary
PSD Business Support
(Beds) £25,566 / (Cambs) £25,566 / (Herts) £24,759
Full Time
The Bedfordshire, Cambridgeshire and Hertfordshire Professional Standards Department (PSD) have a vacancy for the role of PSD Referrals Officer and are seeking to appoint an individual with experience in investigating complex cases.

The post holder will be part of the Crime & Conduct team and this post will be responsible for investigating incidents of Death or Serious Injury (DSI) after police contact that are local investigations and be the point of contact for the Independent Office of Police Conduct (IOPC) for cases they are independently investigating.

We are looking for an extremely motivated and dedicated individual to work in this high pressured department and an individual that has either already received a Professionalising Investigation Programme (PIP2) qualification or an individual that is willing to undertake and gain this qualification once in post.

The post holder will need to be able to analyse detailed documents, interrogate computer systems, interview staff, work within strict timescales and compile accurate reports of high quality as we interact with legally qualified professionals and other outside agencies, such as the IOPC.

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.

For internal staff, please refer to 3.1.14 of the BCH01/015 Recruitment, Selection, Posting and Promotion Policy around restrictions on applications.

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

The Professional Standards Department endeavour to reflect the diverse communities we serve and to build an inclusive workforce where everyone is valued and respected. We encourage applications from underrepresented or minority groups. We are committed to ensuring that our recruitment processes are barrier-free and as inclusive as possible to everyone. This includes making adjustments for people who have a disability or long-term condition. If you would like us to do anything differently during the application process or for any further information, please contact Detective Inspector Ben Martin 01234 842559 or email

The role profile supporting this post 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.

Closing date: 25th August 2019
Shortlisting date: 2nd September 2019
Interview date: 17th or 18th September 2019

You will be expected to provide written evidence around the following competencies and the minimum entry requirements from the role profile:

- We take ownership
- We are collaborative
- We are innovative and open-minded
- We analyse critically

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.

*All applications must be submitted through our online recruitment website by clicking the apply button below**

Please note that this advert will be live to redeployees throughout the recruitment of this advert. Any redeployee that applies will only need to evidence against the minimum entry requirements of the role profile. To do this if you are a redeployee, write ‘Redeployee’ in the other competency boxes and just complete your evidence against the minimum entry requirements in the relevant box. Redeployees 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.**
25 August 2019
2 September 2019