PS/390/B - SO1 - Investigation Officer – Child and Vulnerable Adult Abuse Unit

Police Staff
PPU - Child and Vulnerable Adult Unit
Bedfordshire Police Force
Luton
Child and Vulnerable Adult Unit
Permanent
SO1
£30,195 - 32,907
Full Time
Yes
Yes
***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 BCHCareers@herts.pnn.police.uk 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.

****The Bedfordshire Child and Vulnerable Adult Abuse (CAVAA) Unit has the responsibility for the investigation of protecting vulnerable people and children, working alongside partners and multi-agencies to prevent, reducing child and vulnerable adult abuse and neglect and investigating crime.

CAVAA is based from two hubs: in the south at Luton Police Station and in the north at Bedfordshire Police Headquarters. CAVAA has responsibility for a variety of investigations including assaults up to and including attempted murder, sexual offences and neglect.

There is a current vacancy for Bedfordshire Investigation Officer at Luton Police Station. The successful candidates will work in the team supervised by a DS. They will be expected to perform the role of Officer in the Case and will be trained and supported to become PIP2 qualified (if not already completed) and a specialist officer with SCAIDP accreditation.

This is a very exciting opportunity to join a specialist team of highly motivated investigators who deal with serious criminal offences against the most vulnerable in our communities and who enjoy an extremely high success rate.

The successful candidate will have proven investigative experience. Must be minimum PIP 1 qualified, ideally PIP 2 or willing to enter PIP 2 process and the Tier 2 witness and suspect interview training courses. To be trained in ABE interviews will be an advantage. They will be highly motivated, work well as part of a team, have good communications skills and able to make good use of technology. There will be a requirement to travel and work from bases across the force area and beyond when required.

For further information please contact T/DI Elaine COOK from CAVAA South.

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

• We deliver, support and inspire

• We are innovative and open minded

• We analyse critically

• We are collaborative

• Minimum entry requirements

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

CAVAA 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.

**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.**
9 July 2019