Secondment/Fixed Term Contract until 31st March 2023
Do you have what it takes to become a key part of a committed team of officers and staff working to investigate, solve crime, protect our communities and safeguard the most vulnerable?
Take the first step and kick start your career with Thames Valley Police.
Preventing and thoroughly investigating crime, supporting victims and bringing offenders to justice. This can’t be achieved by any one person alone; it relies upon a team of over 8,000 officers, police staff and volunteers, working in partnership with other agencies and the public. Exciting challenges lie ahead – new digital technologies and ways of working are transforming the way we protect our communities and bring people to justice. To ensure we deliver a high-quality service, we require the very best talent to be a part of TVP.
The role will be based in Reading Domestic Abuse Team. However, with the flexibility to travel during worktime to Windsor Domestic Abuse Team splitting your duties equally between both offices.
The roleMonitor and administrate the DAIU email inboxes, dealing with any enquiries within your capability and tasking anything else to the appropriate person.Respond to phone enquiries coming in to all three DAIU offices (Windsor, Reading and Newbury), providing updates to victims and partner agencies, and directing other enquiries to the most appropriate officer to deal.Assist in the transcribing of 999 call recordings and officers’ body-worn video footage for use in investigation. You will support investigations, which may include assisting team members complete house-to-house enquiries, review CCTV, and support with statements.Assist in the redacting of audio, written and video material for submission to CPS and court. Necessity to attend court to provide evidence (as and when required). Undertake evidence collection to support a mixed team of Detectives and staff across two locations.View CCTV or other media to identify investigative opportunitiesExposure to partnership working
The essentialsEnglish GCSE (grade 9-1, A-C or Key Skills Level 2 or equivalent)Computer literate with knowledge of Microsoft applicationsGood interpersonal and communication skills to interact confidently with both staff and members of the publicProven ability to plan, manage and prioritise workloadsFlexible approach to working as some evening and weekend work might be required on occasion.Capability to travel to different locations and undertake all assignments in a timely manner.Must have capability to travel to different locations across the Force and undertake all assignments in a timely manner. Due to the requirement to work flexibly, unsocial hours and personal safety for lone working; public transport may not be available or suitable at these times. For this reason a full UK driving licence is considered essential.
If you are a permanent member of staff applying for this role, please note it will be offered on a secondment basis. Important: All secondments are assumed supported and that your line manager and Head of Department/Commander or Deputy are aware of your intention to apply. If the secondment is not supported then a strong business rationale must be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org quoting the reference number for the role.
Please note: Shift allowance, on-call or other job related allowances from the previous role will not be protected unless they are attached to the new role for the duration of the secondment.
As part of the Thames Valley Police family you will enjoy a fantastic range of benefits including 24-30 days annual leave per annum pro-rata for part time (plus Bank Holidays), flexible working conditions, a wide range of lifestyle discounts, career development opportunities and have the option to join a local government pension scheme. To view a full list of our benefits, please click the below link.
If you have any queries please contact the Recruitment Team at RecruitmentPoliceStaff@thamesvalley.police.uk quoting reference 19153. We will endeavour to respond to your query as quickly as possible.
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The closing date for enquiries and receipt of completed applications is Sunday 12th June 2022.