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SYP - Investigating Officer - job post

South Yorkshire Police
3.6 out of 5
CarbrookHybrid work
£29,874 - £33,915 a year - Permanent
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  • £29,874 - £33,915 a year

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Location 1
Carbrook - Force HQ
Salary 1
£29,874 - £33,915
Type of Contract 1
Permanent

Job Advert 1

Role: Investigating Officer

Department: Crime Services

Location: Carbrook, Sheffield

Salary: £29,874 - £33,915

Hours: 37

Contract Type: Permanent


We have an exciting opportunity for an Investigating Officer who is PIP 2 qualified to join our Armed Crime Team.

The Armed Crime Team is South Yorkshire Police’s response to the threat posed by gun crime. The Armed Crime Team has expanded to have force wide responsibility to investigate OCG firearms discharges and disrupt and dismantle firearms enabled OCG’s through Pro-Active operations and reactive investigations. The majority of these discharges are driven by the activity of OCGs involved in the supply of controlled drugs.

The Armed Crime Team deliver an enhanced force wide intelligence, investigative and disruption capability and to work effectively with partner agencies in order to tackle firearms enabled organised crime groups that pose the greatest threat of harm to the communities of South Yorkshire.

The successful candidate will have experience of managing investigations and will be expected to perform a range of challenging and rewarding roles including OIC, Exhibits Officer, Disclosure Officer and other investigative roles on various investigations. Development opportunities will be identified within the workplace in these areas.

Key responsibilities of the role will include:

  • Being part of a team investigating OCG related firearms discharges
  • Working closely with district proactive teams to target OCG’s
  • Collecting and gathering material, intelligence and evidence
  • Building and managing case files
  • Interviewing witnesses and suspects
  • Providing appropriate support for victims
  • Responding to safeguarding concerns and managing risk

Skills and experience:

  • Demonstrable experience of complex information gathering and problem solving.
  • A detailed understanding of the Criminal Justice System.
  • Good communication skills with the ability to listen, empathise, provide support and adapt language, form, and message to meet the needs of different people / audiences.
  • Flexibility in working hours to accommodate executing warrants & arresting suspects.
  • Skilled in the use of IT packages, systems and/or databases to fulfil role requirements.
  • Able to break down a complex problem into component parts and determine appropriate action in investigations.
  • Ability to work effectively in a team to achieve shared objectives, demonstrating awareness of individual differences and providing support and advice as required.
  • Able to plan own work and plan ahead, as well as identify and mitigate risks.
  • Able to produce clear and concise reports and other documents within best practice procedures.
  • Have knowledge of NABIS processes, centred around forensic submissions and the movement of exhibits.

Skills and experience as documented in the role profile need to be evidenced in your application to be considered for interview

For more detailed information relating to the role, skills and experience for this role, please refer to the attached role profile.

What we offer:

We offer generous entitlements and supportive policies to enable a better work-life balance, some of which are listed below:

  • A highly competitive salary and access to a generous pension scheme
  • Generous annual leave allowance
  • A wide range of family friendly policies including enhanced maternity, paternity and adoption leave
  • Flexible working arrangements including flexi-time and hybrid working
  • A transparent and collaborative team culture underpinned by our core values of Fairness, Integrity & Trust
  • Comprehensive range of development and leadership courses to develop your career with South Yorkshire Police
  • Employee Assistant Programme (accessible 24/7) offering confidential support and advice
  • Flexible lifestyle benefits such as: Blue Light Card, Company Shop, Cycle to work scheme
  • Committed to embedding sustainability: Force sustainability strategy - SYP (southyorkshire.police.uk)
  • Membership to the Sports and Social Club
  • Access to a wide range of staff support groups and networks

Eligibility:

Applicants must meet the minimum requirement checkable history criteria, which must be taken into account for individuals applying to work with South Yorkshire Police in any capacity. A minimum checkable history of 5 years is required for this role and successfully undergoing recruitment vetting procedure is a pre-requisite of employment with South Yorkshire Police.

Appearance & Standards:

South Yorkshire Police is committed to striking a proportionate balance between self-expression and the need to maintain role sensitive professional standards in dress and appearance. Officers, staff, and volunteers of South Yorkshire Police are permitted to have tattoos visible whilst on duty provided the tattoo is not considered to be unacceptable or otherwise inappropriate. Tattoos will be reviewed as part of the recruitment and selection process.

Smarter ways of Working:

South Yorkshire Police is committed to developing working practices which assist staff to balance their personal and professional lives, whilst meeting the needs of the organisation. This in turn enables South Yorkshire Police to provide an outstanding service to the community.

There are 3 different categories as part of this which are: Fixed, Field and Hybrid.

This role has been evaluated as a Field role.

Field: This applies to roles that do have a base, however, due to the nature of their duties is required to travel to other locations. Due to the nature of these roles, they cannot accommodate flexible working from home on a permanent basis.

South Yorkshire Police’s Key Values:

At South Yorkshire Police we have 3 key values which run through everything we do Fairness, Integrity & Trust, the attached document details the key behaviours we expect all employees to adhere to.

Contact details:

For further information about the role, please contact: DCI Anthony Slater on 07899063490 or DI Ronayne on 07385480411

Closing Date: 28th April 2024

Closing dates are not normally extended, other than in exceptional circumstances and agreement is made between the Talent Acquisition Manager and the Line Manager for the role.

How to apply:

Please click ‘Apply’

Candidate Information:

Please note that, should you be successful at the interview stage and before appointment, the relevant pre-employment checks are required. These include references, medical clearance, vetting clearance and sickness absence criteria check.

Diversity & Inclusion:

Expressions of interest are particularly welcome from female and ethnic minority candidates.

It is really important to us that the department represents the community we serve, in order for us to provide the best service, utilising a range of backgrounds, experience and skills. We support and value all officers and staff and the unique experiences they bring to the role. We strongly encourage and welcome expressions of interest from these valuable underrepresented groups.

If you are from an underrepresented group and want to find out more about the support we can offer, please contact our dedicated team on positiveaction@southyorks.pnn.police.uk

In addition, we will look to support anyone who requires Part Time/Job share working hours.

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