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PIP2 Investigator CID

  • Reference J1223
  • Remuneration £34,545
  • Role/TypePermanent/Full Time
  • LocationAmersham

RSR Police is a market leading recruitment business dedicated to supporting Blue Light sector organisations with their recruitment.

RSR Police are currently recruiting for PIP2 Investigator (CID).

Job Summary:

The overall purpose of the role is to: Manage and progress the investigation of criminal offences
and other incidents/enquiries, working as an integral part of a mixed economy team of Police
Officers and Staff. Complete investigative actions, prepare case papers ensuring file completeness
and delivery in accordance with Court deadlines, legislation and Force policy and maintain victim
and witness confidence to facilitate successful outcomes.

Location: Amersham, Buckinghamshire

Contract: Full time permanent

Salary: £34,545 Per Annum

Grade: 3H

Main duties and responsibilities

Plan, co-ordinate and undertake investigations as tasked, utilising all available appropriate
techniques and technologies to detect and reduce crime thereby bringing offenders to justice. Support the wider investigative team as and when required by providing resilience, supporting fast time investigations where appropriate. Ensure investigative actions are recorded and maintained via NICHE to ensure accuracy, scrutiny, timely completion and adherence to the Victims Code.
Plan and conduct the interviewing of suspects and witnesses to identify further investigative
opportunities and to obtain best evidence. Use specialist interviewing skills in order to
achieve best evidence, for example Visual Recorded Interview.
Prioritise, analyse & interpret Intelligence/evidence on scene, using appropriate forensic techniques to optimise intelligence/detection opportunities. Seize exhibits when required, ensuring they are handled according to current guidelines and policy. Ensure prompt and accurate recording and storage of evidence and intelligence to maintain continuity and evidential integrity.
Deliver a victim-centred service by visiting, assessing and supporting victims to ensure
investigations are concluded promptly in line with the Victims Code, ensuring support is available to victims throughout the investigation and prosecution process. Prioritise investigations and manage a caseload, maintaining prompt and accurate records of actions within the OEL on NICHE providing an audit trail and evidencing full compliance with the victim codes and witness charter.
Create prosecution files ensuring that they are evidentially sound, compliant with current Better Case Management Guidelines and submitted to File Upgrade Room/CPS within required timescales. Promote high quality handover packs, investigations and file quality by providing feedback to supervisors and colleagues, striving to continually improve case file management.
Ensure the timely processing of all digital evidence (e.g. mobile devices, CCTV) and that it is of a sufficient standard for court. Ensure compliance with the Criminal Procedure & Investigations Act when conducting investigations in order to ensure disclosure requirements are met.
Attend all court hearings as required to give evidence, ensure welfare of victim and witnesses, availability of evidence and exhibits and to support the prosecution team.
Work with partner agencies to ensure the safeguarding and welfare of vulnerable victims. Develop multi-agency plans and strategies, including longer-term problem solving, to manage threat, harm and risk and reduce repeat offending/victimisation.
Prepare and update investigative and intelligence strategy documents for investigations. Collate intelligence to provide a local, ‘hubbed’ or regionally accurate overview of ongoing investigations dependent on functional unit. Prepare written reports summarising lines of enquiry, intelligence and other complex issues.

Person Specification
Good standard of secondary education including English and Maths to GCSE level or
equivalent. Excellent verbal and written English and good numeracy skills.
Must have PIP 1 accreditation or equivalent experience of working in an investigative role
within the criminal justice system. Must have or be able to obtain a National Investigators
Exam (NIE) pass, within two attempts (there are currently 4 opportunities in a calendar year)
or within a year of entry as a maximum, in order to remain in post. The full Investigators
Development Programme (IDP) including the portfolio must be completed within 3 years of
passing the NIE in order to achieve Professionalising Investigations Programme (PIP) 2
accreditation which is mandatory for the role. A full support package including study material,
crammer course and study leave will be provided to enable post holders to meet both these
Meticulous attention to detail, the ability to think logically and the ability to gather, record
and present information in relation to complex circumstances effectively, even whilst under
pressure, within set procedures and in an easily understood format and style.
Problem solving and decision making skills with the ability to effectively analyse information
and assess risk in relation to complex and serious situations in order to set priorities
Good IT skills with the ability to learn and effectively utilise new systems in order to extract
and analyse data and progress and record investigations
Experience of working within a team environment with demonstrable organisational and
time management skills with the ability to manage multiple priorities and the ability to work
effectively under pressure.
Must have capability to travel to different locations across a Local Police Area or
geographical hub 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
Flexible in approach in terms of working times and locations and able to undertake shifts to
work evenings and weekends as required.
Ability to undertake limited Physical Personal Safety Training sufficient for deployment to
incidents and work outside the police station environment interacting with suspects, victims
and witnesses.

If you would like to be considered for this position and have the relevant experience, then please email your CV to

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PIP2 Investigator CID

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