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Detective Constable, Professional Standards Directorate

​​Applications are invited from Detective Constables to join the Professional Standards Directorate (PSD) who are currently looking to recruit an experienced investigator.

A vacancy will be available within the Public Complaint and Misconduct Team from October 2018.

The City of London is proud to provide an exceptional service, and within this role the successful candidate will provide a tangible contribution to the City of London Police.

The successful applicant will be required to manage investigations arising from public complaints or allegations of Misconduct. Ideally, they will have experience of proactive policing and be prepared on occasions to deal with challenging circumstances.

Essential Skills for Role

  • Actively demonstrates the City of London Police’s core values of Integrity, Fairness and Professionalism.
  • Proven investigative experience and be a qualified Detective (PIP) Level 2).
  • Security Clearance and Management Vetting.
  • Willing to attend training out of force.
  • Be able to conduct thorough and proportionate investigations, take witness statements, plan and conduct interviews, complete investigation reports, manage disclosure and present evidence in misconduct and court proceedings.
  • Have excellent oral communication skills with the ability to communicate with the public and colleagues at all levels.
  • Have effective written communication skills with an ability to focus on detail and provide sound rationale for recommendations
  • Be able to successfully manage and prioritise workload to meet tight deadlines.
  • Ability to work with minimum supervision, as well as part of a team
  • Ability to gather, understand and present information from a wide range of sources. From this, be able to identify and articulate individual and organisational learning opportunities both internally and externally in order to fulfil the City of London Police’s goal of continual improvement and enhancement of services provided to the public.
  • Applicants must demonstrate the highest standards of integrity, discretion and confidentiality and have a good understanding of the Code of Ethics.

Desirable for role

  • Have a good understanding of Force Information systems
  • Excellent IT Skills
  • Knowledge of the Force Organisation and structure 

Knowledge for Role

  • An understanding of and commitment to the Force Diversity and Equal Opportunities Policy and the City of London Police Leadership development programme.

The successful candidate will report directly to a Detective Sergeant within PSD, and will under their direction investigate public complains and allegations of unethical behaviour.

The criteria for the interview process will be structured around the Police Professional Framework –(PFF) testing candidates against the Personal Qualities contained within the PFF profile.

PLEASE NOTE: APPLICANTS AND DIRECTORATE HEADS ARE REMINDED OF THEIR RESPONSBILITY TO ENSURE APPLICATION ARE SUBMITTED IN TIME TO MEET THE CLOSING DATE AND IN ACCORDANCE WITH HR RECRUITING POLICIES: USE OF PDR IN SELECTION AND ABSENCE MANAGEMENT AS A CRITERION IN SELECTION. COPIES OF THE RELEVANT HR POLICIES ARE AVAILABLE ON REQUEST.

 

​Documents
Covering letter
Level 1 - Constable grade A to C
​Supporting information form
Personal details form

To apply please submit your application form via email to HRServices@cityoflondon.pnn.police.uk by 16th November 2018 at 1200 (noon).

If you have any questions regarding this vacancy or would like to discuss the vacancy please contact A/DI Inspector Martina McGrillen.

The vetting level for this role is MV/SC, if successful your transfer date may be delayed whilst the vetting level required for the position is obtained.

Closing Date:
16/11/2018 12:00 PM
Grade:
Detective Constable
Department:
Business Support Directorate
Location:
Bishopsgate Police Station relocating to New Street
Contract Type:
Permanent
Application Type:
Application form
Salary:
According to National Police Pay Scales

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