Communications Data Investigator

Force Authorities Bureau
TVP Broad Band 3G
Band 3G, circa £27,953 per annum , 5% on call allowance, plus benefits
Full Time

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Communications Data Investigator within the Force Authorities Bureau .


In this role, you will prepare and proactively disseminate relevant strategic advice to applicants, analysts, designated persons, senior investigating officers and forensic experts to provide a professional service and maintain integrity when dealing with sensitive issues. You will be providing 24 hour on-call support for emergency situations, including an immediate threat to life and time critical incidents, ongoing operations and reported crimes whilst providing specialist advice and knowledge to colleagues, partners and other individuals and agencies to support the achievement of organisational objectives and ensure compliance with the law and Force policy.


You will also, compile/acquire witness statements in relation to the acquisition of communications data as requested for evidence and attend court when necessary, providing ‘expert’ testimony in the processes required by the law in supporting investigations of criminality. On behalf of the Senior Responsible Officer determine the suitability of analytical product for presentation at court engaging expert witnesses where appropriate.


The successful candidate will have excellent written and verbal communications, the ability to deal with all levels of personnel, both internally and externally in order to develop and maintain an exchange of information/intelligence. You will also have Proven knowledge and understanding of legislation and its impact on communication methods, including telecommunications, email/internet, postal and social networking



This role requires that the successful candidate has capability to travel to different locations across the Force and undertake all assignments in a timely manner, being available to provide a 24/7 on call service to urgent operational needs*, where required. 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



As part of the Thames Valley Police family you will enjoy a fantastic range of benefits including 22-30 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 People Services Recruitment Department at quoting reference 17680. Please note that we are working from home and will endeavour to respond to your query as quickly as possible.


Please use Google Chrome when completing your application, wherever possible, as this will enhance performance.


The closing date for enquiries and receipt of completed applications is Sunday 7th March 2021.


Police Officers and Police Staff have access to a fantastic range of benefits, dependant on role, location and length of service. To view a full list of our benefits please click here


All posts require a level of Police Vetting as per the National Vetting Code of Practice. The residency requirement is necessary to enable all applicants to be checked in an equitable manner. Thames Valley Police will allow applicants to apply who do not necessarily reach the criteria as long as they have proven UK residency and supporting evidence where necessary. Applications will be considered on a case by case basis.

At Thames Valley Police, we are committed to better reflect the communities that we serve.  We encourage applications from our under represented communities including all ethnic or religious backgrounds, LGBTQ+, women and those with disabilities.  

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