Crime Prevention Design Advisor

Strategic Governance Unit
TVP Broad Band 3H
Band 3H, circa £32,000 per annum, plus benefits
Full Time

In this role you will work as part of a team developing and supporting Force wide crime prevention and reduction initiatives through designing out future opportunities for crime. You will be required to analyse plans and applications, prepare reports and complete consultation documents. You will need to develop effective communications and provide best practice crime prevention advice to all professionals involved in the development of the built environment is important. Maintaining current knowledge of appropriate legislation and guidance including Counter Terrorism Protective Services is important.

You will have a good standard of education, including excellent numeracy and literacy skills with the capacity to work without close supervision. Recent experience in the use of SARA (Scan, Analyse, Respond, and Assess), NIM (National Intelligence Model) and POP (Problem Orientated Policing) are desirable, the skills to communicate effectively at all levels are essential.

The ability to negotiate, influence and develop strong working relationships is essential along with being IT Literate in Microsoft Office packages. The post holder will have successfully completed the Crime Prevention Learning & Development Programme modules or equivalent accreditation (or be prepared to complete these) and be prepared to attend the next Designing out Crime course.

We are looking for all applicant to have the qualification to Proqual L3 – award in knowledge of crime prevention, Proqual L4 – Certificate in crime prevention for practitioners. (Or equivalent), candidates will either need to have this at point of application or be prepared to complete the qualifications once in post. Willingness to attend and complete additional training modules when required it is also essential that applicants have a current and valid full driving licence with a willingness to travel for role related requirements.

If you have any queries please contact People Services Recruitment Department on 0845 2 66 66 77 (internal 301 6500) quoting reference 17829.

As part of the Thames Valley Police family you will enjoy a fantastic range of benefits including 22-30 days annual leave per annum (plus Bank Holidays), flexible working conditions, performance related pay increases, 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.


The closing date for enquiries and receipt of completed applications is Sunday 9th May 2021


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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.  

Within our organisation we have a number of active staff support networks.  We are proud to be a ‘Disability Confident’ Level 2 ‘Employer’ that is supported by RAMP – our dedicated reasonable adjustments process.   For more information, please visit our ‘Supporting You’ page on our website,

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This opportunity is closed to applications.