Prevent Officer (Gateway)

Prevent, Counter Terrorism Policing South East (CTP SE)
Near M4 Junction 12
TVP Broad Band 3G
£27,953 per annum.
Full Time
Permanent

This is exciting and rewarding opportunity where you will support the Prevent strand of CONTEST by connecting counterterrorism policing, neighbourhood policing and communities. You will work with internal and external partners to develop and deliver local Prevent action as well as working to sign post individuals vulnerable to radicalisation.

You will coordinate the delivery of Prevent across the wider policing family and support front line staff and acting as community contact for any counter terrorism consequence management issues. You will manage the workload through Prevent Case Management enquiries conducting vulnerability assessments.

You will have excellent interpersonal/communication skills including the ability to deliver presentations. Proven experience and understanding of partnership working is also essential to the role.

CTP SE and SEROCU are committed to becoming the most diverse team in the South East. We encourage interest and applications from candidates of all backgrounds and particularly welcome applications from female and BAME (black, Asian and minority ethic) candidates to enable us to truly reflect the communities we serve

Due to the role requirements, it is essential that the post holder be prepared to be security cleared to enhanced level. Furthermore, due to the nature and sensitivity of work carried out we require that candidates not only hold this vetting level but that they also undertake additional security clearances which include additional nationality checks. This post is therefore restricted to UK nationals. This is line with government requirements, supported by Cabinet Office policy and Section 82(2) to (4) of the Police Reform Act (2002), and is for the purpose of safeguarding national security, to ensure that any potential vulnerabilities are identified at an early stage.

This role is part of a national, regional and local network and as a result you will be required to travel for business purposes. This may include travel across the UK and is not limited to the south east. You will be asked to demonstrate flexibility regarding working hours in line with operational demand and occasionally this may require working away from home.

For further information please email RecruitmentSE@thamesvalley.pnn.police.uk quoting the Job Reference 17543

Applications must be submitted by the closing date of 23:55hrs on Sunday 31 January 2021. 

We reserve the right to close this vacancy when we are in receipt of sufficient applications. Should you wish to apply for this post we advise you to complete and submit your application form as soon as possible.

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Benefits

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

Important

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, www.tvpcareers.co.uk/supporting-you.

We are also proud to have a Positive Action and Engagement team who can provide support and guidance to anyone from a Black, Asian & Minority Ethnic background throughout the Police Officer recruitment process as well as advise on career development and progression.  They can be contacted via: positiveactionteam@thamesvalley.pnn.police.uk  

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