PIP2 Investigator (Service Improvement)

Service Improvement Investigation Review Team
TVP Broad Band 3H
Band 3H, circa £32,000 per annum, plus benefits
Full Time - All roles are available for flexible working including job sharing and part-time unless there are legitimate operational / business reasons why this cannot be accommodated


Location is Kidlington/Remote Working.

This exciting and demanding role will place you at the heart of Thames Valley Police’s drive for learning, Service Improvement and efficiency and effectiveness. 

In this role you will be part of a highly engaged team of investigators completing Individual Management Reviews which form part of the process for Domestic Homicide Reviews, Child Safeguarding Practice Reviews, Safeguarding Adult Reviews and MAPPA Reviews. You will also have the flexibility to perform rapid responses to produce chronologies of the most serious crime the Force experiences. 

The post holder will also participate in Service Improvement Reviews that support all areas of policing from front line operational to specialist commands and core departmental functions essential for delivering policing and serving the public. Being able to work across the Force and conduct in-depth investigation audit will compliment this challenging yet rewarding opportunity. 

You will have recent and proven ability to carry out investigative and evidential enquiries as an effective investigator and be able to demonstrate excellent interpersonal and communication skills at all levels. You will have the ability to recognise and handle sensitive information, maintain discretion and confidentiality, acting always in a balanced and professional manner. You will be self-motivated with a flexible approach in terms of working times and have the ability to cope with pressure to meet deadlines. An effective working knowledge and experience of Protecting Vulnerable People investigation and processes is required together with experience of preparing detailed written reports. 

We are asking for PIP 2 current accreditation or previously PIP 2 accredited. 

This role requires an enhanced level of vetting. 

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 on 0845 2 66 66 77 – Option 1 (internal 301 6500) quoting reference 17263. 

The closing date for enquiries and receipt of completed applications is Sunday 27th September 2020.


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.

Thames Valley Police serves diverse communities; to truly reflect this, we are keen to recruit people from Black, Asian and other minority backgrounds. We value the knowledge and experiences that individuals bring from different cultures and welcome any contributions that can enhance the services we deliver to the public.

We believe in investing in all of our people, and run tailored Positive Action Initiatives to support our colleagues from underrepresented backgrounds in their personal and professional development, ensuring everyone has a level playing field to succeed, progress and feel fulfilled in their careers.