PIP2 Investigator (Fixed Term Contract/Secondment)

Domestic Abuse Investigation Unit (DAIU)
TVP Broad Band 3H
Band 3H, circa £32,000 per annum, plus 11% shift allowance, plus benefits
Full Time
Secondment/Fixed Term Contract

Fixed Term Contract/Secondment until 30th September 2021


Applications are invited for a PIP2 Investigator to work in the Domestic Abuse Investigation Unit (DAIU) based at Oxford. Working as an integral part of a mixed economy team of Police Officers and staff successful applicants will manage and progress the investigation of criminal offences and other incidents/enquiries, maintaining the confidence of victims and witnesses in order to deliver successful outcomes. Acting as OIC of your own caseload your duties will include following up lines of enquiry and completing investigative actions, interviewing suspects in custody, taking statements from victims and witnesses and securing evidence and preparing case papers and accurate and timely prosecution files You will be required to attend court to give evidence. You will be required to work a flexible shift pattern including evenings and weekends.


It is essential that you have effective communication skills with the ability to communicate with a wide audience along with proven analytical and decision making skills. You will also be self- motivated with the ability to work on your own initiative with minimal supervision.


Capability to travel across the Force is required in order to undertake assignments in a timely manner and work flexibly. Due to unsocial hours and personal safety for lone working public transport may not be suitable. For this reason a full driving licence is considered essential for this role.


Please note that due to the length of this contract, the PIP 2 accreditation is considered essential as training cannot be provided. Knowledge of current Thames Valley Police systems would also be highly desirable.


If you are a permanent member of staff applying for this role, please note it will be offered on a secondment basis. Important: All secondments are assumed supported and that your line manager and Head of Department/Commander or Deputy are aware of your intention to apply. If the secondment is not supported then a strong business rationale must be sent to recruitmentpolicestaff@thamesvalley.pnn.police.uk quoting the reference number for the role.


Please note: Shift allowance, on-call or other job related allowances from the previous role will not be protected unless they are attached to the new role for the duration of the secondment.


Please do not hesitate to contact A/Detective Inspector Adrian Thomas if you wish to discuss this opportunity further.


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 17264.


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.

This opportunity is closed to applications.