Police/Detective Constable - Covert Intelligence Officer (SEROCU)

Near M4 Junction 12
Police Constable
Full Time

Our Sensitive Intelligence Unit (SIU) is part of a national infrastructure set up to provide a single intelligence picture of the threat posed by serious and organised crime in the South East. This drives operational business and helps develop opportunities for enforcement activity. It specifically provides a gateway function to access sensitive equities and manages sensitive intelligence on behalf of the forces of the South East.

As a Covert Intelligence Officer, you will receive manage, develop and disseminate sensitive intelligence within the Sensitive Intelligence Unit in support of level 2/3 covert operations. The successful candidate will provide assistance to the investigation of serious crime, including kidnaps, threat to life incidents, product contamination and siege situations.

This is a highly sensitive intelligence role, where the role holder will deliver operational outcomes that protect the public without compromising the source of the intelligence. The role holder will need to successfully complete the Product Handling Course (training will be provided).

We welcome applications from Police/Detective Constables with some good transferrable skills and experience of using covert tactics and different IT systems. The successful candidate will have some transferrable skills/knowledge of relevant policy and legislation around data protection/CPIA. 

Due to the nature of the role, the successful candidate will have a full UK driving licence. 

At SEROCU, 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.

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.

Developing our talent is important. We recognise that professional progress is important and in this role, and with SEROCU you will have the opportunity for continuous development.

How to apply

To apply, please click on the Apply button below. Please upload your latest PDR (or if no PDR, a recent copy of your CPD record/Focus Feedback meeting) and a copy of your Training Record. Please also upload the Recommendation for Appointment Form (enclosed with the Job Advert) in the ‘Line Managers Approval Form’.

Please note Hampshire officers need to complete an AD277 alongside their application via Hampshire HR. Kent Officers will need to inform HR Resource Planning at the earliest opportunity of intention to apply.

The closing date is 23:55hrs on Sunday 13 June 2021.

For further information please email RecruitmentSE@thamesvalley.pnn.police.uk quoting the Job Reference 17942.

This opportunity is also available as a police staff role (17941).

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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This opportunity is closed to applications.