ECU Investigator

Economic Crime Unit
Loddon Valley
TVP Broad Band 3G
Band 3G, circa £27,953 per annum (entry level) rising to Band 3H, circa £30,057 per annum (fully competent), 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

The Action Fraud Team of the Economic Crime Unit receive, assess, develop and allocate all fraud and cybercrime referrals arriving in TVP. In this exciting role, you will contribute towards the development and management of investigative strategies in a variety of specialist fields. 

As part of this role, you will be allocating investigations to the most appropriate resource and therefore effective liaison and communication skills are required. You should also have a good working knowledge of the Fraud Act, Proceeds of Crime Act and other legislation pertaining to economic crime issues. The ability to demonstrate flexibility in the role and a willingness to work anywhere in Thames Valley when the need arises, is essential. A proven competence in all aspects of the investigative process is required. 

Specialist knowledge or qualifications in such fields are not an absolute requirement of the post, however, a clear understanding of the national Fraud agenda and Action Fraud processes are highly desirable. Knowledge and awareness of business environments is also desirable as is experience in investigating Fraud, Financial and Cybercrime offences. 

Along with all other posts in the Force CID, Intelligence and Specialist Operations departments this role will require an enhanced level of vetting. 

For an informal discussion on the role, please contact Sarah Bradshaw at or DI Duncan Wynn at  

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 the Recruitment Team at quoting reference 18004. We will endeavour to respond to your query as quickly as possible. 

Please use Google Chrome when completing your application, wherever possible, as this will enhance performance. 

The closing date for enquiries and receipt of completed applications is Sunday 27th June 2021.


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.

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