Information Assurance Advisor

Information and Communications Technology
Kidlington, Southampton
Band 3S, circa £37,433 - £40,251 per annum dependent on skills, knowledge and experience 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

We live in the most challenging of times, where the responses to protect our communities is becoming ever more complex for the Police. From emerging technologies such as drones, self-driving vehicles, facial recognition, etc. the Police are constantly adapting to address new and established forms or crime and this requires having modern systems that provide round the clock support and services to the public and Police.


Do you wish to have a career that could have a real and positive impact on the public by supporting the Police?


Do you have a demonstrable desire and self-motivation to apply your ever-increasing technical, process and people skills to provide Information Assurance support?


Do you proactively manage, seek, challenge and verify information?


Do you respond positively and proactively to sudden and urgent challenges?


If so, there is a tremendous opportunity to join Thames Valley Police and Hampshire Constabulary Joint ICT Unit as an Information Assurance Advisor where you will have the chance to apply and develop your skills in a supportive environment.



The Role


Contributing and developing the Information Assurance framework that will apply National and Local standards to maximise the opportunities available and minimise risk exposure to acceptable levels.


Interfacing with a range of specialist officers, technician, architects, leaders and external parties you will be a confident communicator for both technical and non-technical specialists with the ability to propose pragmatic solutions that support the Police in providing safer communities.


The Essentials


  • Professional qualifications in a demonstrably relevant discipline.
  • Experience of working with technical and non-technical experts in an IT environment.
  • Ability to assess information risks and opportunities and recommend appropriate responses.
  • Experience in the preparation of professional documentation, analysis and diagrams.
  • Demonstrate proactivity, resilience and tenacity in previous roles.



TVP as an employer, contribute 13.5% of pensionable pay into a member’s pension pot. You will be entitled to up 24 days of annual leave per annum (pro rata for part time), plus Bank Holidays.


If you have not held residency in the UK for at least 12 months within the last 3 years, we will not be able to process an application from you.


If you have any questions about the job please email Tracy Ryder on .


To apply please send your CV together with a cover letter explaining your reasons for wanting to work with Thames Valley Police and why you feel you are suitable for the role in line with the job requirements to quoting reference 16593.


If you have any queries please contact People Services Recruitment Department on 0845 2 66 66 77 – Option 1 (internal 301 6500) quoting the job reference number.

The closing date for enquiries and receipt of completed applications is Sunday 12th July 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.