Accredited Financial Investigator x 2 (SEROCU)

RECU - Civil Recovery
TVP Broad Band 4I
Full Time
Fixed Term

We have an opportunity for an Accredited Financial Investigator who will undertake proactive and reactive financial and money laundering investigations to prevent the removal of criminal cash leaving and entering the UK.

In this role, you will conduct searches, secure evidence and interview suspects involved in financial criminality.  Presenting evidence in Court to a high standard to prosecute offenders under the Proceeds of Crime Act 2002 and associated legislation.

We are looking for somebody with strong interpersonal skills who can develop partnerships and work together with partner agencies during investigations.  You must be able to demonstrate keen attention to detail and investigative aptitude.

Unless already fully accredited as a Financial Investigator (FIO, FI, Confiscator, CRiSP, Restraint, S.47), you will be required to complete the relevant entrants exam and training, and thereafter submit the respective PDP to attain full accreditation with the NCA Proceeds of Crime Centre (PoCC).

Once accredited the post holder must maintain full accreditation by completing monthly evidence summaries and CPD activities as nominated via the Financial Investigators website maintained by PoCC/Home Office.

SEROCU are committed to becoming the most diverse team in the South East. We encourage interest and applications from candidates of all backgrounds and particularly welcome applications from female and BAME (black, Asian and minority ethic) candidates to enable us to truly reflect the communities we serve.

Due to the role requirements, it is essential that the post holder be prepared to be security cleared to Developed Vetting 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. 

Please note that if you are applying for secondment, your application must be supported by your line manager and local/Force HR.

This role is part of a national, regional and local network and as a result, you will be required to travel for business purposes. This may include travel across the UK and is not limited to the South East.

You will be asked to demonstrate flexibility regarding working hours in line with operational demand and occasionally this may require working away from home. For this reason a full UK Driving Licence is essential to the role. For further information please email quoting the Job Reference 17767.

Applications must be submitted by the closing date of 23:55hrs on Sunday 18th April 2021.

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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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.

At Thames Valley Police, 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.  

Within our organisation we have a number of active staff support networks.  We are proud to be a ‘Disability Confident’ Level 2 ‘Employer’ that is supported by RAMP – our dedicated reasonable adjustments process.   For more information, please visit our ‘Supporting You’ page on our website,

We are also proud to have a Positive Action and Engagement team who can provide support and guidance to anyone from a Black, Asian & Minority Ethnic background throughout the Police Officer recruitment process as well as advise on career development and progression.  They can be contacted via:  

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