Detective Inspector - Prevent (Safe guarding and risk assessment)
Our Counter Terrorism Policing South East (CTP SE) Prevent team work to safeguard individuals that are vulnerable to radicalisation. You will help deliver the policing mission within the national CT Strategy (CONTEST) and discharge its Prevent duty requirements, “to prevent the vulnerable from being drawn into terrorism and to prevent extremists from escalating into terrorism and radicalising others”.
You will be responsible for case managing/tasking and have performance oversight on the delivery of Prevent Case Management (PCM). You work collaboratively with other partner organisations/agencies, communities and groups to help drive the action plan.
This role is open to substantive Detective Inspectors and Inspectors suitability qualified to apply for promotion.
We are looking for a candidate with excellent interpersonal and communication skills. Due to the nature of the role, recent experience and knowledge of safeguarding processes, managing threat, harm and risk is essential. You must also have a sound understanding and good experience working with partner agencies
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.
How to apply
All vacancies of Sergeant and above are advertised to substantive and on promotion applicants at the same time; there are different application requirements for Substantive Officers and those Officers applying for Promotion.
If you wish to apply you need to have support from Head of Command / Department. Hampshire officers need to complete an AD277 alongside their application via Hampshire HR.
Substantive officers will be shortlisted against the Essential Criteria and should submit an online application form. You will be required to 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. You will be also required to upload the Recommendation for Appointment Form (enclosed with the Job Advert) in the ‘Line Managers Approval Form’. Thames Valley Police (TVP) officers who have already passed the TVP Promotion, can apply as a substantive (above application requirements).
In addition to this information, officers applying on promotion should also submit a ‘Why Me, Why Now’ letter which outlines your motivation and suitability for the role at this time. Your evidence should also demonstrate the relevant behaviours, skills, knowledge and experience in relation to your capability at this rank in accordance with the core competencies (CVF) Step up Criteria. The letter must be no more than two (2) sides of A4. The margins must not be modified from 2.54cm. All evidence outside the margins should be removed. You will also be required to upload your latest PDR (or if no PDR, a recent CPD record//Focus Feedback meeting) and the Police Officer Promotion Reference Form.
For further information please email RecruitmentSE@thamesvalley.pnn.police.uk quoting the Job Reference 17779
Applications must be submitted by the closing date of 23:55hrs on Sunday 25 April 2021.
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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.
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