Detective Constables – Cyber Crime Unit (Pursue)

Cyber Crime Unit, South East Regional Organised Crime Unit (SEROCU)
Detective Constable
Full Time

This is an exciting opportunity, open to substantive Detective Constables and those Constables nearing completion of their portfolio to join the regional cyber capability to support the fight against organised crime in the South East. The role represents the forces of the South East region and will be the pivotal link between the National Cyber Crime Unit, which will be within the National Crime Agency and Force Cyber investigation capabilities as part of a National Cyber Crime network.

You will be responsible for conducting investigations and operations into the most serious incidents of network based organised criminal activity. You will detect cyber crime; gather and distribute relevant and quality intelligence, to provide technical advice and assistance to officers engaged in the investigation of cyber crime and produce evidence in a form which is admissible in Court.

You will have excellent communication and interpersonal skills, the ability to work effectively within a team as well as independently and to operate under pressure.

It is desirable for an applicant to have previous employment within computer or IT industry, experience working with computers (for example, servers). Ideally, you will have experience working in the cyber and digital environment and knowledge of the practical challenges it present. You will have proven ability to handle intelligence/sensitive information.

It is desirable but not essential that you have completed a CID foundation course or successfully completed the ICIDP.

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 enhanced vetting level.

To apply, please submit an online application and upload the Recommendation for Appointment Form (enclosed with the advert). Hampshire officers need to complete an AD277 alongside their application.

For further information please email quoting Job Reference 17123.

Applications must be submitted by the closing date of 23:55hrs on Sunday 16 August 2020.



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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.

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.