CTPOR Operational Support

Counter Terrorism Police Operations Room (CTPOR) Operational Support
Near M4 Junction 12
TVP Broad Band 3G
£27,953 per annum. Progression based on performance. Plus 5% On Call Allowance and 20% Shift Allowance
Full Time

In this exciting role you will provide direct support to surveillance operations carried out by Counter Terrorism Policing South East (CTP SE).

You will support the administration of the CTPOR through the submission of surveillance product and maintenance of CTPOR processes. You will undertake the role of Surveillance Monitor (SvM) primarily at CTP SE and use knowledge, training and judgement to make valued recommendations on possible risks.

You will be responsible for the initial production, final completion, storage and submission of the National Security Surveillance Report (NSSR) and Resource and Tactical Summary (RaTS) for each surveillance deployment

Excellent communication skills and the ability to work under pressure are essential to the role. It would be useful to have recent working knowledge of an operational/surveillance however not essential.

CTP SE and 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 (DV) 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.

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. You will be required to work one weekend in four, Monday to Fridays (days and lates) with the occasional night.

For further information please email RecruitmentSE@thamesvalley.pnn.police.uk quoting Job Reference 17367

Applications must be submitted by the closing date of 23:55hrs on Sunday 01 November 2020.

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.

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.