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Civilian Investigator- South West London

  • Job reference: RG/236
  • Location: City of London, London
  • Job type: Temporary
  • Area of Expertise: Police
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Job description: Service Care Solutions are recruiting for a Civilian Investigator Vacancy covering a major contract in the Wimbledon area of South West London.

A local Police force is looking to recruit a team of Civilian Investigators to work within their Serious Collisions unit.

The role of civilian investigator is to investigate fatal/SPI collisions and other road related crimes. The work sometimes involves complex and high profile investigations where the full range of investigative tactics is required, including media appeals, forensic submission and witness statements. The role will include attending the scene within the 'golden hour' and the 'post-crash' response in terms of investigation and family liaison.

Agency workers will be under the supervision of a Detective Sergeant. Their role will include:

-Complying with the requirements of the Road Death Investigation Manual of Guidance in relation to fatal road traffic collision investigations.
-Ensuring compliance with the OCU Health and Safety Policy and risk assessments in relation to collision investigation, vehicle examination and family liaison.
-Attending and under the direction of the SIO managing Road traffic collision and complex road crime scenes.
-In conjunction with the SIO, formulate a proactive witness tracing strategy. This may include 999 tape requests, including London Ambulance Service and London Fire Brigade. Also consider cash point and Oyster card trace, ANPR, local retail transactions etc. This list is not exhaustive.
-Interviewing suspects involved in investigations.
-After carrying out a risk assessment, PNC, CRIMINT checks, etc., contact and interview witnesses. All actions should be recorded on the CRIS record. Maintain liaison with witnesses, using book 192A, if directed.
-Maintaining appropriate levels of contact with identified victims of crime in accordance with the Code of Practice for Victims of Crime.
-Maintaining appropriate levels of contact with identified victims of crime in accordance with the Code of Practice for Victims of Crime.

Essential criteria:

-Good verbal and written communication skills. Level 2 PIP.
-Recent evidence of the investigation of road death or major/complex investigations. Family Liaison officer trained or experience. Achieving best evidence trained (ABE) or Tier 3 trained.

As this is Civilian Investigator (ex-officer) role, candidates must have worked directly for a UK based police force in order to be considered.

University qualifications will not be taken into account for this position.

If you are interested, please ring Becci Grime on 01772 208962.