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Investigating Officer (NCA)

  • Job reference: MC/493
  • Location: Folkestone, Kent
  • Job type: All
  • Area of Expertise: Police
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Job description: Service Care Solutions are looking for a team of Investigating Officers to work on a major contract in collaboration with the National Crime Agency in Folkestone.

Job description:
To provide advice on legislation, policy, research and tactical options to assist in the planning and implementation of investigations, operations and prevention initiatives.

Conduct initial assessments to evaluate the abilities and needs of victims/witnesses, and decide on the use of intermediaries during the investigation / interview process

Provide tactical and strategic support to the Agency by conducting research, gathering and analysing intelligence and evidence in accordance with legislation and policy.

Develop target profiles, evidential products and identify prevention opportunities, (as appropriate).

Conduct statistical analysis to inform management reports.

Ensure the quality, secure handling and dissemination of intelligence, maintaining confidentiality, sensitivity and a duty of care in line with Agency policy.

Carry out effective case management, and create, maintain and update departmental records, including operational or project/programme spreadsheets, case files and monthly reports. Conduct cross match searches, and analyse results using forensic data (as appropriate).

Promote professional standards and provide advice in relation to matters of misconduct that impact on organisational delivery or the Agency's reputation (as appropriate).

Supervise staff or co-ordinate the work of a small team (as appropriate).

Necessary experience:
Basic understanding of information management.
Good understanding of UK legislation affecting Agency activity.
Broad appreciation of organised criminality, nationally and internationally
An understanding of law enforcement, prevention techniques and intelligence gathering capabilities
Comprehensive working knowledge of investigative strategies and techniques used in serious crime investigations
Knowledge of the roles and responsibilities within the police service, major incident rooms (MIRSAP) and the Forensic Service in the investigation of serious crime.
Understanding of NPCC good practice and guidance into the investigation of serious crime (e.g. MIRSAP and MIM)

Interpersonal/presentation skills.
Information technology skills including proficiency in Microsoft Office.
Analytical /data interpretation skills.
Research skills.
Risk management / problem solving skills.
Report writing /drafting and presentation skills.

This is a high security position, so candidates must have worked directly for a UK based police force or as part of a high security network in order to be considered.

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

If you are interested, please ring Martin Cookson on 01772 208962