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Investigation Support Officer (Police)

  • Job reference: RG/203
  • Location: Bridgwater, Somerset
  • Job type: All
  • Area of Expertise: Police
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Job description: Service Care Solutions are seeking an Investigative Support Officer based in Bridgwater.

Overview of Role:
* To investigate crimes, which will include working as part of a team and on own initiative.
* As necessary, liaise and maintain relationships with external agencies and voluntary organisations.
* To take statements and interview suspects and victims.
* To collect written reports and evidence statements.
* To trace and locate suspects by using a variety of techniques and systems.
* To assist and co-ordinate the collection, handling and maintaining of the continuity of evidence.
* To be responsible for updating manual and computer records.
* To assist in and undertake the research of intelligence and surveillance to identify possible offenders, suspects or target persons.
* To be responsible for accurately maintaining, creating and updating records on a variety of manual and computerised systems.
* To assist in the preparation of prosecution or other evidential files for the Crown Prosecution Service, coroner or other relevant authorities.
* To attend court as required

The successful candidate will have experience of gathering information, along with composing reports. It is essential that the candidate has experience in interviewing and taking statements,as well as being comfortable with working with limited supervision.

It would be advantageous that candidates have experience in the below:-

* Surveillance work
* Major crime and major crime incident room experience
* Financial analysis and/or investigation experience
* Volume crime experience
* Experience of working within a safeguarding role.

The post holder will also hold a full driving licence or be able to travel around the force and regional area using alternative transport.

As this is a Civilian Investigator role, candidates must have experience working 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 contact Becci Grime on 01772 208 962.