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Police Staff Investigator

Job Description

Service Care Solutions are looking for an investigator to work within the Merseyside Police on a 12-month contract.

Location: Liverpool

Job Role/Responsibilities:
Undertake the investigation of serious and complex crime in accordance with the Investigation Allocation Model supporting Level 1, Level 2 and Level 3 Investigations in order to increase public satisfaction and reduce the fear of crime.

  • Prepare complex MG files and schedules for level 2 and 3 Investigations, acting as Officer, telecommunications officer, exhibits officer, and handling disclosure as needed. Review obtained records for legal compliance and identify further investigative opportunities.
  • Manage individual responsibility for crimes, multitasking across various roles in serious investigations, and prioritize urgent matters for Detective Inspector's attention.
  • Complete prosecution-related paperwork and act as case officer in serious crime investigations, submitting evidence to national standards and attending judicial proceedings if required.
  • Support operational activity post-arrest, including handling exhibits, interviewing witnesses, victims, and suspects, and managing witness involvement in the criminal justice process.
  • Manage and investigate Hate Crime, providing specialist advice, collaborating with partner agencies to prevent repeat offenses and victims.
  • Support warrants process, including preparing paperwork, executing search warrants, and conducting searches.
  • Obtain and present CCTV and digital images, conduct House to House enquiries as needed.
  • Ensure Health and Safety compliance within the post holder's area of responsibility.
  • Gather and submit criminal intelligence reports, complying with information management practices and data security protocols.
  • Undertake business change and projects within the Investigative strand, assist with resource management, recruitment, and training.

Knowledge/Experience required:

  • Proven inter-personal and communication skills, both oral and written.
  • The post holder must be able to write and produce comprehensive letters and reports to a high standard.
  • Ability to plan and organise, manage priorities, balancing their workload and work to deadlines monitoring delivery to ensure required standard is met.
  • The post holder must be willing and able to undertake relevant courses to enable them to conduct criminal investigations together with the ability to interview witnesses and victims and interview suspects. They must have or be able to work towards gaining a sound and accurate working knowledge of legislation and procedures relevant to the documenting, handling and storage of exhibits, the responsibilities, and procedures in respect of disclosure.
  • Ability to work in a small team with minimum supervision.

If you are interested in this role or want further discussion, please contact Lewis O'Donnell either via email: or tel: 01772208962. Alternatively, if you have any friend or colleagues that might be interested, please feel free to refer them as we a have a referral scheme in place of up to £250.