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Police Staff Investigator

Job Description

Service Care Solutions are looking for a Police Staff Investigator to work within with Metropolitan Police Force on a 24-month fixed term contract.

Location: Multiple across London/Essex

Job roles/Responsibilities:

  • Taking written statements and video recorded evidence from victims and witnesses of crime, this will involve gathering relevant information by interviewing the person.
  • Assisting in the preparation and interviewing of suspects.
  • Ensuring vulnerability is identified in persons involved in investigations and ensure the appropriate support is provided, including regular updates as to the ongoing progression of investigation.
  • Work collaboratively with partner agencies, including Children and Adult's Social Care, health, and education, as appropriate.
  • Assisting in the gathering of evidence by reviewing and collating documentary evidence relating to the investigation, including third party material.
  • Completing applications for examinations of digital media and forensic submissions.
  • Preparing and presenting evidence for court proceedings in Magistrates and Crown Court.
  • Using internal IT systems to research and maintain records regarding individuals and investigations.
  • Carrying out further enquiries in relation to investigations at the request of the Supervising Officer(s).
  • To work as required on the direction of the BCU Public Protection Superintendent or their delegate.
  • Please note you will need to undergo OST/ELS training.

Knowledge/Experience required:

  • PIP 2 accredited.
  • Knowledge of criminal law and Police procedures.
  • Intermediate IT skills, to include the use of Microsoft Office products.
  • The ability to appraise, evaluate, collate, and present information/evidence obtained, to ensure that all relevant information/evidence is at hand and is of a high standard.
  • The ability to communicate effectively (commensurate with the grade and requirements of the post) with managers, members of staff (at all levels) and members of the public.
  • Motivated and disciplined style working on own initiative to complete the task and as part of a team to achieve overall objectives.

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 £400.