Investigator - PIP2

Inside IR35
02 Jun 2018
30 Jun 2018
Engineering, Defence
Contract Type
Full Time
Orbs Solutions has a number of Positions. We are seeking Investigators who have demonstrable knowledge to that of a detective constable and holds their PIP Level 2.

• Key offences in criminal law including all major offences against the person and against property
• Key aspects of criminal procedure legislation, including the PACE and CPIA
• The fundamental workings of the courts and the wider criminal justice system
• The rules of best evidence, investigative interviewing of both witnesses and suspects,
• Case file preparation and an awareness of forensics

A strategic alliance has been formed between two Constabularies in order to enable both forces to meet the challenge of reducing policing budgets. By working more closely together the forces will benefit from greater operational and organisational resilience, making them the fourth largest geographic police area in England and Wales.

•The main purpose of the role is to prevent and detect crime, to investigate criminal activity,
•To actively participate in a wide range of evidence gathering and criminal investigation tasks involving victims, witnesses, technical sources and suspects.
Special Conditions
Warranted powers

•The post holder will be required to lawfully exercise with professional judgement the 'designated powers' of an investigator as determined by the Police Reform Act 2002, and as authorised by the Chief Constables.
•Those powers are: to make PACE Section 8 search warrant applications; to access excluded and special procedure material; to enter and search after arrest;
•A general power of seizure of evidence; access and copying evidence in the case of things seized by constables.
•To arrest a suspect at a police station for further offences
•To accept the transfer of prisoners for the purposes of interview; power to require an arrested person to account for certain matters; and some extended powers of seizure. With the exception of warrant applications these powers are only exercisable within the policing areas
The closing date for this post is 12 noon on Wednesday 6th June 2018.
Interviews will be confirmed as soon as possible and start date if successful from interview stage will depend on how quick your security clearance takes.

Key Skills:
• A proven all-round investigative ability.
• Possess an analytical mind, a methodical approach and have attention to detail.
• The ability to effectively and efficiently handle and interview victims, witnesses and suspects
• Strong interpersonal skills, including the ability to interact with people from all walks of life and communicate with them at a level commensurate with their understanding
• The ability to work as part of a tight-knit team
• The ability to work with other agencies and partners
• Have an aptitude towards Information Technology and have the ability to be trained in a variety of both national and local systems and also be familiar with standard PC software.
• Have excellent communication skills both written and orally and to be able to deliver presentations.

Work Locations
•May be required on ad hoc basis to work from different geographic locations to support the investigation.
•Must be prepared to deal with occasional distressing scenes or material.

Our client wants their organisation to be as diverse as the community it serves. We welcome applicants from all sections of the community.
Candidates will be required as part of the Police recruitment process to successfully complete vetting and credit checks