Trainee Investigator

Recruiter
Independent Office for Police Conduct
Location
Wakefield
Salary
£25,629 per annum
Posted
15 May 2019
Closes
20 May 2019
Sector
Other
Do you want to contribute to some of the UK’s highest profile investigations, to uncover the truth and deliver social justice? Trainee Investigator (Wakefield) Salary: £25,629pa (increasing to £28,577 on promotion to Investigator) Your role The 12-24 month Trainee Investigator Programme provides you with both practical on the job experience, allowing a good flavour for exactly what the role of an Investigator is and involvement in current investigations from the beginning as well as a regular training to help develop the necessary skills and experience for the role. Guaranteeing that no two days are the same. You will be allocated responsibility from the beginning and during your time as a Trainee Investigator you can expect to be involved in witnessing and taking part in interviews, collecting and analysing evidence, attending post-mortems and engaging with bereaved families. In each case, you’ll need to deal with people sympathetically and work under strong media scrutiny, while always focusing on unearthing the truth. In addition you will undertake a BTEC Level 5 in Investigation. What you will need • Experience with or assisting people from diverse backgrounds through active participation in community, voluntary or public facing work • Excellent oral & written communication skills • Being able to analyse information & identify key issues What we offer 27.5 days paid annual leave (increasing with service to 32.5 days) options to carry over, buy or sell annual leave Civil Service pension with 5.45% employee contributions and 27.1% employer contributions Bupa employee assistance programme Civil Service Sports Council (CSSC) membership staff networks focussed on each of the protected characteristics - run for staff, by staff flexible working About the IOPC As a totally independent body, not part of the police or government, we oversee the police complaints system in England and Wales. As well as setting the standards the police should apply when handling complaints, we investigate and make decisions on some of the UK’s most sensitive cases, including where police action may have led to death or serious injury. If you are successful at sift stage you will be invited to an Interview and assessment centre which will commence week begining 1st July - 12th July in a central venue in Manchester, the assessment centre will be half a day

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