Bethel Street, Norwich
Band E - £27,339 - £31,095 per annum plus shift allowance and weekend working allowance (subject to evaluation)
Closing date: Friday 03 May at 5pm
Please quote Ref: L973 on application form
The principle purpose of the Public Protection Unit (PPU) is to manage the risk posed by Registered Sex Offenders (RSO’s) in the community. You will work as part of a team with responsibility for visiting registered sex offenders in their home environment and carrying out risk assessments to assist in their management in the community including dealing with offences committed under registration requirements as per Sex Offences act 2003 and breaches of preventative orders. A multi-agency approach is undertaken including attending Multi Agency Public Protection meetings when required.
The successful applicant will have decision making experience and proven communication and organisational skills. The successful applicant is expected to demonstrate the ability to identify and manage risk. You should demonstrate the ability to deal effectively with both sensitive and confrontational issues and situations, together with an investigative ability and the ability to be flexible.
Applications are invited for the above post in the Public Protection Unit at Bethel Street Police Station.
It is essential that applicants meet the following criteria:
- Demonstrable knowledge of how intelligence is collected and disseminated within the Police Service, ideally with previous experience of using the 5x5x5 evaluation system
- Demonstrate strong communication and interpersonal skills with the ability to relate to individuals at all levels, remaining calm, clear and objective in difficult circumstances
- Ability to establish and develop good working relationships with colleagues, external partners and other agencies
- Excellent time management skills with the ability to work under own initiative to prioritise workloads and make decisions
- Ability to collate, analyse and assess information to reach well-balanced conclusions making good use of all available computer systems and other sources of information
- Experience of working in unpleasant or difficult circumstances and with coping with distressing information
- Ability to undertake physical safety training and confidence to undertake home visits
- Ability to travel throughout the county and beyond on Constabulary business, outside of normal office hours as required
It is desirable that applicants meet the following criteria:
- An understanding of law and procedures relating to The Sex Offenders Act, PACE and other Acts that relate to the management of Registered Sex offenders, Potentially Dangerous Persons and Other Violent Offenders in the community
- Ability to undertake risk assessments of situations and people
- Previous experience of interviewing and investigation
Hours of work are 37 hours per week on a rotating shift pattern, which will include evening and weekend working for which the appropriate allowance will be paid (Subject to review). This post is offered on a temporary basis.
Consideration will be given to whether the post can be delivered on either a part time or job share basis, in line with the organisational requirements of this role.
The recruitment criteria for all posts are subject to reasonable adjustment in line with the Equality Act 2010.
Applications from at-risk staff will be prioritised and receive preference in any selection process.
These forms as well as application guidance notes are also available on the right hand side of the page in the Downloads section.
Please return completed applications by email to email@example.com.