Investigating Officer | Norfolk Constabulary

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Investigating Officer

OCC, Wymondham 


£26,802 - £30,483

Friday 5 October 2018

Please quote Ref: L517 on application form

The Joint Norfolk and Suffolk Anti-Corruption Unit are looking to appoint a Police Staff Investigating Officer, who can demonstrate the necessary investigatory experience, to join a small team of specialist officers and staff which, although based at Wymondham, will require travel and working across the two Counties.

The successful applicant will be involved in a mixture of covert anti-corruption investigations and proactive activities designed to prevent/ detect corruption.  This will require the utmost discretion and ability to work confidentially with a number of other units and partner agencies. 

Applicants will be required to provide evidence of knowledge and experience of a full range of covert and reactive investigations.

It is essential that applicants meet the following criteria:

  • Proven experience of carrying out investigations within a legislative framework
  • Demonstrate a good understanding of Police Complaints and Misconduct Regulations
  • Experience of effectively collecting and analysing pertinent facts from general information
  • Experience of working in an environment where discretion and confidentiality are required
  • Demonstrate a professional approach to work
  • Demonstrate self-motivation with the proven ability to work accurately and prioritise workloads to meet deadlines
  • Basic keyboard skills with working knowledge of Microsoft Office suite
  • Ability to travel as required across both counties
  • Ability and willingness to work outside normal office hours and on call as required


It is desirable that applicants meet the following criteria:

  • Working knowledge of the Human Rights Act and civil litigation as it is applied to the police service
  • Background knowledge of criminal law and police procedures including the Police and Criminal Evidence Act 1984 and associated Codes of Practice or demonstrate ability to obtain such knowledge


Hours of work are 37 per week. This post is offered on a permanent 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.

Anyone who wishes to be considered for appointment should download an application pack and monitoring form as they must be submitted together.

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 protected].