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National Peer Review Co-Ordinator Location Vulnerability Knowledge and Practice Programme

The National Policing Vulnerability Knowledge and Practice Programme (VKPP) is a diverse and passionate team working across all of England and Wales to aim to improve policing for vulnerable children and adults.

We are looking for a credible, experienced & knowledgeable person to lead our national peer review programme. The Peer Review programme will review forces as a ‘critical friend’ exploring local response to vulnerability & violent crime in relation to the National Vulnerability Action Plan NVAP.pdf (npcc.police.uk) (namely ‘Officer Norms’ and ‘Voice of the Victim’). This programme is high-profile and the successful candidate will need to ensure quality & develop relationships with chief officers & senior cross-government officials. The successful candidate also needs to prioritise equity, diversity & inclusion & understand the challenges that face children, victims and the policing service at this time.

We have a range of benefits in addition to the salary available such as:

  • All expenses such as travel and meals when travelling for work
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Blue Light Card with 100s of discounts
  • Paid-for training available

It is essential that applicants meet the following criteria:

  • Experience of building and maintaining challenging relationships including the most senior levels of police forces and partners, both strategically and operationally
  • Experience influencing and negotiating at very high levels of leadership including managing different needs & political impetus. This includes successfully persuading senior leaders to change organisational strategy and arbitrating points of dispute
  • Experience of providing strategic guidance and effectively influencing and negotiating at the highest levels of leadership including managing different needs, political impetus & risk
  • Knowledge of Equality, Diversity and Inclusion and its significance for protecting vulnerable people and policing
  • Strong managerial and leadership skills, providing direction and motivation whilst also ensuring your senior team has autonomy and is nurtured in their own leadership roles
  • Ability & experience in providing effective direction and co-ordination for high-profile and complex projects
  • Ability & experience in providing effective direction and co-ordination for high-profile and complex projects
  • Knowledge and experience of auditing, reviewing or any other type of scrutiny in a public protection or safeguarding context
  • Extensive knowledge and experience of working effectively in the vulnerability arena and across partnerships both at strategic and operational levels
  • Excellent written & verbal communication skills, particularly the ability to explain complex subjects clearly and concisely

 

It is desirable that applicants meet the following criteria:

  • Experience in designing and delivering peer review and support in areas of complex service delivery including Protecting Vulnerable People
  • Proven research experience and evidence of being able to design and deliver a range of research methods including quantitative and qualitative and interpret research findings
  • Experience managing highly political, high risk programmes and an understanding of the public and internal messaging considerations

 

Hours of work are 37 per week Monday to Friday.  This post is offered on a fixed term 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].