SCIU Investigator | Norfolk Constabulary

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SCIU Investigator


Full Time (37 Hours) - Temporary for 12 months

Band E: £28,725 - £32,673 per annum

Closing date: Friday 2 July 2021 at 5pm 

Please quote Ref: L1835 on application form 


Applications are sought for individuals to join the Serious Collision Investigation Unit, part of the Joint Major Investigations Team for Norfolk and Suffolk Police within the Protective Services Department. The unit is responsible for:

  • The attendance and investigation of fatal road collisions within the counties of Norfolk and Suffolk.
  • The investigation of some complex serious injury collisions
  • The preparation of prosecution cases and Coroners cases for the relevant courts.

The post holder may be required to work in difficult and emotive conditions whilst working to strict deadlines. All files and reports must meet the standards directed by CPS and the Norfolk and Suffolk Coroners.

There is a requirement for staff to attend fatal collision scenes to undertake initial investigations and assist in scene management.


It is essential that applicants meet the following criteria:

  • Initial Crime Investigation Development Programme (ICIDP) or the ability/willingness to achieve the qualification (training provided)
  • Demonstrate understanding of serious collision file preparation and Road Death Investigation procedures
  • Demonstrate an investigative ability in dealing with complex investigations
  • Working knowledge of relevant Law and Force Policies
  • Knowledge of Court procedures and presenting evidence at criminal/coroner’s court
  • Keyboard skills and working knowledge of Microsoft Office suite
  • Ability to fulfil travel requirements across Norfolk and Suffolk as required


It is desirable that applicants meet the following criteria:

  • Experience in interviewing victims and witnesses
  • Experience in interviewing suspects


Hours of work are 37 per week Monday to Friday office hours. The post holder will not receive weekend working or antisocial hours in line with the core working hours requirements. This post is offered on a temporary basis for 12 months.

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. 

Norfolk and Suffolk constabularies are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and vulnerable adults, and expects all employees and volunteers to share this commitment.

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].