Investigating Officer - Kent
We are recruiting for an Investigating Officer for a 3-6 month initial temp contract to work with major crime team based in Kent. The main purpose of the role will be to assist in major crime searches, conduct interviews and take statements according to PACE, and to provide high quality and support on critical investigations.
Main purpose of the role:
- Interview witnesses and victims of crime, including Achieving Best Evidence (ABE) interviews with vulnerable witnesses and assist in regard to suspect interviews, taking high quality, accurate statements for inclusion into case files and undertaking assessment of the veracity of statements and the potential reliability of witnesses in Court.
- Perform the role of house-to-house co-ordinator as required.
- Manage the seizure and viewing of CCTV tapes, viewing material, analysing information, and recording elements in comprehensive reports of evidential and intelligence value, in order to provide expert evidence in person at court in support of investigations.
- Undertake a range of investigative research through Holmes, PNC and Athena and telephony, maintaining accurate records, analysing information, and producing a range of reports, in order to support the investigation of major crime by the department.
- Support and advise the families of victims of major crime, providing information and support surrounding case progress and the judicial system, in order to ensure that families receive appropriate support and to assist investigations.
- Attend Court to represent the Force as case exhibits officer, organising and producing exhibits as requested and providing evidence surrounding the integrity of systems, in order to support the smooth progress of each case through the judicial system.
- Build complete and correctly compiled case papers, witness and exhibit lists, undertaking the case disclosure role wherever necessary, incorporating giving evidence in person at court to ensure that high professional standards and evidential integrity are achieved on each case.
To be successful:
You will have proven experience of carrying out criminal investigations. Ideally you will be a former or retired Detective Constable or Detective Sergeant with equivalent experience of PIP 2 qualifications.
Why Choose Ackerman Pierce?
Ackerman Pierce calls upon over 15 years' worth of experience in recruiting directly into the Social Work Sector. We can offer a unique experience within recruitment where you have your own personal consultant, a DBS and Compliance service with a quick and easy registration process. We pride ourselves on a guaranteed weekly payment process.
To discuss this vacancy further or any other opportunities, please contact Seema Choudhury or email in your updated CV to us today.