Specialist Ops Investigations Support Officer (Casual)

  • Casual
  • Somerset, UK
  • Posted 1 week ago
  • July 3, 2022
  • £27,432 - £29,331

Specialist Ops Investigations Support Officer

Are you an organised and motivated individual looking for a new challenge?

Do you have investigation experience and enjoy gathering evidence to support prosecutions?

We are looking for 4 Investigation Support Officers to join our Counter Corruption Unit and Professional Standards Department (PSD).

You will be working as part of a busy team using specialist skills including interviewing witnesses and obtaining statements, reviewing evidence and compiling written reports to assist in the preparation of misconduct and criminal investigations.

In this role, your main responsibilities will be:

  • Working as part of a team to support the investigations of public complaints, death and serious injuries following police contact (DSI’s), alleged misconduct and criminal behaviour of Avon and Somerset employees.
  • Accurately maintaining, creating, and updating records on both manual and computerised systems

Skills, experience and qualifications required:

  • Experience in interviewing witnesses and taking statements
  • Skilled computer user with knowledge of Microsoft programmes and experience of maintaining and updating computer systems
  • Skilled communicator both verbally and in writing with the ability to build strong working relationships with colleagues and external partners
  • Experience of gathering and collating information and writing reports

Desirable skills:

  • Criminal investigation support
  • Experience of handling digital evidence
  • Experience of criminal or misconduct investigations
  • Experience of working in a safeguarding role


Please note this role involves travelling around the South West using allocated work vehicles. A current driving licence is required.

To be eligible to apply for this role you must have a 5 year ‘checkable history’ in the UK – ideally this means that you would have been resident in the UK for the last 5 years.

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Blended Working/ Hybrid Working

Avon and Somerset Police encourage flexible working where operationally possible.
This role has been identified as a blended role.
The successful candidate for this role will have the opportunity to work from home whilst also at a secondary work location, which will be a police premises. The successful applicant will have the option to discuss working arrangements with their line manager. For more information please see attached the blended working principles. All applicants must reside within the UK.

Job Overview
  • Hours Per Week
    Zero hours contract
  • Salary
    £27,432 - £29,331
  • Job Category
    Police Staff
  • Disability Confident
Job Location