Service Care Solutions are looking for a Sexual Offences Investigator to cover a major contract in the Merseyside area.
Top 5 main tasks:
Maintain the Sex Offenders register in accordance with Sexual Offences Act 2003 ensuring compliance with Force standards
Oversee the registration and monitoring of any allocated low risk sex offenders within the Force area to ensure efficient and effective measures are in place to manage risk
Visit registered offenders to establish suitability of place of residence and ensure risk assessment is completed to ascertain if there is any likelihood of them re-offending. Make regular visits thereafter depending on risk category of offender and attend multi-agency risk assessment meetings as required
Maintain records of Force IT systems (ie Niche, Storm) and sex offender databases (VISOR) to ensure accurate information is maintained. Provide information and assistance to non-VISOR users who legitimately seek information from the VISOR database
Maintain close liaison with internal departments ie Public Protection Unit. Abusive images unit and outside agencies and other Forces, to ensure a cross flow of information, acting as co-ordinator between all, in order to reduce or maintain risk levels to the public
Proven experience in relation to risk assessment/risk management, safeguarding and working in a multi-agency environment is essential.
Knowledge of criminal investigations and ability to interview witnesses and victims, interview suspects and must have a sound and accurate working knowledge of legislation and procedures re the documenting, handling and storage of exhibits and the responsibilities and procedures in respect of disclosure.
Excellent communication and interpersonal skills are essential to be able to maintain and co-ordinate the flow of information between internal/external departments/organisations and Registered Sex Offenders. Possess good IT skills with working knowledge of Force systems and be able to maintain/update systems with current information. Ability to work in a small team with minimum supervision. Desirable to have some investigative experience to perform telecoms enquiries and RIPA authorities. Should be fully conversant with Sexual Offences Act 2003.
This is a Civilian Investigator (ex-officer) role, meaning that candidates must have worked directly for a UK based police force in order to be considered.
University qualifications will not be taken into account for this position.
If you are interested, please ring Martin Cookson on [Click here to apply]