Are you an ex-police officer? Do you have investigative experience? Are you based in or around Blackwood (Wales)?

If so, we have your next role. Gwent Police are looking for Investigative Support Officers to help investigating serious and complex crimes, dealing with victims, offenders and witnesses for PIP 1 and PIP 2 crimes.

Please get in touch to know more about the role.

Role: Investigative Support Officer

Location: Blackwood Police Station

Rate: £ pounds/hour

Contract length: 6 months

Shift Patterns: 37 hours per week. Mon – Fri 9 to 5


  • Liaise and work with other investigators, specialists and managers to establish and use appropriate methods for gathering material
  • Assess threat, harm and risk in order to develop and implement strategies to investigate serious and complex crime
  • Interview witnesses and suspects and gather all required information in achieving best evidence
  • Respond to safeguarding concerns and manage risk in cases, including but not limited to; child neglect, child abuse, and child sexual abuse, offences against vulnerable adults, domestic abuse and sexual offences to protect the most vulnerable people in society
  • Prepare reports on the outcome of investigations and build / manage case files
  • Essential requirements:

  • Ex police
  • Must hold experience in PIP level 1 accreditation or have relevant investigative experience
  • Full uk driving licence
  • Experienced in complex investigations
  • Educated to NVQ Level 3 standard or equivalent
  • Desirable Requirements:

  • Report writing skills
  • Must have knowledge of Data Protection legislation
  • Fluency in Welsh is desirable
  • Benefits:

  • Advice and editing on your current CV
  • Dedicated team throughout your journey within the role
  • Paid holiday
  • Opportunity for progression into permanent roles
  • Competitive rates of pay
  • Does this role sound interesting? Apply today and a member of the team will be in contact if you meet our requirements.

    All applicants are subject to vetting checks including but not limited to: Right to work check, DBS check and reference check.

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