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Organised Crime Community Co-ordinator

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Organised Crime Community Coordinator
Bradford
Initial funding until March 31st 2019 with ambition to extend beyond.
Salary £30,180 - £31,938
Post Reference Number - BD67


The threat from Serious and Organised Crime (SOC) remains a national security priority. Those involved in Serious Organised Crime have a corrosive impact on the fabric and cohesion of our communities, they ruin lives, sponsor and drive other crime and instil fear through violence and intimidation; in extreme cases they drive out innocent people and legitimate business and undermine the legitimacy of the rule of law. Motivated largely by money; their gain is others' misery.

The role of Serious and Organised Crime Community Coordinators forms part of a Home Office sponsored pilot project to tackle Serious Organised Crime within the Bradford District of West Yorkshire Police. The Bradford District Serious Organised Crime partnership works across the district and West Yorkshire, with responsibility for both managing Organised Crime Groups and providing a community and whole system approach to understanding Organised Crime locally and helping deliver the response to mitigate it.

As a Community Coordinator, you will be responsible for developing a cohesive, whole system approach to better understand Serious and Organised Crime and how it manifests locally, identify local assets and capabilities which can be used to develop and deliver targeted interventions aimed at supporting both individuals most at risk of SOC and supporting and building resilience and wellbeing within those communities most harmed.

You must be able to demonstrate proven experience in partnership working and delivering successful outcomes both in the short and medium term, with a sound understanding of the National Serious Organised Crime Strategy and 4xP Principles of Pursue, Prevent, Protect and Prepare strands. You will be able to understand analytical data and interpret facts to identify key threat areas then identify and deliver opportunities for interventions. You will be able to demonstrate your experience in successful community engagement projects.

You will be required to work flexibly to suit business needs within Bradford, with occasional and travel to the Home Office and other parts of the UK for training, meetings and assessing interventions being piloted elsewhere.

Literacy in IT systems, such as word and power-point is required, to complement excellent written and verbal communication skills which will be displayed in working with groups and partners. Previous budget management experience is desirable.

The successful candidate will be subject to enhanced personal and financial vetting checks prior to appointment.

This is a full time position, suitable for job share. The application process will close 16:00 hours on the date shown.

 The online form and role profile may be accessed here

Solicitor/Senior Legal Officer

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Solicitor / Senior Legal Officer
Legal Services
Police HQ Wakefield
Career Grade Scheme – Salary Band £35,718 - £52,281; commencement point dependent on skills and experience
Vacancy Reference Number: YQ148

West Yorkshire Police are looking to recruit 2 Solicitors/Senior Legal Officers to advise and represent the Chief Constable and the Police and Crime Commissioner (PCC) in a variety of civil matters. The scope of the roles is flexible, to complement an established team. Applications are particularly invited from confident advocates and candidates with experience in care/family proceedings.

You must have the ability and willingness to work flexibly in order to support the work of the force and travel for business purposes.

This post is permanent, full time (37 hours per week) and suitable for job share. The application process will close at 16:00 on the date shown.

The online application form and role profile may be accessed here

Cyber Training Officer

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Cyber Training Officer
Protective Services Crime
Salary £27519 - £29307
Vacancy Reference number: XC897

We are looking to recruit a Cyber training Officer to provide effectively designed, relevant and accurate legal/procedural criminal/cyber training to staff to equip them with the knowledge and skills to conduct criminal investigations competently using available technology.  Provide inputs to partner agencies concerning cyber-crime prevention and link in with relevant organisations to assist. 

The successful candidate will have excellent communication skills, both written and verbal and the ability to effectively disseminate information.

You will have the ability to develop clear, concise and articulate technology and data training and deliver this to a variety of audiences in the most suitable method.

Have the willingness and ability to successfully complete the College of Policing Police Training Roles learning and development Programme modular course as an approved crime trainer

You will have the ability to successfully undertake Training Needs Assessment and Training Design

You will be required to have a Basic knowledge of computer packages and Databases, such as Microsoft Office.

Ability to build strong working relationships with other teams, including Districts, DFU, Telecoms, investigation teams and forensics

Ability to demonstrate a working knowledge of current training methods used within West Yorkshire Police.

You must be willing to work varied hours, hold a current full UK/European driving licence and be available to travel and work outside the force area and regionally if necessary to deliver training.

This Post is suitable for Job share.

The application process will close 16:00 hours on the date shown:

 

the online form and role profile may be accessed here

 

Information Security Officer

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Information Security Officer
Digital Policing Directorate
Information Management
Headquarters, Wakefield
Salary - £31,053 - £33,597
Vacancy Reference Number - IT376

West Yorkshire Police is seeking to appoint an Information Security Officer to join our Information Management Team based in Wakefield. This is an excellent opportunity for the right candidate to join our restructured Digital Policing function during the exciting stage of implementation.

In this role, the scope of your responsibilities will include the tactical delivery of an expert business Information Security service in line with Principle 7 and 8 of the Data Protection Act 1998; the Security Policy Framework, the Association of Chief Police Officers/ Association of Chief Police Officers in Scotland Community Security Policy and Authorised Professional Practice.            

You will also ensure that proportionate security measures are in place to prevent unauthorised or accidental access to, amendment of, or loss of police information; thus reducing and mitigating risk and vulnerability to such information and improving service provision.

To be considered for this role you must be qualified to degree standard, holding a professional qualification in Information Security or have recent, proven experience in an organisation of similar size and nature. You must also have an excellent knowledge and experience of Data Protection Act Principle 7, HMGov Security Policy Framework (SPF), HMGov Information Standards and supporting good practice guidelines.

In addition, the successful candidate will come with proven experience of developing and implementing policies and procedures to ensure organisational compliance with national standards, and a good working knowledge of Information Security risks and mitigation factors/solutions; including experience of practical application. Experience in writing detailed reports is also essential.

Due to the nature of the role, you must be prepared to work flexibly, and be able to travel to support the work of the Unit.

The successful candidate will be subject to personal and financial vetting checks prior to appointment.

This post is suitable for job share. The application process will close at 1600 hours on the date shown.

The online form and role profile may be accessed here

 

Digital Supply Chain Analyst

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Digital Supply Chain Analyst
Digital Policing
Digital Innovation
Wakefield Headquarters
Salary - £30,180 - £31,938
Vacancy Reference Number - IT378

We are looking to recruit a Digital Supply Chain Analyst to join our new Digital Policing Directorate based at Wakefield Headquarters.

As part of a team, you will engage with Digital Policing suppliers, Partners, and internal services, participating in contract improvement initiatives and asset life cycling in order to maintain and develop the service provided by Digital Policing Directorate.

You will have a relevant degree or equivalent, or proven relevant and practical experience, have the ability to demonstrate experience of supplier/vendor management, experience of IT contract and service management, negotiation, supplier road map development, performance analysis and general procurement rules and standards. You will be experienced in physical asset life cycling, have analytical and budget management skills and the ability to see discrepancies in information.

You must hold a full current UK/European driving licence and have the ability to travel for business purposes.

The successful candidate will be subject to personal and financial vetting checks prior to appointment.

This post is suitable for job share. The application process will close at 1600 hours on the date shown.

The online form and role profile may be accessed here

Evidence & Weeding Clerk

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Finance/ Business Support
Leeds
Salary - £17,943 - £19,125
Vacancy Reference Number YF234

We are looking to recruit an Evidence Weeding Clerk to assist in the provision of a Professional evidential/ property management service to all staff within the Force and members of the public, in line with Force Policy and Operating guidelines.

The successful candidate will have basic literacy and numeracy skills and an ability to operate computerised packages such as Microsoft Office.

You will have previous experience working in a clerical/ administrative Customer service
environment.

You will be required to be physically able to handle bulky items of evidential/property.

Is willing to work in any post appropriate to the grade at such other places within the force required to provide business continuity and enable the cluster to fulfil force-wide needs.

This post is suitable for job share.

The online application form and Role Profile may be accessed through the following link: Click here to apply

 

Disclosure Assistants

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Disclosure Assistant
Digital Policing Directorate
Information Management
Wakefield
Salary £17,943 - £19,125
Vacancy Reference Number: IT380

West Yorkshire Police is looking to recruit a full time 37 hours and part time Disclosure Assistant working 18.5 hours per week to work within Information Management based in Wakefield.

We need you to provide an efficient customer focussed service in relation to the research and administrative support provided to the Disclosure Unit. You will comply with current legislation, force policy and ensure local and national deadlines are consistently achieved.

This opportunity would suit someone with a working knowledge of computer packages and the ability to successfully complete IT courses required for this role. You will also come with some experience of office systems and procedures, a good level of numeracy and literacy skills, and are able to undertake research and analysis tasks. A basic knowledge of the Data Protection Act and some experience of delivering results in a customer focussed environment, ensuring customer satisfaction and that deadlines are achieved is also desirable.

In addition, you must be prepared to travel for business purposes working in any post appropriate to your grade, and be able to work flexibly to suit the requirements of the Disclosure Unit.

Candidates will be required to undergo assessments prior to interview.

The full time post is also suitable for job share. The application process will close at 1600 hours on date shown.

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Domestic Violence Co-ordinator

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Domestic Violence Coordinator
Calderdale – Halifax
Salary - £21,999 - £24,030
Vacancy Reference Number CD29

West Yorkshire Police are looking to recruit a Domestic Violence Coordinator in Halifax.

In this new and exciting role you will provide support, monitor and facilitate the reduction of repeat incidents of domestic violence.

The successful candidate will have a Basic knowledge of and ability to use a range of computer packages such as Microsoft Office.

You will already have experience of forming effective partnerships with other agencies.

 You must be prepared to work flexible hours to suit the Districts requirements and holds a full current UK/European driving licence.

This Post is suitable for Job share. The Flexi Scheme is in Operation.

The application process will close 16:00 hours on the date shown:

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Digital Project Manager

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Digital Project Manager
Digital Policing - Digital Innovation
Wakefield
Salary - £40,518 - £43,473
Vacancy Reference Number - IT373

As West Yorkshire Police move into the implementation stage of a restructured Digital Policing function, we are looking to recruit a Digital Project Manager to join the new Digital Policing Directorate based in Wakefield.

The scope of your responsibilities will include to manage, control and coordinate the effective and efficient design, delivery and implementation of a wide range of Digital Policing related projects. You will Influence the future technological composition and direction of the organisation by implementing innovative new technologies to drive efficiency and effectiveness in policing.

Furthermore, you will ensure projects are managed professionally and effectively using appropriate project management techniques to ensure completion to agreed timescales, quality and budget. You will also manage internal customers and a wide range of professional and specialist supplier teams.

The ideal candidate will:

Hold Prince 2 Practitioner, or other equivalent Project Management Qualification

Possess a relevant degree or the equivalent experience

Have experience of using Microsoft Project, or similar Project Management software.

Possess detailed knowledge of Project Management along with substantive experience in technology project planning and control.

Have the ability to interpret business needs, technical requirements and system specifications into tender documentation and oversee implementation.

Be able to demonstrate significant experience of leading, developing, managing and co-ordinating major corporate technology projects, detailed knowledge, understanding and experience of technology change and delivery methodologies in a service orientated environment.

Have a proven ability to lead, motivate and direct project teams comprising internal stakeholders, professional support and external suppliers.

Proven experience of successfully influencing Senior Managers.

Have a willingness and ability to travel for business purposes.
 

The successful candidate will be subject personal and financial vetting checks prior to appointment.

The online form and role profile may be accessed here

 

Customer Contact Centre Agents

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Customer Contact Centre Agents
Communications
West Yorkshire Police, Dudley Hill, Bradford
Salary £17,943- £19,125
Vacancy Reference Number : XA432


We are looking to recruit Customer Contact Centre Agents to join the Communications department based at Dudley Hill, Bradford. We need you to provide a professional call handling service in relation to crime and incident recording to members of the public and the Force.

You will answer calls for service including 999 calls, carry out telephone assessments and accurately record and communicate information to provide the caller with either an appropriate Police response or a referral to an appropriate partner agency. You will operate and interrogate a range of technology in order to initiate a response to police officers and staff, this information is required to respond to and deal with incidents in line with Force policy.

To be successful in this demanding role you will already have experience of databases and their use with the ability to successfully complete various IT courses required for this role. You must have a minimum typing speed of 28 wpm with good verbal and written communication skills.

We are looking for candidates who are able to work a full rotating shift pattern (covering 24 hours, 365 days) as required and to also be flexible to suit the requirements of the department.

Candidates with previous experience of working in a call centre environment would be desirable.

If successful at shortlisting, you will be invited to attend assessment centre. This will last approximately 1 hour and 15 minutes.

Successful candidates MUST complete the initial 12 week FULL TIME training which is essential for this role.

We are looking to hold a succession list for anyone who has successfully passed the interview and subsequent reference and vetting process.

These posts are suitable for job share. The application process will close at 1600 hours on the date shown.

The online application form and Role Profile may be accessed through this link

Identification Image Coordinator

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Working with the Police and Crime Commissioner for West Yorkshire

Identification Image Co-ordinator (National VIPER® Bureau)
Normanton, Wakefield
12 month Fixed Term
Vacancy Reference Number - ZP86



The National VIPER® Bureau is looking to recruit a highly motivated individual to work as part of a team with responsibility for engaging with communities, organising events and recording images to be used by the National VIPER® Bureau to be included in video identification parades. This role is part of a team delivering video identification parades to over 20 Forces across the UK.

Click here to see the work of VIPER® www.viper.police.uk

This job is suitable for a self-motivated individual who will be responsible for establishing and maintaining close working partnerships with communities throughout the UK. The planning, organisation and attendance at volunteer recording events will be central to this role.

Duties will include travelling to locations around the UK to meet, engage and organise volunteer recording sessions with local contacts. You will also be required to attend volunteer recording sessions, which may require periods away from home. You will be responsible for maintaining the quality of images recorded and ensuring the collection meets the required standard.

Please refer to the Role Profile to ensure you meet the essential criteria to be eligible to apply.

This Post is suitable for Job Share. The application process will close at 1600 hours on the date shown.

For a detailed description of the Personal Qualities required please refer to the Skills for Justice Professional Framework: www.westyorkshire-pcc.gov.uk/media/137910/personal_qualities_opcc.doc (This link may be copied and pasted into your browser). This document will assist you in completing the Evidence of Achievement section of the application form.


Please note: the Evidence of Achievement section will not be visible until the employment section has been completed.

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Base Manager

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Base Manager
National Police Air Service (NPAS)
Redhill & Lippitts Hill
Salary - £31,053 - £33,597
Vacancy Reference number - XP134

The National Police Air Service (NPAS) delivers aviation support to police forces, including British Transport Police, across England and Wales.  Flying from 15 bases across the country, NPAS is operated under a Lead Force model by West Yorkshire Police from its headquarters in Wakefield.  As part of its commitment to delivering the National Police Air Service, West Yorkshire Police is looking to recruit 2 Base Manager’s, one at Redhill and one at Lippitts Hill (Please note Lippitts Hill will shortly be relocating to  North Weald)

As one of the largest police aviation providers in the world we take pride in ensuring that we achieve the highest standards of safety with the Base Manager role playing a critical part through supervision of ground and flight operations at your base, with responsibility for up to 20 pilots and Tactical Flight Officers (TFO).

You must be able to demonstrate an awareness and understanding of the principles of providing air support to police services and the ability to interpret aviation legislation including the Air Navigation Order and Operations Manuals.  You should also be able to demonstrate an understanding of policing, ideally gained from within a policing environment, providing a support service to the front line to agreed service standards. 

You will be required to pass TFO selection and training, in order to carry out duties in that role which will include working out of usual hours when rostered as a TFO to provide resilience cover.

The successful candidate will have knowledge and understanding of performance management leading to the delivery of a culture of continuous improvement and increased efficiency.

You will be computer literate in MS office applications, with experience of using various applications to analyse data and information and produce appropriate reports and presentations.

Essential to the role is knowledge of managing and reporting on devolved budgets, ensuring that procurement and financial regulations/ policy is followed and best value achieved.

As a Base Manager you will be required to liaise with staff at all levels in nearby Forces to manage performance and resolve problems.

You will be needed to deputise for the Assistant Operations Director for your Region on occasion, with a requirement to travel to other parts of the region and nationally on an infrequent basis.

It is essential that you have excellent written and oral communication skills, in order to be able to prepare and present specialist reports to stakeholders and NPAS management.  Experience will be required in staff management to ensure you bring out the best in them in delivering a high standard of service.  Successful candidates will embody our purpose and values.

This challenging position requires a high degree of personal accountability to deliver a safe and effective operation from dispersed locations away from immediate HQ Support.

West Yorkshire Police is committed to improving the diversity of its workforce to better reflect the diverse communities we serve.  Applications are particularly welcomed from underrepresented groups.  All appointments will be made on merit.

This post is suitable for job share. This application process with close at 1600 hours on the date shown.

For a detailed description of the Competency and Values levels required please refer to the http://www.college.police.uk/What-we-do/Development/competency-and-values-framework/Documents/Competency-and-Values-Framework-for-Policing_4.11.16.pdf  (This link may be copied and pasted into your browser). This document will assist you in completing the Evidence of Achievement section of the application form.

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Criminal Justice Advisor

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Criminal Justice Advisor
Office of the Police and Crime Commissioner (OPCC)
Wakefield
Salary £42,492 - £45,435
Vacancy Reference Number: ZP84

This opportunity is offered as a 3 year Fixed Term Contract

West Yorkshire's Police and Crime Commissioner (PCC), Mark Burns-Williamson, is seeking to appoint a Criminal Justice Advisor to work with him to continue to make a real difference to the lives of people across communities in West Yorkshire.

In this key position you will advise the Head of Policy and the PCC on the Criminal Justice system working for our communities. Your responsibilities include providing advice and support to the PCC in chairing the Local Criminal Justice Board and working better with partners to further develop a more connected, effective and efficient Criminal Justice system across West Yorkshire, delivering on the outcomes and priorities in the Police and Crime Plan.

Candidates will be educated to degree level in a related field or will have substantial experience at a strategic level in criminal justice.

You will come with extensive knowledge of the criminal justice system, experience of managing complex multi-agency partnerships and designing and managing research projects within fixed deadlines. Furthermore, you will need excellent communication skills including succinct report writing, experience of presenting high quality information to groups using a variety of mediums and working with diverse communities.

We are looking for a motivated self-starter, with a strong commitment to this area of work. You will also have a history of working effectively with colleagues at different levels including senior managers and leaders, as well as a sound knowledge of criminal justice reform.

In addition, you must be prepared to work flexibly to support the work of the OPCC, be available outside normal hours to provide advice and support, and travel across West Yorkshire and nationally to attend events as needed. The successful candidate will be subject to personal and financial vetting checks prior to appointment.

This post is suitable for job share. The online application process will close at 23:55 hours on the date shown.

Shortlisting will take place the week commencing 18 June 2018.

Interviews will be held on Monday 2 July 2018. Additional dates may be added where required.

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Research Manager

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Research Manager
Office of the Police and Crime Commissioner (OPCC)
Wakefield
Salary £33,597 - £36,570
Vacancy Reference Number: ZP85

West Yorkshire's Police and Crime Commissioner (PCC), Mark Burns-Williamson, is seeking to appoint a Research Manager to work with him to continue to make a real difference to the lives of people across communities in West Yorkshire.

In this key position you will provide expert and professional advice, information and support to the PCC, the OPCC and partners. You will work closely with the DPCC and Head of Delivery to drive the development and delivery of the Police and Crime Plan, ensuring that we understand the needs of our communities and are effectively monitoring OPCC, police and partner performance, developing and delivering the outcomes and priorities in the Police and Crime Plan to keep West Yorkshire safe and feeling safe.

Candidates will be educated to degree level in a related field or will have experience in a related professional area.

You will come with experience of designing and conducting research using both qualitative and quantitative methodologies, a proven ability to gather, analyse, interpret and report information using computerised applications and hold experience of managing research projects and policy development within fixed deadlines

You will also have a history of working effectively with colleagues at different levels including senior managers and leaders. You will provide advice, information and represent the PCC in strategic discussions with delivery partners.

In addition, you must be prepared to work flexibly to support the work of the OPCC, be available outside normal hours to provide advice and support, and travel across West Yorkshire and nationally to attend events as needed. The successful candidate will be subject to personal and financial vetting checks prior to appointment.

This post is suitable for job share. The online application process will close at 23:55 hours on the date shown.

Shortlisting will take place the week commencing 18 June 2018.

Interviews will be held on Wednesday 27 June 2018. Additional dates may be added where required.

The online application form and role profile may be accessed here