XT759 Researcher **External**

Durham (CTP Only)
£21,837 to £24,156 per annum

West Yorkshire Police
Counter Terrorism Policing – North East (CTPNE)
Based at Chester-le-Street, Durham
One full time permanent post

An excellent opportunity has arisen to play a vital role in a unique team, supporting the work of CTPNE’s northern hub which covers the three police force areas of:

• Cleveland
• Durham
• Northumbria

In this role you will be part of the CTPNE’s Analysis and Research team carrying out a variety of tasks to contribute to National Security. You will conduct research using bespoke IT systems and tools in support of CTP objectives, providing timely and accurate reports to a range of customers and decision makers.

You will need to have experience of research and/or previous experience within an intelligence environment, as well as a good working knowledge of Microsoft Office products and the ability to interrogate computerised databases.

You will also need excellent communication skills, both verbal and written including report writing skills.

Successful candidates must be willing and able to attain Intelligence Professionalisation Programme (IPP) certification once in post and able to work in a high pressure environment and to tight deadlines.

You must be prepared to work flexible hours to suit the CTP requirements and willing to potentially work elsewhere in the UK when required as part of a Regional and National response.

**What do we offer**
We offer generous entitlements and supportive policies to enable a better work-life balance, some of which are listed below:
• Generous annual leave allowance plus statutory Bank Holidays
• Flexi time which allows for extra days off to be taken if credit is accrued
• Access to a range of Occupational Health facilities
• Generous pension scheme
• Employee assistance service (accessible 24/7)

** If you would like more information about the role please contact tacticalsenioranalysts@ctpne.police.uk **

Please note that the successful candidate will be subject to enhanced level personal and financial vetting checks prior to appointment.

You must be a British citizen and eligible to hold a British passport to work in the CTP NE. For security reasons you should not discuss your application with anyone other than your immediate family.

The application process will close at 23:55 hours on 5th October 2022.

The post is suitable for job share.

West Yorkshire Police is committed to improving the diversity of its workforce to better reflect the diverse communities we serve. We welcome applications from all minority groups and individuals who identify with one or more of the protected characteristics as defined by the Equality Act 2010.

Applicants should be aware that it is not always possible to carry out adequate vetting checks on persons who have not been resident within the UK for the last ten years. Therefore, where this applies, applicants may be refused because it was not possible to vet them to the appropriate standard. 

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

No Shift Allowance

This opportunity is closed to applications.