XT954 Intelligence Researcher **External**

Leeds
£24,921 to £27,351 per annum
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Researcher – Prison Intelligence Unit
Counter Terrorism Policing – North East (CTP NE)
South Leeds
Full time permanent – 37 hours

Are you interested in working for a world-class policing network and keeping the UK safe? CTP NE are looking for an enthusiastic and dedicated individuals to help protect the public from an ever-evolving terrorist threat.
The Prisons Intelligence Unit is a unique team looking at organised crime activity as well as terrorism. As a Prisons Researcher you will gather information from multiple systems, piece it together and inform decision-makers via clearly written reports to help manage the risk within prisons and to support investigations.

Our ideal candidates will have previous experience of research and/or experience of an intelligence environment, the ability to interrogate computerised databases and have excellent communication skills, both verbal and written.

When investigating an ongoing terrorist threat or when individuals are arrested for terrorism offences, the work of a Researcher can be very fast paced. We are looking for candidates who can work to tight deadlines in a high-pressure environment.

The role is Monday to Friday but you must be prepared to work flexible hours to suit the CTP requirements and occasionally willing to work elsewhere in the UK, wherever required, as part of a Regional and National response.

CTP NE is always working to build upon our diverse workforce to reflect the community we serve in the North-East region. CTP NE offers a varied and fulfilling working environment with opportunities to learn and develop your skills, working as part of a friendly and inclusive team.

The Benefits:
• Starting salary of £24,921 rising to £27,351 per annum
• Opportunity for progression to Higher Researcher with salary range of £27,789 rising to £29,874 per annum, subject to meeting specific criteria
• A modern office building, close to good road/public transport networks and free on-site parking
• Generous annual leave allowance of 25 days per year, rising to 30 days after 5 years, plus statutory Bank Holidays
• Flexi-time scheme based on a standard working day of 7 hours 24 minutes and a 37-hour week
• Generous pension scheme
• Employee assistance service – accessible 24/7, providing counselling and financial advice for you and your immediate relatives.,
• Cycle to work scheme
• Blue Light discount card (discounts include Asda and Costco)
• Membership to the company shop

If you would like to know more, please email tacticalsenioranalysts@ctpne.police.uk

Please note that the successful candidate will be subject to enhanced level personal and financial vetting checks prior to appointment and developed level personal and financial vetting checks after 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 7th March 2024

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.