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HEAD OF MEDIA
 
TASKING AND COORDINATION COMMAND
 
REF 194/17
           
Location:                  Police Headquarters, Aykley Heads
 
Salary:                      Principal 3 £43,473 - £46,422 per annum
 
Hours:                      37 hours per week, based on Monday to Friday. However as a senior member of staff you will have a wider commitment than this. Participation in an on call rota is requirement of this post.
 
Job type                 Permanent
 
Closing date:           10th November 2017
 
Qualifications:         HND or an equivalent relevant qualification e.g. Journalism / Media & Marketing / NCTJ qualification.
Further information regarding the relevancy of equivalent qualifications is available from the OfQual website at http://ofqual.gov.uk/help-and-advice/comparing-qualifications/
 
Interview Dates:      24th and 27th November 2017
                                          
As Head of Media you will take the strategic lead in developing and implementing the Constabulary’s overarching media and communications strategy, liaising with the press and stakeholders to ensure that key messages are delivered effectively, appropriately and that the forces position is clearly and accurately represented. In addition you will lead and develop a team of media professionals.
 
You must be able to demonstrate significant experience and a proven track record in a media or press role. Experience of leading, managing and inspiring a media and communications team to be effective at delivering key messages to staff and the public in order to improve confidence and public perception is also preferred. Encouraging your team to be effective but creative, dynamic and innovative in their style. You need to be comfortable with utilising a full and comprehensive range of communication tools and channels, working to maintain and develop the brand of Durham Constabulary and ensuring the public understand what we do.
 
You will have a genuine passion and flair for working within the Media, Communications and Marketing arena and be someone who can put the public and victims at the heart of everything to make a real difference.
 
This is an exciting opportunity for an individual with real talent and with proven experience in this field, with a forward thinking outlook and creative attitude to lead the team as Head of Media in Durham Constabulary.
 
Durham Constabulary welcome applications from everyone, but as members of ethnic minority groups are currently under-represented we would encourage applications from these groups. Appointment will be based on merit.
 
Vetting
 
Durham Constabulary has a strict vetting requirement and any offer of employment will be subject to appropriate vetting levels which will be maintained / updated throughout the period of service.  In addition, applicants should have been a UK resident for at least 3 years prior to the date of application. However in the event that applicants have not been resident in the UK for at least 3 years  and can provide a VERIFIABLE certificate from the Police of any country where they have taken temporary residence to indicate that they have not been convicted of any offence whilst in that country or involved in any investigation by a Law Enforcement Agency which includes being interviewed, arrested, issued with any penalty notice, charged or cautioned irrespective of whether that offence is an offence within the United Kingdom, then this will be considered as part of the recruitment vetting process. Individuals who are not able to meet this criteria will be subject to appropriate risk assessment by the Force Counter Corruption & Vetting Unit.
 
Tattoos
 
Any tattoo anywhere on the body that is obscene, or advocates sexual, racial, ethnic, or religious discrimination, by written word or design is prohibited and the presence of such a tattoo would preclude an applicant from passing the recruitment process for employment with the Constabulary.
 
For further information please view the Job Description and Person Specification.  
 
 
Completed application forms and equal opportunities monitoring forms should be returned to human.resources@durham.pnn.police.uk or posted back to:-
 
Human Resources & Health Services
Police HQ
Aykley Heads
Durham
DH1 5TT
 
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TEMPORARY RIPA COMPLIANCE UNIT OFFICER – CENTRAL AUTHORITIES BUREAU
 
TASKING AND COORDINATION COMMAND
 
REF 213/17
 
Location                Police Headquarters, Aykley Heads
 
Salary:                     Scale 5 £21,999 to £24,030 per annum
 
Hours:                     37 hours per week, working Monday to Friday
 
Job type                Temporary for 3 months
 
Closing date:          3rd November 2017
 
Qualifications:        City & Guilds Level III/ A Levels/or BTEC in a relevant subject or an approved equivalent. 
 
Further information regarding the relevancy of equivalent qualifications is available from the OfQual website at http://ofqual.gov.uk/help-and-advice/comparing-qualifications/
 
                                Applicants not in possession of the minimum qualifications will be required to undertake the Critical Reasoning Test Battery Series and must achieve a pass in both papers.
 
Interview Date:       10th November 2017
 
 
The successful applicant will be part of a team providing a range of support within the Central Authorities Bureau (CAB).
 
Applicants will be expected to attain knowledge of relevant legislation and procedures relating to covert policing including the Regulation of Investigatory Powers Act 2000.
 
The successful applicant will be a member of a team responsible for advising, researching, reviewing and interpreting legislation, providing advice, support and guidance to staff and maintaining high professional standards and integrity in support of the delivery of covert policing in Durham Constabulary. The role involves maintenance of administrative systems and procedures relating to covert policing; the promotion of high quality standards in the application process; and the ability to deliver a high level of support to operational members of staff.
 
The successful applicant must be an accredited communications data SPOC and have extensive knowledge in the use of ABM Pegasus Source Management.
                                                                       
Durham Constabulary welcome applications from everyone, but as members of ethnic minority groups are currently under-represented we would encourage applications from these groups. Appointment will be based on merit.
 
Vetting
 
Durham Constabulary has a strict vetting requirement and any offer of employment will be subject to appropriate vetting levels which will be maintained / updated throughout the period of service.  In addition, applicants should have been a UK resident for at least 3 years prior to the date of application. However in the event that applicants have not been resident in the UK for at least 3 years  and can provide a VERIFIABLE certificate from the Police of any country where they have taken temporary residence to indicate that they have not been convicted of any offence whilst in that country or involved in any investigation by a Law Enforcement Agency which includes being interviewed, arrested, issued with any penalty notice, charged or cautioned irrespective of whether that offence is an offence within the United Kingdom, then this will be considered as part of the recruitment vetting process. Individuals who are not able to meet this criteria will be subject to appropriate risk assessment by the Force Counter Corruption & Vetting Unit.
 
Tattoos
 
Any tattoo anywhere on the body that is obscene, or advocates sexual, racial, ethnic, or religious discrimination, by written word or design is prohibited and the presence of such a tattoo would preclude an applicant from passing the recruitment process for employment with the Constabulary
 
 
For further information please view the Job Description and Person Specification.  
 
 
Completed application forms and equal opportunities monitoring forms should be returned to human.resources@durham.pnn.police.uk or posted back to:-
 
Human Resources & Health Services
Police HQ
Aykley Heads
Durham
DH1 5TT
 
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Policing in Durham – Detective Constables - Safeguarding and CID vacancies
Ref C131
Salary: £22,896 - £38,001 plus allowances
Location: Various locations throughout the Force area
Durham Constabulary is looking to recruit highly motivated and professional Detective Constables to work across the Force across a range of disciplines.  These are both challenging and exciting times for Durham and the need to deliver effective, innovative and efficient services has never been greater. 
Durham Constabulary has been rated the most outstanding Force in terms of effectiveness and efficiency for the last 3 years.  However, we recognise that there is much more to do in this regard and we are looking for the next set of future leaders to help us deliver the force vision.  Are you that person?
The Role
This is an exciting opportunity for experienced and qualified ICIDP Detective Constables to join a forward thinking, modern Police Force. We are looking for exceptional DC’s to work in our Safeguarding and CID departments.
Detective Constable’s working in Safeguarding will be responsible for investigating high-risk domestic violence, sexual abuse and safeguarding vulnerable victims and communities from harm. Those working in our CID department will investigate serious and complex crimes such as serious assaults, rapes and complicated frauds to a high standard. 
Selection Process
Once you have submitted your application form, along with all relevant documentation listed, your application will be subject to an eligibility sift.
You may then be invited to attend for an interview/assessment, and if successful you will progress to a standard medical assessment, a substance misuse test and a job related fitness test (JRFT) which may be held on a separate day.
The interview is based on the police professional framework and will incorporate Durham Constabulary values. The fitness test will comprise an endurance test.
Full details of this selection process will be confirmed on receipt of your completed application form.
All transfers must be vetted to a minimum of CTC level by Durham Constabulary regardless of your current vetting status.
To apply, please complete the attached application form and return it to Human Resources, Durham Police HQ, Aykley Heads, Durham, DH1 5TT. 
For further information please contact Stella Keveney, Strategic Resource Manager, on 0191 375 2104 or email human.resources@durham.pnn.police.uk
Completed applications must be received by Friday 27th October 2017 at 5 pm.
Durham Constabulary is an equal opportunities employer.
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CRIME DESK OFFICER – TASKING AND COORDINATION COMMAND
 
REF 209/17
 
Location                Police Headquarters
 
Salary                    Scale 4 £19,521 - £21,618 per annum
 
Hours:                     37 hours per week, working Monday to Friday. The flexible working hour’s scheme is applicable to this post.
                                   
Job type                Permanent
 
Closing date:          24th October 2017
 
Qualifications:        Successful applicants are required to have four
GCSE levels grade A – C (or equivalent), which must include both Math’s and English. An individual who possesses an equivalent e.g. NVQ must provide evidence of Math’s and English.
 
*Further information regarding the relevancy of equivalent qualifications is available from the OfQual website at http://ofqual.gov.uk/help-and-advice/comparing-qualifications/
 
Applicants not in possession of the minimum qualifications will be required to undertake the Personnel Test Battery Series and must achieve a pass in all three papers.
 
Role
 
As Crime Desk Officer you will be responsible for quality assuring the recording and management of crime.  This is an important role supporting officers in the accurate recording of crime in accordance with the Home Office Counting Rules and the National Crime Recording Standards. 
 
Durham Constabulary welcome applications from everyone, but as members of ethnic minority groups are currently under-represented we would encourage applications from these groups. Appointment will be based on merit.
 
Vetting
 
Durham Constabulary has a strict vetting requirement and any offer of employment will be subject to appropriate vetting levels which will be maintained / updated throughout the period of service.  In addition, applicants should have been a UK resident for at least 3 years prior to the date of application. However in the event that applicants have not been resident in the UK for at least 3 years  and can provide a VERIFIABLE certificate from the Police of any country where they have taken temporary residence to indicate that they have not been convicted of any offence whilst in that country or involved in any investigation by a Law Enforcement Agency which includes being interviewed, arrested, issued with any penalty notice, charged or cautioned irrespective of whether that offence is an offence within the United Kingdom, then this will be considered as part of the recruitment vetting process. Individuals who are not able to meet this criteria will be subject to appropriate risk assessment by the Force Counter Corruption & Vetting Unit.
 
Tattoos
 
Any tattoo anywhere on the body that is obscene, or advocates sexual, racial, ethnic, or religious discrimination, by written word or design is prohibited and the presence of such a tattoo would preclude an applicant from passing the recruitment process for employment with the Constabulary
 
 
For further information please view the Job Description and Person Specification
 
 
 Completed application forms and equal opportunities monitoring forms should be returned to human.resources@durham.pnn.police.uk or posted back to:-
 
Human Resources & Health Services
Police HQ
Aykley Heads
Durham
DH1 5TT
 
 
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