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SYSTEM DEVELOPMENT AND SUPPORT OFFICERS
 
REF 124/17
 
Location:                  Police Headquarters
 
Salary:                      Competitive- dependent on experience
 
Hours:                      37 hours per week, Monday to Friday
 
Job type:                  Permanent and temporary
 
Closing date:           Friday 7th July 2017
 
 
A GREAT opportunity has arisen to develop and deliver IT solutions for the country’s top performing police force.
 
Durham Constabulary is looking to appoint a number of developers to add to its team delivering first class policing software for Durham and other forces.
 
You will be responsible for producing quality pieces of work, providing robust and constructive code reviews, helping setting standards, automated testing, technology reviews / adoption recommendations.
 
The role includes end-to-end development using a variety of languages and tools.
 
Our latest project has a front end written in TypeScript and the Aurelia framework, with a back end web API written in C# on ASP.NET.
 
 
We are looking for a range of people from those who are interested and passionate about development with little / no experience through to technical evangelists. 
 
We offer a competitive salary (dependant on experience), flexible working conditions including working from home and a supportive environment.
 
Durham Constabulary welcome applications from everyone, particularly from
females who are currently under-represented.
 
Anyone interested can contact the Head of Development – Stuart Grainger (01913752074 stuart.grainger@durham.pnn.police.uk)
 
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
 
 
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
 
TEMPORARY INVESTIGATIVE OFFICER – CID – RESPONSE AND CRIME COMMAND
 
REF 123/17
 
PREVIOUS APPLICANTS ARE NOT ELIGIBLE TO APPLY
 
Location               Peterlee Police Office
 
Salary:                    Scale 5 £21,999 to £24,030 per annum
 
Hours:                    37 hours per week, based on working 8 a.m. to 4 p.m
                                Monday to Friday
 
Job type               Temporary for 12 months
 
Closing date:          Friday 30th June 2017
 
Qualifications:       4 G.C.S.E. levels (Grade A to C) including English Language or Literature and Maths or an approved equivalent.  An individual who possess an equivalent e.g. NVQ must provide evidence of English and Maths.
 
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 papers. 
 
Applications are particularly welcomed from recently retired or retiring police officers who feel they can evidence the key requirements of the role.
 
The Investigative Officer works within CID, conducting interviews and preparing charges and prosecution cases against persons held in police custody.
 
Applicants should have at least 2 years professional experience conducting interviews, together with 2 years customer service experience. You should also have basic numeracy skills together with enhanced literacy skills, e.g. composing either original memos, letters, short reports on a regular basis, statement writing and enhanced keyboard skills e.g. use of spreadsheets, inputting into database systems, etc. where accuracy is essential but speed is not a key demand.
 
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.
 
 
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
 
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.
 
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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POLICE CONSTABLE RECRUITING 13th JULY 2017
 
Ever wondered what it would be like to make a difference in your community?
 
Looking for a new challenge, that offers something interesting and different?
If so, why not consider joining
Durham Constabulary
 
What qualifications / skills do I need to apply?
 
  1. a level 3 qualification, within the meaning of section 3 of the Education and Skills Act 2008 e.g. City & Guilds Level III/ A Levels/or BTEC National 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/
 
or
 
  1. a policing qualification approved by the Sector Skills Council for the Justice Sector (Certificate of Knowledge in Policing – CKP)
 
            or
 
  1. 2 years’ service as a Special Constable and also have attained Independent Patrol Status, performing minimum hours (16 hours per month average).
           
            or
 
  1. 2 years’ service as a Community Support Officer designated under section 38 of the Police Reform Act 2002
 
            or
 
  1. 2 years’ service in a police staff role which is considered by the chief officer to prepare a person for service as a member of a police force.  In Durham these roles are;
·         CET File Builder
·         Detention Officer
·         Call Handler / Dispatcher
·         Investigative Officer
·         CSI
·         Front Counter Clerk
  
What other eligibility criteria do I require?  
 
  • Candidates must be granted stay in the UK which is free from restrictions and be over 18 years.
 
  • Must not be members of the BNP or other such group.
 
  • You should not have tattoos which could cause offence.  Tattoos are not acceptable if they are particularly prominent, garish, offensive or undermine the dignity and authority of your role.  Visible tattoos must be covered by clothing.
 
  • Criminal record - A number of crimes will mean a definite or likely rejection of your application, including anyone who has received a formal caution in the last five years, committed a violent crime or public order offence.