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£23,817 to £26,016 Per year
10 May 2022 15:30:00
Closing Date:
23 May 2022 17:00:00

Locations: Darlington and projected force wide vacancies

Salary: Scale 5 £23,817 - £26,016 per annum

Plus a shift allowance of 12.5% and a 10 % weekend working allowance.

Hours: An average of 37 hours per week working the below shift pattern.

About the Role

In order to assist with high demand, we are looking for individuals with excellent communication skills to join the team as a PHT Investigative Officer. 

You will be responsible for working with the Offender Management Unit (PHT) dealing with persons held in custody. This will involve but not limited to, conducting interviews, preparing prosecution case files or seeking other alternative methods of disposal from custody. You will also be required to liaise with victims and witnesses directly to obtain evidential accounts and to provide updates and support. An investigative mindset and an eye for detail will be key to help divert people from crime and repeat offending.

Applicants should be aware that this role requires IT skills and involves team working as well as being able to manage your own workload.  

There is also a requirement to be in possession of a full current driving license and be prepared to travel within the force area.

Candidates will be contacted via email in relation to the recruitment process and are advised to also check Junk/Spam folders for email updates. 

Qualifications / Experience Test

Qualifications: City & Guilds Level III/ A Levels/or BTEC National in a relevant subject or an approved equivalent.

If you possess an equivalent qualification you must clearly outline this on your application.  Failure to do say may result in your application not being progressed.

Further information regarding the relevancy of equivalent qualifications is available from the OfQual website at

Successful candidates will be required to provide copies of all relevant qualifications.

How to apply

To Apply

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.

 For further information please view the Job Description.

To apply please complete the following – Pers 198 Police Staff Application Form

Completed application forms should be returned to

Hard copy applications will not be accepted.

Please note that Curriculum Vitaes (CVs) will not be accepted.

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