Protecting Vulnerable People - Detective Constable
Whether you are looking for the next step in your policing career, or seeking to take your skills somewhere new, Lincolnshire Police could have the opportunity that you are looking for.
Now is the time to join the Lincolnshire Police family, as we are currently inviting applications from substantive Detective Constables to become part of our Protecting Vulnerable Persons Investigations Unit. This is an opportunity to join a forward thinking, modern police force who provide opportunities for career progression and development.
Specialist investigators are required to fulfil Lincolnshire Police’s commitment to protect and safeguard the vulnerable and pursue offenders through the criminal justice process within our investigation hubs. As a detective in the Protecting Vulnerable Persons (PVP) unit, you will be responsible for specialist PIP2 level investigations that include serious sexual offences, child abuse, neglect, child sexual exploitation, and offences involving vulnerable adults. You will work as part of a PVP team involved in investigation and detection of serious crime ensuring that harm is prevented, and you will seek to protect the most vulnerable from harm.
To be considered, you will be required to demonstrate that you are working towards or have achieved PIP2 accreditation and that you have passed the NIE.
To support officers interested in transferring to the East of the county, we are pleased to offer a Transferring Officer Relocation Expenses Package. This package allows you to claim expenses up to a value of £5,000 towards the costs of relocating to the East of Lincolnshire. Further details can be found on our Relocation Expenses Package page.
Lincolnshire police will consider applications from persons who seek to apply on a part time or flexible working basis.
If you are interested in finding out more about working and living in Lincolnshire and would like to visit one of the stations, please contact the HR Resourcing Team on 01522 212327 and we will arrange for an appropriate officer to contact you and arrange a visit.
Your completed application form and supporting documents (specified in the application guidance document) need to be returned to [email protected]
How to apply
Apply for this role using the application forms attached below.
To be eligible to transfer you must have completed your two year probation period and be confirmed in post at point of application.
Please ensure you submit the last three years’ appraisals with your application. If you have passed your probationary period within the last three years then please send a copy of your certificate of confirmation and your performance reviews at weeks 45, 60, 75 and 90, as well as appraisals to ensure we have at least three years’ performance history.
If successful you will be required to complete vetting and a medical assessment, and your fitness test and any mandatory training must be in date and be able to be evidenced through your training record e.g. personal safety training, first aid, driving assessments. We will not be able to make a formal offer whilst any of these are outstanding.
As part of the application process you are asked for your preferred posting locations. Please note that although we take this into consideration, this is not a guarantee of the posting to be offered. Postings will be allocated based on operational requirements and the current and anticipated Force demand.
Please ensure you make it clear on page 1 of your application which role/s or areas of specialism you are interested in. Should any opportunities arise, your application will then be considered for these areas.
As part of your application please also complete the eligibility and diversity monitoring form and return with your completed application and the relevant documents to [email protected] or send by post to Lincolnshire Police Headquarters, PO Box 999, Lincoln, LN5 7PH.