Detective Sergeant PPU
Description of Department:
The Public Protection Unit is a small department that relies heavily on teamwork and strong communication skills. Investigations require attention to detail; strong victim focus and collaboration with other departments to be successful. Our crime types can be challenging but they are interesting and rewarding.
The Unit deals with most areas of vulnerability crime, coordinates the safeguarding of vulnerable victims and is the point of contact for multi-agency working and risk-management.
PPU officers specialise in the following areas.
Rape & Serious Sexual Offences
Domestic Abuse, Stalking and domestic harassment,
Child Protection, abuse and exploitation
Modern slavery and human trafficking
Honour Based Violence, Forced Marriage and FGM
Sudden Childhood/Infant Death Investigations
Purpose of the Role:
This role involves managing a team of officers, investigating volume crime investigations and high-risk crime types and safeguarding the most vulnerable members of society.
You will need to have proven investigative experience and be a qualified detective (Professionalising Investigation Program (PIP) Level 2) and Sergeant.
You will need to demonstrate the ability to work effectively with partners and successfully manage and prioritise your own workload, alongside the management of a team of detective constables.
You will be required to support the Detective Inspector in the delivery of a high level of victim service, delivery of strategic aims and attendance at multiagency meetings.
The successful post holder will report to the Detective Inspector.
Please ensure you detail your qualifications on the application form.
Essential Criteria – including the behaviours that will be tested at application/interview:
Types of Qualification(s) needed:
Substantive Detective Sergeant.
Desirable Criteria :
The application and interview will be tested under Level 2 of the College of Policing Competency and Values Framework.
Applicants who fail to address the skills/knowledge/experience of the job description will not be considered.
If you would like to discuss the post in more detail, please contact:
A/DCI Anna Rice x 2823 or A/DI Hannah Sydney x 2958
The closing date for applications is midnight on 29th October 2021
This vacancy is open only to those who have the right to work in the UK.
The City of London Police is keen to promote flexible working and will, subject to operational policing requirements, proactively consider all applications to work flexibly.
The City of London Police is committed to equal opportunities and welcomes applications from all sections of the community.