Intelligence Officer (CTPSW)

Job Description

An exciting opportunity has become available to be an Intelligence Officer within Counter Terrorism Policing South West.

The role will assist forces with intelligence collection and assist the host force with community related matters, ensuring the facilitation of the flow of intelligence between forces.  Please note this role will involve meeting with and speaking to members of the public and local communities to forge relationships.

Location - The role advertised is located at a building that can be reached by public transport or car in under 45 minutes from central Bristol or Taunton.

In this role, your main responsibilities will be:

  • To provide strategic and tactical briefings to police officers, police staff, agency partners and stakeholders.
  • To be the central point of contact for the force for advice and guidance.
  • To assist host forces in developing strategic coverage of emerging residual threats and ensure the capture of community intelligence is linked to strategic priorities.
  • To support forces to implement and monitor activity regarding various priorities.
  • To support the host force by advising of good practice on overt intelligence collection and community initiatives from both the regional and national area.
  • To assist the host force in the identification of community activity as indicated by intelligence development work.
  • To understand the requirements of Dedicated Source Units and identify and refer potential Human Intelligence Sources.
  • To maintain links with the community engagement role/local policing teams to ensure activity in the force is intelligence-led and informed and ensuring compliance with relevant strategies.
  • To liaise with key staff and partners engaged in various initiatives, bringing appropriate intelligence information to those meetings to assist the targeting of community delivery.
  • To assist in servicing the intelligence requirements of planned operations and investigations throughout the region and nationally when required.

Skills and experience required:

  • Have a thorough working knowledge of the National Intelligence Model and demonstrate the ability to proactively seek out intelligence development opportunities without the need for specific tasking or guidance.
  • Have a good knowledge of ECHR, MOPI (NCPE Guidance on the Management of Police Information) and RIPA.
  • Have the ability to work in partnership to operate effectively within a multi-agency environment.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills.
  • Experience of report writing.
  • Experience of data input.
  • Hold a full current driving licence or be able to travel around the force area using alternative transport.

Additional Information:

We currently have 1 vacancy to fill: full time, 37 hours per week based at a building that can be reached by public transport or car in under 45 minutes from central Bristol or Taunton.

To be eligible to apply for this role you must have a 5 year ‘checkable history’ in the UK – ideally this means that you would have been resident in the UK for the last 5 years.

You must be a British citizen to work for the department. If you hold dual nationality, one component of which is British, you may also be considered. However, if successful, you may be asked to relinquish your nonBritish nationality (and any entitlement you may have to a foreign nationality) as a condition of your confirmation of appointment with the department.  One of your parents should also be British or have substantial ties to the UK. In the latter instance; substantial ties means that your parent is a citizen of a British Overseas Territory, a Commonwealth citizen, US citizen, EEA citizen, British national or citizen overseas, and they would need to have demonstrable connections with the UK by way of family history or have been resident here for a substantial period of time. 

If you're already married to, or cohabiting with, a person who isn't a British citizen, you may still be eligible for employment at the discretion of the department. You should note however, that marriage to, or cohabitation with, a person who isn't a British citizen after appointment may, in some circumstances, result in the withdrawal of security clearance and subsequent transfer to another department, or (if this is not possible or the officer does not wish to transfer) dismissal. Each case will be considered on its merits, taking into account the ties between the person involved and the United Kingdom.

Work on a bank or public holiday as part of the normal working week will be compensated in line with conditions of service. 

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