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Tier Five Investigative Interview Advisor
Greater Manchester Police

At A Glance

Job Reference: SJ-POJ-210922-01

Salary: £35,484 - £37,281

Benefits: N/A

Location: Manchester

Role/Type: Permanent/Full Time

Required Skills/Qualifications: N/A

Greater Manchester Police is one of the UK's largest police forces and is responsible for keeping people safe across more than 1,200 sq km. The Force covers the Manchester, Salford, Bolton, Bury, Oldham, Rochdale, Stockport, Tameside, Trafford and Wigan areas.

GMPs officers and staff work 24 hours a day, seven days a week, to keep almost three million people safe. The Force has 11 geographical policing areas known as Divisions that ensure it provides the best possible service to people who live, work and visit Greater Manchester.

In this role you will provide support to Senior Investigating Officers (SIOs) and the Deputy SIO in major crime and complex volume or serious crime investigations in relation to the interviewing victims, witnesses and suspects. You will formulate and ensure the application of an ethical interview strategy and debrief interviewers/ interview teams. You will provide specialist advice on the most appropriate method for recording and managing interviews in accordance with Code C of the Police and Criminal Evidence Act in relation to suspects, witnesses and victims. You will assist the Crime Training Unit in the delivery of CPD and Advanced Interview courses.

The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate a proven track record in PIP 2 investigation, they must be accredited at PIP 2 Advanced Suspect (Tier 3 Suspect) and PIP 2 Advanced Witness (Tier 3 witness) and have attained accreditation as PIP 2 Specialist Interview Advisor (Tier 5) in accordance with ACPO guidelines. Experience of investigative interviewing advisor duties is essential as is the ability to demonstrate the practitioner skills required for the advanced interviewing of suspects and witnesses. Experience in using spread-sheet applications, and the use of analytical data in investigations is also essential

Please refer to the attached Job Description for further details regarding the skills required to do this role. The Job Description has been signposted to indicate at which stage of the process each criteria will be tested.

Due to the Equality Act (2010) the criteria surrounding sickness absence will not be checked until the conditional offer stage of the recruitment process, this is after the interview stage of the full recruitment process. With this in mind all candidates need to ensure that they have a good attendance record for the last 2 years for Staff and officers and for 12 months for apprentices.

The Equality Act 2010 makes it unlawful to discriminate against a disabled person in all areas of employment, including recruitment. The Police Service welcomes people with disabilities and will do its best to make reasonable adjustments to the working arrangements and/ or the working environment providing it is possible to do so.

If you have a disability and you require support with your application, please let us know so we can consider and support you with any reasonable adjustments you may require. If you need any support completing this application please contact and the recruitment team will be happy to assist.

Should you require reasonable adjustments during the recruitment process, please let us know during the selection process.

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Policing values are enshrined in the Code of Ethics (a copy of which can be found at Every person serving with the police service needs to adhere to these standards of professional behaviour. As an applicant to Greater Manchester Police, we expect that you will hold views and attitudes in line with the Code; that if you are successful in your application you will uphold the Code of Ethics by displaying the behaviours that the Code sets out; and that you will report any conduct of others that falls short of those standards. Any failure or apparent failure to uphold the Code of Ethics will be taken seriously. It will be looked into and in cases involving serious and/or repeated failings, criminal and/or misconduct proceedings may follow. With that in mind, you are reminded that you must not share any information relating to the recruitment and assessment process. Sharing of such information could result in criminal and/or misconduct proceedings.

Minimum Age for Applications 18
Closing Date 24 Oct 2021
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