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Detective Constable – primary role: Offender Manager
St Helena Police

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Job Reference: JD-POJ-180611-01

Salary: £38k pa, taxable in St Helena

Benefits: N/A

Location: St Helena Island, South Atlantic

Role/Type: Fixed Term/Full Time

Required Skills/Qualifications: N/A

Detective Constable – primary role: Offender Manager

St Helena Island, South Atlantic
Two years FTC commencing ASAP
£38k pa, taxable in St Helena
A tax free International Supplement will also apply

A sub-tropical island of spectacular and beautiful landscapes in the South Atlantic with a warm and friendly population of 4,500, St Helena is a self-governing overseas territory of the United Kingdom. It’s now poised for transformation with the recent opening of an international airport offering scheduled commercial air access. The St Helena Police Service comprises a Chief of Police, two Chief Inspectors (Operations and Investigations) two Inspectors, six Sergeants and 14 Constables.

Amongst your responsibilities will be the management of those subject to notification requirements. Alongside partner agencies you must develop and embed a framework for offender management with an intelligence/information framework that supports information sharing. Risk identification and assessment of offenders will be key. In accordance with MAPPA and the Sexual Offences Act 2003, you will monitor, support and manage offenders who pose a risk to the community, using a range of control measures such as civil orders, home visits etc. Trained in Risk Matrix 2000 and ARMS you will have knowledge of multi-agency working within MARAC and MAPPA arrangements and in the context of safeguarding, a background in intelligence management and with a sound knowledge of Sex Offender Registration requirements and related investigations. Experience will also include applying for civil orders and sex offender disclosure schemes.

One of the key expectations of officers coming to St Helena is that they assist in capacity building. You will therefore be required to nurture the investigative skills of uniformed officers, identify and mentor local officers for future progression into CID.

You will also investigate reports of serious and complex crime (current and historic) including sexual offences and those perpetrated against children and vulnerable adults. In partnership with the Attorney Generals’ Chambers you will build successful prosecution cases and support victims and survivors throughout the investigation and criminal justice processes. Interviewing witnesses and suspects you will prepare prosecution files, fulfil disclosure obligations and facilitate multi-agency information sharing as appropriate. You must work across all shifts when required and be ‘on call’. You will be required to be a PIP 2 accredited investigator and experienced in the investigation of serious /complex and acquisitive crime. Being ABE trained or an enhanced interviewer will also be advantageous.

We offer an extensive benefits package with 30 days leave pa, plus on average 9 public holidays pa, fare paid travel, paid freighting of personal items, a pension contribution and a relocation allowance. An application form can be found at www.sthelenacareers.com where further information can also be found, or you may contact Kedell Worboys on 0203 818 7610 or email: shgukrep@sthelenagov.com. This is where applications must be sent and received by 2 July 2018. Interviews will be held in London.

For additional information in relation to the role then please do not hesitate to contact Detective Sergeant David Honan: dave.honan@sainthelena.gov.sh