Detective Constable-Counter Corruption Unit

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Job Description

Cheshire Constabulary has an exciting opportunity for a Detective Constable to join our People and professional Standards Counter Corruption team based at Winsford Headquarters on a permanent contract.

As a Detective Constable in Counter Corruption, you will be required to complete and maintain an ongoing threat assessment as to the areas and levels of vulnerability to corruption with the Cheshire Constabulary. You will develop and disseminate intelligence received from a variety of sources to support intelligence led policing within the Professional Standards Department.

Key to the role will be the ability to develop and progress covert proactive investigations, both criminally and within the Police Conduct Regulations, working in partnership with other forces and wider investigative organisations.

The ideal candidate will meet the requirements outlined in the experience and qualifications section in the role profile attached to this advert.

Recruitment to this post will be subject of the Force Recruitment Transferee Vetting Process.

The expression of interest should cover the following:

  • Evidence of skills and experience to the role
  • Evidence of investigating serious and complex investigations in the last two years

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Please can you attach a 500 words expression of interest to your application on a Word document

Important: The information and examples provided in the supporting statement is how applicants are marked/scored as to how their examples meet the essential and desirable criteria required for the role.

Please evidence your qualifications, experience, knowledge/skills/abilities and any special request for the role in not more than 500 words.

You will need to give a full, clear, specific and demonstrate examples of how you meet the criteria. Please make it clear which criteria you are evidencing.

It is the example you provide in the expression of interest that will determine if you are suitable for the role.

Qualifications & Experience

Must be a trained investigator with a proven investigative background (qualified to PIP Level 2).

Have a working knowledge and understanding of intelligence and the handling of intelligence.

Knowledge and practical application of covert investigations and / or tactics.

Have the ability, confidence and personal integrity to promote the standards of professional behaviour and the Code of Ethics across the organisation, which will include the delivery of training inputs to a wide range of police officers and members of staff.

Have an awareness of The Police (Conduct) Regulations 2020, The Police (Complaints and Misconduct) Regulations 2020, The Police (Performance) Regulations 2020, the IOPC Statutory Guidance and the Codes of Ethics.

Be prepared to undertake suitably identified training courses / packages.

Not withstanding the details in this job description, the job holder may be required to undertake other duties up to a level consistent with the principal responsibilities of the job.

Cheshire Constabulary is fully supportive of equality and diversity and strives to employ a workforce which is representative of the community it serves. Applicants are welcomed from all underrepresented groups and support will be made available throughout the recruitment process for all applicants. Under-represented groups include:

  • Females
  • Those from a Black or Minority Ethnic (BME) background, including non-visible ethnic minorities such as Czech, Slovak, Polish, and Gypsy/Traveller’s
  • Individuals from the LGBT+ community
  • People with disabilities
  • All other characteristics protected by the Equality Act 2010.

If you have any queries in relation to equality and diversity, or have a request for any additional support you may need, please email