Public Protection Manager | Suffolk Constabulary

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Public Protection Manager

Ipswich Police Station
Full Time (37 hours) - Permanent
Band G: £36,570 - £41,502 per annum
Closing date: Friday 23 March at 5pm
Ref: Please quote L487 on application form

Applications are invited for the above post within the Public Protection Unit at Ipswich.

The Public Protection Manager is responsible for the overall management and performance of the Public Protection Unit including controlling, planning, organising and authorising work in a variety of law enforcement and related tasks.

This work is undertaken in conjunction with other agencies including the National Probation Service (NPS), Children and Young People Services (CYPS) and the Prison Service.  The multi-agency management is undertaken within the framework of the Multi-Agency Public Protection Arrangement (MAPPA).

It is essential that applicants meet the following criteria:

  • Proven ability to lead, develop and motivate teams whilst delivering effective departmental performance
  • Excellent communication skills with proven experience of providing advice on complex matters both internally and externally
  • Experience of effective delivery of change leadership within an operational environment
  • Experience of working effectively in multi-agency partnerships
  • Proven ability to identify/manage risk and an understanding of risk assessment and disclosure relating to sex offenders and high risk offenders
  • A good understanding of the legislation around the management of sex offenders and relevant orders
  • Demonstrate a knowledge of the issues facing Suffolk Constabulary at a local, regional and national level
  • Good keyboard skills and proficient in the use of Microsoft Office Applications.
  • Ability to undertake low risk safety training
  • Ability to drive and travel throughout the county and beyond in relation to business for the role

It is desirable that applicants meet the following criteria:

  • Knowledge and experience of law and procedures relating to the Sexual Offences Act 2003, the Police and Criminal Evidence Act (PACE), Regulation of Investigatory Powers Act (RIPA) and the National Intelligence Model (NIM) and other legislation relating to the management of Registered Sex Offenders, Potentially Dangerous Persons and Other Violent Offenders in the Community
  • Experience of investigation and case file preparation within the Criminal Justice System
  • Management experience within the Public Sector

Role profile >> public_protection_manager_suffolk_-_feb_2018.pdf

Hours of work are 37 hours per week Monday to Friday, working office hours with a degree of flexibility to meet appointment needs.

The job holder may be requested on occasion to work outside standard core hours as may be reasonably required.  Police Staff Conditions of Service will be adhered to in such circumstances.

The role may be required to work at other establishments across Suffolk Constabulary as may be reasonably required.  Police Staff Conditions of Service will be adhered to in such circumstances.

There will be a requirement to undertake 5 day Management of Sex Offenders and Violent Offenders (MOSOVO) course.

The post may be required to have powers designated by the Chief Constable.

Consideration will be given to whether the post can be delivered on either a part time or job share basis, in line with the organisational requirements of this role.

The recruitment criteria for all posts are subject to reasonable adjustment in line with the Equality Act 2010.

Applications from at-risk staff will be prioritised and receive preference in any selection process.

Successful candidates will be need to be available to start on 4th June due to training requirements.

Anyone who wishes to be considered for appointment should download an application pack and monitoring form as they must be submitted together.

These forms as well as application guidance notes are also available on the right hand side of the page in the Downloads section.

Please return completed applications by email to [email protected].