Contract type – Full Time
Location – Force Headquarters – Central Park Complex
Grade/scale – E
Salary – £24,576 – £26,565
Information About The Role
Established in April 2017, Counter Terrorism Policing North West (CTPNW) exists as one of five Counter Terrorism Units (CTU’s) within a National Counter Terrorism Policing (NCTP) framework, designed to strengthen the UK’s response to the threat from terrorism.
The CTPNW manages and coordinates the operational counter terrorism response on behalf of the 5 North West forces: Cheshire, Cumbria, Greater Manchester, Lancashire and Merseyside. It also offers CT assistance and guidance to the Isle of Man Constabulary.
Operational governance is managed by ACC Potts and the Head of CTPNW is T/Detective Chief Superintendent Vicki Ellis, who coordinates and delivers the four strands of the CONTEST strategy (Prevent, Protect, Pursue and Prepare) in collaboration with local policing teams and other partner agencies.
The Head of CTPNW is assisted by 8 Senior Responsible Officers (SROs) who are responsible for leading one of each of the seven thematic strands covering Investigations, Operational Support, Intelligence, Borders Policing, Prevent, Protect & Prepare, Change and Business Services.
In addition to protecting the communities of the North West the CTPNW also works hand in hand with the CTP South East, CTP North East, West Midlands CTU, Counter Terrorism Command and a network of Counter Terrorism Intelligence Units (CTIUs) to ensure that the United Kingdom is able to manage the threat from terrorism.
The successful candidate should have excellent keyboard skills and knowledge of computer software applications, including creation and working knowledge of databases, spreadsheets and word processing.
They must possess effective interpersonal and communication skills, effective listening and viewing skills, being able to focus and concentrate on specific work for long periods of time. Have the ability to produce detailed and accurate reports, along with using their initiative and innovation while working as part of a team.
They should exhibit high standards of integrity and professionalism whilst undertaking sensitive high profile enquiries, have sound administrative skills, including maintenance of computer based filing systems.
They should have carried out duties relevant to the post including the checking/recording/inputting and retrieving of information.
You should be aware that there will be exposure to offensive and disturbing material and that you will be required to extend working hours to meet the demands of the organisation including unsocial hours and weekends.
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