Counter Terrorism Policing North West (CTPNW) is a five-force collaboration delivering Counter Terrorism (CT) services to our regional forces as well as forming part of the national CT Network. Our staff work to the Government’s CONTEST strategy under the four pillars of Prevent, Protect, Prepare and Pursue. We use a functional model with Senior Responsible Officers, line managed by the CT Head, leading areas of Investigations, Intelligence, Business Services, Borders, Special Projects, Prevent and Change.
CTPNW’s mission is to work together to keep people safe from terrorism. Our priorities focus us to drive business through performance, improvement, and transformation so we can continue to counter the ever-changing threat of terrorism and extremism. Operational oversight and governance is managed by the CT ACC and the CT Head coordinates delivery against the four strands of CONTEST strategy (Prevent, Protect, Pursue and Prepare) in collaboration with local policing teams and other partner agencies. At the heart of CTPNW is our people, we are committed to continuing to make the CTPNW a great place to work.
For us to reduce the risk and threat of terrorism and protect the public, our people need to be at their best. They can only be at their best if they are able to be themselves at work and are supported through development and learning within their current role and future roles within the network.
We are looking for a committed and outstanding individual who can support the command team for CTPNW.
Information about the specific Job
CTPNW host a national function supporting the Intelligence Board and the Intelligence Capability. We are looking for a National Intelligence Board Support Advisor. This role will include working with all regional counter terrorism units (CTUs) and intelligence units (CTIUs), as well as with Counter Terrorism Policing Headquarters (CTPHQ) and our partners.
Reporting to the National Intelligence Board Support Manager, the aim of the job is to act as Champion for CTP National Intelligence Board, Providing SME input to business change, CT and Partnership transformation projects, CT and Partner Senior Leadership Teams, to achieve cost reduction and service improvements for CT Policing and Partners nationally whilst maintaining the focus on realising beneficial change from project implementation and maintaining a robust intelligence environment. Operating at a national level across the CT Policing network to shape the future of CT Intelligence.
Other Information –
As at 1st April 2022, an HR Secondment Model was implemented for all posts at CTPNW. This means that all officer and staff posts that are based in Cheshire, Cumbria, Lancashire or Merseyside, are seconded to CTPNW c/o Greater Manchester Police.
If you are successful in applying for a police staff post, you will take up a contract of employment with GMP and then be seconded to CTPNW c/o GMP and you will be located at GMP.
This is a designated post under the Force Vetting Strategy and the post will therefore attract an enhanced level of vetting.
This post requires access to the most sensitive intelligence material on a daily basis. Applicants must hold or be prepared to undergo National Security Vetting (NSV) level before taking up the post.
Additionally, this material is of particular sensitivity to the UK and its distribution must be restricted to UK nationals. In approved circumstances dual nationals (of which one element is British) may also be granted access. However, in the event that potential conflicts of interest cannot be managed the post holder will not be able to see the intelligence material and will not be able to perform their duties. For the purpose of safeguarding national security and in line with Cabinet Office Policy, supported by Section 82(2) to (4) of the Police Reform Act (2002), applicants who do not hold or acquire Security Check (enhanced) (SC(e)) or Developed Vetting (DV) clearance and meet the nationality requirements cannot be offered the post
For further information regarding the National Security Vetting process, please click the following link: https://www.gov.uk/guidance/security-vetting-and-clearance’
Please note for applications which carry enhanced vetting you should have resided in the UK for the last 5 years.
CTPNW is committed to achieving an inclusive and diverse workforce reflective of the communities we serve and would welcome applications from individuals of all backgrounds.