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Transfer/Secondment – Ports Officer – Counter Terrorism Policing NW


Location – Manchester Airport

Rank – Police Constable

Leadership Level – Peer Leader

Contract Type – Permanent


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

To gather, collate and disseminate high quality intelligence in order to counter terrorism, proliferation, espionage and serious and organised crime.

To ensure that the provisions of the Terrorism Act 2000 and associated legislation are complied with and to provide assistance and guidance to staff dealing with persons under this legislation.

To provide appropriate support to security service and other counter terrorism units.

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 a police officer from the any of the 4 forces named above and are successful in your application for this CTPNW post, you be seconded to CTPNW c/o GMP and you will be located at Manchester Airport.

If you are police officer from GMP, you will be seconded to CTPNW you will be located at Manchester Airport.

If you are police officer from any other Force you will transfer to Lancashire Constabulary and be seconded to CTPNW c/o GMP. You will be located at Manchester Airport.

Responsibilities – 

  • Ensure provisions of the Terrorism Act 2000 are complied with in respect of passenger movement at the airport.
  • Physically profile inbound and outbound passengers at the control points.
  • Examine and, where necessary, detain person(s) and unaccompanied freight under provisions of the Terrorism Act 2000.

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