Grade: Constable
Role code: EPPPU406a
Status: Police
Limited Duties Category: C - Vrbl&Physl RA & fullshfts

Main purpose of the role:

This JD is subject to HAY quality assurance and consultation. \n Monitor, investigate, risk assess and manage Registered Sex Offenders, Violent Offenders and Potentially Dangerous Offenders who reside in the geographic boundary of the respective MOSOVO team. Work with Local Policing Areas, within MAPPA and with other partner agencies to identify and manage offenders who pose a risk to community and to mitigate that risk. To have   a consistent and professional approach to the management of their risk.

Main responsibilities:

  1. risk and national/local guidance. Complete Risk Management Plans, execute and delegate actions in relations to plans and continue to dynamically risk assess using the NDM.


  1. mitigate threat, risk and harm. Consider use of overt and covert tactical options. Audit and record activity on ViSOR or other relevant police systems.


  1. voluntary interview) suspects with offences are identified, take high quality accurate statements from witnesses for inclusion into case files. Complete house searches and act as exhibits officer ensuring the integrity of evidence retrieved and the recording of exhibits organising the storage and appropriate security of exhibits.


  1. (such as Sexual Offences Prevention Order) as required.


  1. particular through the Multi-Agency Public Protection Arrangements (MAPPA). Liaise with Social Services, Probation Service, Housing Department and Divisional Command Teams to agree action plans aimed at safeguarding the public from RSOs VOs and PDPs.


  1. Police conducting meetings with applicants and making appropriately agreed disclosures.


  1. the DS or Crime and Public Protection Command to meet Departmental and Force priorities met.

Vetting level:

Necessary experience:

The Constable must be NIE and PIP level 2 accredited or be willing to undergo this training.

They must complete nationally approved training in the Management of Sexual or Violent offenders (MOSOVO), Active Risk Management System (ARMS) and required IT such as Violent and Sex Offenders Register (VISOR). Training will be provided to enable the grading of IIOC.

The post holder will be required to travel as part of their duty and therefore a full UK driving licence is essential.

MOSOVO work in small teams visiting and investigating the activities of RSOs. Officers will be expected to undertake duties that will include explicit face to face conversations with RSO in their own homes.

The role holder must be able to communicate and deal with people at all levels. They should be confident and professional as they will be dealing with a wide range of situations some of which will be of a disturbing nature.

They should be able to work individually without direct supervision.

A high degree of confidentiality, integrity and discretion is necessary, as the role holder will be required to deal with sensitive information.

The role holder must have well developed verbal and written communication skills, with the ability to communicate with a wide range of officers and staff, at all grades and ranks, with external agency professionals and also with members of the public. They must have interpersonal skills that engender credibility and confidence.

The post holder must be flexible and prepared to work extended hours at short notice as required in order to support urgent operational needs.

Casual plain clothes will be worn with covert PPE.


Analyse Critically (Level 1) 

I recognise the need to think critically about issues. I value the use of analysis and testing in policing. I take in information quickly and accurately. I am able to separate information and decide whether it is irrelevant or relevant and its importance. I solve problems proactively by understanding the reasons behind them, using learning from evidence and my experiences to take action. I refer to procedures and precedents as necessary before making decisions. I weigh up the pros and cons of possible actions, thinking about potential risks and using this thinking to inform our decisions. I recognise gaps and inconsistencies in information and think about the potential implications. I make decisions in alignment with our mission, values and the Code of Ethics.

Collaborative (Level 1)      

I work cooperatively with others to get things done, willingly giving help and support to colleagues. I am approachable, and explain things well so that I generate a common understanding. I take the time to get   to know others and their perspective in order to build rapport. I treat people with respect as individuals and address their specific needs and concerns. I am open and transparent in my relationships with others. I ensure I am clear and appropriate in my communications.

Deliver, Support and Inspire (Level 1)    

I take on challenging tasks to help to improve the service continuously and support my colleagues. I understand how my work contributes to the wider police service. I understand it is part of my collective responsibility to deliver efficient services. I take personal responsibility for making sure that I am working effectively to deliver the best service, both individually and with others. I am conscientious in my approach, working hard to provide the best service and to overcome any obstacles that could prevent or hinder delivery. I support the efficient use of resources to create the most value and to deliver the right impact. I keep up to date with changes in internal and external environments. I am a role model for the behaviours I expect to see in others and I act in the best interests of the public and the police service.

Emotionally Aware (Level 1)        

I treat others with respect, tolerance and compassion. I acknowledge and respect a range of different perspectives, values and beliefs within the remit of the law. I remain calm and think about how to best manage the situation when faced with provocation. I understand my own emotions and I know which situations might affect my ability to deal with stress and pressure. I ask for help and support when I need it. I understand the value that diversity offers. I communicate in clear and simple language so that I can be easily understood by others. I seek to understand the thoughts and concerns of others even when they are unable to express themselves clearly.

Innovative and Open-minded (Level 1)   

I demonstrate an openness to changing ideas, perceptions and ways of working. I share suggestions with colleagues, speaking up to help improve existing working methods and practices. I constantly reflect on my own way of working and periodically review processes and procedures for continuous improvements. I adapt to change and am flexible as the need arises while encouraging others to do the same. I learn from my experiences and do not let myself be unduly influenced by preconceptions.

Take Ownership (Level 1)  

I actively identify and respond to problems. I approach tasks with enthusiasm, focusing on public service excellence. I regularly seek feedback to understand the quality of my work and the impact of my behaviour. I recognise where I can help others and willingly take on additional tasks to support them, where appropriate. I give feedback to others that I make sure is understandable and constructive. I take responsibility for my own actions, I fulfil my promises and do what I say I will. I will admit if I have made a mistake and take action to rectify this. I demonstrate pride in representing the police service. I understand my own strengths and areas for development and take responsibility for my own learning to address gaps.


Impartiality (Accredited)   

I take into account individual needs and requirements in all of my actions. I understand that treating everyone fairly does not mean everyone is treated the same. I always give people an equal opportunity to express their views. I communicate with everyone, making sure the most relevant message is provided to all. I   value everyone's views and opinions by actively listening to understand their perspective. I make fair and objective decisions using the best available evidence. I enable everyone to have equal access to services and information, where appropriate.

Integrity (Accredited)       

I always act in line with the values of the police service and the Code of Ethics for the benefit of the public. I demonstrate courage in doing the right thing, even in challenging situations. I enhance the reputation of my organisation and the wider police service through my actions and behaviours. I challenge colleagues whose behaviour, attitude and language falls below the public's and the service's expectations. I am open and responsive to challenge about my actions and words. I declare any conflicts of interest at the earliest opportunity. I am respectful of the authority and influence my position gives me. I use resources effectively and efficiently and not for personal benefit.

Public Service (Accredited)

I act in the interest of the public, first and foremost. I am motivated by serving the public, ensuring that I provide the best service possible at all times. I seek to understand the needs of others to act in their best interests. I adapt to address the needs and concerns of different communities. I tailor my communication to be appropriate and respectful to my audience. I take into consideration how others want to be treated when interacting with them. I treat people respectfully regardless of the circumstances. I share credit with everyone involved in delivering services.

Transparency (Accredited)

I ensure that my decision-making rationale is clear and considered so that it is easily understood by others. I am clear and comprehensive when communicating with others. I am open and honest about my areas for development and I strive to improve. I give an accurate representation of my actions and records. I recognise the value of feedback and act on it. I give constructive and accurate feedback. I represent the opinions of others accurately and consistently. I am consistent and truthful in my communications. I maintain confidentiality appropriately.

Technical skills:

Crime Investigation (Level 3)       

Able to identify offences and offenders. Able to conduct street identifications Completes routine interviews to determine and establish events and identify potential witnesses. Plans and prepares further actions. Has an awareness of other agencies and the assistance they can give in providing information and/or assistance with the investigation. Collates all relevant information into appropriate written form, providing reports of a sufficient clarity and quality to enable the evidence contained to be used to further the investigation. Able   to gather or preserve any physical evidence at the scene. Able to investigate basic intelligence/information gained in order to validate it where necessary and/or prepare further work from it.

ECYPM (Level 3)     

Understands what is meant by safeguarding and the different ways in which children and young people can be harmed. Recognises when a child or young person may not be achieving their developmental potential and may require a service intervention. Identify appropriate sources of help. Aware of national guidance and local procedures, and own role and responsibilities within these for safeguarding and promoting children and young people's welfare.

Health & Safety (Level 3)   

Has a basic understanding of Health and Safety issues affecting the current role and working environment. Takes responsibility for personal safety and the safety of others. Aware of hazards and reports problems identified to line manager. Understands and minimises the physical risk of injury through the use of proper manual handling procedures.

Informant Handling (Level 3)       

Up to date knowledge of informant handling policy and relevant best practice sufficient to the current role. Able to recognise possible sources of recruitment and liaise with the appropriate KPM Team.

Information Gathering & Analysis (Level 4)       

Is able to identify reliable and appropriate sources of information and select methods of gathering information which are efficient and effective. Has a working knowledge of legislation and policy relevant to the collection, recording, storage and distribution of information.

Interviewing - General (Level 3)   

Demonstrates the ability to conduct effective routine interviews for a variety of purposes. Prepares and plans carefully and is clear about the purpose of the interview. Asks relevant questions and is able to obtain the required information. Regularly reviews personal interview performance. Adapts style to suit the needs of the interview.

Interviewing - Suspects (Level 3)  

Demonstrates the skills contained within the Kent Police PEACE course. Effectively uses a good working knowledge of legislation relating to interviews significant statements and special warnings. Able to confidently prepare an interview strategy using available resources including recognising the value of intelligence, and understands the management of disclosure and no comment interviews.

Interviewing - Witnesses (Level 3)

Demonstrates the skills contained within the Kent Police PEACE course which incorporates cognitive interviewing. Shows use of this style of interviewing and can apply it operationally giving consideration to identification and procedural issues. Successfully undertakes initial telephone investigation of crime.

Knowledge of Legislation and Policy (Level 4)   

Has a thorough understanding of all legislation, policy and procedure relevant to the current role. Able to apply this and offer advice to colleagues as necessary.

Mgmt of Police Information (MOPI) (Level 4)    

Full compliance with Level 3. Has successfully completed all standard relevant Information Management and Security training package(s). Accurate use of Government Security Classification (GSC). Ensures physical and digital records are stored with appropriate security relevant to the sensitivity of the documents and has working understanding of appropriate National Retention Schedules. Is able to quality assure own records management processes as well as those of any staff for whom they have supervisory responsibility. Is aware of where to seek further support in relation to Records management within force when necessary. If nominated as an Information Asset Assistant is familiar with the NPCC Information Asset Owners Handbook.

Public Order (Level 3)       

Confident and experienced in the application of restraint and self defence techniques to lawfully detain persons, with or without personal protective equipment. Able to identify a threat and overcome it by force   if necessary. Demonstrates the ability to use training received to adhoc level PSU and able to understand and react to basic commands. Able to use the appropriate response to public order situations. Familiar with the standard phrases of command and is, therefore, able to co-ordinate teamwork and/or operate alongside others.

Research Techniques (Level 3)    

Conducts basic research work, usually with a relatively narrow focus and is able to find out all the required relevant information or data for the task set. Can present findings in a logical and easily understood manner.

Risk Management (Level 3)

Demonstrates an awareness of personal risk management issues, challenges or difficulties likely to affect the post holder in the execution of their duties. Able to anticipate risks likely to affect their work and knows how to communicate the likelihood and possible impacts of such events to line managers or supervisors.

Surveillance - Equipment (Level 3)

Has an appreciation of where surveillance equipment is available and where to go to call for support and/or is aware of the Police Scientific Development Branch principals regarding CCTV and their practical application within the community. Has a working knowledge of CCTV systems used in town centres and commercial premises.

Surveillance - Technical Support (Level 3)

Is able to carry out specification checks on technical equipment required for surveillance purposes. Completes the installation and testing of surveillance equipment on site including the construction of appropriate housing using associated basic engineering skills. Understands and maintains Health and Safety Standards with particular reference to safety procedures for electrical wiring.

Target Surveillance (Level 3)       

Has a good general awareness of the work of the target referral teams, understands the quality requirements of cases to be referred to these specialist teams and what needs to be done to put together target packages.

Training (Level 3)   

Able to present and convey ideas and new/ revised procedures, on a one to one or group basis, to a logical and well structured plan. Aware of a variety of training techniques, tools and principles.

Victim Support (Level 4)    

Good working knowledge of victim support techniques both internal and external to the organisation. Able to support victims and other interested parties during an investigation which may lead to a court case. Able to act as an advisor for other staff on support services available.

Vulnerable Victims (Level 3)        

Has a working knowledge of the responsibilities of the police in respect of child protection, domestic violence and other vulnerable victims and persons in custody. Is aware of the basic person at risk procedure and knows how to begin the process. Is aware of the need for all vulnerable victims to be dealt with in a thoughtful and understanding manner and demonstrates the skill of being able to talk to people in distress. Has a working knowledge of law and procedure.

National Occupational Standards: