Job title: MOSOVO DI Grade: Inspector Role code: EPPPU404a Status: Police Limited Duties Category: D - Vbl&Physl RA &nofullshft
Main purpose of the role:
This JD is subject to HAY quality assurance and consultation. Lead the operational Management of Sexual Offenders and Violent Offenders (MOSOVO) Team(s) (including Polygraph Officers), and minimise the risk their offenders pose to the public. Manage all aspects of offences under investigation by MOSOVO officers'. This includes but is not restricted to breaches of registration orders, breaches of preventative orders and offences relating to indecent images of children. To oversee the activities of staff under your command ensuring integrity and standards of investigation are maintained. Act as Senior Investigating Officer as necessary.
Manage MOSOVO on a day to day basis, assign and coordinate workloads, manage and motivate staff by providing direction and leadership, completing staff appraisals, addressing welfare issues, advising on personal development, training and coaching, in order to build and sustain an effective team capable of achieving the MOSOVO objectives. Ensure resourcing levels are met; assist with monitoring of duties and distribution of staff to provide a high quality of service.
Maintain an overview of intelligence led MOSOVO activity. Take the lead in crime reduction to reduce threat, harm and risk through other enforcement and intelligence opportunities to reduce and detect crime.
Achieve agreed service/compliance levels of service regarding timeliness and quality of performance to ensure that local and global service level agreements are met, which in turn, keeping the MOSOVO team working as an effective resource assisting Essex Police.
Develop and improve the internal working practices, processes and unit structures of the MOSOVO team in order to reduce inefficiencies, add value to services and increase service provision to Essex Police and partnership agencies. Identify new and innovative methods of offender management and develop operations and briefing documents as required.
Build and maintain professional relationships and trust with internal and external stakeholders, participate in relevant meetings, prepare and deliver strategic reports, briefings and presentations to Chief Officers, senior managers, external agencies: provide expert consultancy and advice, evaluation and reports on the delivery of MOSOVO objectives and areas of interest.
Overall management of MOSOVO responsibilities which includes the identification and mitigation of risk of dangerous offenders including RSOs, VOs and PDPs, policing of Orders and proactive investigation of such offenders. This role will include the investigation of and viewing of Indecent Images of Children (IIOC).
Undertake all such other reasonable duties as may be required by the Proactive Unit DCI, in order to ensure the teams commitments are met and complete training to ensure and maintain proficiency in role requirements.
The post holder will be PIP 2 (NIE and ICIDP) and MSCIDP accredited or be willing to undergo the necessary training.
The post holder will attend the MOSOVO Training Programme and ViSOR IT course.
The role holder must be able to demonstrate and evidence previous experience of managing and developing a team within a customer focused and office environment.
The role holder must be able to demonstrate managing and developing strong partnerships and stakeholder relationships.
A knowledge of and experience in risk assessment, vulnerabilities, Public Protection Crimes, hidden harm and exploitation would be beneficial.
The role holder must be able to demonstrate excellent verbal and written communication skills, be able to analyse, interpret and risk assess qualitative and quantitative data, and have interpersonal skills that engender credibility and confidence.
The role holder must be able to work with a high level of accuracy and attention to detail. They must have experience of managing a team working to tight deadlines with a high volume of work.
Knowledge of legislative and regulatory frameworks relevant to the role, such as the Data Protection Act, Human Rights Act and Management of Police Information, in addition to Essex Police policy in relation to disclosure of information, would be advantageous. Knowledge of law PACE, RIPA, CPIA codes of practice and rules of evidence in relation to investigation of crime is also necessary for this role. SOA 2003 and NPIA guidance Protecting the public: Managing sexual offenders and violent offenders.
The role holder may be required to travel as part of their duty and therefore a full UK driving licence is essential and appropriate basic police driving course.
Good IT skills are a necessity for this post which would encompass application of Essex Police and national systems.
A high level of integrity is required due to the confidential and sensitive material deal with by the post holder.
Analyse Critically (Level 2)
I ensure that the best available evidence from a wide range of sources is taken into account when making decisions. I think about different perspectives and motivations when reviewing information and how this may influence key points. I ask incisive questions to test out facts and assumptions, questioning and challenging the information provided when necessary. I understand when to balance decisive action with due consideration. I recognise patterns, themes and connections between several and diverse sources of information and the best available evidence. I identify when I need to take action on the basis of limited information and think about how to mitigate the risks in doing so. I challenge others to ensure that decisions are made in alignment with our mission, values and the Code of Ethics.
Collaborative (Level 2)
I manage relationships and partnerships for the long term, sharing information and building trust to find the best solutions. I help create joined-up solutions across organisational and geographical boundaries, partner organisations and those the police serve. I understand the local partnership context, helping me to use a range of tailored steps to build support. I work with our partners to decide who is best placed to take the lead on initiatives. I try to anticipate our partners' needs and take action to address these. I do not make assumptions. I check that our partners are getting what they need from the police service. I build commitment from others (including the public) to work together to deliver agreed outcomes.
Deliver, Support and Inspire (Level 2)
I give clear direction and expectations, helping others to understand how their work operates in the wider context. I identify barriers that inhibit performance in my teams and take steps to resolve these, enabling others to perform. I lead the public and / or colleagues, where appropriate, during incidents or through the provision of advice and support. I ensure the efficient use of resources to create the most value and the right impact within my areas. I keep track of changes in the external environment, anticipating both the short and long term potential implications for the Police Service. I motivate and inspire others to achieve their best.
Emotionally Aware (Level 2)
I consider the perspectives of people from a wide range of backgrounds before taking action. I adapt my style and approach according to the needs of the people I am working with, using my own behaviour to achieve the best outcome. I promote a culture that values diversity and encourages challenge. I encourage reflective practice among others and take the time to support others to understand reactions and behaviours. I take responsibility for helping to ensuring the emotional well being of those in my teams. I take the responsibility to deal with any inappropriate behaviours.
Innovative and Open-minded (Level 2)
I explore a number of different sources of information and use a variety of tools when faced with a problem and look for good practice that is not always from policing. I am able to spot opportunities or threats which may influence how I go about my job in the future by using knowledge of trends, new thinking about policing and changing demographics in the population. I am flexible in my approach, changing my plans to make sure that I have the best impact. I encourage others to be creative and take appropriate risks. I share my explorations and understanding of the wider internal and external environment.
Take Ownership (Level 2)
I proactively create a culture of ownership within my areas of work and support others to display personal responsibility. I take responsibility for making improvements to policies, processes and procedures, actively encouraging others to contribute their ideas. I am accountable for the decisions my team make and the activities within our teams. I take personal responsibility for seeing events through to a satisfactory conclusion and for correcting any problems both promptly and openly. I actively encourage and support learning within my teams and colleagues.
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.
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.
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.
Crime Investigation (Level 6)
Supervises and/or co-ordinates the activities of a team of investigators involved in serious incidents such as armed robbery and murders. Gives accurate and clear statements to the media. Acts in a consultative role for all areas of investigation providing expert advice to authorised enquirers.
Health and Safety (Level 5)
Has received training which enables the effective completion of risk assessments and Health and Safety inspections of premises. Identifies defects or hazards and takes action to resolve any apparent health and safety issues within an area or department. Fully accepts responsibility for the safety of members of staff, as well as visitors and contractors. Monitors the application of health and safety related procedures for the area or department. Possession of a certificate level qualification in Health and Safety is desirable.
Information Management and Technology (Level 6)
Possesses extensive knowledge of police systems and other available data sources and the circumstances under which access can be obtained - local, county-wide, national. Can conduct complex, multi-level computer searches to meet non-specific requests and/or can identify IT solutions to meet business needs.Can collect, manipulate, and synthesise search results, train on individual systems and/or support users in finding solutions.
Intelligence Gathering and Analysis (Level 5)
Has a good working knowledge of the intelligence function as a whole. Able to undertake intelligence gathering and analysis in conjuction with other organisations, generally involving more complex situations and/or level 2 targets.And/or supervises others who are analysing and gathering intelligence. Able to make decisions regarding the allocation of information received and when packages are put together, to make decisions as to their level of priority
Interviewing - General (Level 5)
Is a highly experienced interviewer (having accredited skills in recruitment, selection, appraisal, return to work, exit, and / or other managerial type interviews). Has an awareness of non-verbal communication. Provides feedback to colleagues to assist them with the development of their interview techniques. Identifies key issues for examination and maintains effective interview skills even in difficult circumstances and / or complex cases. Has a thorough knowledge of available interview techniques and their applications. Trains and develops others in these techniques.
Knowledge of Legislation and Policy (Level 5)
Has a thorough understanding of the responsibilities of the police and all other participants in the legal process. Has overall responsibility for advising other officers on the application of all legislation, policy and procedure relevant to the current role. Confident in the application of the complaints procedure and policy, able to initiate an investigation, where this is warranted, and secure relevant evidence.
Management of Police Information (MOPI) (Level 5)
Has sufficient understanding of the NPCC records management policies be able to offer appropriate guidance and support to staff. Is able to identify the appropriate MOPI group for any record with a policing purpose and ensure that all policing records within the team are retained, reviewed or destroyed in line with the MOPI codes of practice. Quality assures staff to ensure a full understanding and compliance with the APP for Information Management (incorporating MOPI guidance), highlighting failings and taking appropriate action as required. Ensures training and / or refresher training is provided and completed. Ensures that systems are correctly linked together to ensure effective management and recording of information across systems. Appropriately reviews digital information held on system(s) and physical records in storage to ensure that they are retained only where there is a policing purpose. Complies with relevant policies and procedures in respect of prioritisation, sanitisation, dissemination, sharing, relevancy, accuracy, adequacy and timeliness.
Risk Management (Level 5)
Able to anticipate, accurately define and establish the relative level of risk likely to affect their specialist function, in terms of likelihood and impact, together with how the challenges facing the wider organisation might affect their role within the force. Assesses the risks of national initiatives providing feedback at the relevant level. Has an understanding of pathways to alert all appropriate senior managers to flawed or ineffective control strategies and provide continuity/recovery options. Has an appreciation that seizing opportunities also generates risks.
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 4)
Has a sound understanding of the legal and procedural issues surrounding all vulnerable victims and is able to advise others. Familiar with procedure with regard to children taken into police protection. Has knowledge of the work of officers of the Social Services, NSPCC and other voluntary agencies in providing on-going support and care for all victims. Demonstrates the ability to successfully gain evidence and bring a case to Court.