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Reference: 84641

Date Added: 17 June 2022
Closing Date: 22 July 2022

Job Title: Safer Custody Officer

Working For: West Midlands Office of the Police and Crime Commissioner

Location: Birmingham

Salary: £30,777 - £36,369

Length of Contract: Permanent

Job Details

This is a politically restricted post

Are you ready for a new role? Are you well organised? Enthusiastic and want to make a difference? Are you a strong communicator? We are looking for a Safer Custody Officer to help develop our understanding, oversight, scrutiny and policy development related to police custody. The Safer Custody Officer will manage the delivery of the Independent Custody Visitor Scheme. The scheme ensures the welfare of detainees and supports he statutory oversight and scrutiny function of the Police and Crime Commissioner.

The post-holder will be responsible for developing policies and procedures to ensure the scheme runs efficiently and effectively. Managing a large number of volunteers, you will need to have strong communication skills with the ability to develop relationships at all levels. You will also need energy and enthusiasm to maintain volunteer motivation and commitment.

You will be responsible for all aspects of the scheme including; recruitment, training, evaluation, coordinating visits, processing expenses and generating reports and briefings for the PCC. You will have the ability to keep robust records and liaise regionally to share best practice and identify future opportunities for the scheme. You will have a keen eye for detail and be able to keep up to date with legislative and policy developments in relation to the police custody and the scheme.

The West Midlands is a vibrant and diverse part of the country and we welcome applicants from all backgrounds. Applicants must be able to demonstrate a good understanding of diversity and human rights, and a personal commitment to promoting diversity and racial equality.

Closing Date: 22 July 2022

Interview/Start Dates

Interviews to take place on Monday 1st August 2022

Closing time: 12 noon

Application Details

For more information about the Office of the Police and Crime Commissioner visit: www.westmidlands-pcc.gov.uk

For an informal confidential conversation about this post, please contact Andrea Gabbitas: wmpcc@west-midlands.pnn.police.uk

To download an application please visit: www.westmidlands-pcc.gov.uk/your-commissioner/working-for-the-police-and-crime-commissioner or telephone 0121 626 6060.

Please note CV’s will not be accepted

Website: https://www.westmidlands-pcc.gov.uk/

Additional Notes