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Reference: 85546

Date Added: 13 August 2022
Closing Date: 16 September 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

R0137 Safer Custody Officer

Directly responsible to: Head of Business Services

Location: Office of the West Midlands Police and Crime Commissioner, Lloyd House,
Birmingham City Centre, plus some home-working.

This is a politically restricted post.

This new post will provide important support to the Police and Crime Commissioner in assessing police custody arrangements and the outcomes for those detained, and developing policy related to police custody.

The role provides an opportunity for a highly organised person to develop and manage our custody visiting and appropriate schemes. Working with minimal supervision, you will have the skills to manage a wide base of volunteers and be the leader for these schemes, as well as providing scrutiny and analysis of police custody, to brief the Commissioner and colleagues, and help to develop policy to deliver real improvements for those in police custody.

If you have a strong interest in policing, policy and social justice, and also have strong organisational and administrative skills, this could be the perfect role for you. 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.

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.

Why work for us?

West Midlands Police and Crime Commissioner is committed to the reduction and prevention of crime, so by joining us you’ll be actively contributing to improving the West Midlands region. You will get to work alongside great people who are passionate about driving improvement and change! In return for your valued contribution we provide an impressive employee benefits package:
• Diverse, Inclusive and supportive organisation
• Flexible working
• Hybrid working from home policy
• Generous annual leave allowance
• Pay progression through multiple increments
• Learning & Development opportunities
• Access to an employee benefits package
• Committed to being an anti-racist and trauma informed organisation

Closing Date: 16 September 2022

Interview/Start Dates

Interviews to take place in person on Monday 3rd October 2022.

Application Details

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

To download an application form 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