We are currently recruiting for a PIP2 Investigation Officer in Chorley.


Pay rate: £17.58 per hour.

Contract duration: Temporary ongoing

Department: Vulnerable Adults Team


To manage and participate in a wide range of evidence-gathering and crime-investigation duties for Serious and Complex crime and to ensure that any evidence obtained is recorded, secured and preserved in a timely and appropriate manner. To interview suspects and provide support and assistance to other investigations as required by supervision.



  • Provide an investigative response to incidents and received intelligence.
  • Secure, preserve and gather evidence within Investigations in order to prove or disprove information and establish facts.
  • Conduct serious and complex criminal investigations, plan and manage own workload, and retain responsibility as the officer-in-case.
  • Provide support to victims and witnesses and assess their need for further support throughout the criminal justice process.
  • Interview victims and witnesses and obtain statements in relation to serious and complex investigations.
  • Interview suspects in relation to serious and complex criminal investigations.
  • Use internal IT systems to research and maintain records regarding individuals and investigations.
  • Complete comprehensive investigation reports and case files.
  • Present evidence to CPS.
  • Be flexible in providing cover within the normal place of work and across the county.
  • Support, where required, the investigation of priority and volume crime.



  • Have conducted successful Volume and Priorty Crime crime investigations, both pro active and re active.
  • Experience of investigating crime.
  • Have gathered critical evidence by interviewing victims, significant witnesses and suspects.
  • Experience and knowledge of the Criminal Justice System relating to the PACE Act, including searching premises, handling exhibits, interviewing suspects, and CPIA 1996, relating to disclosure.
  • Experience of maintaining & interrogating computerised systems and manual filing systems
  • Dealing with members of the public
  • Communicating at all levels with a wide range of audiences.
  • Working on own initiative, investigating problems, developing solutions and taking appropriate timely action to resolve them.
  • Have dealt with difficult situations or conflict.




  • PIP Level 1 trained and accredited
  • PIP level 2 trained and accredited


Apply online or contact Lucia De Felice on 07425 757587. You can also email lucia@peelsolutions.co.uk for more information on this role.

Job Category: Investigative
Job Type: Temporary
Job Location: Lancashire

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