We are currently recruiting for Police Staff Investigators in Worcester.

Pay rate: £18 per hour PAYE + expenses (Umbrella rate is also available)

Location: Worcester (hybrid working available)

Hours: Office hours (full-time or part-time)

Contract duration: Temporary ongoing



The investigation requires Police Staff Investigators to actively participate in a wide range of evidence gathering and criminal investigation tasks involving victims, witnesses, technical sources, and suspects.



  • Investigate offences of crime, and to actively participate in a wide range of evidence gathering and crime investigation tasks. Exercising designated Investigating Officer powers.
  • Interview and record the evidence of victims of crime and witnesses to crime, in statement form or by an ABE interview as appropriate. In some cases this will need to be supported by the gathering of appropriate medical and forensic evidence.
  • Act as liaison officer for victims and witness of crime, and where appropriate support them through the criminal justice process. This will include providing regular and ad hoc updates on investigations to victims of crime as appropriate.
  • Formally interview suspects in a manner that is compliant with PACE and other legislation.
  • Secure and preserve evidence through the proficient use of certain technical equipment. Examples of such technical equipment and IT systems, include digital cameras, audio-video recording equipment, CCTV download systems, police intelligence systems, property management systems and file preparation systems.
  • Attend scenes of crime and ensure that all available evidence is protected and secured to maximise forensic opportunities.
  • Prepare and submit complete evidential files to the Crown Prosecution Service observing the highest professional standards and meeting the required Manual of Guidance standards in relation to quality, timeliness, disclosure, and evidential integrity. Then to attend court hearings, where necessary, to present the evidence in person.
  • Liaise with other members and departments of the organisation, with other police forces, external agencies, and the public in relation to the gathering of evidence, identifying and tracing offenders, and ensuring that all aspects of the investigation are considered.
  • Seek and exploit criminal intelligence opportunities to prevent and detect crime, and to submit intelligence reports on suspected criminal activity as and when that intelligence becomes available.
  • To undertake any relevant task at the discretion of a detective sergeant or senior investigating officer. This may include including the seizure and viewing of evidential material, undertaking house-to-house enquiries, making a media appeal, and undertaking property related enquiries.
  • The post holder will be required to lawfully exercise with professional judgement the ‘designated powers’ of an investigator as determined by the Police Reform Act 2002, and as authorised.


Essential Experience:

  • Detective experience (PIP Level 2 or equivalent)


Desirable Experience:

  • Have attended a Police Intelligence Operatives Course
  • Experience in investigating serious and/or complex crime


Apply online or contact us on 01925 377878. You can also email Lucia@peelsolutions.co.uk or Terri@Peelsolutions.co.uk for more information on this role.

Job Category: Investigative
Job Type: Full Time Part Time
Job Location: Worcestershire

Apply for this position

Allowed Type(s): .pdf, .doc, .docx