KD54 - Public Protection Review Officer **External**


Posted on 10th Jan 2019

KD54 - Public Protection Review Officer **External**

THE FOLLOWING VACANCY HAS BEEN ADVERTISED EXTERNALLY

Public Protection Review Officer
Safeguarding Unit
Kirklees District
Dewsbury

An opening has emerged for a Public Protection Review Officer to join the Safeguarding Team based at Kirklees District.

In this role you will undertake tasks in relation to the management of Registered Sex Offenders (RSO's) in the community which will include conducting assessments, registration, periodic monitoring and reviews in compliance with relevant legislation in order to ensure the effective management in the community.

To be considered for this role you must come with proven experience in the management or investigation of sex/dangerous offenders and/or child safeguarding investigations, have a basic knowledge of sex offender’s legislation and ACPO Doctrine in respect of Managing Serious and Sex offenders.

You must have the ability to interview competently and with integrity and have a good working knowledge and ability to use a range of computer packages including Microsoft Office.

A significant part of the role will involve you visiting offenders in their home environment to conduct risk assessments and management plans, as well as liaising and sharing information with statutory and voluntary agencies providing advice and support as required. You will also be involved in the research and investigation of issues of third party disclosure/applications for Sexual Harm Prevention Orders (SHPO’s) making recommendations for their use in specific cases.
You will represent the District at Multi Agency meetings providing information that will enable informed management plans to be agreed. Due to the nature of the work this is an emotionally challenging role and therefore it is essential you have resilience to deal with the emotional impact of extremely sensitive issues, such as child and adult sexual abuse.

To be considered for this challenging opportunity, you must be able to undertake and pass relevant training on West Yorkshire Police and National computerised databases as well as Nationally accredited courses in the Management of Sexual and Violent Offenders. In addition the role requires evening and weekend working which attracts a 10 % unsocial hours payment and 4.9% weekend enhancement and have the ability to travel and work throughout the Force.

Please refer to the role profile to ensure you meet the essential criteria for this role.

If successful, you will be subject to personal and financial vetting checks prior to appointment.

This post is suitable for job share. The application process will close at 23:55 hours on the 23rd January 2019.

West Yorkshire Police is committed to improving the diversity of its workforce to better reflect the diverse communities we serve. We welcome applications from all minority groups and individuals who identify with one or more of the protected characteristics as defined by the Equality Act 2010.

For a detailed description of the Competency and Values levels required please refer to the http://www.college.police.uk/What-we-do/Development/competency-and-values-framework/Documents/Competency-and-Values-Framework-for-Policing_4.11.16.pdf (This link may be copied and pasted into your browser). This document will assist you in completing the Evidence of Achievement section of the application form.

Please note: the Evidence of Achievement section will not be visible until the employment section has been completed.

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