CTPNW NBTC Staff Police Operator (Band E) 1881047, - Ref:1881047

Posted on 25th Nov 2021
Greater Manchester
Greater Manchester North West

CTPNW NBTC Staff Police Operator (Band E) 1881047, - Ref:1881047

Shift Allowance
Weekend Enhancements
Enhanced Vetting Required

In April 2018, the North West Counter Terrorism Unit (NWCTU) was rebranded to Counter Terrorism Police North West (CTPNW), reflecting a collaborative restructure in operations. This follows a review undertaken in 2015 of how the Force Special Branches operate, as a result, changes have been actioned to streamline processes across the NW region to ensure they are consistent, maximise opportunities and deliver unified working.

The CTPNW manages and coordinates the operational counter terrorism response on behalf of the 5 North West forces: Cheshire, Cumbria, Greater Manchester, Lancashire and Merseyside. It also offers CT assistance and guidance to the Isle of Man Constabulary.

Operational governance is managed by ACC Russ Jackson and the Head of CTPNW is Detective Chief Superintendent Dominic Scally, who coordinates and delivers the four strands of the CONTEST strategy (Prevent, Protect, Pursue and Prepare) in collaboration with local policing teams and other partner agencies.

The Head of CTPNW is assisted by 7 Senior Responsible Officers (SROs) who are responsible for leading one of each of the seven thematic strands covering Investigations, Operational Support, Intelligence, Borders Policing, Prevent, Protect & Prepare and Business Services.

In addition to protecting the communities of the North West the CTPNW also works hand in hand with the CTP South East, CTP North East, West Midlands CTU, Counter Terrorism Command and a network of Counter Terrorism Intelligence Units (CTIUs) to ensure that the United Kingdom is able to manage the threat from terrorism.

NBTC is an important element of the Counter Terrorism Policing network, providing a function to not only CT Policing but to policing colleagues tackling the threat of serious & organised criminality and safeguarding vulnerable people. The team is a blend of police officers and police staff, all employed by GMP and forming part of the Counter Terrorism Border Policing Services (CTBPS).
NBTC assist policing colleagues to target persons of security or criminal concern arriving in the UK.
In the last financial year NBTC was instrumental in the arrest of 120 suspects in murder cases, 336 suspects in rape investigations and the return of 382 people who had been recalled to prison.
NBTC provides support to law enforcement colleagues internationally, regularly working with police colleagues globally.

Please refer to the attached Assessment Criteria Form for further details regarding the skills required for this role.

Due to the Equality Act (2010) the criteria surrounding sickness absence will not be checked until the conditional offer stage of the recruitment process, this is after the interview stage of the full recruitment process. With this in mind all candidates need to ensure that they have a good attendance record for the last 2 years for Staff and for 12 months for apprentices.

Please note, all of our communication will be sent to you via the e-mail address you provide on your application form, therefore please ensure noreply@gmp-recruitment.co.uk is in your mail safe senders / safe recipients list to prevent our e-mails going into your junk mail.

Greater Manchester Police have been informed of potential personal tax implications for members of the 1987 Police Pension Scheme, who retire and take a pension between the ages of 50 and 54 inclusive and then take up employment as a Police Staff member. Members of the police pension scheme whose age is between 50 and 54 who are re-employed as a Police Staff member have to meet certain conditions to keep their PPA and to protect against personal tax liability charges on any payments paid before the age of 55. One of those conditions is that a break of at least 1 month is required where the re-employment is ‘materially different’. However, if the role is not deemed to be ‘materially different’ then a 6 month break is required.

This is a designated post under the Force Vetting Strategy and the post will therefore attract an enhanced level of vetting.

A good attendance record for the past 2 years is required.

For further information regarding the National Security Vetting process, please click the following link: https://www.gov.uk/guidance/security-vetting-and-clearance’

Please note for applications which carry enhanced vetting you should have resided in the UK for the last 10 years.

For further information, please e-mail gmprecruitment@gmp.police.uk

Please see the attached Shift Pattern that is required for this role which includes 24/7 working and the allowances that this attracts.

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