Serious Violence Reduction Officer

Devon & Cornwall
Fixed Term, Internal Secondment
Please note that it is recommended that applicants applying for an internal or external secondment will need to seek support from their SMT for their temporary release from their substantive role before applying from their SMT. At the end of the secondment the successful applicant(s) would return to their substantive role. However, if in the meantime the releasing department is subject to review, the successful applicant(s) would be included in that review as if still in post.
A Fixed Term contract
2 Years
D&C Crime Command
Major Crime Investigation Team - Crownhill
Hybrid Worker
A Hybrid Worker is an employee whose role can be performed remotely from a variety of alternative locations including force premises, partner organisation premises or a member of staff's home. 
Grade 8
Internal and External Recruitment
Starts at £37,953 rising by yearly increments to a maximum of £42,207 per annum

The above salary is based on a full time (37 hour) salary. If you are successful in a part time role this will be pro-rata'd to reflect your working hours.

Please note: Exceptions to starting salary may apply if you are an existing Police Staff employee substantively posted to a role at the same grade.


For additional information on allowances please see our "allowances" page

Full Time
We welcome applications from individuals wishing to work on a part-time basis and are willing to consider flexible working patterns subject to business need.
19 June 2023

An exciting opportunity has arisen to contribute to the reduction of the most serious crimes within Devon, Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly. Devon and Cornwall police are looking for an experienced investigator to implement a new process to identify learning at an early opportunity following an incident of homicide or serious violence. The post holder will work closely with senior leaders within the organisation to review incidents, identify opportunities for improvement in practice and support the implementation of recommendations.

The principal responsibility of the role is to lead the approach to learning from serious violence and homicide, supporting system wide changes to reduce the risk of harm across Devon & Cornwall.

To be accountable for and provide leadership and management of the new Rapid Debrief Process, to include implementation of a new framework, methodology and governance for conducting reviews.

Lead the rapid review debrief processes, facilitating discussions and engaging with internal and external stakeholders to contribute to the process at both practitioner and strategic level.

Please see role profile for full details.

07/06/2023, 12:00

For Further Information, Please Contact:
Stephanie Blundell
Detective Chief Inspector Major Crime

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