Applications are invited from substantive Chief Inspectors and substantive Inspectors seeking promotion, for a Detective Chief Inspector– Head of South East Regional Prison Intelligence Unit (SERPIT) as part of Counter Terrorism Policing South East (CTPSE). Working to the Head of Intelligence in Counter Terrorism Policing South East (CTPSE) to deliver a joint regional prison intelligence capability tackling both Terrorism and Domestic Extremism, and Organised Crime in the prison estate; the role provides a service to both CTPSE and the South East Regional Organised Crime Unit (SEROCU). The role is responsible for managing a joint intelligence capability, utilising appropriate resources, ethically and within agreed protocols and procedures; it is rincipally focussed on the South East region but also nationally, as required. You will have proven operational background in serious and organised crime or counter terrorism. You will also have experience in the use and management of covert tactics. Really effective leadership and management of change abilities are also essential to the role. This role is part of a national, regional and local network and will include travel across the region and elsewhere, as a result you will be required to travel for business purposes. You will be asked to demonstrate flexibility regarding working hours in line with operational demand. You must be prepared to undergo Developed Vetting (DV). For the purposes of safeguarding national security, applicants who do not hold or acquire appropriate security clearance and meet the national requirements cannot be offered the post. This post is therefore restricted to UK nationals. As such, in line with the Cabinet Office Police, supported by Section 82(2) to (4) of the Police Reform Act (2002), applicants who do not hold or acquire Security Clearance (SC) or Developed Vetting (DV) clearance and meet the national requirements cannot be offered the post. Substantive Officers – please click on the ‘Apply’ button (below) to submit an online application form. You will be short listed against the essential criteria. You will be required to upload your latest PDR and a copy of your training record. Thames Valley Police (TVP) Officers will also need to complete and upload the Recommendation for Appointment Form (enclosed with the job advert). Officers applying on promotion - in addition to the above you will be required to upload a ‘Why Me, Why Now’ letter which outlines your motivation and suitability for the role at this time. Your evidence should also demonstrate the relevant behaviours, skills, knowledge and experience in relation to your capability in the rank of Chief Inspector in accordance with the core competencies (CVF). The letter must be no more than two (2) sides of A4. The margins must not be modified from 2.54cm. All evidence outside the margins should be removed. You will also be required to upload your AO/DO Reference Form and latest PDR (including CPD). You can upload the AO/DO Reference Form in the ‘Line Managers Approval Form’ section. TVP Officers seeking promotion will not need to upload Recommendation for Appointment Form (enclosed with the job advert). If you are having a problems uploading the Recommendation for Appointment or AO/DO Reference Form, please e-mail these to RecruitmentSE@thamesvalley.pnn.police.uk. For further information on how to apply, please email RecruitmentSE@thamesvalley.pnn.police.uk or telephone 01865 555839 quoting 14231. Applications should include your most recent PDR covering your last years’ performance. Applications must be submitted by the closing date of 23:55hrs on Sunday 15 April 2018. CTP SE & SEROCU serves diverse communities. To enable us to truly reflect the communities we serve, we are keen to recruit people from Black, Asian and other minority backgrounds as well as a good mix of genders. You will need a wide range of skills and experiences which will enhance the services we deliver to the public including an understanding of cultural issues. If this is you, we want you to apply to join us.