Vulnerability Lawyer

09 Jul 2017
08 Aug 2017
Public Sector
Contract Type
Full Time
The principal responsibility of the role is to act in the provision of a comprehensive legal service to the Chief Constables, the OPCCs, and officers and police staff generally of both Devon & Cornwall and Dorset Police Forces

Key requirements:

* A comprehensive knowledge and understanding of police law, not limited to but including Sexual Offences Act 2003, Crime & Security Act 2010, Anti-Social Behaviour Crime & Policing Act 2014, Police Regulations, PACE, Freedom of Information and Data Protection Acts, case law, management of police information, firearms legislation, RIPA, licensing legislation, dangerous dogs legislation, Police Property Act, Proceeds of Crime Act, Sexual Offences Act Part 2 common law disclosure, Home Office and ACPO guidance as applicable.
* Ability to manage a considerable and diverse caseload providing clear advice.
* Ability to make applications in court.
* Ability to work in a highly pressurised environment and to be able to offer flexibility and advice within time constraints

Formal Qualifications required * Qualified Solicitor, Barrister or FILEX.

Should you wish to apply please send through the following:

1. Your updated CV.
2. Your availability; when you are available to interview
3. Your availability; when you are able to start if successful
4. Details of any up & coming holidays planned in next 6 months
5. Explanation of any gaps in your CV.
6. Your reason for leaving your current position.
7. If you have worked for Devon & Cornwall Police or any other police constabulary previously.
8. 2 or 3 examples of where your experience/skills match.


Please note this position is with Devon and Cornwall police & therefore requires vetting paperwork to be completed & taken with you to interview should you be invited to interview. Please find these attached. Please complete these in black ink & leave section 15 of the basic vetting forms (NPPV 1 & 2) or section 19 of the enhanced vetting forms (NPPV 330) blank as this is to be completed by Devon and Cornwall police.
Please note this process can take up to 6 weeks although generally, successful candidates clear in approximately 2 weeks. This however is down to how quickly your vetting paperwork can be processed by the vetting department at Devon and Cornwall Police.
You will be required to take one proof of address & one proof of ID with you to accompany your vetting forms. Please see below the list of ID required:

Proof of ID:
In date Passport or birth certificate with both parent's names on it.

Proof of address:
Driving license with your current address on it or a bank statement or utility bill with your name & current address on it & must be dated within the last 3 months.

We look forward to hearing from you!

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