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Legacy Team Leader

Servoca Resourcing Solutions
Closing date
7 Jul 2022

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Contract Type
Full Time
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To supervise a team of Police Staff Investigators (PSI's)dedicated to the
progression of legacy Category B homicides. To review records and
documentation obtained during the course of such investigations to ensure
legal and procedural compliance and to identify further investigative
opportunities and to manage the evidence gathering, file preparation and
presentation of evidence at court in relation to Legacy

Role Overview / Key Responsibilities:

Allocate staff Utilising the Home Office Large Major Enquiry System (HOLMES) to investigate serious incidents and supervise the preparation and submission of quality evidence-based court files in cases of murder investigations and the presentation at subsequent court proceedings.
Monitor and ensure the advice, instruction and mentoring of Police Staff Investigators in relation to Major Incident Room Standardised Administration Procedures (MIRSAP) procedures in the roles of receiver / action allocator, exhibits, disclosure, telecommunications and family liaison officer (FLO).
Read, assess and process M.I.R documentation in accordance with the role of HOLMES Document Receiver and Document Reader as detailed in MIRSAP to ensure an effective investigation.
To be responsible for the line management of specified staff, with regard to personnel issues including the allocation and monitoring of work, staff training and development, staff discipline, grievance and welfare in order to ensure an efficient and effective investigative support service is provided by the unit.
Ensure security and integrity of Major Incident Rooms in line with all relevant guidelines, ACPO, HOLMES Rules and Conventions, MIRSAP etc.
Provide guidance to inexperienced members of the Legacy Team and to provide advice to PIP 2 investigators engaged in the roles of statement reader and office manager during the investigation of unexplained deaths, homicide, and other serious crime.
Act as outside enquiries supervisor in Major Incident Rooms to enable an effective investigation. h) Analyse and monitor information and intelligence generated by the unit and maintain a high standard of accuracy and professional judgement when reviewing, analysing, and evaluating large amounts of information on investigations, working in a systematic and logical way in order to secure evidence, identifying gaps or further evidential opportunities whilst ensuring compliance with legislation, local and national guidelines.
Attend conferences with the department head and management meetings to discuss developments and formulate lines of enquiry and file preparation.
Participate in Merseyside Police's development review process and ensure that staff undertake the appropriate training and fully understand and apply the required Force policy, procedures, and information / records management standards in the course of their duties. Supervisors and managers should ensure staff understand their responsibilities in maintaining data quality and security and have appropriate processes in place to monitor compliance.
Be accountable for all Health and Safety issues, including risk assessment, pertaining to the post holder's area of responsibility in order to fulfil the statutory obligations of the Health and Safety at Work Act 1974. l) Undertake all responsibilities relating to information management, data quality and information sharing, intelligence and information security to ensure accordance with the Authorised Professional Practice (APP) on Information Management, issued by the College of Policing, including the Home Office Code of Practice on the Management of Police Information (MoPI).


An in-depth criminal investigation background including evidence of investigating complex and protracted enquiries
HOLMES 2 Manager Training and experience
Experience of reviewing murders / serious crime investigations
Experience in managing a team of investigators
Experience in the roles of statement reader and Office Manager during murder investigations managed on action logs or HOLMES system
Experience of authoring complex reports
Preparation of prosecution files
Liaising with CPS, legal representatives and other agencies involved in crime Investigations. * File management.
Experience of utilising Niche system.
Knowledge of law and national procedures in relation to major and serious crime, especially homicide.
Procedures in relation to RIPA and information handling Disclosure
Proven inter-personal and communication skills.Pay Rate: £17.47 per hour PAYE

Location: Liverpool, Merseyside

Contract Length: 12 Months initially

If you are interested in the role, please send through an updated CV or click below to apply.

Servoca Resourcing Solutions is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy. We are an equal opportunity employer with a diverse workforce. We provide equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and specialise in police recruitment skills related roles
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