The Police Ombudsman for Northern Ireland receives and investigates complaints against the police made by members of the public, and also matters of public interest involving the Police Service of Northern Ireland. She also provides extensive statistical and management information to the Department of Justice, Chief Constable and Northern Ireland Policing Board. The RUC (Complaints etc) Regulations 2001 enables the Police Ombudsman to investigate legacy matters.
The Police Ombudsman is also responsible for investigating the police involvement in a significant number of cases originating from the period 1969 – 1998. Typically these cases can involve allegations of murder or attempted murder and miscarriages of justice.
The Police Ombudsman for Northern Ireland now wishes to invite suitably qualified applicants for the following position:
Investigation Officer (Historic Cases)
Ref 17/2019 (Fixed Term Position 18 months)
Location: Belfast City Centre
The above post is a temporary appointment for initial periods as stated above, (subject to funding) and will attract accommodation and travel allowances where appropriate.
If you are interested in this position and are looking for a varied challenge, please visit our website CLICKING APPLY NOW where you can download an application pack which features the full Job Description / Personnel Specifications for the roles including the selection criteria and the terms and conditions of appointment.
Alternatively you can contact the Human Resources Team by e-mail at email@example.com or by telephone on 028 9082 8722.
The closing date and time for completed applications for the above post is Friday 27th September 2019 at 4pm.
Future vacancies may be filled from a waiting list, which will be held following these competitions. The persons appointed to the above posts should possess an understanding and commitment to the fundamental principles of human rights and a comprehensive understanding of the sensitive, social, cultural and political environment within which the work of the Police Ombudsman operates.
The Office of the Police Ombudsman for Northern Ireland is committed to equality of opportunity in employment and welcomes applicants irrespective of disability, gender, race, age, religious belief / political opinion or sexual orientation. All applications for employment are considered on the basis of merit.
Independent Impartial Investigation.