Review Officer

South Wales Police
Police Staff
K Crime & Criminal Justice
Review Unit
£30,783.00 - £35,982.00
Full Time

07/03/2024, 15:00

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South Wales Police brings together thousands of people with the same aim – to keep South Wales safe.

We want to be the best at understanding and responding to our community’s needs. To do this we need the very best candidates from a wide range of backgrounds to apply to become part of our policing family.

We are looking for someone to #JoinUs as a full time Review Officer in our Review Unit. Could you be who we are looking for?

About the team/Department you will be joining:

The Review Unit is based within the Crime and Criminal Justice HQ at the Kingsway in Bridgend,

We are a relatively small team of officers and police staff.

We generally work 8-4 Monday to Friday although applicants must be flexible and willing to work long hours as required at short notice should the need arise.

About the role and your key responsibilities :


The main duties of the post holder will consist of :

  • Conducting ‘Acute’ & ‘Rapid’ reviews of serious crimes and ‘near-misses’ to support Organisational Investigative development and improvement in respect of investigating crime. 
  • Assist in the completion of statutory reviews including, Domestic Homicide Reviews, Child Practice Reviews, Adult Practice Reviews and Offensive Weapon Homicide Reviews. 
  • The Review Unit is also responsible for Cold Case Murder reviews/ Unresolved Reviews, Thematic Reviews, Detected Reviews and Post-Trial Reviews, with the aims being to ensure investigations conform to nationally approved standards, conducted with integrity and objectivity where all investigative opportunities are identified to ensure good practice is identified and opportunities for organisational learning are highlighted and disseminated accordingly. 


What skills and experience do we need you to bring to the role:

 Previous Investigative experience is essential.

We are keen to hear from you if you are competent in using Microsoft and South Wales Police IT systems and databases.

We are looking for people who will project a positive image of South Wale Police.

There are numerous benefits to working for South Wales Police, from learning and development opportunities to schemes which aim to improve your lifestyle and wellbeing, as well as generous Local Government Pension Scheme / Police Pension Schemes, paid annual leave, flexible working and family friendly policies and many more, click here for more information.

This role is suitable for part time/job share workers 

The successful Candidate must be willing to undergo vetting to MV/SC Vetting.

Please note, if you are subject to an ongoing PSD investigation, you appointment or placement in the role may be delayed pending an outcome. Whether the role is held open will be considered on a case-by-case basis

If you would like any more information about the role, please contact Gerry Blake on 07917 192205

First time applying for a role with South Wales Police? Be sure to read our application guidance for some hints and tips around the application form and what to expect, click here for more information. Please note the successful candidate must be willing to undergo vetting to the required level.

Click here  for information on how to complete our online application process

This opportunity is closed to applications.