IMU (Investigation Management Unit) Operator

20115.00 - 22275.00 GBP Annual + GBP20115 - GBP22275/annum
09 Oct 2019
23 Oct 2019
Public Sector
Contract Type
IMU (Investigation Management Unit) Operator


Fixed Term Contract until 31/03/2020

Full Time

The closing date for this post is 12 noon on Wednesday 23rd October

Those currently eligible on the redeployment register will be given prior consideration.

The main purpose of the role is to assess crime records and incidents to ensure the quality of recording and linking of data for crimes and incidents is maintained at all times to check against accounting rules.

Main Responsibilities:

To quality assure, link, cross reference, update and process crimes and incidents in Athena in accordance with Force Policy and the National Crime Recording Standards.

To quality assure crime/incident inputs to meet the 'Right First Time' ethos.

To pro-actively resolve issues of systems errors upon discovery (this includes recording, linking and misidentified nominal records).

To assess information to identify vulnerability and risk within incidents to determine requirement for officers to be deployed.

To provide administrative support including taking telephone calls and liaising with other departments/teams.

To support front line staff upon request regarding crime/incident policy for recording.

To ensure customer service standards are applied to the victims of crime in accordance with Victims Charter.

To mentor and support other members of the team as required.

Accurately update, retrieve and interrogate all IT systems.

To undertake other duties commensurate with the nature, level of responsibility and grading of this post, as required.


Experience in working as part of a team managing a high and diverse workload in a customer service environment.

Good data input skills and interrogation.

Competent in the use of IT, including Microsoft packages.

Proven customer service skills.

Proven ability to communicate both orally and in written form with a wide range of people.

Proven ability to gather and collate information using questioning techniques and create and maintain accurate records.

An understanding of the principles of crime investigation.

Knowledge of National Standard of Incident Recording/National Crime Recording Standard/Home Office Counting Rules.

Special Conditions:

Shift working including unsociable hours, weekends and public holidays.

The duties of this role will involve exposure to disturbing / unpleasant images or tasks.

The Post holder will be required to wear the uniform provided.

We want our organisation to be as diverse as the community it serves. We welcome applicants from all sections of the community.

You will be required as part of Warwickshire Police and West Mercia Police recruitment process to successfully complete vetting and credit checks