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Salary: Band 7, £30,117 – £32,772 per annum

Location: Middle Engine Lane

Hours/Contract: 3x 37 hours, Fixed-Term until March 2025


Working for #TeamNP


Our purpose at Team NP is simple: to keep people safe and to fight crime. But it takes more than officers alone to do the job – and that’s where our 2,000-strong team of police staff and 200 volunteers come in.


As one of the largest police forces in England we have a huge variety of departments and specialisms offering you endless opportunities. From mentoring and coaching schemes and online soft skills courses to leadership development programmes; we’ll give you the support, training and time to carve out the career you always wanted.


As one of the top 50 UK inclusive employers and a disability confident employer, we promote a culture of respect in the workplace so everyone can feel seen, heard and valued.


Whether you’re a member of staff or a volunteer, you can also expect first-rate support to manage your health and wellbeing. With year-round events, a 24/7 welfare support hotline and a leading approach to neurodiversity, our initiatives enable you to be at your best.


Above all else, here at Team NP, we can offer you a career that is so much more than just a job, it’s a chance to be part of something that really matters.


Learn about our full benefits package


The role


Here at Northumbria Police, we think our region is amazing! It takes a great deal of people from different backgrounds, with diverse skills and experience to serve our force area effectively, think you have what it takes to help us make a difference? This could be the perfect time for you to join us in our Criminal Justice and Custody Department as an Immediate Justice Investigator.


You will provide support to the TREAD Sergeant and officers, identifying opportunities to refer to the Immediate Justice Pathway and developing existing crimes and referrals to TREAD to allow referral to Immediate Justice. Through the promotion and implementation of the use of Out of Court Resolutions – Immediate Justice, you will divert offenders away from the Criminal Justice System for cases of low-level ASB offending, with the aim to reduce reoffending.


What you’ll do


  • You will work within a small team, reviewing crimes, the nature of the offence, specific circumstances and criminal history and offender needs/attitudes to assess suitability for Out of Court Resolution – Immediate
  • Promoting the use of Immediate Justice and other Out of Court Resolutions, you will increase their use, making offenders take responsibility for their actions consequently promoting confidence amongst victims, witnesses and wider communities.
  • Ensure that victims are given a voice, enabling them to share what happened and their views for the offender’s consideration.
  • You will travel across the force area, conducting investigative enquiries, liaising with victims and witnessed and engaging with offenders. This will include obtaining witness statements and completing suspect interviews.
  • Identify appropriate interventions to address specific needs such as substance misuse, accommodation finances, education/employment, health and thinking and behaviour.
  • Prepare and deliver briefings, written or in person, as and when required, to inform key stakeholders of progress made following the creation of the OOCD Hub.


Sound interesting? For further information, and to support your application, please view the job description.

What you’ll bring


  • PIP1 Qualified, good understanding of OOCR and the OOCR guidance.
  • Able to work in a team, demonstrating awareness of individual differences and providing support when required whilst developing effective working relationships with colleagues, partners and other stakeholders.
  • Able to make decisions and problem solve whilst remaining calm and composed. You will act with discretion and emotional intelligence to manage conflict and difficult situations.
  • Strong communication skills, able to communicate effectively with different people/audiences. This will include verbal and written communication.
  • Able to manage your own workload, prioritising and managing multiple responsibilities simultaneously whilst being able to maintain professional standards and offering a
  • Experience of using standard IT packages and MS office including word, excel and TEAMS to input, update and retrieve system information.


We know it’s important for you to feel that you’re not only part of a great team, but part of a community. We welcome applications from suitably qualified people from all sections of the community, regardless of age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, sex, and sexual orientation.


Harnessing these differences creates a productive environment in which everyone feels valued, and their talents are fully utilised. Appointments are based on merit alone.


Interested to learn more? For further information about the role please contact Inspector Frank Atkin by email at


What we offer


  • 26 days’ leave (increasing to 30 days for 5 years+ service) plus 8 bank holidays
  • NHS Fleet Solutions Car Lease Scheme
  • Enhanced maternity, shared parental and adoption leave
  • Flexi time – allowing you to fit your working hours around your individual needs
  • Flexible working (we are happy to discuss options such as compressed hours)
  • Agile working – option to work from home, your team zone, and spaces across the force as per operational demand.
  • Fantastic market-leading public sector pension scheme with up to 16% employer contribution
  • Corporate travel schemes – local rail, bus services and metro discounts
  • Access to private healthcare and eye test vouchers
  • Discounts on shopping and eating out thanks to the Blue Light Card and Blue Light Tickets
  • We’ve invested in extensive paid sick leave, trained mental health first aiders on-site, an employee advice service for the times you need that additional support.
  • Access to gyms in some stations
  • Sports & Social Club – join our thriving sports scene at Team NP and enjoy further exclusive discounts on days out and travel
  • Cycle to work scheme


Just so you know


Our application form will help us understand how your work, education and life experience has prepared you for the role of an Immediate Justice Investigator with #TeamNP. To help support your application research what makes us tick here at Northumbria, the role you’re applying for and the values and behaviours that contribute.


The recruitment process will consist of the initial application form followed by a face-to-face interview. Interviews are due to be held w/c 15th July 2024. Just so you know, you can save your application and come back to it any time prior to the closing date on the advert.


We are proud members of the Business Disability Forum, with whom we collaborate with to improve the lives of disabled employees. We are also a Disability Confident Employer, therefore if you demonstrate that you meet the minimum criteria for this role as stated in the advert, we will progress your application and offer you an interview.


If you tell us that you have a disability, we can make adjustments to support you through the recruitment process (for example we can arrange extra time for tests or provide a sign language interpreter) You can get in touch with us via for any support regarding the application process. Please provide us with plenty of notice so we can ensure your visit goes smoothly.


If your application is successful, we’ll ask you to complete a Recruitment Vetting (RV) form, therefore you must be a resident of the UK for a minimum period of 5 years to ensure vetting checks can be successfully performed.  A job offer will be dependent upon vetting clearance and medical information.


Terms of appointment


This is a fixed term role subject to a six-month probationary period.


If you are successful in your application, you will have a six-month probation period with us where you will be unable to apply for any other post advertised internally or externally.


We reserve the right to close this vacancy early if we receive sufficient applications for the role. Therefore, if you are interested, please submit your application as early as possible.

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