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Constable Salary
06 June 2019 12:40:00
Closing Date:
20 June 2019 17:17:00

Applications are invited for the post of Collision Investigator based at Collision Investigation unit, OS

40 hours per week



Have a Road Policing background

Has held an Advanced driving authority for cars

Hold either City and Guilds in Forensic Collision Investigation or UCPD Level 4 in Forensic Collision Investigation

Hold Cert HE in Forensic Collision Investigation

The Job:

Cumbria Constabulary are currently recruiting for a Collision Investigator Police Constable in our Collision Investigation Unit, this will require the following:

  1. To conduct detailed investigations into fatal/life threatening and any other incidents as directed,  involving motor vehicles by the application of mathematical principals to determine their cause and ensure the Force meets the criteria laid down in the NPCC Forensic Collision Investigation and Reconstruction within the Police Service and College of Policing Authorised Professional Practice (APP) Investigating Road Death.

To support the Force with an expert Forensic Collision Investigation service with the aim of assisting in securing an environment where the public can use roads with confidence, free from death, injury, damage, fear or conflict.

A maximum of 500 words is required detailing why you feel you are suitable for this position. This will be assessed against the following Level 1 CVF areas:

•            Analyse Critically

•            Innovative and Open Minded

•            Collaborative

Please note applicants will be required to undertake a Maths aptitude test

Please click on this link for Application Form.

Please refer to the attached Job Profile and Person Specification for further details of the role and the essential criteria.

Please note this process will use the Competency and Values Framework for policing (CVF) Personal Qualities.  Please refer to the attached Framework for further details.

Cumbria Constabulary continues to keep Cumbria safe by our staff and officers providing excellent services in partnership with other agencies. Staff jobs are evaluated through the HAY scheme and whilst pay is a strong factor in any recruitment; we can offer the total package, which includes the strong reputational and cultural image of the Constabulary, career progression opportunities including training and development and a wide range of benefits, for further details please click on the following link:

We are already a high performing force, with our staff delivering excellent service on a daily basis. We have outstanding people who work tirelessly to serve our communities. The Code of Ethics sets out the principles and standards of behaviour we expect to see and applies to every individual who works in policing, whether a warranted officer, member of police staff, volunteer or someone contracted to work in a police force, for further details please click on the following link:

We are committed to the development and promotion of equal opportunities for all.  Due to their under representation, applications are particularly welcomed from eligible minority group candidates.

The closing date for this post is 5pm, Thursday 20th June 2019

* Appointment to all posts is subject to vetting checks some of which may be enhanced

Application forms can be completed online and emailed to  or alternatively returned by post to the following address: Employee Services Department, Cumbria Constabulary Police Headquarters, Carleton Hall, Penrith, Cumbria, CA10 2AU.

To apply for this vacancy please refer to the attached application form and application form guidance

Please note:- If we have not responded to your application form within 3 weeks of the closing date, please assume that, on this occasion, your application was not successful at the short listing stage.


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