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APCC Policy and Partnerships Manager

Salary: £40,000 to £45,000 per annum

Period: Full-time until end March 2024, with the possibility of extension. Secondment or fixed term contract.

Location: Westminster Office, plus remote working. There will be some travel involved in the role.

This is an exciting opportunity for a policy and partnership specialist to play a key role in shaping the national approach to policing, working at the heart of the Joint Projects team with the APCC and the National Police Chiefs Council NPCC and to support their engagement with the Home Office’s national policing governance boards, including the National Policing Board and its sub-boards.

Employed by the APCC, you will play a critical role in contributing to the design and delivery of a programme of joint project work that brings together the APCC, NPCC, Home Office and other policing partners to work more effectively together as a policing partnership / system, and to manage the secretariat and reporting functions of the sector wide Strategic Policing Partnership Board, and to support the sector in its work to  monitor a refreshed 2030 Vision for Policing.

Please download pdfs of the full job advert and job description here and here.

Closing date: 12 noon on Friday 31st March 2023 

West Midlands OPCC - Research Officer

Salary: £27,690 – £31,434

Location: Office of the West Midlands Police and Crime Commissioner, Lloyd House, Birmingham City Centre

Contract: 12 month, fixed term

This is an ideal role for a newly qualified graduate or student seeking a one year placement. who is interested in, or has aspirations of future working in the public sector, politics or eventually in public office.

The post-holder will be responsible for providing first class personal support and research for the Commissioner, Assistant Commissioners and Chief Executive Officers on policing, public affairs and local government, current affairs; analysing a range of documentation from Home Office reports to the performance data of West Midlands Police, and producing detailed briefings. You will support the Political Leadership team and Senior Leadership team on a day-to-day basis, and also attend regular meetings and events with the Commissioner and the Assistant Police and Crime Commissioners.  You will have the opportunity to manage projects and attend relevant training courses.

The post will be part of the Communications Team and will also involve drafting media responses, updating the website, and producing social media content.

For more information and details about how to apply, please visit the West Midlands OPCC website.

Closing Date: 27 March 2023, with interviews to take place 12 April 2023


West Midlands OPCC - Custody Visitors

The West Midlands OPCC is seeking volunteers to become Independent Custody Visitors as part of a scheme designed to ensure those detained by police are held in accordance with the law.

All custody visitors must be aged 18 or over and live and/or work in the West Midlands. No previous experience is necessary as volunteers will receive training before conducting any visits. Once up and running, volunteers will work with one other person and begin making unannounced visits to police custody sites to check on the welfare of detainees, then producing a report for the PCC's office. 

The time commitment for a custody visitor is 2-3 hours per month. They are also expected to attend a quarterly panel and ad hoc training throughout the year.

Closing date: Friday 7 April at 12 noon (interviews w/c Monday 17 April)

Successful applicants will also be required to attend an upcoming training day on Saturday 10 June at Lloyd House, Birmingham City Centre.

Further information and details about how to apply are available via the West Midlands OPCC website.