Posted: Tuesday 16 May 2017

Review Officer

The Police Investigations & Review Commissioner (PIRC) is currently recruiting for a Review Officer to join her team in Hamilton.

The PIRC holds responsibility for reviewing the way that all police bodies operating in Scotland handle complaints from the public and for investigating certain matters involving the police.

As a Review Officer you will be responsible for dealing with applications from members of the public who feel that their complaints have not been dealt with satisfactorily by the police.  Reporting to a Senior Review Officer, you will have responsibility for preparing clear and concise complaint handling review (CHR) reports setting out the PIRC's views on the police's handling of complaints.  You will be expected to deal efficiently with a significant and varied caseload and to adhere to strict timescales for the production of reports.

The successful candidate should be educated to degree level and be able to evidence their abilities to meet the essential requirements for the post.

This is an exciting opportunity for enthusiastic self-motivated individuals to join the PIRC as the organisation develops.

PIRC operates flexible working arrangements and is committed to promoting a diverse workforce, with an emphasis on the PIRC Values of integrity, impartiality and respect.

The position are based in Hamilton and the successful candidates must undergo vetting and Scottish Government Security Clearance prior to appointment.

The closing date for applications is 30 May 2017 at 4 pm.

No late applications will be considered

Shortlisting will take place 30 May 2017 - 2 June 2017 with interviews taking place week commencing 12 June 2017.

If applicants have not been contacted by 5 pm on 9 June 2017 you should assume that on this occasion you have been unsuccessful.

How to Apply     Telephone:  01698 542924 

If you wish further information on this position please contact  HR and Corporate Services on 01698 542924 or email

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