Digital Evidence/CCTV Officer

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Digital Evidence/CCTV Officer
Contract / Temporary


Posted: 11th January 2023 13:30
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  • Pay Rate:

    £15.24 per hour PAYE

  • Hours per Week:

    35 Monday – Friday, normal working hours

  • This opening assignment is for 6 months

  • Woolwich,


What's involved with this role:

Temporary Digital Evidence Officer

Reference no:  Greenwich RQ779919

Pay Rate: £15.24 per hour PAYE

A DBS disclosure is listed as a requirement for this role; however, the level of disclosure has not been specified by the client.

Already holds or willing to undertake non-Police personnel level 1 vetting (mandatory for role)

Digital Evidence Officers will be responsible for proactively and reactively monitoring CCTV, other associated technology, and other sources of digital information to identify, respond or otherwise prevent threats to community and public safety across the Borough.

In support of the Council’s approach to Integrated Enforcement, Officers will work collaboratively with other enforcement colleagues and agencies both within and outside of the Council to improve safety and security across the Borough as required.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Work shifts covering the 24/7 period and have a flexible approach to duties and working hours. On occasion, there may also be a requirement to work paid overtime and undertake duties at short notice at appropriate rates and allowances.
  • Using identify offenders and provide high quality evidence to enable investigations and were necessary prosecutions and if required provide written witness statements and attend court if necessary.
  • Capture, process, log accurately and issue evidence to enforcement and other Agencies. In addition, and as appropriate, facilitating the provision of footage in response to subject access and other requests from private individuals and organisations.
  • Operate the CCTV system and associated technology in accordance with all relevant legislation, policies, and operating procedures.
  • Ensure all logs, reports and records are produced accurately and promptly, covering all activities involving CCTV both externally and internally within the Control Room.
  • Monitor any emergency situation which develops and liaise with other officers and agencies to minimise public safety risk as directed/requested.
  • Report all faults and failures of CCTV or other equipment as soon as they occur to the contractors responsible for their maintenance and record all details as directed.
  • Liaise with the Police and other authorised agencies for the viewing of images in support of enforcement investigations and operations.
  • Monitor the Police Airwave radio and respond to requests for assistance. Alert Council and Police Officers (as appropriate) to any incident or potential incident requiring their involvement as soon as identified, and support agencies to safely resolve any such matters to their conclusion.
  • Monitor and help support the Royal Borough’s Town-watch radio scheme as directed.
  • Maintain the integrity and security of the control room and its’ contents, ensuring only authorised personnel are permitted and are correctly booked in/out.
  • To participate in in-service training as appropriate in order to maintain occupational and operational competence, including that directed by the Head of Service to improve operational delivery and outcomes achieved for the those living in, working in, or visiting.

“Role Requirements” – to give yourself the maximum chance of success please try and ensure your CV addresses the following essential criteria:



  1. A valid L2 in Public Space CCTV qualification as a minimum.
  2. Basic knowledge of CCTV related legislation and codes of practice.


Skills & Experience:

  1. Minimum of 12 months recent experience in a similar role, or context and ideally within a public sector organisation.
  2. Previous experience operating CCTV for public safety, enforcement and/or security purposes, particularly in a control room environment.
  3. Ability to work alone or in a team, and with minimal supervision.
  4. Ability to communicate clearly and accurately orally and in writing.
  5. ICT Skills: Strong IT skills including Microsoft packages or equivalent (e.g. G Suite).


NB: Please feel free to apply to us direct via [email protected] by quoting the job reference and job title exactly. SEE DETAILS AT THE BOTTOM OF THIS AD.

If you have previously applied to one of our vacancies and have already sent the required supporting documentation to us, please make this clear when you re-apply as this will help speed up your application.

To help speed up the process of uploading your CV to the client we would suggest that you send us your CV in Word format (or equivalent) if possible, rather than as a PDF

If you are successful in securing this role, please note that for the entire duration of this contract, regardless of extension you will be working this role at the PAYE rate that has been advertised. For absolute clarity, we only work on a PAYE basis, rather than entertaining umbrella pay terms, we do not offer Ltd/umbrella or outside IR35 rates. If you wish to understand PAYE vs Umbrella more, please let us know and we can send you some additional information for clarity.

Please quote the Job Title & Vacancy Reference No. in your application, or we will be unable to match your CV to the role being applied for.

Other “Essential Requirements” – Please check to ensure that your CV addresses the following items:

  1. Our clients are generally seeking applicants who are reasonably local, so on that basis we would ideally like you to supply us with your address (or at least your post code) and a telephone number so that we can reach you during working hours.
  2. Your recent UK working experience going back at least 5 years, or full employment history if you have been working for fewer years than this.
  3. Your availability to work either immediately, or at short notice.
  4. Unless the DBS requirement stated above is for a Basic Disclosure, your DBS must be either through us or be accompanied by a subscription to the DBS updating service.
  5. Please refer to the Role Requirements section above - your CV must address the requirements listed.


Other preferable/desirable details to include on your CV, if applicable:

  1. Any local authority/public sector experience
  2. Any relevant qualifications held or being studied for.


Please note that clients invariably ask us to strip out contact details from CVs before we submit them for consideration. This is always quicker and easier to do if you send your CV to us in Word format, rather than as a PDF please

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Job Ref: RQ779919
Digital Evidence/CCTV Officer
Client Category: Local Authority

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