We are currently seeking applications for a Senior Investigator.  More information can be found below:

Senior Investigator


STATUS                  Permanent

HOURS OF WORK    Around 37 hours per week – flexible working patterns are welcome                                                                             

LOCATION              Hamilton – Currently working to a hybrid model of office and home working

The Police Investigations and Review Commissioner is currently seeking applications for  a Senior Investigator to join her team who are based in Hamilton.

The PIRC was established in 2013 and is responsible for carrying out independent investigations into incidents involving the police and independently review the way the police handle complaints from the public.

Our aim is to secure public confidence in policing in Scotland by supporting continuous improvement and promoting positive change.

The successful candidate will support the Commissioner and Head of Investigations, alongside fellow Senior Investigators, in leading and directing teams who are carrying out effective and efficient investigations into serious matters involving the police in Scotland. These can include investigations into deaths in police custody or criminal allegations against the police.  You may be required to work unsocial and extended hours, on occasion.

There will be an occasional requirement to deputise for the Head of Investigations and to lead on complex projects.

As Senior Investigator , you will lead and direct several investigative teams with responsibility for carrying out independent investigations as prescribed in the Police and Fire Reform (Scotland) Act 2012 and associated Regulations for Investigation as instructed by the Head of Investigations.

To find out more information and to apply for the role of Senior Investigator click here.