Cyber Crime Advisor

Barrack Street, Warwick, CV34 4TH
£23,111 - £25,463
02 Oct 2018
24 Oct 2018
Job Ref
Job Type
Community safety
Contract Type
Fixed Term Contract
Working Pattern

The successful candidate will be part of a team of 2 Cyber Crime Advisors whose posts are funded by the Warwickshire Police and Crime Commissioner on a fixed term basis. The post is based in the County Council’s Community Safety Team which manages a range of projects aimed at reducing crime and disorder and coordinates countywide partnership work on priority issues including hate crime, domestic abuse and reducing re-offending. 

The Role

37.0 Hours per Week
12 Month Fixed term contract

We are recruiting for 2 x Cyber Crime Advisers. 


The role will work with partner agencies, including the Police, Office of the Police and Crime Commissioner, Trading Standards, Victim Support and the District and Borough Councils, to deliver an action plan to tackle the problem within Warwickshire.The Cyber Crime Advisers are responsible for delivering a partnership action plan which supports the Warwickshire Police and West Mercia Police Cyber Crime Strategy. Cyber crime is defined as crime which is committed in full or in part through a computer or other computer enabled device. Examples include identity theft, online harassment and bullying, phishing scams, virus/malware issues, fix and courier scams.

The Cyber Crime Advisors will design and deliver a range of projects which target different vulnerable groups as well as raising awareness generally about cyber crime and how to be safe online. They are a central point of contact for partners and local agencies, providing preventative advice and information.

The posts are also responsible for keeping up to speed with the latest cyber threats, communicating these through social media and other forums and developing targeted initiatives in response where appropriate. 

Key Requirements

The Applicant will have excellent communication skills both written and verbal to be able to engage with a wide variety of different partner agencies and groups of people from Warwickshire’s communities. The Applicant will also have experience of project work and delivering work to deadlines. 

The Applicant will be educated to degree level or equivalent. A good understanding of cyber crime issues and the community safety partnership landscape would be an advantage.

The Applicant will be able to research and analyse data and information to target and inform project work. The Applicant must be able to work on their own initiative as well as collaboratively with individuals from partner agencies and other County Council teams. Ability to travel around Warwickshire is essential. 
The post holder will be supported, guided and trained by other members of the Community Safety Team 


This organisation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This post is subject to an enhanced DBS disclosure.

For further information please see the attached Job Description & Person Specification.

Additional Information & How to Apply

For further information about the role please contact the hiring manager: Martyn Stephens 07825974534 / 

Closing Date: 22nd October 2018

Interview Date: 5th November 2018


Previous applicants need not apply.

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Our method of application is online, you will also be required to upload a supporting statement of how you meet the essential criteria.

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Rewards & Benefits of working for Warwickshire

It really is true that every single job role here at Warwickshire County Council contributes to bettering the lives of the people in our County; we want to do this for our employees, too. We are proud of our strong flexible working culture, including the opportunity for flexibility on working hours, technology to support remote working (such as light laptops and phones where the role allows).

Time to recharge is so important; we provide a generous holiday allowance which rises as you remain in employment with us. You get all Bank and public holidays off, plus all staff are given an extra day of holiday over Christmas.

As if that wasn’t enough, you’ll also have access to membership of the Local Government contributory pension scheme, childcare vouchers, a host of enhanced family friendly policies and some of the very best Learning and Development training courses to support your ongoing development.

We welcome applications from everyone and value diversity in our workforce.

Supporting documents
Job Description and Person Specification

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