Technical Assistant - (Apprentice Intelligence Analyst)

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Birmingham City Centre
£18,562 - £20,493
04 May 2021
17 May 2021
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An exciting opportunity to be part of a National enforcement agency has arisen within Birmingham City Councils Illegal Money Lending Team (IMLT). As part of the councils Trading Standard Dept, the IMLT investigates illegal money lenders (Loan Sharks).

Based in Birmingham, the team works across the UK investigating and prosecuting Illegal Money Lenders. The teamwork closely with other Local Authorities, Partner Agencies and National Police forces. The IMLT have two enforcement teams and an intelligence department made up of specialist investigator's.

The post of Technical Assistant will sit within the intelligence teams. The Technical Assistant, which is a newly created role, will work closely with intelligence officers, provide relevant support where required to the investigators, and be involved in the criminal investigations within the IMLT.

Working alongside trained investigator's the Technical Assistant will be supervised/mentored and will experience many front-facing enforcement situations as part of the teams' criminal investigations. This will provide the successful candidate with a unique opportunity to experience and gain invaluable skillsets within the enforcement environment and, as such, will be expected to complete an apprenticeship programme with end assessment.

Due to the nature of this role, working outside of regular hours and travel across the UK will be required. With a positive, can-do approach, a team player with good communication and interpersonal skills is essential to work within such a fast-paced and dynamic environment.

A full driving licence is required.

For any informal enquiries please contact:

Dave Benbow, Operations Manager on 07557203257 or via email

Ref: BCC001983

We welcome applications from people with caring responsibilities and flexible working options will be considered.

A Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check will be undertaken

Right to work in the UK documentation will be fully checked for all applicants.  All non UK applicants are required to apply for a Certificate of Sponsorship from Birmingham City Council and must be approved by the UK Visas and Immigration (UKVI) before any employment offer can be confirmed. Unless they are an EEA or Swiss citizen that was already employed by BCC prior to 31 December 2020, then they will need to apply to the EU Settlement Scheme (EUSS) instead.


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