Ex-Forces Personnel

Ex-Forces Personnel

Openings and Opportunities to Suit Your Skill Set

About This Position

Colchester Detectives have an exciting opportunity for ex-service men and women who are looking for a new career after leaving the forces within the private investigation industry.

The role is a self-employed position meaning you will control how many hours and days you work.

You will be offered surveillance & vehicle tracking assignments nationwide. Our Case Managers will provide you with instructions regarding each case and will be on hand to support you. You will also provide your Case Manager with the appropriate updates for our clients.

Our national Head Office is based in Nottinghamshire, where we have an open-door policy for agents to drop in for any extra training, equipment collection or to discuss case related issues.

Colchester Detectives Will Offer You

  • Support and knowledge within the private investigation field
  • Training provided on how to produce a court ready surveillance report
  • Tracking equipment to undergo vehicle tracking deployment tasks
  • Tracker training (if required)
  • Guidance on what equipment will be needed for your new role
  • A recommended trusted accountant to assist you in becoming self-employed
  • Paid training sessions to clarify your experience within the field
  • Online training/support on LocalPI’s portal

Key Requirements

  • You need to be computer literate
  • Own a laptop/PC with Microsoft Office Word
  • Have your own economic transport
  • The ability to work on your own initiative and as part of a team
  • Willing to travel throughout the UK
  • Eligible to work in the UK
  • Funds to purchase the basic surveillance starter kit (Costing between £300 - £500)

Confidentiality

You will be required to sign our confidentiality agreement and, in addition, you will need at least 2 referees that we can contact.

How to Apply

In the first instance, please send your CV with a covering letter to admin@LocalPI.co.uk

Or by post to: Head Office, 140 Nottingham Road, Stapleford, Nottingham, NG9 8AR.

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About Colchester

Colchester Detectives have been operating in Colchester and the South East for almost 20 years.

  • During the siege of Colchester in the Civil War, a Royalist sniper known as One-Eyed Thompson sat in the belfry of the church of St Mary-at-the-Walls (Humpty Dumpty sat on the wall) and was given the nickname Humpty Dumpty.
  • Colchester is the largest town within the borough of Colchester in Essex, England.
  • At the time of the census in 2001 Colchester had a population of 104,390.
  • Colchester is the oldest recorded Roman town in Britain.
  • Colchester claims to be the oldest town in Britain.
  • Colchester was for a time the capital of Roman Britain and also claims to have the United Kingdom's oldest recorded market.
  • Colchester is 60 miles (97 km) northeast of London.
  • Colchester is connected to the capital by the A12 road and the Great Eastern Main Line.
  • Many of Colchester's parish churches date from this period.
  • In 1189, Colchester was granted its first royal charter by King Richard I (Richard the Lionheart.)
  • Colchester developed rapidly during the later fourteenth century as a centre of the woollen cloth industry, and became famous in many parts of Europe for its russets (fabrics of a grey-brown colour).
  • Colchester is noted for its Victorian architecture.
  • Since 2006, Colchester has been one of 12 places in the UK where Royal Salutes are fired to mark Royal anniversaries and visits by foreign heads of state.
  • Colchester competes in the Twin Town Games against Wetzlar, Avignon, Orléans, Tarragona, and Siena.
  • One of Colchester's twin towns is Wetzlar, Germany (1969).
  • One of Colchester's twin towns is Avignon, France (1972).
  • One of Colchester's twin towns is Imola, Italy (1997).
  • Colchester is reputed to be the home of three of the best known English nursery rhymes: 'Old King Cole', 'Humpty Dumpty' and 'Twinkle, Twinkle Little Star'.
  • Local legend places Colchester as the seat of King Cole (or Coel) of the rhyme Old King Cole, a legendary ancient king of Britain.
  • Colchester is also the most widely credited source of the rhyme Humpty Dumpty.
  • Colchester has also been suggested as one of the potential sites of Camelot, on account of having been the capital of Roman Britain and its ancient name of Camulodunum.

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