Blueline Jobs


   

Special Constable to Police Constable
Nottinghamshire Police

At A Glance

Job Reference: SJ-POJ-210928-01

Salary: £24,780

Benefits: N/A

Location: West Bridgford

Role/Type: Permanent/Full Time

Required Skills/Qualifications: N/A

PLEASE BE AWARE YOU NEED TO BE A CURRENT SERVING SPECIAL WITH A HOME OFFICE FORCE TO APPLY FOR THESE ROLES AND MEET THE REQUIREMENTS DETAILED BELOW.

Special Constable to Police Constable Programme

Salary: On entry: £24,780

The Special Constable to Police Constable pilot entry route is an exciting opportunity for current serving Special Constables who want to transition into to becoming a fully paid Police Constable.

This innovative process enables specials to join the force without having to pass a traditional national assessment centre.

That means that if successful through the application process, candidates can quickly transition into becoming fully-fledged police officers without going through the traditional application process.

Current serving Special Constable interested in this opportunity must hit certain criteria in order to apply, which are;

  • You will need to be a Serving Special Constable.
  • Assessed as being suitable for independent patrol, against SOLAP or equivalent and be able to show full and consistent operational competency.
  • You will have been assessed as being able to conduct independent patrol and complete a minimum of 200 hours per annum.
  • Your officer safety training and fitness testing needs to be up to date and evidence provided of this.

As a Police Constable, after your initial training you will be based at locations throughout the county to meet the demands of the organisation, with the requirement to work anywhere in the force.

Working as a Police Constable is an exciting and rewarding career with the chance to make a real difference to the communities we serve.

Our vision is to be the best performing force in the country and we want to recruit talented people with a diverse range of skills and experience, who are representative of our local communities.

As a Police Officer your job will be to reduce crime and the fear of crime, and promote confidence among local people that the police understand and are prepared to deal with the issues that matter most to you.

As a Police Officer you will be working in the frontline of the criminal justice system and community engagement. Responsible for protection of life and property, the prevention and detection of crime and the maintenance of public order. You will have a vital role in supporting victims and witnesses and providing reassurance to individuals who have been subjected to crime and anti-social behaviour. Working in partnership with the public and other organisations in order to make a difference to the local community.

The role is a challenging and varied one.

We are striving to create a workforce that reflects the communities we serve. Valuing diversity and promoting equality and inclusion is at the heart of our vision and PROUD values. PROUD embodies everything we stand for as an organisation, for further details on our PROUD values then please refer to the application information pack.

We particularly welcome applicants from a black and minority ethnic background including our eastern European and Chinese communities, and people from the lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans+ communities as they are currently under-represented within Nottinghamshire Police.

All applicants will be subject to the Force Vetting Policy. This vetting process includes Nottinghamshire Police checking details against Fraud prevention databases and biometric vetting taking of fingerprints and DNA. All applicants will also be required to undertake drug screening.

Do you think you have what it takes? If yes, then please apply. 

For Application Information Pack (including Guidance on Completing the Application Questions), please click here.

Qualifications / Criteria Section

*Please attach details of qualifications to your application.

For all other points, verification of these will be sought at a later date.

  • Hold a Level 3 qualification or the equivalent in training or work experience*.
  • Hold a full UK/EU manual driving licence.
  • You will need to be a serving Special Constable.
  • Assessed as being suitable for independent patrol, against SOLAP or equivalent and be able to show full and consistent operational competency.
  • You will have been assessed as being able to conduct independent patrol and complete a minimum of 200 hours per annum.
  • Your officer safety training and fitness testing needs to be up to date and evidence provided of this.