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Special Constable

Reference:

45782

Location:

Huntingdon

Pay:

Volunteer positions.

Hours:

You are required to volunteer for a minimum of 16 hours per month.

Ages:

18+ due to the nature of the role.

Job Description:

Did you know that as a civilian you can volunteer to become a Special Constable? The Special Constabulary plays an important role in providing additional officers at local events, such as peak times on Friday and Saturday nights. People join the Special Constabulary for many different reasons, many wanting to give something back to the community. Special Constables are expected to carry out the same duties as their regular Police colleagues. They are issued with the same uniform and equipment and are given full Police training.

Training:

The initial training is carried out on Wednesday evenings and Sunday daytimes and will include one week doing Monday to Friday 9 to 5. You will need to be available for all training.

Qualifications:

No formal qualifications required but you will be expected to be literate and numerate. You will need the ability to remain calm and under pressure, be physically and psychologically fit to undertake the role. A clear understanding of the role of the police service in a modern multicultural society, a sound awareness of equality of opportunity and discrimination issues. The ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing, sound interpersonal skills.

Prospects:

As a large organisation there could be the possibility of progression for the right candidate.

Additional Information:

31st March 2017. Please note that some civilian posts are not compatible alongside the role of a Special Constable. Please contact a member of the recruitment team for further information by emailing: recruitment.applications@cambs.pnn.police.uk.

 

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