Police Community Support Officers
Closing Date: 20 August 2012
Safer Neighbourhood Teams
£18,471 – £20,484 (plus 16.5% shift enhancement and weekend allowance as appropriate)
We are looking for 12 Police Community Support Officers to join our Safer Neighbourhood Teams in Suffolk to commence on Monday 19 November 2012.
Vacancies are spread across the county of Suffolk. All postings preferences will be discussed at Assessment Centre.
Your role will be to provide vital support to police officers by conducting high visibility patrols, dealing with incidents of low-level crime and anti-social behaviour whilst forging strong links with local communities.
You must be community-minded, a good communicator who is able to make difficult decisions under pressure and remain calm in confrontational situations.
You must be physically fit and in order to undertake the training be able to perform extended foot/cycle patrol duties, often on your own, come rain or shine.
Police Community Support Officers will work on a shift system, between the hours of 07:00 hours and 00:00 hours; there will also be a requirement to work weekends, for which the appropriate allowances will be paid. Payment of weekend working allowance will commence once the initial training period has been completed and the relevant shift pattern is adopted for the role.
Applicants who are successful at paper sift stage will be required to attend written assessments, a fitness test and interview to be held at Martlesham Heath Suffolk in September 2012.
To ensure that new PCSO recruits fully establish themselves within our communities and Safer Neighbourhood Teams, PCSOs will be restricted from applying for police Officer and other Police Staff roles for a period of 24 months from their date of joining.
To obtain an application pack please contact Norfolk and Suffolk Constabulary Recruitment Team on 01953 425699 ext. 2310/2311 or (01473) 613589.
Application packs can also be requested by email to email@example.com.
Completed applications should be returned to Norfolk Constabulary by no later than 5pm on Monday 20 August 2012. Applications received after this date will not be considered.
The address for completed applications is:
Operations and Communications Centre
For all positions advertised, the recruitment criteria are subject to reasonable adjustment in line with the Equality Act (2010).
Edited by specialconstable1, 07 August 2012 - 08:53 PM.