Police Officer

Northampton, Northamptonshire
£20,370 - Progressing to £23,586 per annum
17 May 2019
14 Jun 2019
Clearance Level
DV, None / Undisclosed, SC
Job Type

About the role:

Constables play a critical front-line role in the prevention and detection of crime and the criminal justice system. Constables work in partnership on a day-to-day basis with local communities, stakeholders and colleagues in order to promote law and order, reduce the fear of crime, provide reassurance and build confidence to improve the quality of life for citizens.

This role carries legal powers to enable the maintenance of law and order and bears responsibility for making autonomous decisions in accordance with the National Decision Model and Code of Ethics, exercising professional discretion, as appropriate to the role, in line with legal frameworks and policy guidelines. Constables are required to meet and maintain the highest professional standards required of their role, by conducting all actions in a legal, balanced, proportionate and justifiable manner to uphold the law and achieve the best outcomes in a wide range of situations / incidents.

About you:

. Typically, a PC is likely to have achieved a Level 3 qualification (or equivalent) prior to entry.

. Completed mandatory assessments on recruitment. Policing Education and Qualification Framework (PEQF): From April 2020, new entrants will be required to achieve a Level 6 qualification.

. Able to develop a deep knowledge and understanding of a local community including society composition, the needs of the vulnerable and local safety issues.

. Skilled in the use of standard IT packages, systems and / or databases to fulfil role requirements.

. Skilled in applying personal safety tactics, including the use of equipment and restraints.

Northamptonshire Police’s purpose is Fighting Crime, Protecting People. Come and join us!



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