Police Community Support Officers (PCSOs)
Employer: Kent Police
- Reference: KP/17/40891
- Published on: Mon 14/08/2017 13:25 PM
- Closing on: Thu 14/09/2017 23:59 PM
- Working Pattern: Full Time, Permanent
- Hours: Variable shifts (7am to midnight, Mon to Sun).
- Salary: £19,755 rising to £22,668 (after successfully completing a 12 month probationary period)
- DBS Check: Yes
- Location: Countywide
Make a REAL difference to communities…
As a Police Community Support Officer, you will work closely with communities and businesses to promote community safety. You will also identify and support vulnerable people through local engagement and working with partner agencies.
You will have certain powers to deal with antisocial behaviour, alcohol and licensing offences and traffic management. A key part of this role will involve working with the community on longer term projects to tackle local problems.
Working closely with regular officers, special constables and local authorities you will actively seek information and intelligence around criminal activity, disorderly or anti-social behaviour.
Opportunities to specialise
After successfully completing your probationary period, you may be given the opportunity to work in a specialist role which involves working with vulnerable adults with mental health conditions, working with children and young people or supporting victims of domestic abuse.
As a Police Community Support Officer you will be passionate about helping communities. You will also be good at problem solving with the ability to develop an innovative approach to problems. Excellent communication and interpersonal skills are important when supporting members of the public.
You will be fully supported during your first year of training to allow you to complete a learning portfolio.
If you want to make a REAL difference to communities this is the career for you.
To apply for this role you must hold a full UK driving licence and 18 years or older when you join.