Detention Officer

Cumbria Constabulary, Cumbria

Job id:
329670975
Published:
15-06-2017
Expires:
23-06-2017
Job type:
Part-time
Salary level:£19,521 - £21,618  per year
Job sector:
Public Sector, Defence, Law, Security
Job id:
329670975
Published:
15-06-2017
Job type:
Part-time
Expires:
23-06-2017
Salary level:£19,521 - £21,618  per year
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DETENTION OFFICER REF: V23
Based within Custody, Durranhill Police Station, Carlisle
18.5 hours per week
Salary - £19,521 £21,618 pro rata
Temporary until 31 December 2017

The post of custody detention officer is both demanding and rewarding, You will work as part of a close team of police, police staff and other agencies. Your primary responsibility is to look after the safety, needs and welfare of the detainees. This will involve interacting with detainees some of whom can be difficult, intoxicated and aggressive. You will be responsible for obtaining evidential photographs, fingerprints and DNA from detainees. You will be given training on safe handling of detainees, use and access to policeworks, sleuth and the Police National Computer (PNC). It is vital that a detention officer has high professional and ethical standards, good communication skills, can work as part of a team, has resilience of character, is diligent and takes pride in the level of service they provide.

We are already a high performing force, with our staff delivering excellent service on a daily basis. We have outstanding people who work tirelessly to serve our communities. The Code of Ethics sets out the principles and standards of behaviour we expect to see and applies to every individual who works in policing, whether a warranted officer, member of police staff, volunteer or someone contracted to work in a police force. 

For further details and an application form, please click on the apply button down below.

We are committed to the development and promotion of equal opportunities for
all. Due to their under representation, applications are particularly welcomed from
eligible minority group candidates.

The closing date is 5pm, Friday 23rd June 2017.

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