Job title:Police Community Support Officer
Location: Northampton
Closing date:2019-05-24 00:00:00
Salary:£20,115 with a 24% shift enhancement
Hours:35 per week
Job type:Full time
Role overview:
Police Community Support Officer 

Position: PSCO Recruitment 
Location: Northampton 
Job type: Full Time, Permanent 
Hours: 37 hours per week, shift patterns have varied start/finish times from 8am to midnight. 
Salary: £20,115 with a 24% shift enhancement 

About the role: 

As a Police Community Support Officer, you will work within communities to provide an accessible and agile Neighbourhood Policing presence, undertaking highly visible uniformed patrols and engaging with and supporting local communities. 

Using local knowledge and problem-solving skills you will work towards a reduction in crime and ASB in the community. You will also support the Neighbourhood Beat Managers and actively engage with Cadets, Special Constables and volunteers to support organisation and operational requirements. 

All appointees must undertake and satisfactorily complete an initial full-time training programme before they begin working on their policing area, and further ongoing training as required by the role. 

About you: 

As a PSCO you must have a demonstrable commitment and understanding to serving the requirements of community policing, and to the role of Police Community Support Officer and belief in public service. You will demonstrate a confident communication style which can diffuse potentially challenging and confrontational situations, reflected in: Proven experience of asserting authority in a balanced and appropriate manner. 

Additionally, you will have proven experience of asserting authority in a balanced and appropriate manner and the ability to assess and interpret confusing situations. You will have high levels of emotional intelligence through excellent interpersonal skills and a good level of computer skills. 

You must be prepared to work shifts and weekends and undertake duties out of doors in all seasons and weather conditions. You must also have the ability to pass a Northamptonshire Police related fitness test and deemed medically capable of performing the role. 

The appointment will be full time and subject to the Conditions of Service of the National Committee for Support Staff. 

You may have experience of the following: Police Community Support Officer, PCSO, Community Support Officer, Security Guard, Security Officer, Customer Service Officer, Anti-Social Behaviour Officer, ASB Officer, Customer Service Representative, Case Worker, Prison Officer, etc.
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