Thames Valley Police are currently advertising six vacancies in Berkshire for different roles across the county.
Three types of apprenticeship are also open to candidates. One is already open and the others will be open to applicants in November.
Apprenticeships are a great option for young people or professionals who want to change careers as they give you the opportunity to earn money while learning.
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You can find more information about applying for these positions on the Thames Valley Police website.
Project Support Officer (part time)
Salary: Â£ 27,953 per year (Â£ 11,332)
The work is performed on a fixed-term contract.
A Project Support Officer will join the Capelan team and report to the Operational Change Program Manager, supporting two Project Managers.
This post is located in Pangbourne and will travel close to the M4, junction 12 at the start of the year.
The position is required for a period of six months and covers Mondays and Tuesdays of each week.
Applicants must have a Prince2 qualification (practitioner level) and a full UK driving license.
Those applying must also be of UK nationality and have resided in the UK within the past five years for a security clearance.
Salary: Band 2E, around Â£ 21,771 per year, plus benefits
This role is from Monday to Friday from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.
The role is to undertake the collection of evidence, to record testimonies, to watch CCTV, to carry out door to door investigations, to attend court.
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Individuals must have obtained a GCSE English grade of AC (or 9-1) or equivalent.
The announcement also states that it is essential for candidates to be computer literate, have good communication skills, planning ability and the ability to travel to different locations.
Some weekend work may be required.
Working hours: 8-4 Monday to Friday
Witness care worker
Site: Calcot, Reading
Salary: Band 3F, around Â£ 24,782 per year, plus benefits
This role consists of calling victims and witnesses of crime by offering them support and advice to increase the level of witness attendance in court.
The ad states that applicants should be confident that they are working on their own initiative and performing administrative duties.
Desirable experience includes working in a client-focused role and the ability to negotiate and persuade with a wide range of people.
âStrong interpersonal skills are essential,â according to TVP and individuals should be proficient in computer science in Microsoft Office packages.
Special Agent (Volunteer Police Officer) – Forcewide
Site: Bracknell, Henley, Loddon Valley, Maidenhead, Newbury, Reading, Slough, Wantage, Windsor, Wokingham
TVP’s website states that “volunteering as a special is the best way to take a stand against crime and anti-social behavior in local communities.”
A minimum commitment of 18 hours per week is required and volunteers will assist with policing at public events, performing traffic control duties to help maintain public safety.
Volunteer – Cadet Program Manager
This work could also expand to be located in other parts of Berkshire.
Thames Valley Police say they are looking for volunteers to help organize weekly cadet sessions and support cadets at events in the Newbury area.
The ad states that applicants should have good interpersonal skills and enthusiasm when mentoring and supporting young people.
Volunteers must be over 18 years old.
If you have any questions about the volunteering and the process, please contact 01865 542060.
Police – DC’s assignee
Site: Bracknell, Loddon Valley, Maidenhead, Newbury, Reading, Slough, Taplow, Windsor
Salary: N / A
This position is advertised to people who are already detectives. To be eligible to join as a transfer person, applicants must be able to meet the criteria below.
- Currently serving in another head office.
- Successful completion of the Initial Police Learning and Development Program (IPLDP).
- Live within 20 miles of any of the major police stations.
- Full probation period completed.
- Agents must not have any pending complaints against them.
- Hold a full and valid UK driving license.
The starting salary for all new hires is Â£ 26,780.
Police Officer – Apprenticeship Diploma (PCDA)
Recruitment begins in November 2021.
If you don’t yet have a degree and are looking for a career, this apprenticeship might be right for you.
Applicants will learn to be a police officer during a three-year apprenticeship provided by TVP and the New Bucks University.
Police Officer – Diploma Holder Enrollment Program (PC-DHEP)
Recruitment opens in November 2021.
The apprenticeship will include two years of apprenticeship provided by TVP and Bucks New University with an initial apprenticeship based at the TVP training center in Sulhamstead, Reading.
Detective Officer – Diploma Entrance Program (Detective DHEP)
The Detective-DHEP is a fast, rigorous, intensive and demanding two-year route to the Detective Officer (DC) entry route.
Two years of apprenticeship by TVP and the new university of Bucks.
They are accepting applications now.
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