Want a job with Humberside Police in Scunthorpe ? Closing date for PCSO posts tomorrow
The closing date for applications to become a Police Community Support Officer (PCSO) on the South Bank is tomorrow (March 15).
Humberside Police are looking to recruit more PCSOs to the force, with immediate vacancies in Scunthorpe, Grimsby and the surrounding areas and projected future vacancies force wide.
The role is for 37 hours a week with salary between £18,721 and £20,734.
A spokesperson for the force said: "We are looking for confident individuals, with excellent communication skills to join our Safer Neighbourhood Policing Teams as Police Community Support Officers (PCSOs).
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"You will be the eyes and ears of the police within the community, performing a vital role in helping to address and deal with quality-of-life issues like anti-social behaviour as well as gathering community and crime intelligence in accordance with legislation.
"In this way, we aim to tackle crime and the fear of crime better and bring the police closer to local communities."
PCSOs have their own distinctive uniform and carry personal police radios, BlackBerrys and other police issued equipment. They will also use police information technology and intelligence procedures.
PCSOs work closely with a wide range of partners to help find long-term solutions to local problems.
The spokesperson added: "You must have previous proven experience of dealing with the public.
"You will need to have a sympathetic and tolerant approach and an ability to relate to a diverse range of people.
"Successful candidates must be a confident decision-maker and be capable of responding to unexpected events.
"There will be a requirement for you to undertake independent patrol, work outdoors and work a shift pattern including weekends."
A minimum residency period of 3 years has been identified for this role and successfully undergoing recruitment vetting, medical and reference procedures is a pre-requisite of employment with Humberside Police.
All successful candidates must meet Humberside Police's sickness policy of no more than an average of 11 working days per year or more than five separate periods during the previous 3 years.
For further information regarding the above posts, contact HR Shared Services on 0114 2197000 or e mail HRsharedservices@southyorks.pnn.police.uk