Police Staff Trainer / Assessor

Police Staff
Full Time
Bristol, Kenneth Steele House- BS2 0TQ, Bristol, Patchway Police Centre- BS34 6PY
SO 1

£29,064 - £30,951


24/07/2020, 23:55

By developing individuals within Avon & Somerset, we are able to help motivate and improve their performance. Police Staff Assessors have wide ranging and varied responsibilities. The training that we provide for police officers and staff is key to successful operations. It increases their abilities and confidence and enhances performance across the organisation.

To be successful in this role, you will have the ability to coach and mentor second year student officers through a variety of incidents and investigations ranging from assaults, digital crime, hate crime and missing person enquiries to managing intelligence.

Our assessors determine learning needs, design and deliver leadership and personal development workshops. They develop staff through coaching and mentoring on a number of policing topics. We advise officers on case files and investigations, including interview planning and making case file decisions.

Every person that works for us, is in some way supporting and serving the community we represent. Every day brings you new challenges and decision making. You will be instrumental in playing a key role in training and assessing individuals within the Constabulary.

You will be computer literate, specifically using Microsoft Word and PowerPoint and able to organise your workload effectively. Have exceptional communication skills with the ability to prioritise competing demands.

In this role, your main responsibilities will be:

  • Plan learning interventions to train and develop staff. 
  • Preparation of lesson plans and supporting materials. 
  • Deliver training on a group and one to one basis. 
  • Plan assessment programmes and assess individuals against identified national and organisational standards. 
  • Document evidence of assessment decisions and give feedback in a timely and accurate manner. 
  • Complete validation and evaluation processes in accordance with departmental quality assurance guidance. 
  • Keep up to date on changes in legislation, force policy and learning methodology. 
  • Train and/or assess as required across the force area. 

Skills, experience and qualifications required:

  • A strong understanding of the role of an operational PC or have recent experience in a police training and/or assessing role.
  • Substantial experience in a training and assessing role in a group and one-to-one basis, along with experience of planning, delivering and assessing training courses.
  • Experience of managing workload in a busy environment as well as experience of prioritising competing demands.
  • Exceptional communication skills on a one to one and group basis.
  • Computer literate specifically Microsoft Word and PowerPoint.
  • Hold a full current driving licence.

Does this sound like the role for you? Click the link below to apply.

Why work for Avon and Somerset Police?

Avon and Somerset Police has gained a reputation as a pioneering and innovative force, responsible for policing a large diverse, multi-cultural population.

If you are looking for a fresh challenge which offers a genuine opportunity to make a real difference to people’s lives, variety and the chance to broaden your experience, then Avon and Somerset is the force for you.

Equality, diversity and inclusion

Avon and Somerset Police are committed to equality, diversity and inclusion. 

We are working hard to increase diversity and inclusion within the Constabulary, where communities are under-represented, including those from Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) communities, people of all ages, abilities, faiths, religions and gender, LGBT communities and those from other disadvantaged or marginalised backgrounds, who share our values and wish to make a difference to the communities we serve.

All applications will be treated on merit, based on the evidence provided in your application and suitability for the role you have applied for.

Flexible working

All requests for flexible working patterns will be considered and will be dependent on the role.

Recruitment and Selection Policy

Internal applicants who are at risk of redundancy or in need of redeployment and pass the selection process, will be offered the role over the remaining internal and external applicants.

Police Barred and Advisory lists

Individuals placed on the Police Barred and Advisory lists will not be considered for employment by the police for a minimum of 5 years from the date of listing in the case of gross misconduct, or 3 years from the date of listing in the case of poor performance.

Vetting and safeguarding

Avon and Somerset Police are committed to safeguarding and operate safer recruitment processes, to ensure a police service that employees are proud to work for because they feel safe, valued and part of a happy and supportive work environment. All employees and volunteers therefore will be subject to background checks including vetting and references.

To be eligible to apply for this role you must have a 3 year ‘checkable history’ in the UK – ideally this means that you would have been resident in the UK for the last 3 years.

Please note, you will require the following detail to complete this application form; NI Number, ID detail, address information, referee information, full employment history including dates and any qualifications you may have attained.  You may also be requested to provide photos of any visible tattoos you have. The application system only remains active on a single page for a period of 60 minutes. Please therefore ensure you allow time to complete this fully as part complete pages will not be saved.  

This vacancy is closed to applications.