POLICE CONSTABLE (TECHNICAL CO-OPERATION)
St Helena Island, South Atlantic
1 year FTC available immediately
£32k-£37k pa, depending on experience and qualifications, plus International Supplement
Enjoying unique lifestyle opportunities, St Helena Island is a self-governing overseas territory of the United Kingdom. Although better placed to develop economically and socially as a result of opening our international airport in 2017, we are not at the stage of self-sufficiency and therefore remain dependent on UK government aid. The Royal St Helena Police Service comprises of a Chief of Police, a Detective Chief Inspectors, three Inspectors, five Sergeants (one of which is a Detective Sergeant) and 19 Constables (of which three are Detective Constables).
In this vital role alongside one of the three operational uniform policing teams, you will offer frontline response to incidents that may include complex and confrontational situations, assessing to determine a proportionate response. You must gather and handle information, intelligence and evidence from varied sources, analysing it to determine significance, generate lines of enquiry, inform decision making and support evidence based policing. Acting to support investigations, law enforcement and criminal justice proceedings you will establish partnerships to engage with and support organisations, groups and individuals across communities.
As you ensure adherence to legal frameworks and key working principles, policies and guidance you will Identify opportunities for and support the exploration of new ways of working and innovation in policing, applying critical thinking and problem solving methodologies to solve problems in line with evidence based practice.
With several years’ operational experience, your broad policing background includes neighbourhood (community) policing, response policing, crime investigation and working in partnership with external stakeholders. You understand current policing challenges, efficiency and diversity issues and are skilled in developing rapport, trust and credibility. Skilled also in using questioning, listening and non-verbal communication techniques, you are able to build and maintain internal and external working relationships. You will need to be flexible towards evening and weekend work.
In addition, you must demonstrate our core values of fairness, integrity and teamwork and use your diverse expertise and experiences to ensure your time on the Island has the broadest benefit to St Helena. As an officer funded through the Technical Co-Operation Programme you will be expected to share your knowledge and skills beyond the workplace contributing to workforce, community and capacity development in St Helena.
The post holder must be under 60 years old on the date of appointment.
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How to Apply:
An application form is available https://sthelenapublicservicejobs.sh/ where further information can be found, or you may contact Kedell Worboys on 0203 818 7610 or via email: email@example.com
Applications must be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org and received by 25 Nov 2022.
To be considered for this role, you must complete our application form. Failure to do so will mean that your application will not be considered. Please do not submit your CV.
The Public Service positively accepts applications from all members of the community regardless of race, gender, disability, age, sexual orientation, religion or belief, and will consider all applications on the basis of merit, in accordance with the person specification.
Due to the potential for high numbers of applications, if you have not heard from us within 2 weeks of the closing date you should assume you have not been short listed. We would like to thank you for your interest in working for St Helena Government.