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Working for us as a Police Community Support Officer (PCSO)

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PCSO recruitment is open Friday 9 June 2017 – Friday 23 June 2017


As a PCSO you will be able to develop your skills in dealing with people and will gain job satisfaction from making a difference in your community.

Every day you will see how your role makes a positive contribution to local policing, solving issues that affect quality of life for the community and making your community stronger and safer.

Working alongside regular police officers, you will have a key role in making local neighbourhoods safer and through your presence help the community feel safer.

You might need to step in to calm an argument in the street, or you could be running a meeting for residents who are worried about the redevelopment of land.

You could be the first member of the police service that deals with an individual causing nuisance or behaving in an anti-social way - talking to them, building a rapport and influencing their behaviour.

PCSO support sessions

The Force’s Human Resources department have organised a number of sessions to help potential applicants with their applications.

Register to attend the sessions here

The sessions are open to all. PCSOs will be present to talk about their role and information will be delivered about how to apply and about how to receive further support.

Can you also please bring a copy of your responses to the three main application questions if you have started drafting them.

Session Dates

  • Tuesday 13 June 6pm – 8pm
  • Saturday 17 June 10:30am – 12:30pm and then an open session to bring applications from 1:30pm – 3pm
  • Monday 19 June 6pm – 8pm

Location: Loxley House, Nottingham City Council, Station St, NG2 3NG.

PCSO Transferees

The Force are also seeking PCSOs who are looking to transfer from their current Force area into Nottinghamshire Police.

If you already enjoy this role but are looking for fresh opportunities apply here.

Further information

If you are interested in joining Nottinghamshire Police as a PCSO, you can find out more about the role in our guide to becoming a Police Community Support Officer, reading what they get up to in their everyday work and by reading the eligibility requirements for becoming a PCSO.

You can also find out more about the recruitment process in the What happens after I apply? section.


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