Custody Detention Officer - £24,993 including allowances

Northern Area Custody Facility, Watling Street Police Station
£19,272
£21,837
Grade D
Full Time
37
Permanent

Custody Detention Officer

 £24,993 including allowances

Full Driving License required

The Custody Detention Officer (CDO) is responsible for working with the Custody Officer, to ensure the lawful, safe and secure detention of persons and their property whilst they are held in police custody. They must help to ensure that the welfare and rights of those detained are upheld in order to facilitate an effective investigation as well as their safe transition through the Criminal Justice System. During this process they are to ensure that factual and timely entries are made in the appropriate custody record and any other relevant documentation.

Further details relating to the role and responsibilities can be found within the role profile.

You must be available to attend a 3 and a half week training course

The role will be a uniformed role however the successful candidates will be required to provide their own appropriate footwear.

The successful applicants will need to undertake Vetting, Medical and Fitness Tests (which includes a bleep test and reach the level of 5.4)

Should you be successful at shortlisting then you must attend a fitness test and pass, to guarantee an interview.

This roles are based at Northern Area Custody and Watling Street, attracts  a 20% shift allowance and 14.22% Weekend Working allowance. Total starting salary being £24,993.

What we can Offer you - Why Work For Us | Staffordshire Police

Benefits of working for Staffordshire Police: 

Flexi time – flexible working as part of trust driven policing
Pension Scheme - Employers Pension contribution 15.5%
Annual Leave Entitlement - starting at 26 days plus bank holidays 
Sick pay scheme
Fostering friendly policy
Family friendly policies – maternity, paternity, parental leave, adoption
Occupational Health
On site Gyms
Staff associations
Reward and Recognition
Blue light Card – not solely for Staffs police
Lottery
Staff restaurant at HQ
Free parking 

 Full Driving license.

* Please note that applications are welcomed from all suitably qualified/experienced individuals. However prior consideration will be given to applications from individuals who are ‘at risk’ and employed by Staffordshire Police. If an appointment is made from that at risk group, the post may be withdrawn. In this event, a representative from the People Services team will notify any affected applicants

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Please note that if successful for this role, the following tests and checks will be conducted:
  • Job related fitness test 
  • Medical assessment 
  • References