Volunteer - Police Cadet - Various Locations - Nottinghamshire

Posted on 10th Sep 2018
Nottinghamshire East Midlands

Volunteer - Police Cadet - Various Locations - Nottinghamshire

Are you interested in policing?

Are you interested in contributing positively to your community? Do you have an interest in the policing? Why not volunteer as a Police Cadet and help make a big difference within your community.

Nottinghamshire Police Cadet Recruitment is now open.

To be eligible to apply you must be current in Year 11?

Our cadet programme offers young people the opportunity to learn new skills, take part in exciting activities and create lifelong friendships. To be a cadet you must be 16 years by the 30th September 2019 and commit to a two year training and development programme, our Cadet bases change each year but they are always within the heart of the communities that we serve. Along with the cadet programme Nottinghamshire Police are working with the University of Derby to Provide the Foundation in Policing qualification. Passing this course opens up doors to you with the University of Derby through UCAS points to study a variety of courses including criminology, policing and policing and investigations.

To be a Cadet costs nothing but the experiences are invaluable.

What does a Cadet get involved in?

Get out and get active

Cadets take part in team building exercises, sports activities, and will have the opportunity to take part in the National Cadet Competition which is held at different locations throughout the UK. As a cadet you will attend weekly cadet session (term time) where you will cover topics such as History of policing, Crime Scenes, Community policing etc. and you will also get involved in various crime prevention initiatives in the force as well as attend community events.

Volunteer in your local community

Upon joining the cadet programme, each Cadet commits to volunteering for a minimum of 16 hours a month this includes cadet sessions, activities, crime prevention and supporting other departments in the force.

Gain Knowledge

The Cadets meet once a week on a Wednesday evening 19:00pm to 21:00pm, where they will learn about a range of topics including; the history of policing, first aid and conflict management skills. They will also have the opportunity to meet specialist units such as the dog section, crash investigation team and have the opportunity to visit the force control room.

What’s in it for you?

• Gain an invaluable insight into the world of policing
• Gain confidence and learn new skills
• Meet new people
• Make a positive impact within local communities
• Gain a formal qualification with the University of Derby

Recruitment Process

The cadet recruitment process consists of an online application form which will then be shortlisted against set criteria. If you are successful at this stage we will invite you to one of our information sessions to learn more about the cadet programme and what it entails. You must attend one of the sessions in order to become a police cadet.

Locations of cadet bases available:

Hucknall, St.Ann, Radford Road and Worksop

Please specify which base you would prefer to be based at on your application form. We do try to place you at your most preferred location however this is not always possible due to high demand at particular bases.

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