Apprentice Level 3- EMSOU Crime Scene Investigation

Nottinghamshire Police

Nottinghamshire Police Staff Apprenticeships

The apprenticeship scheme is open to individuals who are 18 and above. Applicants who are of the age of 17+ can apply, however they must be 18 at the point of starting with Nottinghamshire Police. Successful candidates will commence in the role towards the end of November 2020. However please note that this date may be subject to change.

Nottinghamshire Police is now recruiting for apprenticeships; this is an amazing opportunity of joining the Nottingham policing family. Our apprenticeship programme runs for 18 to 24 months depending on the level of apprenticeship undertaken.  During this time, apprentices have the opportunity of gaining a vast amount of work experience within the policing environment whilst working in a police staff role.

What to expect

The current apprenticeships offers 2 opportunities for Level 3 and Level 4 standard in one of the following areas, please see the attached job descriptions for further information:

Crime Scene Investigators
Data Analyst

The 18 to 24-month scheme aims to equip apprentices with various skills and knowledge across a wide academic area, whilst gaining an insight into how police staff, support officers on the frontline.

What are the hours and pay?

Nottinghamshire Police apprentices will be employed on an 18 to 24- month contract. The working week is 37 hours and as a living wage on this apprenticeship will allow you the opportunity to develop skills, knowledge and experience in the support staff functions of Nottinghamshire Police, giving you the chance to become a valued member of one of our many departments within Headquarters.

What is the recruitment process?

This apprenticeship programme will be open to individuals who have the drive, ambition and desire to contribute to the success of the Police Service.

As part of the application, process candidates are required to complete a 500-word supporting statement. When completing this please evidence your skillset against the role profile, which is attached to this advert.

Shortlisting will take base on questions and qualifications provided
Successful candidates will be shortlisted and then be invited to interview
If you have passed the interview, conditional offers are made, subject to references, vetting and medical.

References: Nottinghamshire Police will be contacting your referees
Vetting: Nottinghamshire Police vetting you will request some information from you to commence you individual vetting checks
Medical: You will be required to complete a medical questionnaire.
A full driving licence is essential for this role
Educational requirements

Minimum requirements to apply for this role are 5 GCSE’s A*- C. Candidates are required to attach their qualifications as a supporting document on their application form. Individuals who have not yet obtained their GCSE results are required to attach their predicted grades.

In addition to attaching your qualifications, you also need to ensure that you attach the relevant reference information.

Nottinghamshire Police is committed to Equality & Diversity and is keen to recruit people with a wide range of skills and experiences and an understanding of cultural issues. We are particularly encouraging females and other under-represented groups within Nottinghamshire including those with a disability to join us.

Recruitment process and key dates

•           Application form

•           Interview – late November 2020

•           Pre-employment Checks – November 2020

•           Then Final offer of an the apprenticeship

•           In force introduction and start date – December 2020

Further information can be obtained from Ron Lawrence on 101 Ext: 3106832 or by e-mailing

Click here for the Apprenticeship Questions

Click here for the Apprenticeship Role Profile

Click here for the Role Profile

Please can you attach a 500 words Supporting Statement to your application on a Word document

IMPORTANT: The information and examples provided in the supporting statement is how applicants are marked/scored as to how their examples meet the essential and desirable criteria required for the role.

Please evidence your qualifications, experience, knowledge/skills/abilities and any special request for the role in not more than 500 words.

You will need to give a full, clear, specific and demonstrate examples of how you meet the criteria. Please make it clear which criteria you are evidencing.

It is the example you provide in the supporting statement that will determine if you are suitable for the role.

Primary Location: GB-GB-Arnold
Work Locations: Sherwood Lodge
Force Headquarters Sherwood Lodge
Arnold NG5 8PP
Organization: Nottinghamshire PCC BU
Job Posting: Nov 3, 2020, 3:43:00 PM
Closing Date: Nov 17, 2020, 11:59:00 PM
Advertised Salary:  £16,353.00

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