Detective Constable Crime Trainer

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Job Description

Are you an existing Detective?

Would you like the opportunity to help shape our future workforce?

If you answered YES then we are looking for YOU.

We are recruiting for two Detective Constable Crime Trainers within the continual Professional Development Department.

You will join our Learning and Development team based at our Padgate and Winsford HQ locations on a permanent basis.

If you’re looking to develop leadership skills, enhance your own learning and play a crucial part in ensuring the success of Cheshire’s future workforce this could be the role for you

You will be working with a wider team with varying skills and together be responsible for the design, delivery and evaluation of training sessions to improve the capability of Police Officers and Police Staff across all levels.

You will do this by facilitating learning through blended learning approaches for training, psychometric tests, written assignments and feedback that fit the styles of the learner. As this isn’t a one size fits all approach. Your role will ensure that training sessions are delivered and assessed to meet both local and national standards.

As Crime Trainer you will provide developmental support through mentoring and coaching as well as creating learning plans with line managers and individuals.

We will fully support you in your development and will help you transition from Detective to Crime Trainer, to achieve this we will arrange a Training Essential Programme (TEP’s), which will certify you as an accredited skilled trainer, ensuring that you are equipped to deliver the force objectives.

It’s incredibly rewarding to be part of a team that not only develop others, but who instill confidence within individuals which helps them be the best version they can be for the force and for the community.

You will have the opportunity to explore secondments throughout August and be able to welcome your evenings and weekends back in to your life.

Crime Trainers utilise their current skills and experience gained from being Detective and it’s your expertise that help shape future Detectives.

You have gained your accredited Detective status, experienced setbacks and achieved successes. Who will help the next aspiring Detectives accomplish theirs?

If you would like more information about this role, please contact Angela Gardiner via email –

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Please can you attach a 500 words expression of interest to your application on a Word document

Important: The information and examples provided in your expression of interest 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 expression of interest that will determine if you are suitable for the role.

You are required to obtain Line Manager Support. Please use the below link to access the form and ensure that it is uploaded on your application. The form is under Recruitment & Promotions at the bottom. PLEASE BE ADVISED THAT YOUR APPLICATION WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED WITHOUT THIS FORM.

Cheshire Constabulary is fully supportive of equality and diversity and strives to employ a workforce which is representative of the community it serves. Applicants are welcomed from all underrepresented groups and support will be made available throughout the recruitment process for all applicants. Under-represented groups include:

  • Females
  • Those from a Black or Minority Ethnic (BME) background, including non-visible ethnic minorities such as Czech, Slovak, Polish, and Gypsy/Traveller’s
  • Individuals from the LGBT+ community
  • People with disabilities
  • All other characteristics protected by the Equality Act 2010.

If you have any queries in relation to equality and diversity, or have a request for any additional support you may need, please email

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