Special Constable – Various Locations

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Job Description

Special Constables are volunteers who work with and support Cheshire Constabulary to achieve the force priorities and objectives. Special Constables come from all walks of life, we currently have: teacher, taxi drivers, accountants and secretaries all working for the Special Constabulary. As a Special Constable, you are required to volunteer a minimum of 4 hours a week. You will be a vital link between the regular police force and the local community. Once you have completed training, you have the same powers as regular officers and wear the same uniform. Undergoing the training and then undertaking patrols makes a welcome break from day-to-day life, bringing excitement and challenge with every day you volunteer.

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 under-represented groups and support is available throughout the recruitment process for all applicants. Under-represented groups include:


•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 positive.action@cheshire.pnn.police.uk

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If you would like to know more about the role of a Special Constable before applying we hold webinars each month that can be booked through Eventbrite. Please visit the Special Constable website to book onto these events. We have webinars planned for 11th November and 9th December

Next steps

All applications will be reviewed at the end of December and those successful will be invited to interview in the new year.