- Police Officer IPLDP 2023/2024 (Cohort 1)

Not applicable
Full Time
Level 3 qualification (2 x A Levels or equivalent) and already employed in a police staff role, or are an existing Special Constable?
Lancashire Constabulary is pleased to be opening our recruitment window for those candidates interested in joining our force via the Initial Police Learning Development Programme (IPLDP) during 2023/24, this is an exciting opportunity with no requirement for you to currently hold a degree or study for a degree whilst in training.

Joining the IPLDP has no impact on your career within the police, you will still be able to seek promotion in the future should you wish so do not delay, apply now.

This route is a traditional entry route into uniformed policing and is a two year training programme where you will begin your training at the Lancashire Constabulary HQ in Hutton, near Preston. The training includes both classroom-based and practical learning. Upon successful completion of the initial training, you will join an operational policing team where you will continue your learning and development whilst undertaking operational day-to-day police duties.

You will need to hold the following qualification at the time of appointment:

• At least 2 A-Level's or equivalent Level 3 qualification
• Level 2 qualifications (GCSE's) in English and Maths at Grade 4 (C) or equivalent

Those candidates with over 12 months experience working as a PCSO, Special Constable, Custody Detention Officer (CDO) or work within the Police Control Room (PCRO) but do not hold the required qualifications, are encouraged to apply with Lancashire Constabulary. As experience will be taken into account, on an individual basis accordingly.
(Lancashire Constabulary employees must have completed their tenure period as per Statement of Particulars)

There are no complicated application form questions to complete, just some eligibility questions. Our new improved application form will only take 10-15 minutes to complete. For further information around the recruitment process, please visit the Lancashire Constabulary join us page for full details.

As a police officer your job will be to keep people safe and feeling safe as well as delivering a competent and compassionate service 24/7. It’s not all about crime, it’s also about helping people who are vulnerable and making their lives better.

In Lancashire we are working towards a workforce that better represents the communities we serve. This will ensure we are better able to respond to and meet the needs of our local communities and better understand all cultures and lifestyles. Therefore, we actively encourage applications from those communities currently under represented in our workforce.

Whilst we can post successful applicants anywhere in the county, where possible you will be posted within a reasonable distance from home.

Lancashire is a great place to work. Why not come and join us?

Please note the closing date for applications is Wednesday 8th February @ 12.00 noon.

This opportunity is closed to applications.