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24 October 2017 09:27:00
Closing Date:
07 December 2017 17:00:00

Do you have an interest in rural policing, wildlife and environmental issues, have some spare time and want to volunteer with us? Volunteering alongside the North Cumbria and Eden policing teams you will support officers including a dedicated team of Special Constables to focus on rural issues and help us tackle our policing priorities


The aim of the Safer Neighbourhoods Rural Special Constables is to address the problems of rural crime, trends and issues within the rural community. The officers will be an active presence and link to the rural community, looking at issues such as farm crime, wildlife crime, ASB and all other aspects of rural crime. The officers will promote rural initiatives such as Farm Watch and Country Watch, and actively take part in pre-planned operations and attend agricultural events. The officers will work closely and pass information between with the problem solving teams and the Wildlife, Rural and Environmental Crime Coordinator in addressing rural issues and crimes. The officers will cover all of the North rural area.


Please refer to the attached Job Profile and Person Specification for further details of the role and the essential criteria.


We are already a high performing force, with our staff delivering excellent service on a daily basis. We have outstanding people who work tirelessly to serve our communities. The Code of Ethics sets out the principles and standards of behaviour we expect to see and applies to every individual who works in policing, whether a warranted officer, member of police staff, volunteer or someone contracted to work in a police force, for further details please click on the following link:


We are committed to the development and promotion of equal opportunities for all.  Due to their under representation, applications are particularly welcomed from eligible minority group candidates.


The closing date for this post is 5pm, Thursday 7th December 2017.


* Appointment to all posts is subject to vetting checks some of which may be enhanced


Application forms can be completed online and emailed to  or alternatively returned by post to the following address: Employee Services Department, Cumbria Constabulary Police Headquarters, Carleton Hall, Penrith, Cumbria, CA10 2AU.


To apply for this vacancy please refer to the attached application form.


Please note:- If we have not responded to your application form within 3 weeks of the closing date, please assume that, on this occasion, your application was not successful at the short listing stage.



How to apply

You can apply for this job online, just fill out the online form.