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Police Trainer- HC60540

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Job Title: Police Trainer - HC60540

Location: Netley and Southwick (the role will cover both sites)

Salary: Scale 6 / SO1, £26,865 - £31,725 per annum

Hours: 37 hours per week

Contract: Permanent

Closing Date: Sunday 3rd October 2021 at 23.59

Are you looking for a new challenge?

This is an exciting opportunity for  positive and forward thinking learning and development professionals to work in our team to deliver training to new and existing staff,  You will be part of a small team in delivering Specialist Crime Skills training at a time of high demand for the force

You will be working in a team which comprises of Police Officers and other Staff Trainers – no two days will be the same, it’s a varied role that can be demanding but also hugely rewarding.

Your role is flexible and will include being asked to design, deliver, assess and evaluate training according to role.  Ensuring the provision of effective and efficient training in line with organisational priorities and needs. Previous experience in the training environment is not essential for the role.

For an informal discussion please contact DI Paula James or A/DS Ant Tenison is available to give an insight regarding the role.

Job Purpose


Key accountabilities include, but are not limited to:


1. To deliver a range of existing police officer/police staff courses, ensuring the learning objectives are achieved.

2 To assist with the design and delivery of new training programmes to meet identified needs within the workforce.

3 To design and produce clear, concise and well presented training support material, for use, before, during and after training.

4 To offer appropriate guidance to participants, in order to facilitate their personal development, understanding, and help them adopt suitable responses to work related performance issues.

5 To liaise and consult with other colleagues within the L&D Department, wider operational units/departments, other forces and partner agencies in order to identify, analyse and discuss a variety of training solutions for the organisation.

6 To undertake continuous assessment/validation/evaluation of the training programmes, ensuring that it is appropriate to the needs of individuals, the organisation and is of a consistently high standard.

7 To maintain and develop personal skills and knowledge to ensure currency of training and development initiatives and local/national police and public sector initiatives.

8 To assist and provide objective evidence to support the removal of a learner from a programme via under performance or inappropriate behaviour.

9 To be aware of Force policy on Equality Act, Health and Safety and Data Protection and to comply with the legislation and the standards of "good practice".

10. Be able to work effectively as an individual trainer and as part of a large training delivery team to meet student officer and organisational objectives.

11. To give regular and effective service.


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Additional Information


  • Hours of duty are 37 per week, worked within a flexitime scheme, there may be a requirement to work some evenings/weekends. 
  • Occasional overtime may be required. 
  • Currently based at Southwick or Hamble, however, may be subject to relocation within Hampshire or operate from multi-sites within a team. 
  • The role holder may be required to visit other locations within Hampshire and the Isle if Wight, and therefore needs to have the ability to travel as necessary. 
  • Probationary period of 12 months applies to this post. 
  • Required to wear uniform as provided in line with Force Dress Code standards 



Bar Criteria to SO1


1.     Successful completion of QCF Level 3 L&D Certificate including Assessor module ‘Understanding the Principles and Practices of Assessment' within a 12 month probation period.

2.     The post holder to be deemed competent by the Line Manager to perform the range of duties outlined on the job description with minimum supervision and be able to undertake assessor and internal verifier duties. 

3.     The post holder must have a good attendance record, i.e. below the Force 'cause for concern' absence trigger point. If it is proposed to progress through the bar with a higher level of absence, approval must be obtained from the Head Of HR

Essential Qualifications


Educated to Educated to QCF Level 3 and Possess a nationally recognised learning and development qualification plus one years’ experience e.g. Certificate in Training Practice, Level 3 Learning and Development (Learning & Development Qualifications Curriculum Framework (QCF) 30 Credits minimum), or to have undertaken significant work related experience that may be deemed to have brought the post holder to a comparable level.

Essential Experience


Able to demonstrate current competence in subject matter area. Experience in Training needs analysis, design, delivery, assessment and evaluation of training.

Sound knowledge of law, policy and practice in the field of anti-discrimination (e.g. Equality Act 2010). Experience within a investigations environment is desirable.


Contact details for an informal discussion


Please contact the Recruitment Team at police.recruitment@hants.gov.uk or on 01962 846438

Please note that the email address you supply when submitting an application will be used for contact throughout the full lifecycle of that vacancy. You will not be able to amend your contact details. You should therefore ensure that you choose an appropriately accessible email address, being mindful that the process may take several months for some roles.


Hampshire Constabulary is an inclusive employer and strives to have a workforce representative of the communities we police and serve. We recognise that we are not fully representative and are working to address this imbalance through a variety of initiatives.


The Equality Act 2010 allows us to promote equality within Hampshire Constabulary by adopting Positive Action to support people from under-represented groups. Our aim is to recruit talented people with a diverse range of skills and experience and welcome applications from all sections of the community. Our Positive Action team are available to provide support through the application and assessment process by contacting: positive.action@hampshire.pnn.police.uk


The Disability Confident campaign aims to remove barriers, increase understanding and ensure that people have opportunities to fulfil their potential and realise their aspirations. We will accommodate requests for reasonable adjustments where possible throughout our recruitment and promotions processes and encourage anyone requiring reasonable adjustments to disclose this at the earliest opportunity.

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