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JOU Dog Section Trainer - HC485270

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Job Title: JOU Dog Section Trainer - HC485270

Location: Sulhamstead. There is also the expectation that you will work anywhere within the JOU.

Salary: Scale 6/SO1 - £26, 865 - £31, 725. See role profile for more information.

Contract: Permanent - (subject to a six month probationary period and successful completion of a NPCC GP Instructors Course).

Hours: 37 hours a week.

Closing Date: Sunday 3rd July 2022 at 23:59.


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Your role will be to develop and deliver Knowledge & Skills Training, on agreed subject areas, to staff within the JOU.

Your responsibilities will include but are not limited to:

1. To plan and deliver a full range of training relative to Police dog handlers and dogs.

2. To assist with the design and delivering 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 growth, development and understanding.

There will also be a Dog Handling Allowance if the successful candidate chooses to care for a police dog in training. This would also entitle the candidate to a Force vehicle to transport the dog whilst in training. If no dog is taken, the candidate be required to travel to an agreed Police establishment to collect a training vehicle before starting work.

For more information, please see the role profile

Essential Qualifications

Educated to QCF Level 3, plus a Level 3 Learning & Development qualification 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.

Experience in providing training relevant to police dog requirements i.e. tracking, searching and protection work.

An understanding of diversity in the workplace.


Contact details for an informal discussion

Please contact Training Manager Lawrie Dowsett by email on or 07929953679 for an informal discussion.


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