Events

Published 19 June 2013

Candidate Briefing Sessions

Police Scotland Recruitment are hosting candidate briefing sessions for those who are currently eligible and interested in pursuing a career as a Police Officer and for those who want to find out more about volunteering to become one of our Special Constables. If you are thinking of applying, then these are must not miss sessions.

Here are some of the comments received from people who have attended one of our briefing sessions:

The event gave me confidence to know what information is appropriate for my application form.

The people running the event made me feel more confident about applying.

Enjoyable session, extremely informative but light hearted at the same time.

Informative, welcoming, professional and reassuring event.

Very helpful, glad I attended before I submitted my application.  

 

East

Introduction-to-Policing-Programme

Have you thought about applying for the role of Police Constable or Special Constable? Would you like to find out more about the roles, how to apply and also receive some helpful hints and tips to assist you throughout the selection process? If so we would be delighted if you would like to attend one of our candidate briefing sessions as below. 

To secure your place, please email your name, contact telephone number, address and email address to policerecruitingunitedinburgh@scotland.pnn.police.uk 

  • Wednesday 7th February 2018, 6.30pm to 8.00pm, Fettes Police Station, Fettes Avenue, Edinburgh, EH4 1RB

This event is now fully booked.  

  •   Tuesday 13th March 2018, 6.30pm to 8.00 pm, Fettes Police Station, Fettes Avenue, Edinburgh, EH4 1RB
 

North

Candidate Briefing Sessions

Aberdeen

Tuesday 13 March , Nelson Street Police Station, Aberdeen, AB24 5EQ at 1800 hours

Please arrive at 1745 hours



Members of the Recruitment Team will be available at the following events to speak to anyone who is interested in a career as a Police Officer or in volunteering as a Special Constable. 

To book one of these North events, please send an email as follows; In the email subject box please indicate which location and date you are looking to attend and send it to: PoliceRecruitmentAberdeen@scotland.pnn.police.uk   

You must also provide your name, date of birth, address and contact telephone number. If you are being accompanied by anyone you must also supply their details.

On the day, attendees must bring photographic identification, i.e. passport/driving licence.

Please avoid bringing any bags, as these may be subject to a search.

Please be advised that there is no parking at Aberdeen and Dundee, however free parking can be found in the surrounding streets.

 

Interview Skills Workshop

  • Wednesday 28th February 1800 - 2000, Nelson Street Police Station, Mounthooly Way, Aberdeen. Please arrive at 1745. 
  • Tuesday 20 March 1400 - 1600, Old Perth Road Police Station, Inverness, IV2 3SY.  Please arrive at 1345 hours
  • Wednesday 28 March 1100 - 1300, Baluniefield Police Station, Baluniefield Drive, Dundee DD4 8UT.  Please arrive 1045 hours.

These events are open to unsuccessful candidates and those attending the Stage 2 Interview for the first time.

To book a place on either event, please send an email to:

PoliceRecruitmentAberdeen@scotland.pnn.police.uk

You must also provide your name, date of birth, address and contact telephone number. If you are being accompanied by anyone you must also supply their details.

On the day, attendees must bring photographic identification, i.e. passport/driving licence.Please avoid bringing any bags, as these may be subject to a search.



Special Constable Recruitment

Special Constable Recruitment - Baluniefield Police Station, Baluniefield Drive, Dundee DD4 8UT

Monday 26 February 2018 - Standard Entrance Test and Fitness Test

Wednesday 14 March 2018 - Interviews

Candidates wishing to attend the above events should submit the relevant application forms by Monday 12 February 2018.  You can find out more on the Special Constables section.



Our Positive Action Team

Have you ever considering joining the Police as a Constable or as a volunteer Special Constable? What’s stopped you from applying?

We run Police Scotland Positive Action Days where you can learn first hand the full recruitment process. We aim to dispel any rumours or misconceptions and alleviate any concerns you may have about becoming a Police Officer or volunteer Special Constable.

Police Scotland's Positive Action Team are based at Jackton and provide support to people across Scotland from under represented groups who are considering a career in policing.  The team work in particular with people from ethnic minority communities and are keen to hear from anyone interested in becoming a police officer.  

To speak to the team contact recruitmentpositiveactionteam@scotland.pnn.police.uk or call us on 01355 566683. 

[The above contact details are not monitored outwith office hours, to report a crime call 101 and in an emergency call 999.]

Positive Action Day for Women - Baluniefield Police Station, Dundee, Thursday 22nd March 2018

Have you ever thought about joining the Police? What’s stopped you from applying?

If you are a woman who has considered or is considering joining the Police as a Constable or as a volunteer Special Constable, we would like to invite you along to the Baluniefield Police Station, Dundee, for a unique recruitment event where you can meet a number of recruitment staff and divisional officers.

The full day programme, which will be held on Thursday 22nd March 2018 at Baluniefield Police Station in Dundee, will start at 9.15 am and finish at 4.15 pm. Attendees will have the opportunity to ask questions of serving female Police Officers and Special Constables, see an Officer Safety demonstration and have the opportunity to practice the Fitness Test. There will also be inputs from Firearms, Road Policing and other Specialist officers.

As well as learning at first hand the full recruitment process, we aim to dispel any rumours or misconceptions and alleviate any concerns you may have about becoming a Police Officer or volunteer Special Constable.

If you would like to attend this full day event, you must book a place by emailing policerecruitmentaberdeen@scotland.pnn.police.uk, providing your name, address, date of birth and contact telephone number. Please advise if you wish to take part in the mock Fitness Test. Priority will be given to those living within the Angus, Perth and Kinross area (D Division) who have not previously applied to join the police.

Places are limited and are issued on a first come, first served basis and as a positive action initiative we are initially only offering this event to women, who are currently under-represented in the Force.

PLEASE NOTE: THIS IS NOT A DROP IN SESSION. PLACES MUST BE BOOKED IN ADVANCE.

Successful candidates will receive a confirmation email if they have been successful in securing a place. If your place has not been confirmed please do not attend as you will not be permitted entry.


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