Positive Action Recruitment

Positive Action RecruitmentPositive Action Team

Police Scotland’s Positive Action Team are based at Jackton, East Kilbride and provide support to people across Scotland from under-represented groups in the police including the LGBTI community, women and people from minority ethnic communities. We are extremely keen to hear from anyone who is interested in joining the police as we strive to ensure our workforce represents the communities it serves on a daily basis.

Events

Introduction to Policing Programme 

The Positive Action Team organise events which are aimed at encouraging people from minority ethnic communities to consider a career in policing. During the event, attendees will learn about the recruitment process, the training and various specialist departments and on some programmes have the opportunity to try the fitness test. Events are as follows:



  • Thursday 30th January 2020 – 1800 - 2100 – Police Scotland, Dumfries and Galloway, Divisional Headquarters, Cornwall Mount, Dumfries DG1 1PZ
  • Thursday 6th February 2020 – 1800 - 2100 – Police Scotland, West Lothian Civic Centre, Howden S Road, Livingston EH546FF
  • Sunday 9th February 2020 - 0945 - 1500 - Police Scotland, Nelson Street, Aberdeen, AB24 5EQ
  • Thursday 20th February 2020 – 1800 – 2100 – Police Scotland, St Ninians Road, Stirling FK8 2HD
  • Thursday 27th February 2020 – 1800 – 2100 – Police Scotland, Training and Recruitment Centre, Jackton, 8 Eaglesham Road, East Kilbride G75 8GR
  • Thursday 19th March 2020 – 1800 – 2100 - Police Scotland, 2 Holyrood Place, Dunfermline KY12 7PA

Women Only Recruitment Events

The Positive Action Team organise events which are aimed at encouraging women to consider a career in policing. Women are currently under-represented in the police and it is hoped the event will inspire attendees to consider a career in policing. Events are as follows:

  • Saturday 21st March 2020 - 0930 - 1530 - Police Scotland, Training and Recruitment Centre, Jackton, 8 Eaglesham Road, East Kilbride G75 8GR

LGBTI Focussed Recruitment Events

The Positive Action Team organise events to encourage members of the LGBTI community to consider a career in policing. During the event attendees will hear from serving LGBTI officers and hear all about the recruitment process and hopefully encourage you to consider a career in policing. Events are as follows:

  • Sunday 28th March 2020 - 0930 - 1530 - Police Scotland, 5 Fettes Avenue, Edinburgh EH4 1RB

Booking on to an Event

For more information on all the events and to reserve a space, please email recruitmentpositiveactionteam@scotland.pnn.police.uk providing your name, contact number and which event you are interested in attending.