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If successful and offered a role as a Custody Officer Assistant you will be required to attend a paid four week training course in Birmingham at the start of your employment (Mon – Fri 08:00 – 16:00). This course will incorporate aspects of legislation, policy, first aid, personal safety and ICT systems.


Development around the City and Guilds Level 3 in Custodial Care will be supported by a local college; further development days are also provided by WMP and are built into your shift pattern.


Due to the nature of the role, preferred candidates will be required to undertake both Security Check (SC) and Management Vetting (MV) which includes a medical examination.


Flexibility is required as you may be deployed to a custody suite within the West Midland Police force area at short notice.


WMP is a large and diverse organisation where you can develop your skills, knowledge and career in an encouraging and flexible environment. We're able to offer you a comprehensive range of rewards and benefits including:

  • access to a Corporate Health Cash Plan and wellbeing website
  • the opportunity to save on travel costs through a Corporate Travel Scheme
  • the option to join a generous Local Government pension scheme

Diversity and Inclusion Vision: “Maximise the potential of people from all backgrounds through a culture of fairness and inclusion to deliver the best service for our communities”

West Midlands Police are currently undertaking a long term review of staff pay and conditions.  The grade, pay and other terms of employment are therefore subject to review and may change in the future.

West Midlands Police is a Disability Confident Leader - the highest level an organisation can achieve under the scheme run by the Department of Work and Pensions.  As part of our commitment we operate a Guaranteed Interview Scheme - all candidates who declare a disability and meet the essential criteria for the role will be guaranteed an interview.

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