Contact Management

Find out about becoming a Contact Management Centre Officer & Police Controller

Vacancies

We are currently recruiting Trainee Contact Management Centre Officers in Kidlington and Milton Keynes along with Trainee Police Controllers in Abingdon.

Upcoming Recruitment Events

Interested in finding out more? Come along to our recruitment information evening to find out more about the role and recruitment process. To book, please email: ContactManagementRecruitmentEventKidlington@thamesvalley.pnn.police.uk

  • Monday 30 July, 6.30pm - 8.30pm: HQ North, Kidlington, Oxon, OX5 1NZ
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A Police Contact Centre Officer takes a call

As a Contact Management Centre Officer or Police Controller you’ll play a critical role in our response to emergencies. You could be taking down vital details from the caller, or co-ordinating police assistance.  Our officers need as much information as possible and it will be up to you to communicate with callers clearly, and carefully record everything they tell you.

You will receive a high standard of training initially and throughout your role to become a fully-fledged professional. As part of your initial development, you will complete an apprenticeship in Contact Centre (Emergency Services and Integrated Urgent Care).

Eligibility

 

You will be resilient, reliable and able to cope in a pressured environment with the ability to remain calm in a variety of situations. You will be able to use your own initiative and professional judgement to solve problems, identifying risk and vulnerability as well as displaying empathy and tact.

The eligibility criteria for the role includes the following:

  • competent use of IT systems and willingness to learn bespoke in-house systems
  • able to type 30 words per minute
  • GCSEs (grade 9-4 / A-C) or equivalent in English and Maths are desirable (or will have to be achieved during the first 12 months of employment)
  • over the age of 18

Events 

We run regular recruitment events at our Contact Management Centre in Kidlington. These are a fantastic opportunity to learn more about the role and ask any questions you might have. To book your place on one of the below events, please email: ContactManagementRecruitmentEventKidlington@thamesvalley.pnn.police.uk

  • Monday 30 July, 6.30pm - 8.30pm: HQ North, Kidlington, Oxon, OX5 1NZ

If you would like to apply for a role, please see our current vacancies.

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