PO/251/C - Police Futures - Cambridgeshire Constabulary's Graduate Scheme

Police Officer - Internal
Cambridgeshire Constabulary
Headquarters, Huntingdon, Cambs
Succession Planning & Promotions
Full Time

Are you looking for a graduate scheme like no other, where every day is different and you'll be tackling some of the most complex challenges in society? If so, Police Futures is for you. 

Cambridgeshire Constabulary are inviting applications for the Police Futures scheme - a graduate scheme that offers a diverse work environment where talent and hard work are recognised and progression is based on leadership ability and potential. 

You will be able to make a positive difference to the lives of others and find levels of resilience and determination you didn’t realise were possible. Policing is one of the most challenging, but rewarding careers available today. 

One thing you will have in common with your fellow candidates it that you will all be joining a community of talented individuals who are dedicated to making the country safer and helping others, while developing and growing as police leaders. 

Successful candidates will be supported through coaching and mentoring, to help you to build a clear career plan and professional network. 

The process will elements of Police Officer Recruitment – such as SEARCH and interview, alongside elements specifically tailored to Police Futures. 

Graduates are expected to have achieved a first or second-class degree at undergraduate level, or a post-graduate qualification at the point of entry onto the scheme. Current students who are expecting to graduate with a qualifying degree are eligible to apply within their final year of study. No previous policing experience is necessary to apply but it is essential that anyone applying displays the skills and attributes suited to the role, including an inquisitive mind, excellent interpersonal skills and a high degree of integrity. It’s a challenging job but also one which is extremely diverse and rewarding. 

As part of the process, you will need to complete the attached application form and send this directly to PoliceFutures@cambs.pnn.police.uk prior to the deadline of Monday 19th April at 08:00am. 

You are also required to undertake an online Situational Judgement test and Occupational Personality Questionnaire by clicking the link below. The deadline for this test is Monday 19th April at 08:00am. 


Failure to complete both parts will lead to withdrawal.

Please note, for Cambridgeshire internal candidates, if you are currently a Comms Operator, Detention Officer or a PCSO you will need to have completed a minimum level of service in that role before applying for the role of Police Officer. This is to ensure the Constabulary receives a return on investment on the training invested for your current role.  This is 12 months for PCSO's and 18 months for both Communications Operators and Detention Officers. 

If you have had an unsuccessful Police Officer application (Within Six Months) with Cambridgeshire or any other Force within BCH, you will not be eligible to apply at this time. 

This force is a Disability Confident employer. Should you require any reasonable adjustments for your application process, please contact the HR Service Centre on 01438 75(7777) or the manager contact for this role directly. We also offer the guaranteed interview scheme; this means that all candidates with a disability covered by the Equality Act 2010, who meet the minimum entry requirements for the role, will be invited to attend an interview.

19 April 2021