Humberside Police
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Employing too many young and immature people with very few life skills facing some serious situations. Not very welcoming to older officers or Specials.
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No two days the same.
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Too much paperwork and policy changes.
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Not one day is the same. Varied workload with positive outcomes for the Force and community. Ability to work with numerous and varied programmes to enable you to carry out your role with efficiency, economy and speed. Training courses are numerous and available to develop your role within the organisation. Trusted and respected member of staff and views are appreciated and acted upon.
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Excellent working conditions
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None
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The position I held was that of Customer Service advisor. This was based in the Grimsby office. We were a small group of people who worked well and supported each other in the work we were doing.
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No very suitable for social or family life, long shifts with evenings and weekend working, not always listened to by supervisor. Wages are appropriate for the role.
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A typical workday would be to sign into the police databases and email systems. Work on the medium-risk cases that have come in overnight. Research both the victim and suspect and see what came in when the call came in. check guidelines and email partner agencies (if needed) write a report on what has happened and assign a risk level. I learned how the police dealt with domestic abuse and all the parties that are involved with Domestic abuse cases. The work culture is very close-knit as other colleges may know the suspect or victim and can help with the risk assessment. preempting what may happen in the future if the wrong risk assessment was given. The most enjoyable part of the job was doing the research into the victim and suspect and the satisfaction of being able to help.
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The review is not recent as l joined in 1989. My salary reflect full pay fo 29 year Constable. I would recommend the job and Humberside Police as an employer.
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Good to be part of a organisation making improvements in society. Nice people and clean offices within which to work. Perfectly fine place to work in.
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All appears well within this organisation until you can see the cracks. There are huge faults within the organisation, mainly managment and back office created. If you want to progress, then your chances are limited. Nepotism is rife and the internal application processes are changed to suit the desired management outcome. If you are unlucky enough to make a mistake, don't worry managment and colleagues will be lining up to stab you in the back in order to make themselves look good.
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Wage
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Work life balance, incompetent spineless managers
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Every day is different. You do not know how your day is going to go until you set foot through the door. You have to be prepared to drop everything, and change pre planned tasks etc
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Great experience ! I will miss it a lot! The recruitment side is the companies downfall, tad bit unorganised, however, appreciate the support i had from my sergeant!
Pros
Decent people
Cons
Look after yourself, you're just a number
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Nice people and busy working front office in Beverley. Staff nice and friendly and lots to do. Various visitors to the front officer reporting incidents and lot/found property.
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This was a fantastic opportunity to learn more about the roles of the police and the different positions within. A fantastic insight which provided first hand experience into the industry and showed the realities of working in that job. A real eye opener.
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Experiance
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You need to be dedicated and hard working, not mind doing shifts, never certain of what time your shift will finish and have an understanding family. A rewarding career.
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Part time Voluntary work as part of rehabilitation. The work involved some computer input of police records, filing and shredding of confidential information.
Pros
Working as part of a team
Cons
Unpaid
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Loved working here, really dissapointed when I had to leave through a house move. Teams work together effectively, friendly place to work, effective management.
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Widen your views and experience on local problems and great to help citizens. All types of different jobs available to help out and great to keep busy and help out
Pros
Free lunch
Cons
Not always local areas
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Good work place -lots of experience , professional company , great teams to work within, exciting experiences and everyday is different -lots of exciting roles within the police
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New skills
Cons
Long hours
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Poor leadership who do not value staff. Unnecessary changes, unnecessary new policies and no respect for family life. Shifts changed last minute, leave constantly refused. Basic salary very poor, only earn reasonable money due to unsocial allowances. Too understaffed and under trained. Overtime rate taken away from staff. Constantly changing shift patterns causing upset.
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Great team, interesting work
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No life balance, poor pay, poor training and not enough staff.
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Staff employed by this company are actively seeking external employment. Management are disengaged from staff and seem to oblivious to such feelings among staff.
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No two days were ever the same, it would probably be quicker to list the things I didn't learn, there are so many facets to being a police officer that trying to quantify it is nigh on impossible, it was like being a member of an enormous extended family where the majority were always supportive, a great and strong resolve runs throughout, sometimes you wish you had never signed up because the things you see and deal with are just too terrible to relate but in the next moment you can feel absolute joy and a real sense of achievement and success through a job well done or just having been able to help, I would thoroughly recommend a career in the police service, as long as you have the resilience to succeed!
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The greatest job satisfaction
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Long hours, great pressure and too often unrealistic expectations.
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Has a volunteer it is hard to explain in s little words. Interesting, challenging, fulfilling, meeting people, high morale, values and standards. 8 - 10 hour shifts on either Incident response or working alongside the Police Community Officers After a period of time as a volunteer under mentoring you will then be able to Police alone depending on your competency levels and understanding of basic law.
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