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New Starter: Police Constable AFO Dounreay – 2024

£28,551 per annum and generous benefits package
Based at Dounreay
Permanent, Full-Time (40 hours per week)

The Civil Nuclear Constabulary (CNC) is an armed police service dedicated to the nuclear industry. Our vision is to be recognised nationally and internationally as the United Kingdom’s leading organisation for the provision of protective policing for the civil nuclear industry and other critical national infrastructure. Given the critical nature of our work, it’s vital that we recruit skilled and committed professionals to our team. 

Our role in protecting the nation’s security is unique, which is why being a CNC Police Officer is about so much more than traditional policing. You’ll become part of a highly trained, well-disciplined, and professional team working from our Operational Units as part of a team to provide 24/7 armed response; patrolling and protecting nuclear sites, facilities and materials, as well as patrolling in the local communities and working with local Home Office Police Forces. We play a key role in the Strategic Armed Policing Reserve and have been deployed across the country as part of Operation Temperer in response to terrorist attacks.

Upon joining the CNC you’ll be enrolled onto our world-class 19-week comprehensive Authorised Firearms training programme; we give our officers everything they need to become some of the most highly trained firearms professionals in the country, so there’s no need for you to have any prior policing experience when joining us.

After your 2-year probationary period, you’ll be eligible to apply for a role in one of our specialist areas to enhance your policing skills further, such as Dog Handler, Special Branch, Firearms Instructor or Strategic Escort Group Officer.

As police officers the public expect us to display the highest standards, values and professional qualities at all times. The CNC values and Code of Ethics applies to all police officers and sets out the principles standards of behaviour we expect to see, and you are responsible for displaying and delivering to the highest standards.

For more information, please click here to view the CNC AFO Role Profile or find out more about the CNC on our Careers Website

To apply for CNC, you must be 18 years of age or over at the time of applying and 18 years and 6 months before commencing employment. There is no upper age limit.

All officers are required to drive as part of their role, therefore, on application you will need to hold a full manual UK or European driving licence with no more than six points.

In order to successfully apply to become a police officer in the CNC you must achieve both police and National Security Vetting.

View our full Entry Requirements here –