PLEASE ONLY APPLY IF YOU ARE A YEAR 12 STUDENT OR EQUIVALENTWe are looking for young people who are keen, enthusiastic and willing to commit to a minimum of 2 hours per week as part of a 1 year training and development programme to be a volunteer police cadet. The scheme is aimed at young people who will become a uniformed member of The Extended Police Family.Applications are invited from current Year 12 pupils aged 16 to 17, who will start the programme in March next year. Please note at the point of starting the scheme, you will also be encouraged to volunteer for additional activities as and when required.Merseyside Police is committed to providing a valuable Volunteer Cadet Scheme to pupils in the Merseyside Area. The force will offer limited places for year 12 pupils who live or go to school in Merseyside.Please note this is a very competitive process with a very high demand for placements. Therefore can you please ensure you complete the application form as accurately as possible in order that your application will not be delayed.Please complete all relevant fields on the application form, which apply to you, ensuring you provide us with full family details e.g. maiden names of all females listed, dates of birth, places of birth etc. Once you have completed your application and checked to ensure that you have fully completed all relevant sections, please submit your application.You will receive notification via email that we have received your application and we will keep you informed throughout the process ? please ensure you check your communication centre for progress on your application.Only online applications will be accepted and any applications submitted after the closing date/time will not be accepted.No formal qualifications are required to apply, however places are limited. Your application will be subject to a full integrity check (similar to a CRB check) and there may be a requirement for you to be interviewed to secure your place. The scheme will start March 2015. For further information please contact the youth engagement team for further advice and support. Details are shown below:Telephone: 0151 777 8994Email: volunteer.police.cadets£merseyside.police.ukMerseyside Police is committed to ensuring that we have a work force that represents the communities we serve and we are keen to attract applications from a wide range of people. Our Recruitment Support Officer works closely with under represented groups in the following areas, Race, Gender, GLB, Transgender, Disability, Faith and Age. Further advice and guidance to potential job applicants and can be contacted on 0151 777 8280 or email Positive.Action.Team£merseyside.police.ukIf you have any queries, please contact us on 0151 777 4184 and we will be happy to assist with your enquiry.Please click here to download Application Guidance Notes.Please click here to download Guidance Notes.Please click here to download Could you be a volunteer cadet

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