Civilian Detention Officer

Location UK / Northern Ireland

Job Type Permanent full-time

Salary See description

Updated 3 days ago

Reference 1432958

 Job Description

Excellent opportunity for a Civilian Detention Officer throughout Northern Ireland

Job title: Civilian Detention Officer

Organisation: The Police Service of Northern Ireland

Location: Districts throughout Northern Ireland

Salary: £20,692 – £22,739 plus shift allowance


The Civilian Detention Officer’s (CDO) primary purpose is to assist the Custody Sergeant in the effective and efficient detention and administration of pre and post charge detained persons in police custody. The CDO will assist in ensuring the welfare and safety of detained persons and Custody staff. In doing so, the role holder will often be required to exercise reasonable force and restraint, in what is a physically demanding environment

The role holder must hold 5 GCSEs (Grade C or above), including Maths and English Language, or equivalent. The Civilian Detention Officer must provide evidence of communication skills, conflict resolution, problem solving and the resilience to deal with difficult situations.

You must be computer literate and hold a full driving license that enables you to drive in Northern Ireland and a car available for official business use or access to a form of personal transport.

To learn more and apply please click on the APPLY NOW button below to be directed to the company website

Closing date: 1500hrs on Friday 23rd August 2019

PSNI is committed to being representative of the community we serve and welcomes all applicants interested in a career in policing.