Category: General JC+ SWAP Launch - Merseyside Police/Blackburn House Wednesday, 9 December 2020

26th November 2020 7th December 2020

Employer Location


Training Provider

Merseyside Police

(Headquarters, Canning Place Liverpool 1 8JX)


Blackburne House, Liverpool L8 7PE

PET title


Merseyside Police various roles
Customer eligibility
  • Aged 18 +
  • Any customer on an out of work benefit (UC,JSA,ESA,IS) and able to quickly move into work.
  • Customers entitled to receive RRS support are in scope – including those currently furloughed who are under threat of redundancy or are in the notice period.



Blackburne House are offering pre employment training for Merseyside Police for various roles within the Police force.

As an equal opportunities employer, Merseyside Police particularly welcome applications from Black, Asian, Minority, Ethnic (BAME) backgrounds and women as they are currently underrepresented. All appointments will be made on merit of skill and experience relative to the role.

Customer requirements


For this programme Blackburne House are keen to target those from Black, Asian, Minority, Ethnic (BAME) backgrounds and women as they are currently underrepresented within Merseyside Police. All appointments will be made on merit of skill and experience relative to the role.


Customers MUST:


Must have a strong interest in working for Merseyside Police

Able to use own initiative and to work as part of a team

Excellent communication skills both verbal and written

Must have a reasonable standard of education (pref L1 or above).


All candidates successfully completing the PET will be subjected to a rigid vetting process.

  • Must be able to provide 2 references (character/Professional)
  • Must have the flexibility to work a 24-hour shift pattern (including nights, late and early)- dependant on role
  • Able to pass a DBS check (spent convictions considered)
  • Must have the correct ID documentation






Venue and timings of Open Day










Open day to take place via Zoom:


On: Wednesday 09/12/2020

At 10:00am or 2pm


The Information session will provide customers with a full

overview of the training and vacancies



Job Descriptions

Job Descriptions for opportunities that may be available



Venue for PET Registration/Induction session

Via Zoom on Wednesday 16th December @ 10:00am


4 weeks pre-employment training via Zoom starting on Monday 11/01/21 – Friday 05/02/21

There is no guaranteed interview with this programme.

Successful candidates who complete the programme will be recommended for current vacancies/ apprenticeships/voluntary positions. They will also be subject to the vetting process in preparation to apply for any available posts. Candidates will be encouraged and supported to apply for roles whilst on programme.


Qualifications/Units to be gained (as applicable) Public Service Studies

Introduction to Criminal Law

Conflict resolution

Employment & Skills

Prevent Duty Awareness

Equality & Diversity Awareness

Developing Emotional Resilience

Leadership skills

Understanding Crime and its Affects

Presentation skills

Conflict resolution

Intro to Police Officer Recruitment Process & Mock Tests & Interviews

Interested? Please call Sefton@Work on 01519342610 for referral to the training provider.Or click the link and we'll call you. Event Pilot

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