Special Constable at Civil Service

Start Date:
2016
Location:
East Midlands
Programme Type:
Work Experience
Salary:
£0 annually
Review Date:
May 2017

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Review Score

9.7 /10

1. Please give an overview of your role and what this involves on a day-to-day basis:

10/10

I was a special constable for Leicestershire Police, I had to deal with criminal offences and members of the public. I also had to use a range of IT systems to input data

2. Have you learnt any new skills or developed existing skills?

10/10

Developed my confidence and self belief and I learnt new systems and new people skills

3. To what extent do you enjoy your programme?

10/10

The best thing I ever did to allow me to grow in confidence and just achieve new skills

4. How valued do you feel by Civil Service?

10/10

Very valued, I was always given feedback and we even had award ceremonies

5. How well organised/structured is your programme?

10/10

Really well organised, quick to get you trained up and starting out. Good structure

6a. How much support do you receive from your training provider?

10/10

A lot, received help with anything I have been worried or concerned about

6b. How much support do you receive from your employer?

10/10

A lot, often they work around me and my placement and give me any time off needed

7. How well does your salary/package meet your costs?

10/10

I do not get paid for the role, it is voluntary but I didn't mind that as it's good experience for the future

8. Are there many opportunities outside of work?

7/10

I think so, I don't know too much about what else is available but most people progress from this role

9. Would you recommend Civil Service to a friend?

Yes

9b. Why?

Because it's an amazing opportunity where you gain a whole new skill set and do things you wouldn't experience elsewhere

10. What tips or advice would you give to others applying to Civil Service?

I would tell them to show passion and just be themselves as civil service jobs require honest people

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