Outstanding graduates from diverse backgrounds sought for unique Police Now Leadership programme

Are you passionate about transforming neighbourhoods for the better and in supporting local communities? Do you want to make a real and lasting impact on policing in the UK? We, Sanctuary Graduates, are helping Police Now, a social enterprise, to find exceptional graduates from all backgrounds to change lives, fight crime and become the leaders of tomorrow. Applications from those from BAME (Black, Asian & Minority Ethnic) backgrounds are encouraged as an opportunity to change the face of the police force, allowing it to better represent the diverse communities it serves. For more information or to apply, upload your CV quoting “DEPT“.


Police Now


National Graduate Leadership programme


UK wide, recruiting across 19 police forces- select 3 location preferences


c. £23k – dependent on force


9am, 14th November

Start Date:

July 2017 (2 year programme)

Apply here:

http://bit.ly/2evEeA0 quoting “DEPT

Why you should apply:

  • You will have the opportunity to undertake internships with and go on to work for Police Now’s partners including KPMG, Accenture, PA consulting, WPP, Civil Service and the Home Office.

  • This leadership programme will see you plunged straight onto the policing frontline, being fully immersed into the neighbourhoods in which you work.

  • You will be responsible for the safety of up to 20,000 people.

  • Working for an independent social enterprise, you will be bringing about improvements to society as a whole.

  • This is a chance like no other to develop outstanding and diverse skills that will prepare you for any future career and allow you to grow and develop as an individual.

  • You will develop skills in negotiation, decision-making, emotional intelligence, resilience and leadership. These are invaluable, enriching and are transferrable to any career as well as to the police force.

  • You will have major responsibility, impact and influence from day one, using your initiative, skills and judgement to tackle tough problems and deliver innovative solutions to fight crime.

The Leadership Graduate Programme:

  • The role will see you working closely with your community for two years, building relationships, getting to know its problems and witnessing the positive changes that you bring about.

  • There is an intensive six week summer academy which is delivered by police officers on the frontline and which will equip you with the necessary skills and training to become an effective neighbourhood police officer.

  • There is then a 28 day immersion with your allocated police force, allowing you to build up trust between the police and the public, respond directly to the concerns of community members and help you to tackle the every-day challenges, as well as tougher and more unique challenges that you will face.

  • Support offered throughout from leadership development officers, regular training, events and skills sessions.

What is Police Now?

  • Originally part of the Metropolitan Police Service, Police Now has become an independent social enterprise and aims to bring about positive change in society.

  • It aims to transform challenged and often deprived communities and to break the link between crime, deprivation, quality of life and chances.

Is it right for you?

  • Are you resilient, empathetic and driven by the opportunity to make a real impact and transform peoples’ lives?

  • Do you want to accept a challenge like no other and become the leader of a diverse community?

  • Police Now aims to allow the police force to better represent the communities which they serve. For this reason applications are open to everyone and are encouraged from those from minority (BAME) backgrounds.

How to apply:
Upload your CV quoting “DEPT” as the referral code. We will then get your application started. You will be provided with comprehensive guidance at each stage of the application process.

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