This policy is about the vetting procedures adopted by Kent Police in support of its commitment to the maintenance of the highest levels of honesty and integrity and to the prevention of corrupt, dishonest, unethical or unprofessional behaviour.
This SOP provides details of the residency criteria to be applied to individuals in respect of recruitment to the force, and to those working in partnership with Kent Police and therefore requiring Force Vetting (FV).
The Working Time Regulations (WTRs) 1998 and subsequent amendments are a health and safety at work measure, which implement the European Working Time Directive 1993 in the UK. The Regulations originally came into effect on 1 October 1998, and include basic entitlements and limitations concerning the organisation of working time.
Kent Police supports the principle of work experience as a means of working closer in the community with young people, and it may also help those who are considering the Police Service as a career option.
This protocol sets out the corporate approach for welfare support of personnel engaged in identified vulnerable roles, as part of the ongoing management duty of care expected of Kent Police. As such the procedures detailed below establish a standard approach for the manner in which the Welfare and Counselling Services (WCS) at headquarters will support line managers in the discharge of their responsibilities to their staff.