999/101 Call Handler and Dispatcher
Have you got what it takes?
Can you make sound decisions under pressure and think logically? Are you highly motivated with good typing skills (30 wpm)? If yes, then we want to hear from you.
- Starting salary - £18,882
- Once competent in a role - £20,514
- Once competent in both roles - £23,346
About the role
Call Handlers and Dispatchers play a key role in the front line response for members of the public.
As a 999/101 Call Handler and Dispatcher (also called Communications Officer), based at the Force Control Room in Maidstone, you'll help to provide first class service to the people of Kent, answering emergency and non-urgent calls and making decisions to determine the most appropriate response.
As a Dispatcher you'll deploy police officers to attend routine incidents or deal with real life emergencies.
Excellent training and support
Maximum working of 4 consecutive shifts
Competitive salary with progression opportunities
Staff benefits and rewards
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