With practical tips to help with written exercises, interview technique and role plays, this book clearly explains the new nationwide PCSO assessment system. Packed with advice, and including coverage of the National Competencies for the PCSO role, this manual guides the reader on how to succeed at every stage, from completing the application pack to preparing for and passing the written assessment exercises.
The National Core Competencies
The application form
Respect for race and diversity
After the assessment centre
Appendix A - The National Core Competencies
Appendix B - The National Core Competencies: Checklist
Appendix C - Central Hospital Trust: Information pack