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15 May 2019 11:31:00
Closing Date:
14 June 2019 17:00:00

Applications are invited for the post of Operation Encompass Development Lead

based at Police Headquarters, Carleton Hall, Penrith

Cumbria Constabulary are looking for volunteers who can support officers and staff within the Public Protection Unit to deliver an effective response to safeguarding across a number of key areas including assisting with the Operation Encompass which  focusses on  improving the response to the needs, health and wellbeing of Cumbria's Children and preparing and planning for Multi-agency meetings.

We are looking for volunteers with a passion around improving outcomes for Cumbria's children who are living in a household where domestic abuse is present, and supporting the detectives to effectively plan and prepare for multi-agency meetings and case conferences.

The location of the role is flexible and once initial training has been completed the volunteers can work from a police station local to them.

Do you have the time to spare and a desire to improve the lives of Children and help keep them safe? If so then this could be the perfect opportunity for you to make a difference.

To apply for this position please see below links:

Job Profile

Application form

Vetting form

Vetting form guidance

Application forms can be completed online and emailed to or alternatively returned by post to the following address: Tamara Tatton, Cumbria Constabulary Police Headquarters, Carleton Hall, Penrith, Cumbria, CA10 2AU

For more information on the role please contact:

Closing date: 14th June 2019


Introducing a scheme to inform schools in Cumbria about Domestic Abuse incident at the pupil's homes.

To offer improved response to the needs, health and wellbeing of Cumbria's children who are living in a household where domestic abuse is present


  • Scope existing Operation Encompass schemes
  • Design a Cumbria based scheme
  • Liaise with partner agencies to develop appropriate networks
  • Make recommendations for size and scope of scheme
  • Make recommendations for level of training required


Cumbria Constabulary continues to keep Cumbria safe by our staff and officers providing excellent services in partnership with other agencies. Staff jobs are evaluated through the HAY scheme and whilst pay is a strong factor in any recruitment; we can offer the total package, which includes the strong reputational and cultural image of the Constabulary, career progression opportunities including training and development and a wide range of benefits, for further details please click on the following link:

We are already a high performing force, with our staff delivering excellent service on a daily basis. We have outstanding people who work tirelessly to serve our communities. The Code of Ethics sets out the principles and standards of behaviour we expect to see and applies to every individual who works in policing, whether a warranted officer, member of police staff, volunteer or someone contracted to work in a police force, for further details please click on the following link:

We are committed to the development and promotion of equal opportunities for all.  Due to their under representation, applications are particularly welcomed from eligible minority group candidates.

* Appointment to all posts is subject to vetting checks some of which may be enhanced

Please note:- If we have not responded to your application form within 3 weeks of the closing date, please assume that, on this occasion, your application was not successful at the short listing stage.

How to apply

You can apply for this job online, just fill out the online form.