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Be inspired - hear from members of the team

Here are team members from across the VKPP talking  about their role and how their work contributes to improving policing responses to vulnerability.

Hannah Davis, Research Assistant, talks about her experience of joining the VKPP team

Iona Stratton, Research Fellow, talks about what makes the VKPP team so special

Katie Hoeger, Senior Research Fellow on the Domestic Homicide Project talks about her role and the valuable impact of the work.

Nosheen Rathore, EDI Advisor, talks about Equity, Diversity and Inclusion at the VKPP

 The Vulnerability Knowledge Practice Programme (VKPP) team consists of  a range of professionals: people from the charity sector, academics, police officers, a mix of backgrounds, genders and abilities. We are unique team aiming to collectively coordinate and improve the police service's response to vulnerability.

We work across England and Wales so our roles are national roles and working from home or any other location are options which can be discussed with us. If you are working from London, London weighting will be added to the salary. The VKPP is hosted by Norfolk Constabulary who facilitate our recruitment processes. 

Not only are we a great, passionate and supportive team, joining us comes with a range of benefits in addition to the salary such as:

  • 24 days holiday per year in addition to public holidays
  • Option of joining the local government pension scheme
  • A child care voucher scheme providing tax benefits is available
  • All expenses such as travel and meals when travelling for work
  • Blue Light Card with 100s of discounts
  • Paid-for training available and the opportunity to have mentoring
  • Employee Assistance Programme (EAP) A confidential service, available 365 days a year, 24/7, free of charge.  To provide around the clock support and guidance to help you manage work and personal stressors, as well as support you through lifestyle changes. 

VKPP roles are grant funded for 3 years from the 1st April 2022 and the majority of our posts are offered on this basis.

There are some roles within VKPP which are dedicated to the Violence Against Women and Girls (VAWG) workstream these are currently available to 31 March 2023, with a possibility of extension when funding is reviewed.

Many of our roles are also offered as secondment opportunities too. If you are interested in a role and would like to discuss the potential for a secondment, please do not hesitate to contact us by email us