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Join the VKPP Cadre at the College of Policing: Recruitment Information

As of April 1st, 2024, the VKPP has successfully transitioned to the College of Policing, signalling a pivotal moment in our ongoing commitment to improving the policing response for vulnerable individuals and communities.

As we embark on this new chapter, we invite prospective members to join our esteemed Peer Review Cadre.

Join us for one of our two introductory meetings:

  • Monday, May 20th, 2024, from 13:00 to 14:00
  • Wednesday, May 29th, 2024, from 18:00 to 19:00

Our cadre comprises dedicated professionals who leverage their expertise in vulnerability to facilitate ethical and esteemed peer reviews. Together, they advance our mission to enhance policing responses for protecting vulnerable individuals and communities.

Diverse in background and expertise, our cadre members hail from policing, partner, and voluntary organisations. Their insights enrich our peer review findings, fostering continual improvement in practices nationwide. Membership entails valuable development opportunities, networking avenues, and the chance to share best practices.

While cadre participation is voluntary and unpaid, all expenses are covered. Applications require endorsement from the candidate's line manager.

Peer Review Objective:

Our peer review aims to provide forces with a robust service supporting local implementation of NVAP actions. By identifying strengths and areas for improvement, we ensure evidence-based practices that serve our communities effectively.

Who are we looking for?

  • Detective Inspectors or above, or equivalent police staff with PIP 2, ideally experienced in Individual Management Reviews
  • Police officers or staff with senior management roles in Learning and Development, Wellbeing, or HR
  • Senior managers from partner and voluntary sector organisations supporting vulnerable individuals in the criminal justice system.
  • Diverse partners advocating for various protected characteristics.

Involvement Opportunities:

  • Reviewing documents and strategies pre-peer review
  • Participating in peer review visits as subject matter experts
  • Leading workshops, meetings, and providing feedback
  • Conducting local focus groups and interviews
  • Offering national perspectives on peer review findings remotely

If you work in vulnerability within policing, partner, or third-sector contexts, and wish to attend an introductory session, please email for meeting access.