Independent Custody Visitor Application Form

Thank you for your interest in becoming an Independent Custody Visitor for the Northamptonshire Police and Crime Commissioner.

  • (If less than 5 years please complete previous address)
  • Custody Visitors need to be impartial and independent. To enable us to identify any possible conflicts of interest please complete the section below
  • Please include 'Name and address of employer' 'Dates' and 'Position held and duties'
  • This will not affect your application but may influence which tasks you are set, if successful.
  • Objectivity/Impartiality
  • Communication and listening skills
  • Confidentiality
  • Awareness of diversity and equality
  • Teamwork
  • This will not necessarily affect your application.
  • **The Police and Crime Commissioner is an equal opportunity employer and actively encourages applications from people with disabilities. Applicants with disabilities who demonstrate that they meet the essential criteria in the Person Specification will be guaranteed an interview. The Equality Act 2010 defines a disabled person as someone who has: “A physical or mental impairment which has a substantial and long-term adverse effect on a person’s ability to carry out normal day-to-day activities” **
  • The inclusion of this question and the provision of the information is a requirement in all applications but may not necessarily affect your application. Offences covered by the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 need not be declared above if spent.
  • One should be a professional who knows you e.g. teacher/solicitor accountant/community leader or a manager at work. The other can be a character reference who should have known you for at least two years. (Referees should not be family members).
  • DECLARATION - By submitting this form I agree to the Police and Crime Commissioner undertaking a security vetting check in connection with my application as a volunteer. I have read the information supplied to me concerning the duties and responsibilities of an Independent Custody Visitor and would be prepared, if my application is accepted, to complete the appropriate undertaking in respect of confidentiality.