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15 Further Call Handling Jobs For Police Centre In Inverness

9th February 2021

Cllr Matthew Reiss, Highland Council's Strategic Lead for Police and Fire has welcomed Police Scotland's announcement that it has created fifteen new posts to further enhance the development of call handling services, based in Inverness.

He said: "We were delighted in October last year to welcome 25 new jobs in Inverness with the creation of a specialist call handling service team and these fifteen additional new posts based in the Highlands are great news.

"These high-quality service sector Police jobs are a welcome boost to our community especially when we are seeing increasing unemployment. Local knowledge and experience of policing urban, remote and island communities is also very important. We were promised that jobs would be decentralised to remoter areas out with the central belt and I think this is what decentralisation is all about.

"This shows that Police Scotland have listened and still are. The Chief Constable told us he would deliver tangible results and now we are pleased to see this being delivered. This pandemic has demonstrated that people can perform all kinds of vital work remotely from every corner of the land, provided there is adequate connectivity and we hope to see more jobs like this coming our way. It is indeed good news for the North."

 

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