Maya Y.
Graduate Recruitment Officer

About Maya

Key Experiences

Business Psychologist turned Graduate Recruitment Officer for P:N! :D
Been a Student Mentor, No Smoking Adviser, Sales Rep, Project Lead, Studied Business Psychology at the University of Greenwich, Student Ambassador for University of Greenwich working in Higher Education, Recruitment Consultant for Social Care and now I am a Graduate Recruitment Officer for Police Now. In a nut shell, that's me! :D

Current Position

Help recruit the best graduate talent to be our policing forefront!
- Maintaining selection processes for Police and Detective forces
- Relationship Management with Partner Police Forces
- Managing Graduate Assessment Centres
- Running Applicant Coaching sessions and schemes
- Making offers and declines
And all other projects that arise and are of interest to me!

Main Motivations

Giving back by finding the best policing talent that make a difference
Our mission is to transform communities, reduce crime and increase the public’s confidence in policing, by recruiting and developing outstanding and diverse individuals to be leaders in society and on the policing frontline. We are working towards a day when every community, whatever the socio-economic background of its residents, can thrive without residents being fearful of crime. I fully commit to the mission and will work my hardest to achieve it.

Top Advice

Feel the passion in our mission and be the best version of you! :D
Our mission is so important to us and we want to see individuals who are willing to achieve it with us. We are one big team and if you show us you are a passionate, capable member we want you working with us! Everyone has their own strength and we play to them. If you can be the best version of yourself, nothing makes us happier than seeing your develop by playing to your strengths. Finally, ingrain our values and competences, we look for these actively. Other than that, believe in yourself, you can do this!

Greatest Achievement

Graduating with a 1st in BA Hons Business Psychology then being here!
I feel that my biggest achievement is being in my dream career with an educational background I am proud of. I worked hard to attain my degree and to my surprise I was able to get a first which was above what I was predicted to achieve. Then within a year of graduating I have attained my DREAM JOB! I am beyond happy and cannot express enough gratitude to be able to do what I love and make a difference in the world.

Police Now

Police Now’s mission is to transform communities, reduce crime and increase the public’s confidence in policing, by recruiting and developing an outstanding and diverse group of individuals to be leaders in society and on the policing frontline.

In addition to the Police Now National Graduate Leadership programme we are committed to contributing to the development of policing in the UK and to supporting the many thousands of dedicated police officers across the country to enable them to deliver the very best service to the public.

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