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Border Force Officer or Assistant Officer

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Border Force Officers and Assistant Officers work for Border Force, a department of the Home Office, which replaced some of the functions of the UK Border Agency. They manage UK border controls, enforcing immigration and customs regulations.

The Work

You could be:

Pay

As a Border Force Assistant Officer, you would earn around £20,500 a year. A Border Force Officer earns £23,447 to £26,966 a year (salaries are higher if based at Heathrow and Postal Langley). There are extra allowances for working shifts and unsocial hours.

Conditions

Workforce Employment Status

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Getting In

Workforce Education Levels (UK)

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Job Outlook Scotland

Employment

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Job Outlook Scotland and UK

  Scotland
2019
4543
1 %
RISE
2024
4588
  United Kingdom
2019
50402
0.6 %
RISE
2024
50702

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What Does it Take?

You should be able to:

You should have:

Training

Getting On

More Information

There are approximately 8,000 Border Force officers working at 140 ports and airports across the UK and overseas.

Contacts

The following organisations may be able to provide further information.

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