Police Officer

Rejoiner - Police and Detective Constable

Police Officer (Rejoiner)
Full Time
Human Resources
Northampton, Force Headquarters - NN4 0JQ
Constable - Range

£28,551 - £46,044


31/12/2022, 23:55

* The hiring manager reserves the right to close the advert prior to the closing date, depending on the level of applications

We have exciting opportunities available for experienced Police Constables who have previously served within a Home Office Force

We welcome applications from all former police officers who have the desire to help keep our communities safe, identify and protect vulnerable people and prevent and respond to harm.

Northamptonshire is unique. If you’re looking to develop your career and uncover new challenges, then Northamptonshire Police is the place to be. We are a diverse organisation both internally and geographically.

We offer an exciting range of career paths and specialisms, with great promotion opportunities. Should you take the decision to re-join our ranks, we will work with you to understand your skill set and what best meets your needs and ours, including negotiating a suitable start date.

Northamptonshire Police seek to provide a first-class response and a response which makes the public proud of their Police Force.

We’re looking for trained officers from other Home Office forces who passed their probationary period and were substantive in rank, with outstanding communication skills, and a genuine passion for providing high-quality policing.

Northamptonshire Police has a strong commitment to equality and diversity, striving to employ a workforce that reflects the diverse communities we serve.

Northamptonshire Police seeks to attract, recruit, develop and retain the best talent from the widest pool of people.

For these reasons we actively encourage individuals from any background to consider applying, using positive action. We are currently seeking better representation from minority groups and females.

The process includes -

  • Application form sifting
  • Interview
  • Pre-employment checks
  • Uniform fitting
  • Posting  

For any questions or queries contact the recruitment team on Recruitment@northants.pnn.police.uk or call on 03000111222 Ext 342401.

As a service we are committed to working towards a workforce that reflects the diverse communities we proudly serve. To this end we have a dedicated Positive Action Team that ensure we recruit from the widest possible talent including those from ethnic minority communities, women, and the LGBTQ+ community. To find out more please visit www.PositiveActionPolice.co.uk

Why work for Us?

Northamptonshire Police, Fire and Crime Commissioner has gained a reputation as a pioneering and innovative organisation, responsible for protecting and serving a large diverse, multi-cultural population.

We are responsible for ensuring community needs are met effectively so, if you are looking for a fresh challenge which offers a genuine opportunity to make a real difference to people’s lives, variety, and the chance to broaden your experience, then the above organisation is the right one for you.

Equality, diversity, and inclusion

We are committed to equality, diversity, and inclusion.

We are working hard to increase diversity and inclusion within the organisations where communities are under-represented, including those from Black, Asian, and Minority Ethnic communities, people of all ages, abilities, faiths, religions and gender, LGBTQ communities and those from other disadvantaged or marginalised backgrounds, who share our values and wish to make a difference to the communities we serve.

Northamptonshire Police is a Disability Confident Employer – We aim to achieve the highest level an organisation can achieve under the scheme run by the Department of Work and Pensions. If you meet the essential criteria for the role you can choose to share your disability if you would like to take part in our disability confident interview scheme.

All applications will be treated on merit, based on the evidence provided in your application and suitability for the role you have applied for.

Flexible working

All requests for flexible working patterns will be considered and will be dependent on the role.

Recruitment and Selection Policy

Internal applicants who are at risk of redundancy or in need of redeployment and pass the selection process, will be offered the role over the remaining internal and external applicants.

Internal applicants must have line manager support prior to proceeding with an application.

Please be aware that the Office of the Police, Fire and Crime Commissioner and Northamptonshire Police are separate employers.  Although Police internal vacancies are open to OPFCC staff and vice versa, if you are successful, the change of employer will require a longer onboarding process and you will receive a new contract and payroll number.  Service with either employer can be carried over as continuous service.

Police Barred and Advisory lists

Individuals placed on the Police Barred and Advisory lists will not be considered for employment by the Police or OPFCC for a minimum of 5 years from the date of listing in the case of gross misconduct, or 3 years from the date of listing in the case of poor performance.

Vetting and safeguarding

We are committed to safeguarding and operate safer recruitment processes, to ensure the organisations employees are proud to work for because they feel safe, valued and part of a happy and supportive work environment. All employees and volunteers therefore will be subject to background checks including vetting and references.

Please note, you will require the following detail to complete this application form; NI Number, ID detail, address information, referee information, full employment history including dates and any qualifications you may have attained.  You may also be requested to provide photos of any visible tattoos you have. The application system only remains active on a single page for a period of 60 minutes. Please therefore ensure you allow time to complete this fully as part complete pages will not be saved.  

This vacancy is closed to applications.