Police Officer

Transferee - Police and Detective Sergeant

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

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31/12/2022, 23:55

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.

Here, you will find breath-taking countryside and the usual rural crime which it brings, contrasted with vibrant urban towns dealing with metropolitan issues.

As a county force that prides itself in being family friendly and holding wellbeing high on the agenda, you can benefit from the luxuries of affordable housing and a challenging career. The county is well situated for commuting easily and conveniently with direct rail links to London and Birmingham. It also sits snugly surrounded by Leicestershire, Cambridgeshire, Thames Valley and Warwickshire.

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

Not only are we at the cutting-edge of developing our technology, but we’re also trailblazing our joint working with Northamptonshire Fire and Rescue and the Police and Crime Commissioner’s Office.

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 have passed their probationary period and are 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, through the use of positive action. We are currently seeking better representation from minority groups and females.

We are looking for:

•Substantive Detective Constables or Police Constables from other Home Office Forces; who have satisfactory passed their probationary period.

•Substantive Detective Sergeants or Police Sergeants from other Home Office Forces, who have successfully passed their NPPF Step 4 (if applicable).

The process includes;-

  • Application form sifting

  • Interview

  • Pre-employment checks

  • Uniform fitting

  • Posting  

Intake dates - From April 2023 

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 Northamptonshire Police?

Northamptonshire Police has gained a reputation as a pioneering and innovative force, responsible for policing a large diverse, multi-cultural population.

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 Northamptonshire Police is the force for you.

Equality, diversity and inclusion

Northamptonshire Police are committed to equality, diversity and inclusion.

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

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.

Police Barred and Advisory lists

Individuals placed on the Police Barred and Advisory lists will not be considered for employment by the police 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

Northamptonshire Police are committed to safeguarding and operate safer recruitment processes, to ensure a police service that 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.