Detective Constable Transferees & Rejoiners -NICHE Forces DE19


Posted on 28th Sep 2019

Detective Constable Transferees & Rejoiners -NICHE Forces DE19

Following an internal review, we are increasing our Detective numbers and are looking for experienced Detective Constables to join our team.
Derbyshire Constabulary are currently recruiting experienced Detective Constables to work across our Divisions and Crime Support Department and could offer you just the move you are looking for.
As a DC in the department, you will take responsibility for the whole investigation process, from initial report stage, planning the investigation strategy to court hearing and beyond.
We also have vacancies in our Rape Investigation Unit and Child Abuse Investigation Unit for candidates with the appropriate experience.
To be successful you must have completed the initial Crime Investigators Development Programme (ICIDP) or equivalent (CID Foundation Course) and be accredited investigators at PIP level 2.
At Derbyshire Constabulary, we pride ourselves on recognising people with real potential. That’s why we offer our officers so much support, motivation and training because, as they improve, so will our force. Whether you want to specialise in a particular area of policing, or progress through the ranks, our experienced leaders can help you to reach your goals. All you have to do is bring us your talent, dedication and enthusiasm and we’ll welcome you to the team.
If you have an excellent attendance record, are high performing and are looking for a new challenge, then this could be the place for you. In return, as a Detective Constable transferee, you will earn between £24,174 and £40,128 a year and will retain:
• Your previous service and current levels of pay (excluding force specific benefits i.e. London Weighting).
• Annual leave entitlement, as long as there is no break in service.
• Your current pension arrangements.
Due to commitments within our training team, applicants who have experience with the Niche crime recording system will be prioritised for joining and will be progressed towards immediate start dates. Detective Constables who are currently working for a force that does not utilise Niche will be shortlisted and placed on a waiting list to join next year.
Eligibility Requirements:
• You must be serving (or have served) with a Home Office Force. Officers from non-Home Office Forces will be considered on a case-by-case basis.
• Officers wishing to transfer within their probationary period will be considered on a case-by-case basis, depending on the training route being followed.
• Have a full manual driving licence.
• Be able to pass the necessary vetting and occupational health checks.
• Be able to pass the basic fitness test - shuttle run (bleep test) to level 5.4.
• Have no outstanding discipline or integrity issues.
• Evidence of completion of ICIPD and competency at PIP level 2.
• Experience of working in a CID environment.
• Knowledge and understanding of Guardian, RIPA and NIM.
• Prepared to use own vehicle and undertake assessment to drive Derbyshire police vehicles
The Recruitment Process:
Stage 1 - Your application:
You will need to provide evidence of why you wish to transfer to Derbyshire Constabulary and what challenges do you think you will encounter.
Stage 2 - Interview:
You will be interviewed by two senior officers who will assess you against the personal qualities needed for a constable and also your commitment to Derbyshire Constabulary and the challenges that we face as a county.

Stage 3 - Pre-employment checks:
If you are successful at the interview, you will be invited in for a medical and fitness test. If you pass these we will also carry out vetting checks and contact your current force HR department and line manager for your force file.

Stage 4 - Final offer:
Provided that you meet of the above checks, we will write to you offering you a position with us.
Please do not serve your notice to your current force until you have received your final offer letter in writing.

The 'Recommend Derbyshire' scheme applies to this vacancy. Please see the attached document for full details of the scheme.

If you have any questions regarding any stage of the process, please contact HRR@Derbyshire.PNN.Police.UK.

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