Police Constable Re-Joiner – Response

Posted on 1st Oct 2019

Police Constable Re-Joiner – Response

Vacancy Information

There’s been no better time to re-join policing and to do so with Sussex Police.

As a result of the precept increases over the past two years, you will be joining in a period in of transformation and growth. We are investing in our policing teams across Sussex, with large scale recruitment drives for Police Officers and PCSOs. We’re also focused on developing cutting-edge technological solutions as well as the specialist skills we need to catch the most serious criminals.
There is no restriction on how long you’ve been out of policing - be it one year or 10 - we welcome applications from all former Police Constables who have the desire to help keep communities safe & feeling safe, identify & protect vulnerable people and prevent & respond to harm.

If you were a Police Constable and are thinking about re-joining policing, then we want to hear from you.

For any queries please contact recruitment@sussex.pnn.police.uk.

Additional Information

Sussex Police can offer you:

• National salary plus £1,500pa South East allowance paid monthly.

• The opportunity to indicate your preferred division, whilst we cannot guarantee any posting we will take your preference into consideration.

• 25 days annual leave per year, rising to 30 days depending on your length of service.

• Opportunity to progress through promotion and/or specialism.

• A competitive benefits package and flexible and part-time working patterns available to help you achieve a work-life balance.

• Free bus travel across Sussex and discounted rail travel.

• Incredible colleagues who will support your return.


You must:

• Have served in a Home Office Force or British Transport Police (BTP).

• Have completed your probation period prior to leaving the force and achieved independent patrol status.

• Have had no disciplinary, integrity or performance issues.

• Have a full UK manual driving licence.

• Not have any cautions or convictions.

• Have not made another application to re-join another police force at the same time.

• Have resided in the UK for three years immediately prior to submitting your application (exceptions to this are considered on a case by case basis).

• Declare any business interests.

• Not be a member of the British National Party (BNP) or similar organisation.

• Not have any existing County Court Judgements (CCJs) outstanding against you or have been registered bankrupt and not have been discharged for the past three years.

• Not have any tattoos which cause offence.

Diversity Statement

Sussex Police are committed to providing quality in the service we deliver, the career opportunities we offer our people and to increase the diversity of our workforce to reflect the community we serve.

We value diversity and inclusion and want to attract the best people for the roles available, regardless of age, ethnicity, sexual orientation, gender identity, sex, disability, social status and religious beliefs.

We want to do all we can to encourage fair and inclusive opportunities, helping us to ensure that all individuals are properly supported and represented.

We are particularly keen to hear from applicants who are from different ethnic backgrounds and experiences.

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