Transferee Police Constable - HC37919
Location: County wide
Rank: Substantive Constable (probationary period must be completed in order to transfer)
South East Allowance payment applies
We are recruiting transferring Police Constables to Hampshire Constabulary.
We are a large force which has maintained a police family culture. We really value our staff and their professional development. We regularly have promotion opportunities for those wanting to be the leaders of the future.
Hampshire and the Isle of Wight are excellent places to live and work. There is good access to London, the South Coast and the New Forest. As well as being one of the largest forces in the country, we have more police officers in front-line roles than average. We’re also a force with a strong neighbourhood policing approach. The challenge of policing Hampshire and the Isle of Wight includes:
- policing across 1,500 square miles, land which is largely rural but with densely populated cities
- a significant transport network including the M27 and M3, key rail hubs and two international airports
- critical national infrastructure sites to keep safe such as the ports in Southampton and Portsmouth as well as crucial oil refineries.
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Please note that you must either be employed by a Home Office Force, British Transport Police or Ministry of Defence Police in order to apply. Successful applicants will have to pass a medical screening, vetting and a fitness test and be available to attend a 1 -2 week transferee course. The length of course will be dependant on your skills transfer. We have courses scheduled for the end of 2020 and throughout 2021.
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Key accountabilities include:
- Provide appropriate initial and ongoing frontline response to a wide range of incidents that may include complex and confrontational situations, assessing immediate risk, threat and harm to determine a proportionate response in line with the law, policy and guidance.
- Take a leading role in establishing effective localised partnerships to problem solve, engage with, reassure and support organisations, groups and individuals across communities in line with the Force’s planned approach.
- Effectively engage with victims, witnesses, suspects and the vulnerable, in accordance with equality, diversity and human rights considerations, to provide initial support, direct towards relevant services, establish relationships and gather information that prevents and reduces crimes.
- Maintain awareness of potential and actual risks to individuals, taking appropriate action to protect and support those in need of public protection to pre-empt or effectively address safety / vulnerability issues.
- Conduct effective and efficient priority and high-volume investigations as requested in line with standards of investigation to inform the development of high quality case files and initiation of criminal justice proceedings.
- Gather and handle information, intelligence, and evidence, from a variety of sources, in line with legislation, policies and guidance, taking the appropriate action to support investigations, law enforcement and criminal justice proceedings.
- Interview victims, witnesses and suspects in relation to appropriate crimes and investigations, to gather information that has the potential to support law enforcement objectives.
- Conduct first line analysis of information, intelligence and evidence to determine significance, generate lines of enquiry, inform decision making and support evidence based policing.
- Justify and professionally account for actions to ensure adherence to legal frameworks and key working principles, policies and guidance.
- Identify opportunities for and support the exploration of new ways of working and innovation in policing, applying critical thinking and problem solving methodologies to identify solutions to problems in line with evidence based practice within area of work.
- Support the implementation of problem solving and evidence based policing initiatives by championing and applying relevant methodologies and approaches to area of work.
You must have completed the two year probationary period and the Policing Diploma or your forces equivalent qualification at the point of application
You must be a serving police officer from either a Home Office Force, British Transport Police or Ministry of Defence Police.
Please upload your last 2 PDR's and evidence of any promotion qualifications (OSPRE or NPPF) to the My Documents section of the form before submitting your application.
Please contact the Police Recruitment Team on 01962 846 438 or by e-mail: email@example.com
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Hampshire Constabulary is an inclusive employer and strives to have a workforce representative of the communities we police and serve. We recognise that we are not fully representative and are working to address this imbalance through a variety of initiatives.
The Equality Act 2010 allows us to promote equality within Hampshire Constabulary by adopting Positive Action to support people from under-represented groups. Our aim is to recruit talented people with a diverse range of skills and experience and welcome applications from all sections of the community. Our Positive Action team are available to provide support through the application and assessment process by contacting: firstname.lastname@example.org
The Disability Confident campaign aims to remove barriers, increase understanding and ensure that people have opportunities to fulfil their potential and realise their aspirations. We will accommodate requests for reasonable adjustments where possible throughout our recruitment and promotions processes and encourage anyone requiring reasonable adjustments to disclose this at the earliest opportunity.