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Detective Sergeant Transferee - HC37934

Detective Sergeant Transferee - HC37934

Locatons - Police Investigation Centres in Basingstoke, Portsmouth, Southampton

Rank - Substantive Sergeant with PIP2 qualification

South East Allowance payment applies



Whilst we are keen to accommodate transferees where possible, please be aware we do not have any immediate vacancies at this rank.  Due to high volume of demand applications received will be prioritised based on your skills and the requirements in force.



Join one of our Investigation Teams!


New challenges await qualified Detective Sergeants in Hampshire Constabulary.

Hampshire Constabulary is looking for ethical, effective and accredited Detective Sergeants to join our Investigation teams.


We are a large force which has maintained a police family culture. We really value our staff and the professional development of our detectives within the PIP accreditation. We have a wide variety of opportunities within reactive and proactive crime teams, including specialism with public protection, major and serious organised crime. In addition 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. Our main operating bases are Basingstoke, Southampton and Portsmouth.  We are also recruiting to vacancies on the Isle of Wight.  


For a description of the personal qualities to be evidenced in your application, please click on the following link:  https://staging.profdev.college.police.uk/competency-values/


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 dependant on your skills transfer.   We have courses scheduled for the end of 2020 and throughout 2021.  

To apply for this opportunity, please click on the button below.  Please do not attach a CV to the candidate profile, complete the application form that is linked to the vacancy.  



Job Purpose


To investigate crime and any other incidents as deemed appropriate by the Investigator manager.


To effectively manage, lead and motivate staff to make the most effective use of resources to investigate offences, service demand in both volume and serious crime investigations and provide clear leadership within their respective areas of the organisation.


To supervise and investigate serious and complex investigations, utilising cross function and partnership arrangement.



Essential Qualifications


Competent Sergeant with PIP2 qualification



Essential Experience


  1. Ability to motivate staff and promote team building within the function


  1. Understanding of the law and police procedures as they relate to this post.


  1. Working knowledge and understanding of the manual of guidance for the preparations and submission of files for first submission.


  1. To be able to demonstrate an understanding of the needs of victims of crime.


  1. Comprehensive Knowledge of the Police and Criminal Evidence Act and the Criminal Procedures and Investigations Act 1996


Essential documentation required


Please upload your last 2 PDR's, your PIP 2 certificate and evidence of any promotion qualifications (OSPRE or NPPF) to the My Documents section of the form before submitting your application.

Competencies and Personal Qualities
Contact details for an informal discussion


For role related queries please call 101 and ask to be put in touch with DI Paula James


For application queries please either email:  police.recruitment@hants.gov.uk or ring:  01962 846438


Please note that the email address you supply when submitting an application will be used for contact throughout the full lifecycle of that vacancy. You will not be able to amend your contact details. You should therefore ensure that you choose an appropriately accessible email address, being mindful that the process may take several months for some roles.


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: positive.action@hampshire.pnn.police.uk


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.

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