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Transferee Chief Inspector / Detective Chief Inspector - HC37932


Transferee Chief Inspector / Detective Chief Inspector - HC37932

Location: County wide

Rank:  Substantive Chief Inspector 

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.




Transfer to Hampshire Constabulary!


We are currently recruiting transferring Police Chief Inspectors and Detective Chief Inspectors to Hampshire Constabulary for a range of exciting, challenging and rewarding uniform and investigative roles.  


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.


You can find out more about us, including our commitment to partnership working, innovation and technology.


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.  



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Job Purpose


  • Plan, manage and monitor complex front line and/or specialist operational policing activity managing competing demands and priorities to make informed deployment decisions and ensure best use of available resources.
  • Lead, motivate and engage large and diverse teams of inspectors, sergeants, constables and police staff, protecting and promoting workforce wellbeing to uphold professional standards and enable a high performing team.
  • Contribute to the setting, monitoring and assessment of team key performance indicators (KPIs) to support the achievement of wider objectives.
  • Set, monitor and assess KPIs for individual team members in alignment with wider objectives, taking corrective action as necessary to ensure that the team effectively contribute towards the achievement of Force goals.
  • Identify and manage initial responses to major and/or critical incidents in alignment with relevant frameworks and guidance, ensuring appropriate resource allocation and risk management to enable effective service delivery.
  • Manage large matrix teams, directing and monitoring workloads in accordance with operational policing plans and priorities to provide an efficient and effective response to problems, incidents and crime.
  • Manage large team budgets, monitor and review expenditure to ensure best use of available resources and value for money.
  • Analyse performance data and information against team objectives in order to report against performance management measures and inform workforce planning.
  • Identify, manage and mitigate operational threats and risks in line with national guidance and operational policing plans to maximise the safety and wellbeing of officers, staff, and the public.
  • Develop and maintain relationships with communities and multi-agency partners to drive collaboration and inform policing priorities and plans.
  • Lead the analysis and evaluation of existing processes and practices within area of work in order to identify and implement opportunities for change and innovation, promote best practice and enable continuous improvement in evidence based policing within teams.



Essential Qualifications

Competent Chief Inspector



Essential Experience

You must be a serving police officer from either a Home Office Force, British Transport Police or Ministry of Defence Police.  


Essential documentation required

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.



Competencies & Personal Qualities


We are emotionally aware Level 2

We take ownership Level 2

We are collaborative Level 2

We deliver, support and inspire Level 2

We analyse critically Level 2



Contact details for an informal discussion


Please contact the Police Recruitment Team on 01962 846 438 or by e-mail: police.recruitment@hants.gov.uk






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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