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Transferee Detective Constable - HC612995



Detective Constable Transferee - HC612995


Locations - Policing Districts in NORTH - (Basingstoke; Winchester; Aldershot; Andover), WEST - (Southampton; Eastleigh; Lyndhurst), EAST - (Portsmouth; Waterlooville; Fareham Reach), Isle of Wight (Newport)


Rank - Substantive Constable with PIP2 qualification

As a serving Police Officer, you will transfer on your existing pay point which will be between £28,551 - £46,044 per annum. The South East Allowance payment will also apply.


Intake Dates:  28th October 2024, 27th January 2025





Transfer to Hampshire and the Isle of Wight Constabulary and receive a payment of up to £8000.


Are you looking for a new and exciting challenge?


Would you like to work for one of the largest forces in the country?


Transferring to Hampshire & Isle of Wight Constabulary will give you the variety, challenge and opportunities you need to progress in your career whilst living and working in the perfect blend of rural and city with so many activities, events and places to go.


We are looking for experienced Officers who believe in;

  • Providing exceptional local policing,
  • Relentlessly pursuing criminals and
  • Putting victims first.


Relocation Payment


In return for your commitment and fantastic service to the communities that we serve, upon transferring to Hampshire and Isle of Wight Constabulary, you may be eligible to claim up to £8000 relocation payment (please note that tax implications may apply) subject to meeting the full eligibility criteria outlined within the Relocation Assistance for Police Officer Procedure.  For more information, please visit our Relocation Assistance Page.  


What Can We Offer?


A variety of opportunities within Investigations!


Working as a Detective Constable with Hampshire and Isle of Wight Constabulary presents a variety of opportunities, with vacancies across local CID offices in each district. If you have a preference on work location, please do speak to us. We are also interested in detectives who work in specialist teams to move into our specialist teams. These teams include the Child Abuse Investigations Team, RASSO and Major Crime to name a few.


If you have the required skills and experience, we would like to speak with you! Please contact James Dickety at or 07392289961 for any role specific queries.  



Working with Hampshire and Isle of Wight Constabulary provides a wide range of benefits, including:


  • Flexibility on posting location and role -  linked to your skills and experience
  • Opportunities for development and progression within force
  • An abundance of support networks such as Wellbeing Support Champions, Dyslexia Support, LGBT+, Inclusion matters and many, many more.
  • Wealth of benefits such as On-site gym facilities and Membership of Hampshire Police Leisure and Sport, providing a wide range of benefits and sporting activities.
  • Working for one of the largest forces in the country means there are always opportunities to progress and gain new skills, we are players on the national policing stage.


Why work in Hampshire and the Isle of Wight?


  • Working with Hampshire and Isle of Wight Constabulary presents the opportunity to work within a variety of CID roles
  • You will work in a supportive and high performing team
  • You will be supported by experienced tutors and line managers
  • Hampshire is one of the most interesting places in the UK to police with national infrastructure, ports, four motorways, and a real mix of urban and rural challenges which provide a variety of policing experiences, encouraging growth as an officer.
  • Great access to London as well as the New Forest and the South Coast. 
  • Miles of beautiful coastline, with beaches, nature reserves and attractive seaside towns
  • Two international airports.
  • Critical national infrastructure sites to keep safe including the ports in Southampton and Portsmouth as well as crucial oil refineries.
  • Packed with heritage sites, from the classic and iconic Winchester Cathedral to the modern naval history at the Mary Rose Museum
  • Wide range of cultural and family friendly events, including festivals, theatrical performances and other outdoor events.



Why not have a conversation with our Investigations Team?


If you have any questions about what it is like working as a Detective Constable with Hampshire and Isle of Wight Constabulary, we would be happy to help. Please contact James Dickety at or 07392289961.



Are you interested in visiting Hampshire and Isle of Wight Constabulary to find out more?

If you would be interested in visiting Hampshire and Isle of Wight Constabulary to find out more about working as a Detective Constable with the force, please contact the Police Recruitment Team at



What will the transferee process be like?

When you join Hampshire and Isle of Wight Constabulary, you will attend a 5-day Induction Course on your first week. The Induction Course is our opportunity to welcome you to the force and for you to settle in. We will also cover any training gaps before you then move into your posting location.

After you have attended your Induction Course, you will then move into your posting location, to start providing a fantastic service to the people of Hampshire and Isle of Wight.



Essential Experience and Qualifications


  • You must be a serving police officer from a Home Office Force with no current performance or conduct concerns.


  • You must be PIP2 accredited, and will be required to evidence your PIP2 accreditation during the pre-employment checks stage of the process. If you do not have evidence of your PIP2 accreditation, please do contact the Recruitment Team at and we will be able to provide further advice.


  • You must have successfully completed the two year probationary period and the Policing Diploma, or your forces equivalent qualification at the point of application.


  • Hold the appropriate qualifications for your rank.


Successful applicants will need to;


  • Satisfy all the relevant eligibility criteria and pre-employment checks including, medical screening, vetting and a fitness test.


  • Be available to attend a 1 -2 week (dependent on your skills transfer) transferee course. 


  • Once you have completed this process and accepted our offer, we will contact your existing force for information including pension, salary, service, training and unpaid leave.


Essential Documentation Required


Please upload your last 2 PDR's, your PIP2 certificate and evidence of any promotion qualifications (OSPRE or NPPF) to the My Documents section of the form before submitting your application.


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



Competencies and Personal Qualities


We are emotionally aware Level 1

We take ownership Level 1

We are Collaborative Level 1

We analyse critically Level 1


Please note: Our recruitment system uses a character count for your answer on each competency-based question.  If you answer a question and the system states too many characters have been used, please use this online calculator to help reduce the characters and to ensure your answer will fit.  In addition to letters, our system considers spaces, bullet points and other symbols (.”@) as characters.  The character calculator can be found via this link: Character count (

Please do not use MS Word as a character count guide as it does not use HTML like our online system does. 


** Please note you do not need to add a CV or covering letter, ignore that part of the application **


Contact details for an informal discussion


Please contact the Police Recruitment Team on 023 8045 1611 or e-mail:


Alternatively, please contact James Dickety at or on 07392289961.





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 and Isle of Wight 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.

Hampshire & Isle of Wight Constabulary is an equal opportunities employer that positively promotes flexible working, enabling officers and staff to achieve a healthy work-life balance whilst meeting operational requirements of the constabulary. We actively encourage applications to be made on a full time, part time or flexible working basis.

The Equality Act 2010 allows us to promote equality within Hampshire and Isle of Wight 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:

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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