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Transferee Police Inspector - HC37931

Police Inspector Transferee - HC37931

Location: County wide

Rank:  Substantive Inspector 

South East Allowance payment applies


Applications will, at this time, only be considered from officers who hold a current Firearms qualification or other specialist skill required by the organisation.  

If you wish to apply, please make contact with us by emailing:  police.recruitment@hants.gov.uk  in the first instance so that we can discuss the specialist skills that you hold.  







Transfer to Hampshire Constabulary!


We are recruiting transferring Police Inspectors 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.


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


Please note that you must be employed by a Home Office Force 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 throughout 2021 and 2022.  


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


Key accountabilities include:

  • Plan, manage and monitor the front line and/or specialist operational policing activity for their team, managing competing demands and priorities to make informed deployment decisions and ensure best use of available resources.
  • Lead, motivate and engage a team of 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/individual key performance indicators in alignment with wider objectives, taking corrective action as necessary to ensure that the team effectively contribute towards the achievement of Force goals.
  • Manage the initial response to critical incidents, in alignment with relevant frameworks and guidance, ensuring appropriate resource allocation and risk management to enable effective service delivery.
  • Manage matrix teams providing clear tasking in accordance with operational policing plans and priorities to provide an efficient and effective response to problems, incidents and crime.
  • Review and report on team expenditure to ensure the efficient use of available budgets and maximise value for money.
  • Analyse performance data and information against team objectives in order to effectively inform workforce planning, budgets and the measurement of department and force goals.
  • Identify, manage and mitigate operational threats and risks in line with national guidance and operational policing plans in order to ensure the safety of officers, staff, and the public.
  • Develop and maintain relationships with colleagues, communities and partners to drive collaboration across policing and wider public services provision.
  • Analyse and evaluate the effectiveness 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 improvement, problem solving approaches and evidence based policing within teams.


Essential Qualifications

Competent Inspector

Essential Experience

You must be a serving police officer from a Home Office Force.  

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 and 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


** 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 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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