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Transferee Police Sergeant - HC37930

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Police Sergeant Transferee  - HC37930

Location: County wide

Rank:  Substantive Sergeant

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 Sergeants 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 be 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:

  • Supervise a team, managing their wellbeing and welfare, development and ensuring high levels of motivation to enable an effective front line policing service.
  • Provide specialist advice and guidance to team members to ensure that responses are delivered within appropriate policies and legislation and achieve the best possible outcomes.
  • Monitor and manage the performance of the team, devising and implementing effective strategies to identify issues and improve team/individual performance to ensure adherence to professional standards and contribute to the achievement of unit/Force objectives
  • Support the assessment of individuals, assessing capabilities and development needs and devising appropriate development plans to enable high performance and potential progression.
  • Co-ordinate and control appropriate front line responses and investigations, allocating resources, directing activities, managing risks and reviewing progress to deliver an effective response which supports law enforcement and enables public safety.
  • Supervise and monitor the handling of information, intelligence and evidence and record keeping ensuring alignment with legislation, policies and guidance which enables effective law enforcement and the initiation of criminal justice proceedings.
  • Contribute to the identification of appropriate internal and external local partners in line with the Force’s planned approach, co-ordinating and monitoring the establishment of effective partnerships to enable progress against community policing objectives.
  • Support the review and reporting on team expenditure to ensure the efficient use of available budgets and maximise value for money.
  • Identify opportunities for and co-ordinate the exploration of new ways of working and innovation in policing, applying critical thinking to identify solutions to problems in line with evidence based practice within own area of responsibility.
  • Support the implementation of problem solving and evidence based policing initiatives by championing and applying relevant methodologies and approaches to area of work.


Essential Qualifications

Competent Sergeant

Essential Experience

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

Essential documents 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 1

We analyse critically Level 2

We deliver, support & inspire 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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