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Transferee/Re-joiner Special Constable - Isle of Wight - HC470650



Transferee/Re-joiner Special Constable - Isle of Wight - HC470650

Salary: Volunteer role 

Location: Isle of Wight

Hours per week: Minimum 16 hours per month

Hampshire Constabulary welcomes applications from transferring and re-joining Special Constables.  We offer a bespoke selection process which recognises your prior experience in the role of Special Constable.




Entry requirements for Special Constables


There are no minimum qualification requirements however, you must successfully complete the above selection process.  

The medical screening process includes a BMI measurement, which must be between 18 and 30 at point of application in order to receive medical clearance.  


Application Process


Step 1 – Click ‘Apply now’ (below) and complete our short application form.

Step 2 – We will invite you to attend a competency and values based interview.

Step 3 – Completion of Vetting clearance, medical clearance, fitness test, references and training needs analysis

Step 4 – Completion of identified training needs

Step 4 - Attestation


To allow us to promptly review applications and determine eligibility, we ask candidates to upload pictures of their tattoos in the "My Documents" section of the application form so that they can be reviewed and approved.  Please note, that if we are not able to review your tattoos promptly, there may be a delay to your application being processed. 


Expectations and Benefits


This role is a voluntary role and hours can be completed flexibly in order to fit around your current commitments. You are required to complete a minimum 16 hours per month (192 hours per year).  Within these minimum hours, you are expected to complete all necessary training for the role, including annual personal safety and first aid training.

Our benefits are extensive too and include:

Access to Hampshire Police Leisure and Sport (providing a range of family and sporting activities).

Gym facilities at a number of our buildings.

Access to Hampshire Constabulary’s wide range of wellbeing services


You also have the opportunity to be part of a large organisation with all the potential opportunity for development and progression that can bring. 


Job Purpose


In the role of a Special you will perform and exercise Police duties and powers, under the supervision of, and supported by the regular police. You will assist the regular police in solving local policing issues in Hampshire and the Isle of Wight.


Special Constables are required to complete an average minimum of 16 hours per month (192 hours per year).


Essential Experience


Previous experience as a Special Constable within Hampshire Constabulary in the last 5 years or a serving Special Constable in another policing area.



Competencies and Values


In evaluating applications we assess against the following Competencies and Personal Qualities.


Reading the below links will assist you in the application process.


We Are Emotionally Aware   Level 1
We Take Ownership Level 1
We are Collaborative Level1
We Analyse Critically Level 1
We Deliver, Support and Inspire Level 1
We Are Innovative and Open Minded Level 1
Public Service

Contact details for an informal discussion


Please contact the Police Recruitment Team by emailing:


If you would like to speak to a serving Special Constable about their experiences within Hampshire Constabulary, please email




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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