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Recruitment Latest Position


 
 
 
ALL APPLICATIONS MUST BE RETURNED VIA EMAIL TO HUMAN.RESOURCES@DURHAM.POLICE.UK
Before completing an application form, please familiarise yourself with the Application Guidance Notes.

 
 
Durham Constabulary strives to ensure that our workforce reflects the diverse communities that we police and protect and we encourage people from all backgrounds to apply to join us.
Positive Action
 
Our force takes part in ‘positive action’, which aims to increase recruitment applications from all under-represented groups. People with language skills, different cultures or backgrounds are encouraged to apply to join our organisation.
We are committed to building our relationships with minority communities and encouraging them to join our policing family.
On request, wherever possible we may be able to put individuals in touch with an appropriate officer/member of staff who shares a similar protected characteristic/need or has identified themselves as a specific point of contact to provide support and assistance, in respect of an enquiry or progression through the recruitment and selection process. 
We value people from all diverse areas of the community and work closely with internal and external support network groups to ensure our staff have access to the most appropriate support and career development needs possible to be able to positively contribute to the policing of our communities.
We particularly welcome applications and the opportunity for informal discussion with individuals from the following under-represented groups; BAME, LGBT+ and those applicants who consider themselves to have a disability as defined by the Equality Act (2010).
Please note that all formal applications made to Durham Constabulary for employment will be based on merit.
In support of Durham Constabulary’s commitment to recruiting a police service which is representative of our communities, our aim is to support and inform potential candidates from Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) background. For more information in relation to recruitment opportunities, please contact positive.action@durham.police.uk
 
 
For more information on our wider Force commitment to Equality, Diversity & Inclusion (EDI) please review the dedicated section on our website https://www.durham.police.uk/About-Us/Pages/Equality,%20Diversity%20and%20Inclusion.aspx

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Policing in Durham – Chief Superintendent – Projected vacancies over the next 12 months (Forcewide)

 

Salary:   £86,970 - £91,749 plus allowances

Durham Constabulary has an exciting opportunity available for either substantive Chief Superintendents or Superintendents on promotion to join our forward thinking, and modern Police Force.

As a Chief Superintendent with Durham Constabulary, your ability to engage and inspire your teams will underpin the delivery of the high quality of service expected by our communities. As a visible leader with a strong value base you’ll demonstrate a commitment to the welfare and development of your team generating the motivation and enthusiasm that delivers high levels of performance. You’ll demonstrate outstanding operational competence at the tactical/strategic level and have the personal resilience to deal with the significant demands of leading a team and balancing competing priorities.

About The Job – Chief Superintendent


Durham Constabulary has been rated ‘outstanding’ by HMIC for the 4th year running.  We serve a population of 0.6 million people.

These are exciting times for policing, and Durham. We need to be efficient and innovative in the services we deliver as the expectations from our communities are rightly undiminished and the Force’s commitment to serve them to the highest standards remains absolute.

Chief Constable Jo Farrell is committed to reducing crime, vigorously pursuing offenders, problem solving and building trust and confidence in local communities.

Achieving this depends on motivated and professional people working together to deliver an excellent service and showing ‘The Durham Difference’.

Recruitment Timetable

 

Closing date for applications               Friday 12th March 2021 (5 pm)

 

Shortlisting of Candidates                    w/c 15th March 2021

 

Familiarisation opportunity                   w/c 22 March 2021/29th March 2021

 

Interview/presentation stage                 Mid/Late April 2021

 

Once you have submitted your application form, along with all relevant documentation listed, your application will be subject to an eligibility sift and shortlisting.

You may then be invited to attend for an interview/presentation, and if successful you will progress to a standard medical assessment, a substance misuse test and a job related fitness test (JRFT) which may be held on a separate day. The fitness test will comprise an endurance test.

The interview is based on the policing professional framework and will incorporate Durham Constabulary values.

To apply, please complete the attached application form and return it via email to human.resources@durham.police.uk.

For further information please contact Stella Keveney, Strategic Resource Manager, on 0191 375 2104 or email human.resources@durham.police.uk

Completed applications must be received by Friday, 12th March 2021 at 5 pm.

Durham Constabulary is an equal opportunities employer and we welcome applications from under- represented groups.

Should you wish to visit Durham Constabulary prior to your interview please contact Stella Keveney, Strategic Resource Manager on 0191 375 2104

Application Form - PDF

Role Profile

Transfer Booklet​

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TEMPORARY PART TIME RESEARCH ASSISTANT - SPECIAL BRANCH - TASKING AND COORDINATION COMMAND 

REF 16/21

​Location:             Chester le Street Police Office

​Salary:                 Scale 3 £11,671 - £12,423

Hours:                 22 hours per week, working Wednesday, Thursday & Friday

Job Type:            Temporary until March 2022

Closing Date:        12pm noon on Friday 12th March 2021

For more information & to find out how to apply, please click this link. ​​​​​​​​​​​​

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EXTENDED CLOSING DATE

DEPUTY FORCE CRIME AND INCIDENT REGISTRAR - TASKING AND COORIDINATION COMMAND 

REF 8/21

​Location:             Police Headquarters

​Salary:                 Scale 6 £26,865 - £29,793 per annum

Hours:                 37 hours per week, working Monday to Friday

Job Type:            Permanent 

Closing Date:        12pm noon on Monday 8th march 2021

For more information & to find out how to apply, please click this link. ​​​​​​​​​​​​

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CYBER INCIDENT RESPONSE COORDINATOR - STRATEGIC CYBER AND OPERATIONAL RESILIENCE DEPARTMENT - BUSINESS INNOVATION & DEVELOPMENT COMMAND 

REF 12/21

​Location:             Police Headquarters 

​Salary:                 Senior Officer 1 £30,777 - £33,618 per annum

Hours:                 37 hours per week, Monday to Friday

Job Type:            Permanent 

Closing Date:        5pm on Friday 5th March 2021

For more information & to find out how to apply, please click this link. ​​​​​​​​

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X2 SCRUTINY & IMPROVEMENT COORDINATORS - NEIGHBOUHOODS & SAFEGUARDING COMMAND 

REF 292/20

 

​Location:              Based within the Multi Agency Safeguarding Hub (MASH) at Newton Aycliffe. In addition, some working from home is supported. 

Salary:                 Scale 5 £23,817 - £26,016 per annum 

Hours:                   37 hours per week, Monday - Friday, flexible working hours scheme is applicable to this post. 

Job Type:              Permanent 

Closing Date:        12pm on Tuesday 9th March 2021 

For more information & to find out how to apply, please click this link. 

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Detective Constable/Sergeant/ Inspector

transfers - open now


Our overall aim is to provide a first class service by protecting the public, reducing crime and ensuring our communities feel safe. To support us in delivering these aims we are seeking applications from experienced Detective Constables, Sergeants and Inspectors wishing to transfer to Durham Constabulary.  Our aim is to progress successful applications to both Safeguarding and Serious/Priority Crime team vacancies. 
 If you are hardworking, dynamic, and tenacious, and aspire for job satisfaction, then please read on.

What we can offer

·      The opportunity to police one of the most stunning, diverse and beautiful counties in the country. 

·      A unique and challenging working environment

·      Opportunities at locations throughout the county.

·      New and innovative approaches to policing to continue to effectively reduce crime.

 

Are you the right person to transfer?

To be considered eligible to transfer to Durham Constabulary you will:

·      currently be serving at the rank of Detective Constable, D/Sergeant or D/Inspector in a Home Office police force, from the Police Service of Northern Ireland, Police Scotland or British Transport Police - to check if you are eligible to transfer from another force please contact us.

·      Have completed the National Investigators Exam, and the Initial Criminal Investigation Development Programme (ICIDP)

·      have an acceptable performance, attendance and disciplinary record

·      demonstrate a passion and commitment to policing Durham and Darlington

·      display full competence against the Policing Professional Framework for the rank of D/Constable, D/Sergeant or D/Inspector (as appropriate)  and have both experience and competence in investigations and case file preparation.  

 

Before Durham Constabulary progresses your application, consideration will be given to a number of initial eligibility criteria. Therefore, please consider the following before completing an application:

·       Candidates who have a current unsatisfactory performance review and/or a performance action plan in place may be rejected during the initial eligibility screening process. We will examine the performance reviews that you submit alongside your application to ensure they meets our standards.

·     You must not have any current findings of guilt in respect of any disciplinary action or complaints.

·       Durham Constabulary operates a strict Attendance Management Policy. Individuals who have averaged the following triggers over the last 12 months will ordinarily be rejected from the process.

The attendance indicator is no more than 64 hours for Police Officers (pro rata) or no more than 3 periods of absence in the past 12 months; or a pattern of absence suggesting that regular attendance cannot be relied upon.      

Consideration will be given to absences resulting from injuries on duty, pregnancy, or conditions covered by the Equality Act 2010. This will be reviewed after successful completion of the required assessment.

·       All mandatory training must be in-ticket / up-to-date. 

·       You will not be eligible to transfer to Durham Constabulary if you have any convictions, cautions, reprimands and penalty notices (other than driving penalty notices). You will not be eligible to apply if you have an existing CCJ or IVA outstanding against you. Applicants who have been registered bankrupt will not be considered. Failure to disclose any of the above will lead to your application being rejected. 

·         In order to apply you will need to download and complete the attached Transfer Application Form and return via email to human.resources@durham.police.uk 

·         You must also include your last two completed PDR’s

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Police Constable/Sergeant/ Inspector
 
transfers - open now
 
We are still accepting applications.  Applications will be reviewed on a quarterley basis the next being December 2020, than March 2021 and June 2021.

Application form below.

Our overall aim is to provide a first class service by protecting the public, reducing crime and ensuring our communities feel safe. To support us in delivering these aims we are seeking applications from experienced Constables, Sergeants and Inspectors wishing to transfer to Durham Constabulary.
 
What we can offer
 
·       The opportunity to police one of the most stunning, diverse and beautiful counties in the country. 
 
·       A unique and challenging working environment
 
·       Opportunities at locations throughout the county.
 
·       New and innovative approaches to policing to continue to effectively reduce crime.

Are you the right person to transfer?
 
To be considered eligible to transfer to Durham Constabulary you will:
 
·       currently be serving at the rank of Constable, Sergeant or Inspector in a Home Office police force, from the Police Service of Northern Ireland, Police Scotland or British Transport Police - to check if you are eligible to transfer from another force please contact us.
 
·       Police Constables in their probationary period must have completed at least 1 full year of their probation
 
·       have an acceptable performance, attendance and disciplinary record
 
·       demonstrate a passion and commitment to policing Durham and Darlington
 
·       display full competence against the Policing Professional Framework for the rank of Constable, Sergeant or Inspector and have both experience and competence in investigations and case file preparation.  
 
Before Durham Constabulary progresses your application, consideration will be given to a number of initial eligibility criteria. Therefore, please consider the following before completing an application:
 
 
·         Candidates who have a current unsatisfactory performance review and/or a performance action plan in place may be rejected during the initial eligibility screening process. We will examine the performance reviews that you submit alongside your application to ensure they meets our standards.
 
 
·         You must not have any current findings of guilt in respect of any disciplinary action or complaints.
 
 
·         Durham Constabulary operates a strict Attendance Management Policy. Individuals who have averaged the following triggers over the last 12 months will ordinarily be rejected from the process. 
 
The attendance indicator is no more than 64 hours for Police Officers (pro rata) or no more than 3 periods of absence in the past 12 months; or a pattern of absence suggesting that regular attendance cannot be relied upon.
           
Consideration will be given to absences resulting from injuries on duty, pregnancy, or conditions covered by the Equality Act 2010. This will be reviewed after successful completion of the required assessment.
 
 
·         All mandatory training must be in-ticket / up-to-date.
 
 
·         You will not be eligible to transfer to Durham Constabulary if you have any convictions, cautions, reprimands and penalty notices (other than driving penalty notices). You will not be eligible to apply if you have an existing CCJ or IVA outstanding against you. Applicants who have been registered bankrupt will not be considered. Failure to disclose any of the above will lead to your application being rejected. 
 
·           In order to apply you will need to download and complete the attached Transfer Application Form and return either by hand to Main Reception Force HQ, during office hours only or by post to HR & Health Services, Durham Constabulary, Police Headquarters Aykley Heads, Durham, DH1 5TT.  Office hours are Monday to Friday 7.45 a.m. to 5.15 p.m. 
 
·           You must also include your last two completed PDR’s








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OPEN ADVERT: OPPORTUNITIES FOR SOFTWARE DEVELOPERS
Various job roles at Durham Constabulary for all ability and skill level developers. See the document below for further details. 
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