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£70,173 to £81,753 Per year
28 May 2021 11:58:00
Closing Date:
11 June 2021 17:00:00

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

As a 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 level/strategic and have the personal resilience to deal with the significant demands of leading a team and balancing competing priorities.

About the job – 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 11th June 2021 (5 pm) 

Shortlisting of candidates: W/C 21st June 2021 

Interview/presentation stage: To be confirmed

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

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 interview is based on the police professional framework and will incorporate Durham Constabulary values. The fitness test will comprise an endurance test.

Full details of this selection process will be confirmed on receipt of your completed application form.

Durham Constabulary is an equal opportunities employer.

How to apply
To apply, please download and complete the application form below and return it via email to 

For further information please contact Stella Keveney, Strategic Resource Manager, on 0191 375 2104 or email

Completed applications must be received by Friday 11th June 2021 at 5 pm. 

Application Form

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