Secondment, Transferee and Re-joiner Opportunities
We pride ourselves on having a brilliant workforce and we are very proud of the county we provide a service for.
Due to the current climate we are unable to accept any new transferee applications at this moment in time, except those advertised below:
Should you wish to register your interest when these restrictions are lifted please express your interest by email to our Recruitment team at:
on promotion from Chief Inspector or lateral transfer for existing Superintendents
Gloucestershire Constabulary is about to embark on a programme of work that will see the organisation grow in staff by 26% with the aim of delivering the Police and Crime Prevention Plan and addressing a number of organisational imperatives.
We are now seeking a number of Superintendents to join the Constabulary to help support this work and lead areas of command.
All Superintendent roles within Gloucestershire Constabulary are responsible for leading a large and/ or complex area of command which places responsibility upon them for the delivery of results in their area which contribute to the delivery of the force strategic aims, along with the Police and Crime Prevention Plan.
They will also be expected to hold responsibility for one or more areas of policing across the force.
All Superintendents within Gloucestershire report directly to one of our two Assistant Chief Constables who provide leadership for either Local Policing and Public Contact or Crime, Justice and Vulnerability portfolios.
Candidates will need to show:
- A commitment to supportive leadership and wellbeing that underpins and delivers on the force values;
- Personal commitment, high professional and ethical standards and a desire to make a positive difference to the communities we serve;
- Personal and demonstrable commitment to valuing equality, diversity and inclusion;
- An ability to understand the challenges faced by our communities in order to deliver victim focused services;
- Knowledge and experience acquired within a range of policing disciplines;
- An ability to deal with change and complexity whilst continuing to deliver an outstanding service to the communities we serve;
- A high level standard of written and verbal communication skills.
All applicants are required to complete the application form and provide evidence of their competence against a number of the College of Policing Competency and Values Framework (CVF).
Applications are invited from existing Superintendents on lateral transfer or Chief Inspectors (who have more than 12 months in rank) on promotion.
Successful applicants will be allocated whichever role is most aligned to their skills and abilities and this decision will be taken by the Constabulary.
The recruitment process will be as follows:
|4 October 2021||Advertisement circulated for applications|
|22 October 2021 at 16:00||Deadline for submission of completed application forms|
|25 October 2021||Applications assessed against the specified competencies and by the Standardisation Panel|
|29 October 2021||Candidates updated on outcome of application process and successful candidates given details of presentation topic|
|5 November 2021||Interview and assessment process|
Candidates will be expected to demonstrate their experience of operational command within at least one of the following disciplines: firearms, public order or criminal investigation.
The assessment process which is being held on Friday 5 November 2021, will be chaired by the Deputy Chief Constable, Jon Stratford and candidates will be asked to give a presentation (topic to be supplied on 29 October 2021), along with completing an exercise which will test their ability to assess information and to produce a strategic briefing note.
There will also be an interview with a panel which will again be chaired by the Deputy Chief Constable.
If you would like to discuss this role or require any further information, then please contact Gary Thompson, Chief of Staff to the Chief Constable. (t. 01452 75 2307 or email [email protected]).
Please download and complete the Superintendent vacancy form to apply for this role.
3988 Transferee Detective Constables
Closing date: Sunday 31st October 2021
Transfer to Gloucestershire Constabulary
Do you have the passion and desire to keep people safe from harm? Are you looking for a role that will help support the communities of Gloucestershire by adding value to the service we provide to the public? If so, please consider transferring to Gloucestershire Constabulary.
We are keen to hear from qualified Detective Constables with experience in main office CID or Public Protection who will add value to our organisation and support our values and intent.
We are committed to the wellbeing and development of our staff so that together we can deliver the very best service to victims and our communities.
You must be able to work a full range of shifts (earlies, lates, nights) and be able to do the full range of shift working including bank holidays and weekends. Part-time and flexible working options are available.
Officers serving with the Ministry of Defence or another non Home Office Force such as Royal Parks, Civil Nuclear Constabulary, Ports of Dover, Liverpool and Bristol which are not classed as police forces under the Police Act 1996 so unfortunately you are not eligible to apply to transfer.
If you have any queries regarding the role and responsibilities please direct these to
Sarah Ward [email protected]
Please return your completed application to the HR Resourcing Team. We look forward to hearing from you.
3875 Transferee Authorised Firearms Constables
Closing Date: Ongoing until Filled
Do you have the passion and desire to keep people safe from harm? Are you looking for a role that will help support the communities of Gloucestershire by adding value to the service we provide to the public? If so please consider transferring to Gloucestershire Constabulary.
Gloucestershire Constabulary is currently seeking qualified Authorised Firearms Officers (AFO).
Within Gloucestershire, the current opportunities are within our Royal Household Protection Group (RHPG) who provide 24/7 armed support (both in static and mobile formats) to the Royal Houses within Gloucestershire or within our Armed Response Unit team. As vacancies arise officers will have the opportunity should they wish to transfer to the County ARV teams.
This is a fantastic opportunity for both newly qualified and experienced AFOs alike to be part of a specialist team of officers and staff who carry out a critically important operational role.
To undertake this role you must be fully operationally deployable, a licensed AFO (trained to ARV standard) and able to work the entire range of shifts over the required pattern.
A relocation allowance will be available for successful applicants for this post who meet the criteria.
We are able to offer a diverse range of opportunities within the county, both rural and urban. We are a dynamic forward thinking force who put the public at the heart of everything we do. We strive to inspire trust, confidence and pride within our workforce to enable them to deliver the best possible service to our communities.
We are keen to hear from experienced officers who will add value to our organisation and support its values and intent.
We want our Constabulary to be representative of the area we work in, so welcome applicants from all under-represented groups, in particular those from black and ethnic minority communities and females.
We need people from diverse backgrounds with skills and experiences to help us deliver excellence in local policing throughout Gloucestershire.
Officers serving with the Ministry of Defence or another non Home Office Forces such as Royal Parks, Civil Nuclear Constabulary, Ports of Dover, Liverpool and Bristol which are not classed as police forces under the Police Act 1996, are unfortunately not eligible to apply to transfer.
Please email your completed application to our HR Resourcing Team. We look forward to hearing from you.