Uniform and Detective Sergeant- Selection and Promotion
Applications are invited from suitable qualified Constables or Detective Constables for promotion to the rank of Sergeant. This opportunity is also open to substantive Sergeants to join the City of London Police on level transfer.
Eligible Officers must either:
Please note: If you have successfully passed a Sergeant Promotion process within your current Force but have not yet started your Work Based Assessment, and you wish to join our force you will need to apply via this process
The City of London Police is a recognised Home Office Force based in the heart of the financial centre of London. It is proud to deliver an exceptional service and year on year we have risen to this challenge. We are committed to keeping the City safe, and protecting the City from the threat of terrorism.
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Applications are invited only from Home Office Forces applicants or British Transport Police.
There are a number of exciting roles within the City of London Police, however all have one aim which is to minimise risk to the public, business community and the force, by ensuring the right resources are available to respond appropriately and effectively to any situation. You will work with your senior management team colleagues to enhance the professional development & performance of the force and ensure it achieves its vision and delivers its policing priorities.
As a Sergeant you will carry an important role in ensuring effective daily supervision, guidance and support of officers and staff. You will be responsible for enabling the development of competence within your team whilst ensuring that organisational standards are met and objectives achieved.
This role will co-ordinate, monitor and respond where necessary, to front line policing activity to uphold the law, enable public safety and build public confidence in policing in line with legal frameworks and policy guidelines.
Together with excellent leadership skills, an ability to build public confidence and a focus on partnership policing, you will also be able to demonstrate forward thinking in order to identify the best way to deliver services.
It is anticipated that all successful applicants will undertake a custody rotation within their posting. Upon selection, successful candidates will be required to remain in their post for a minimum of two years.
In return, we will offer a number of benefits including a generous pension scheme, a free Oyster card for London (TFL) travel and subsidised national rail travel, which allows you to travel within a 70 mile radius. For further information please visit: https://careers.cityoflondon.police.uk/working
Candidates will be provided with a scenario on the day and asked to prepare a written response, which they will present to a panel and be asked questions regarding their response. No preparation is required for this exercise prior. This exercise will be marked against the CVF and you will be advised of the competencies being tested on the day.
a structured competency based interview against the Competency Values Framework.
For further information on the Competency Values Framework (CVF) please visit the College of Policing at: https://profdev.college.police.uk/competency-values/
For further information on the Sergeant Police Professional Profile, please visit: https://profdev.college.police.uk/professional-profile/police-sergeant/
Closing date: 29th November 2021@17:00
Applications should be submitted online, using the online recruitment system found: https://careers.cityoflondon.police.uk/
Interviews are scheduled to take place from week commencing 4th January 2022
Our commitment to equality and diversity:
A diverse workforce improves the service we provide to our public by making us more approachable and relevant within our communities. This is why it’s vitally important that we recruit people from a wide range of communities and backgrounds with an understanding of cultural issues and a wide range of skills. We therefore particularly encourage applications from underrepresented groups to join us.
The Force has a number of Staff Support Networks that can offer you support and advice. Applicants are very welcome to contact the networks directly if they need any support or ask any question before they apply. For further information on the networks and their contact details please visit: Force support networks contacts.