Finding the next step in your career

If you’ve decided to take the next step in your career as a senior leader, we have a range of services to support you in finding the right vacancy.

Our staff with expertise in selection and assessment can support you as you get ready to take the next step.  A key part of this is providing assurance that the appointments you take will be delivered in accordance with the principles of merit, fairness and openness. We want to give you confidence in the consistency and transparency of the appointments processes we support.  

Information on vacancies

Taking the next step in your career as a senior leader in the police can be challenging.  The service we provide is aimed at removing as many obstacles as possible.  One way we do this is by providing you with as much information on current chief officer vacancies as we can via our Future Opportunities Page  to help you make an informed decision.

Job alerts

When running the appointment processes, ​Police and Crime Commissioners and Chief Constables want to be able to connect with and target all potential applicants.  Based on information we have collated from groups of potential candidates we are now able to send job alerts to those that have expressed an interest to be contacted with specific vacancies based on geographical preference.   If this is a service you may be interested in then please download and complete the form on the right so that we can alert you to opportunities which may be of interest to you.

Confidential Enquiry Service

When deciding on whether to apply for a particular vacancy, you may have questions about the role or the appointment process. We can ask questions on your behalf in full confidence, which will help you decide if you want to go ahead and submit an application.  To find out more please email us an outline of what you require and we will assist in any way we can.  

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