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POLICE CONSTABLE RECRUITMENT
 
Durham Constabulary’s Police Constables recruitment process has commenced, hard copy application forms will now be accepted!
 
Application Process
 
In order to apply you will need to download all of the documents in the below links and return the completed Application form together with the Police Constable Candidate Registration form – V3 either by hand to Main Reception, Force Headquarters, during office hours only or by post to HR  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.  Please ensure you have the correct postage on the envelope.
 
Applications should only be returned to Force Headquarters and must not be returned to any other police stations.
 
The pre application notice to candidates form should also be completed and returned ONLY if reasonable adjustments or accommodations are required.
 
The submission deadline for applications is 5pm on Friday 25th OCTOBER 2019.
      
Please note that hard copy application forms will NOT be available from HR Services, Headquarters Main Reception or from any Police Stations, they are ONLY available via download from our website.
 
Qualification & Eligibility
 
To be eligible to apply applicants must possess the following qualifications / experience;
 
  1. 1. Level 3 qualifications where the grades total 120 UCAS points or higher
Or
Experiential Learning – Professional training or significant work experience considered to be equal to the above (if this is applicable please complete the Experiential Learning Form below)
 
Your Tariff Points can be made up of a number of different types of qualifications.  Please utilise the UCAS calculation tool below to help you.
 
Calculator for UCAS Tariff Points
 
 
Durham Police will review a candidate’s professional training or work experience in line with the national Police Officers competency framework, if a candidate does not have the required UCAS points.
 
What if I have studied abroad?
 
If you have studied a non UK qualification, you can see how it compares to the standard entry criteria, please review Northumbria Universities website in relation to international qualifications www.northumbria.ac.uk/yourcountry. Also note you will be required to get a certified translations of qualifications if certificates are not issued in English.
 
Copies of all educational qualifications evidencing the above MUST be attached and submitted as part of your application. 
 
Or you may apply if you currently hold one of the below specialist Police Staff roles and with the completion of the Experiential Learning Form
  
  1. 2. a policing qualification approved by the Sector Skills Council for the Justice Sector (Certificate of Knowledge in Policing – CKP)a policing qualification approved by the Sector Skills Council for the Justice Sector (Certificate of Knowledge in Policing – CKP)
 
            or
 
  1. 3. 2 years’ service as a Special Constable and also have attained Independent Patrol Status, performing minimum hours (16 hours per month average) at the time of application.2 years’ service as a Special Constable and also have attained Independent Patrol Status, performing minimum hours (16 hours per month average) at the time of application.
           
            or
 
  1. 4. 2 years’ service as a Community Support Officer designated under section 38 of the Police Reform Act 2002 at the time of application.2 years’ service as a Community Support Officer designated under section 38 of the Police Reform Act 2002 at the time of application.
 
            or
 
  1. 5. 2 years’ service in a police staff role which is considered by the chief officer to prepare a person for service as a member of a police force.  In Durham these roles are;
·         CET File Builder
·         Detention Officer
·         Call Handler / Dispatcher
·         Investigative Officer
·         CSI
·         Front Counter Clerk
 
What other eligibility criteria do I require?
 
Tattoos
 
It is Durham Constabulary's Policy that if someone is applying for what is a public facing role and they have tattoos which can’t be covered by normal work clothes/standard uniform apparel, the practical effect is that they are likely to be prevented from passing the ‘paper sift’ at the application stage.  Tattoo's on Face, neck or hand are not permitted. 
 
Driving Licence
 
Candidates much possess a full current clean Driving Licence at the point of application.  This must be for a manually operated motor vehicle.
 
Age 

 

Candidates must be granted stay in the UK which is free from restrictions and be over 18 years. At the point of application you must be 18 years old.

 

Criminal Convictions 

 

Criminal record - A number of crimes will mean a definite or likely rejection of your application, including anyone who has received a formal caution in the last five years, committed a violent crime or public order offence. 

 

Must not be members of the BNP or other such group.

 

The first stage following receipt of your application documents will be an internal sift, following which you will receive written notification confirming the outcome of this stage. If successful you will be invited to a SEARCH Assessment Centre which will be held Monday 20th January to Friday 31st January 2020 held at Harperley Hall.  An individual’s overall assessment centre score will determine whether they will then proceed to the final interview stage of the recruitment process.  Interviews will be held at Police Headquarters March 2020.
 
Please direct any queries to HR Services on 0191 3752123 or human.resources@durham.pnn.police.uk.
  
Good luck
  
Experiential Learning Form (if Applicable, to be used if 120 UCAS is not evidenced)
 
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Head of Legal/ Force Solicitor- EVOLVE LEGAL SERVICES - Peterlee Police Station
 
Ref: 123/19
 
Location:         Peterlee Police Station,you may also be required to work from any location within Cleveland Durham and North Yorkshire Police
 
Hours:             37 hours per week, Monday to Friday, however as a senior member of staff you will have a wider commitment than this.
 
Salary:             Higher Principle 3 £68,748 - £75,447 per annum
 
Job Type:        Permanent
        
Closing dat:     25th October, 2019
 
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TEMPORARY IT TECHNICIAN SUPPORT X3 POSTS - HQ INFORMATION COMMUNICATION AND TECHNOLOGY DEPARTMENT 
REF: 197/19
Location:           Police Headquarters, Aykley Heads
Salary:               Scale 6 £25,566 - £28,353 per annum 
Hours:               37 hours per week, based on working 8.30am - 4.30pm, Monday to Friday. The flexible working hours' scheme applies to this post.
Job Type:          Temporary for a fixed term period until April 2021 (subject to review)
Closing Date:    Friday 25th October, 2019 
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ZERO HOURS POLICING SKILLS DRIVER TRAINER
REF: 225/19
Location:            Support Command - Learning & Development Centre of Excellence - Meadowfield Police Training Site 
Salary:               Scale 6: Pro rata based on number of hours worked. Scale 6 £25,566 - £28,353 per annum (based on full time working 37 hours per week)
Hours:               Zero Hours Basis
Job Type:          Zero Hours
Closing Date:    Friday 25th October, 2019 
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INTERGRATED OFFENDER MANAGEMENT UNIT (IOMU) NAVIGATOR
REF: 200/19
Location:            Peterlee Police Station, however there will be a requirement to travel throughout the force area.
Salary:               Scale 5 £22,668 -£24,759
Hours:               37 hours per week Monday to Friday. There will also be required to work unsocial hours inlcuding evenings and weekend, as and when required.
Job Type:          Temporary for a period of 12 months
Closing Date:    Friday 25th October, 2019
 
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ESTATES SUPPORT OFFICER - SUPPORT SERVICES COMMAND, POLICE HQ, AYKLEY HEADS
REF:207/19
Location:         Police HQ, Aykley Heads
Salary:             £22,668 - £24,759
Hours:             37 hours per week, Monday to Friday, with a requirement to coiver the estates helpdesk between thr hours of 8am & 5pm on a rota.
Job Type:        Permanent
Closing date:   Friday 11th October, 2019 
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TEMPORARY INFORMATION RIGHTS & DISCLOSURE UNIT OFFICER - BID COMMAND - POLICE HQ, AYKLEY HEADS
REF 147/19 
 Location:            Police HQ, Aykley Heads
Salary:                £20,115 - £22,275
Hours:                37 hours per week
Job Type:           Temporary until the beginning of April, 2020
Closing Date:     Friday 11th October, 2019
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TEMPORARY TAILOR/TAILORESS - SUPPORT SERVICES COMMAND - BASED AT PETERLEE WAREHOUSE, WHITEHOUSE BUSINESS PARK
REF 209/19 
Location:             Peterlee Warehouse, Whitehouse Business Park
Salary:                 £17,262 - £18,078 per annum
Hours:                 37 Hours per week, Monday - Friday, flexible working hours is applicable to this post.
Job Type:           Temporary, potentially up to 14 months.
Closing Date:     Friday 25th October, 2019
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X5 TEMPORARY PROJECT OFFICERS - BID COMMAND - POLICE HQ, AYKLEY HEADS
REF:184/19

Location:           Police HQ, Aykley Heads
 
Salary:               £25,566 - £28,353
 
Hours:               37 Hours per week, based on Monday - Friday, flexible working hours
 
Job Type:          Temporary for 12 Months
 
Closing Date:    Friday 11th October, 2019

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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.