Deputy Chief Constable
Type: Permanent Location: South East Organisation: Hampshire Constabulary

Chief Officer pay scale, plus benefits package including a fleet car and medical cover

Fixed term contract

Applications are invited from suitably qualified and experienced senior police officers for the Deputy Chief Constable role in Hampshire Constabulary:

Brief details of the roles as follows:

Our police officers, police staff and volunteers show courage, teamwork and compassion on a daily basis to make a real difference to people’s lives in the communities they serve. We are a Force where energy, enthusiasm, commitment to openness and a willingness to drive improvement are essential.

Working directly to the Chief Constable, you will support in leading the Force in creating the vision, direction and culture that builds organisational trust and confidence. The successful candidate will have the operational and leadership credibility to help ensure we deliver the best policing service we can for our communities in the 21st century. This exciting opportunity is ideal for individuals who have a strong commitment to and the highest respect for diversity amongst your colleagues and the communities you serve, and experience of building cross-agency partnerships. A clear understanding of the need for efficient, high levels of performance and a demonstrable openness for change are essential.

Applicants must have successfully completed the Senior Police National Assessment Centre (PNAC) and the Strategic Command Course (SCC). Non United Kingdom applicants must have served in an approved overseas police force rank. Applicants must be eligible to live and work in the UK.

To obtain the recruitment pack associated with this role, please click here. A word version can be made available upon request.

Closing Date & Interview Process

Closing date for applications: Midnight Friday 30th April 2021
Two stakeholder panels: Partnership Panel 11th June 2021, Force Panel 14th June 2021
Date for interviews Tuesday 15th June 2021

Additional details documents and guidance

Interested individuals should apply via the apply button below.

You must save the Application Form word document to your computer, complete it and then upload it according to the attached guidance: Guidance for attaching Application Form.

You can download the Application Form here: Deputy Chief Constable Application Form

Contact details for an informal discussion

If you would like to have an informal discussion regarding this role then please contact Inspector Stuart Ratcliffe who will make an appointment for you to talk with DCC Sara Glen and/or CC Olivia Pinkney.

If you have any application based enquiries please contact the Recruiting Team on 01962 846438 or

Please note that the email address you supply when submitting an application will be used for contact throughout the full lifecycle of that vacancy. You will not be able to amend your contact details. You should therefore ensure that you choose an appropriately accessible email address, being mindful that the process may take several months for some roles.

Hampshire Constabulary is an inclusive employer and strives to have a workforce representative of the communities we police and serve. We recognise that we are not fully representative and are working to address this imbalance through a variety of initiatives.

The Equality Act 2010 allows us to promote equality within Hampshire Constabulary by adopting Positive Action to support people from under-represented groups. Our aim is to recruit talented people with a diverse range of skills and experience and welcome applications from all sections of the community. Our Positive Action team are available to provide support through the application and assessment process by contacting:

The Disability Confident campaign aims to remove barriers, increase understanding and ensure that people have opportunities to fulfil their potential and realise their aspirations. We will accommodate requests for reasonable adjustments where possible throughout our recruitment and promotions processes and encourage anyone requiring reasonable adjustments to disclose this at the earliest opportunity.

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