Type: Permanent Location: London Organisation: Metropolitan Police Service

Locations: across London

Starting salary: £41,499 + allowances


Policing London is a challenge like no other and will bring new opportunities for even the most experienced officer.

Open to: Substantive transferees and Constables on promotion with valid Sergeant NPPF or OSPRE part I or II and those registered to sit the November exam.

Our mission is to keep London safe.

As London’s Met, we have plenty to be proud of. We’re proud of the quality of our people, and the job we do to police London. Over 40,000 colleagues are dedicated to serving 9 million+ residents and visitors of one of the world’s most dynamic and diverse global cities.

London doesn’t stand still, and neither do we.

In London’s Met you will have plenty of opportunities to continue your professional development. The Met is involved in a wide range of operations and policing events, each presenting their own distinct opportunities to broaden skill sets, on a scale that wouldn’t be found in any other police service.

Life as a Met Sergeant

Our ambition is to be the most trusted police service in the world. As a Line Manager, you will be responsible for delivering our front-line services. The trust and confidence of our customers and communities will be a direct reflection of how you fulfil the challenges of the role. You will achieve this by leading by example, upholding our professional standards, and showing personal flexibility in the face of change.

We’ll look to you to deliver results in line with the Met’s mission and vision, values and priorities, working collaboratively with partners to understand and manage the diverse needs of our customers and communities in all that we do.

As a leader, you’ll face a number of challenges including achieving continued crime reduction, developing effective
partnerships, increasing community confidence and leading our people so they can be the very best they can be.

Who are we looking for?

This exciting career opportunity is open to exceptional Constables with valid NPPF, OSPRE I or OSPRE part II looking for promotion. Sergeants with a proven track record of effective delivery are also encouraged to apply. In addition, candidates who are scheduled to sit the NPPF Sergeants exam in November may also apply but your application will then be paused until your exam result is known.

To apply, please visit our website to download a candidate information pack and to complete the online expression of interest. All expressions of interest must be submitted by 23:55 hrs on Sunday 16th August 2020. Please note that the competency-based application has been removed for this process.

Queries in respect of this opportunity should be sent to the Met Promotions Team at or by telephone to 01633 632500 (option 4).

We view diversity as fundamental to our success. To tackle today’s complex policing challenges, we need a workforce made up from all of communities. Applications from across the community are therefore essential.

As a Disability Confident Committed Employer the Met have committed to ensuring that disabled people and those with long term health conditions have the opportunities to fulfil their potential and realise their aspirations.

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