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Tuesday September 01
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8:55

Police Officers

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Sussex Police are currently closed to applications for the role of Police Constable. Please keep checking this page for further updates.

Police Constables work as part of a team and under general supervision, but will often operate independently. Their responsibilities include protecting life and property, preventing and detecting crime and maintaining public order through a range of sworn powers in line with organisational standards.

Police Constables are at the frontline of the criminal justice system. They are required to deal with crime, missing people, sudden deaths, family feuds, child abuse, community tensions and much more.

The role is a challenging and varied one. The training you receive will assist you to deal with these situations successfully but you will need to be comfortable in dealing with a variety of incidents day-to-day as they occur. To excel, you will need to be resilient, patient and a strong team player.

Eligibility Criteria

Applicants...

  • Must be aged 18 years or over
  • Must have lived in the UK for three continuous years immediately prior to application
  • Must reside in Sussex at the time of application
  • Must possess a Full UK Manual Driving Licence
  • Must have achieved a standard of education equivalent to A Level (see Qualifications in recruitment pack)
  • Cannot be a member of the British National Party (BNP)
  • Must not have tattoos which could cause offence
  • Motoring offences
    • Must not have more than 6 penalty points on their driving licence
    • Two or more motoring offences within the three years prior to the application date will result in rejection.

What we offer

  • A place on the Certificate in Knowledge of Policing Course run by Sussex Police should stages one to four of the recruitment process be successfully completed. This course is part-time and completed in your own time over a 20 week period
  • On successful completion of the Certificate in Knowledge of Policing Course your starting salary will be £19,191 + £1,000 South East allowance
  • Annual Leave of 22 days increasing with length of service
  • Police pension
  • Training and development opportunities
  • Employee Assistance Programme covering a range of health, wellbeing and lifestyle issues
  • Support and advice from Occupational Health and a range of staff associations and access to a range of services - Charitable Trust, Police Mutual
  • Childcare Vouchers. You can use the vouchers to pay for registered or approved childcare, this includes nurseries, childminders, breakfast and after school clubs, and can be used for children up to the age of 16
  • Access to subsidised gym depending on location.