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We're looking for talented, enthusiastic people to join Gwent Police... 

Here you can find out all you need to know about our current career opportunities in Gwent Police, the different roles we offer, your eligibility and how to apply for a job with us.

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Police Officers

Based Gwent Police | Forcewide

PayscaleCommencing on £19,971 or £23,124 (dependent on experience and skills)

Gwent Police are seeking to recruit new probationer Constables. As a Police Constable every day is different with new challenges and you will make a real difference to the community.

Please be aware if successful at short listing stage you will be required to be available for the following appointments (please note dates are provisional and subject to change):

Assessment CentreW/C 19th March 2018
InterviewsThroughout April 2018
Fitness TestMay 2018
Drugs & Biometric TestMay 2018
Health CheckMay/June 2018

 

To Apply - please download and read the following relevant documentation:

Police Officer Competencies

Police Officer Code of Ethics

Police Officer Application Form

When you have completed your application form, please e-mail to centralrecruitment@gwent.pnn.police.uk

Please note that paper applications will not be accepted.

Closing DateMonday 22nd January 2018 | 4pm

Transferee Chief Inspector Opportunities at Gwent Police

Gwent Police are pleased to announce we are currently recruiting applications from:

Current serving Chief Inspectors wishing to undertake new opportunities at the same rank. 

This is an excellent opportunity to join a committed and forward thinking leadership team in protecting and reassuring the communities of Gwent. We are looking for exceptional leaders that can strategically lead teams to improve performance and public confidence within the communities of Gwent Police.

As one of the four forces within Wales, we have a diverse mix of rural and urban environments and we know what today’s policing challenges are all about. With its mix of city life and rural scenery, this is quite simply one of the best places you could choose to live and work.

If you are ready for a challenge and have a range of skills to bring to our Force then why not apply for a transfer to Gwent Police.

Applicants are sought from other Home Office Forces and must be substantive Chief Inspectors All applicants will be required to demonstrate competency at their current rank through production of their most recent PDR

The application process will close on 24th January 2018 at 12 noon.

The Interviews and presentations will take place on the 5th, 6th and 7th February 2018.

You will be asked to evidence three competency areas of the framework under Level 2 on the application form.

In addition to the application form, applicants will be required to undergo vetting and references, pass an interview, fitness test, drugs test and a Health Check.

Anyone wishing to apply, who requires reasonable adjustments for the interview process, should email: centralrecruitment@gwent.pnn.police.uk by the closing date advising of their requirements.

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All completed application forms should be emailed to: centralrecruitment@gwent.pnn.police.uk

Gwent is a culturally diverse area and to ensure that our service is fully representative of the communities we serve, we welcome applications from all backgrounds and ethnic groups.

Gwent Police are looking to recruit Police Constables and Detective Constables from other Home Office Forces, who have completed their probationary period.

We are looking for Police Constables from all backgrounds, currently serving with other Home Office Forces. As well as many staff benefits we provide a wide range of career opportunities, specialist posts, as well as development and promotion prospects.

We are also looking to recruit qualified and experienced Detective Constables with skills and experience in managing a range of complex investigations, and/or experience of digital evidence gathering, dealing with cyber-enabled crimes, and an understanding of?a range of vulnerabilities and the appropriate ways to respond.

If you think you have the skills and passion we are looking for, are able to show commitment to achieving high levels of attendance and performance then apply now.

You would have the opportunity of working in a mixture of rural and urban communities, and will experience a wide range of different challenges on a daily basis.

In addition to the application form, applicants will be required to undergo vetting and references, pass an interview, fitness test, drugs test and a Health Check.

Gwent is a culturally diverse area and to ensure that our service is fully representative of the communities we serve, we welcome applications from all backgrounds and ethnic groups.

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Police Officer (Transfer of Assessment Centre Scores) Recruitment

Based at: Gwent Police | Forcewide

Gwent Police are accepting transfer of Police SEARCH Assessment Centre results, to recruit new probationer Constables.

The criteria for transferring your results is as follows:

  • You must have attended a Police Assessment centre with a Home Office Force (national SEARCH process).
  • You must have sat your assessment centre within the last 12 months (i.e. not prior to October 2016).
  • Your assessment centre pass must be an overall score of 50% or above. (Please note all minimum scores must have also been achieved).
  • Candidates must hold a full manual driving licence, prior to an offer letter being issued.

Please send a copy of your official SEARCH feedback and a copy of your driving license to: centralrecruitment@gwent.pnn.police.uk

Due to the current vacancy levels within the Southern Welsh Region, the Joint Firearms Unit would like to advertise for the transfer of currently accredited ARV officers at PC level.

The JFU is currently under represented by female and BME officers and we are additionally keen to receive applications from officers who are CTSFO or NFI accredited.

This process is NOT applicable to existing ARV officers currently serving within the Joint Firearms Unit.

As the Joint Firearms Unit is a Regional Unit if successful you could be posted anywhere in the Southern Welsh Region (Gwent, South Wales and Dyfed Powys Police). Preference to location will be taken into account however this is not guaranteed.

For operational consistency job share/part time would not be suitable.

Please send completed applications through to HR.Police.Processes@south-wales.pnn.police.uk

Role Profile

Application Form

Police Staff

We are looking for a Frontline Digital Technician to maintain Gwent Police's frontline digital investigation tools in line with ISO 17025 requirements. You will Maintain current and future frontline digital tools throughout the force area, for example, Body Worn Video systems, Virtual Reality Training Systems, CCTV terminals and mobile phone Kiosks by means of a proactive quality approach, ensuring all systems remain deployable and retain forensic integrity.

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Download the Application Form (Part A)

Download the Application Form (Part B)

Location Newport Central
Salary £19,521 - £21,618
Hours 37 Hours per Week
Closing Date 24 January 2018 @ 12 noon


Gwent has beautiful surroundings and is within easy access of the motorway (M4) plus many other benefits including:

  • Free Parking
  • Free Gym Facilities (at selected police sites)
  • Effective well-being package
  • Enhanced maternity/paternity and adoption pay
  • Childcare Voucher scheme
  • Incremental pay scales increases
  • Subsidised eye test
  • Employer matched contributory pension scheme

 We are looking for a new team member to provide interview transcripts and summaries, typed statements and antecedents for Court cases.

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LocationNewport Central
Salary£17,943 - £19,122
Hours37 Hours per Week
Closing Date 7 February 2018 @ 12 noon


Gwent has beautiful surroundings and is within easy access of the motorway (M4) plus many other benefits including:

  • Free Parking
  • Free Gym Facilities (at selected police sites)
  • Effective well-being package
  • Enhanced maternity/paternity and adoption pay
  • Childcare Voucher scheme
  • Incremental pay scales increases
  • Subsidised eye test
  • Employer matched contributory pension scheme

To deliver comprehensive support to business change and project activity using recognised techniques, methodologies in order to successfully deliver change and realise organisational benefits.

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Internship Application Form (Part A)

Internship Application Form (Part B)

LocationPolice Headquarters, Cwmbran
Salary£ 21999 - £ 24030 per annum
Hours37 Hours a Week
Closing Date 31st January 2018 @ 12pm


Gwent has beautiful surroundings and is within easy access of the motorway (M4) plus many other benefits including:

  • Free Parking
  • Free Gym Facilities (at selected police sites)
  • Effective well-being package
  • Enhanced maternity/paternity and adoption pay
  • Childcare Voucher scheme
  • Incremental pay scales increases
  • Subsidised eye test
  • Employer matched contributory pension scheme 

 

 

We are looking for a new team member to ensure the effective and efficient delivery of automatic number place recognition (ANPR) capability to support Operational delivery across the region of Gwent.

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Location Police Headquarters, Cwmbran
Salary £30,180 - £31,938
Hours 37 Hours a Week
Closing date24 January 2018 @ 12pm


Gwent has beautiful surroundings and is within easy access of the motorway (M4) plus many other benefits including:

  • Free Parking
  • Free Gym Facilities (at selected police sites)
  • Effective well-being package
  • Enhanced maternity/paternity and adoption pay
  • Childcare Voucher scheme
  • Incremental pay scales increases
  • Subsidised eye test
  • Employer matched contributory pension scheme

We are looking for a Research and Training Officer to assist in the research and training delivery of Gwent Police's trauma resilience programme.

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LocationVantage Point, Cwmbran
Salary£31,053 - £33,597
Hours37 hours per week
Closing Date 24/01/2017 at 12 noon

Gwent has beautiful surroundings and is within easy access of the motorway (M4) plus many other benefits including:

  • Free Parking
  • Free Gym Facilities (at selected police sites)
  • Effective well-being package
  • Enhanced maternity/paternity and adoption pay
  • Childcare Voucher scheme
  • Incremental pay scales increases
  • Subsidised eye test
  • Employer matched contributory pension scheme

We are looking for a Crime Scene Investigations Supervisor to co-ordinate the effective and efficient deployment of local and regional Crime Scene Investigators. You will be expected to attend major crime and volume crime scenes and where required other incidents where a crime scene manager or co-ordinator is required. You will discharge the duties of the Crime Scene Investigator.

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Location Ystrad Mynach
Salary£30,179 - £31,936 plus shift allowance as applicable
Hours 37 hours per week (plus 12.5% shift allowance, weekend working and on call)
Closing date 7 February 2018 at 12 noon


Gwent has beautiful surroundings and is within easy access of the motorway (M4) plus many other benefits including:

  • Free Parking
  • Free Gym Facilities (at selected police sites)
  • Effective well-being package
  • Enhanced maternity/paternity and adoption pay
  • Childcare Voucher scheme
  • Incremental pay scales increases
  • Subsidised eye test
  • Employer matched contributory pension scheme

We are looking for a Purchasing & Payments Assistant to provide economic, efficient and effective Purchasing and Payments function, to ensure the PCC and Force are making the best use of Resources.

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LocationVantage Point, Cwmbran
Salary£17943 - £19122
Hours30 Hours per Week
Closing Date31/01/2018 at 12 noon


Gwent has beautiful surroundings and is within easy access of the motorway (M4) plus many other benefits including:

  • Free Parking
  • Free Gym Facilities (at selected police sites)
  • Effective well-being package
  • Enhanced maternity/paternity and adoption pay
  • Childcare Voucher scheme
  • Incremental pay scales increases
  • Subsidised eye test
  • Employer matched contributory pension scheme

 

 

 

We are looking for an Administrative Assistant to provide a range of secretarial and administrative support successful delivery and research of the trauma resilience programme.

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Download the Application Form (Part A)

Download the Application Form (Part B)

You only need to complete the Attainments, Experience and knowledge sections in your application.

Please return both Part A and B to CentralRecruitment@gwent.pnn.police.uk using Microsoft Word

LocationVantage Point
Salary£17,943- £19,122
Hours 37 hours per week
Closing date07/02/2018 at 12 noon

 

Gwent has beautiful surroundings and is within easy access of the motorway (M4) plus many other benefits including:

Free Parking

Free Gym Facilities (at selected police sites)

Effective well-being package

Enhanced maternity/paternity and adoption pay

Childcare Voucher scheme

Incremental pay scales increases

Subsidised eye test

Employer matched contributory pension scheme

 

We are looking for a new member of the team to support the Service Development Department and provide data analysis, report generation, administrative and co-ordination support.  

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LocationHeadquarters, Cwmbran
Salary£17,943 - £19,122
Hours37 Hours per week
Closing Date31/01/2017 @ 12pm


Gwent has beautiful surroundings and is within easy access of the motorway (M4) plus many other benefits including:

  • Free Parking
  • Free Gym Facilities (at selected police sites)
  • Effective well-being package
  • Enhanced maternity/paternity and adoption pay
  • Childcare Voucher scheme
  • Incremental pay scales increases
  • Subsidised eye test
  • Employer matched contributory pension scheme

Gwent Police is looking for an experienced project manager to lead the implementation of its new Corporate intranet.  Working with technical support officers and reporting to the Head of Communications, you will be responsible for working across all Force departments to assist them in migrating content to the new site.  This is a fixed term position of approximately six months.  You should possess excellent analytical, interpersonal and organisational skills.  Experience of delivering similar projects would be advantageous, though not essential. 

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Location Headquarters, Cwmbran
Salary£27,519 - £29,307
Hours37 hours
Closing Date 31/01/2018 @ 12 noon

Gwent has beautiful surroundings and is within easy access?of the motorway (M4) plus many other benefits including:

  • Free Parking
  • Free Gym Facilities (at selected police sites)
  • Effective well-being package
  • Enhanced maternity/paternity and adoption pay
  • Childcare Voucher scheme
  • Incremental pay scales increases
  • Subsidised eye test
  • Employer matched contributory pension scheme