Working for Cheshire Constabulary
Someone who serves in Cheshire Constabulary joins an
organisation with a proud and formidable history
and would be expected to maintain the high esteem in which the
public holds the Force.
To work at Cheshire Constabulary, you will also have to uphold
the Police Service Statement of Common Values.
Vacancies at Cheshire
Current job opportunities at Cheshire Constabulary
Cheshire Constabulary are one of the biggest employers in the
county, with around 1,900 support staff roles. You would be
surprised at the different types of roles available. Please visit
our Police Staff pages for more
Cheshire Constabulary has a need to recruit a number of
Police Constables across the force area during 2014 and
2015. The recruitment window for Police Constable
applications will open from Monday 1st September
2014 and will close at 9am on Monday 15th
We are holding a PC Recruitment & Awareness
Seminar at 6pm on Monday 8th September
2014 at our Headquarters in Winsford to raise awareness of
the recruitment process and the minimum eligibility criteria to
apply. The seminar is open to anyone who is looking to apply
to become a police constable for Cheshire Constabulary either for
the recruitment process to be launched on 1st September 2014 or in
the near future. We especially welcome applicants from all
underrepresented groups. Places are limited on this event and
we advise you to
book a place early to avoid disappointment. If you do not have
regular access to a computer, please contact MFSS Resourcing on
01606 362248 Option 3.
Cheshire Constabulary will accept application forms from people
- Attained or will be willing to attain prior to being issued
with their Final Offer of employment the Certificate in Knowledge
of Policing (CKP) from a College of Policing approved
- Attained a foundation degree in Policing Law &
- Attained a policing related qualification that exceeds the
minimum requirements of the CKP.
Due to the requirement of a pre-join qualification,
Cheshire Constabulary have also reviewed the SEARCH Assessment
Centre pass mark to align it with the national
recommendation and has adopted the national pass
mark of 50%. Therefore, anyone who has achieved a SEARCH result of
50% or more within the past 12 months is now eligible to apply
to Cheshire Constabulary, subject to meeting the minimum
eligibility criteria of the CKP.
Cheshire Constabulary is fully supportive of equality &
diversity and strives to employ a workforce which is
representative of the communities which it serves.
Applicants are welcomed from all underrepresented groups and
support will be made available throughout the recruitment process,
please email any questions you may have in relation to equality
& diversity or any reasonable adjustments you may need to
For the information of those who are considering making an
application, when the recruitment window is opened applications
must be completed via the e-recruitment system and
all applicants must upload their relevant qualification to meet the
eligibility criteria. However, if you do not have regular access to
a computer then please contact MFSS Resourcing on 01606 362248
Cheshire Constabulary also has a number of Staff Support
Networks available to all staff. The networks available
are listed in the
attached information leaflet.
Applicants are requested not to phone any
emergency number in order to request application forms, or for any
query in relation to this process.
Cheshire Constabulary is looking to enhance its policing
capacity by recruiting a small number of
transferees, at the rank of Police Constable.
Applicants are welcomed from officers from Home Office
Forces only. Cheshire Constabulary is particularly looking
for officers of the rank of Detective Constable
and specifically PIP Level 2 qualified Constables however we are
welcoming applications from Police Constables as well.
Applicants who meet the required standard would be required to
commence 12th January 2015. This invitation for
applications will be closed when we have reached the required
number for our 2015 intake but will be reviewed regularly
The application form can be accessed and submitted via our
e-recruitment system. You will be required to bring your last
two PDRs and a copy of your sickness record if you are invited to
interview. Further details of the recruitment process are included
in more detail below.
Postings will be dependent upon vacancies at the time and could
be located anywhere in Cheshire.
Police Community Support Officer
The current window for PCSO recruitment across Cheshire is now
closed. Those interested in a career as a PCSO
with Cheshire Constabulary should keep in touch by watching the
Constabulary website for further information.
In Cheshire, we have over 400 people who have converted their
spare time into action by becoming a Special
Constable. They get involved in a wide range of
operational duties - patrolling city centres, visiting crime hot
spots and helping regular officers in a variety of activities. Find
out more in our Special Constabulary
Police Support Volunteer
Police Support Volunteers provide assistance and
support to the Neighbourhood Policing Teams, promoting
vital links between the organisation and the community it serves.
To find out more and the vacancies available, please visit our
Police Support Volunteers pages.
You can also get involved through the Band of the
Cheshire Constabulary. You do not have to be a member of
Cheshire Constabulary to join.
The Museum of Policing in Cheshire is also run
on a voluntary basis.
Cheshire Constabulary is an equal opportunities
employer and wants to have a workforce representative of
the communities that we police and serve. To find out more, please
visit our Equal Opportunities pages.