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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

Transferee Inspector Opportunities at Gwent Police

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

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

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.

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

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

Applicants are sought from other Home Office Forces and must be qualified to the rank of Inspector.  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 7th March 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: [email protected] by the closing date to advise of their requirements.

The application form and New Competency Framework is available for completion HERE: 

Click Here for the Competency Framework

Click Here for the Application Form

All completed application forms should be emailed to: [email protected]

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: [email protected]

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 [email protected]

Role Profile

Application Form

Police Staff

 We are looking for a new member of the team to provide an administrative support service in order to optimise the availability of operational resources liaising with the current of operational resources liaising with the current rota administrative support service to ensure daily business and the introduction of new services.

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Location Newport Central
Salary £17,943-£19,122
Hours 37 Hours per Week
Closing Date 14/02/2018 @ 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 administer the V.O.I.P system and its continued use to ensure a high degree of quality, integrity and best use of data on the system whilst ensuring system functionality reflects up to date legislation and meets national requirements.

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LocationGwent Police Headquarters 
Salary£21,780 - £23,790
Hours37 Hours per Week
Closing Date 14th March 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 member of the team to develop a new application within ‘QlikView’ to centralise the reporting of ‘ad-hoc queries’ for the whole Force; this will include statutory Freedom of Information (FOI) requests and immediate response to business requests, in particular intelligence led tasking.

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Application Form (Part A)

Application Form (Part B)

LocationGwent Police Headquarters, Cwmbran
Salary£ 27,519 - £29,307 per annum
Hours37 Hours a Week
Closing Date 14th March 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 member of the team to develop and coordinate a restorative justice service in Gwent.

 

          

 

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Location Blackwood
Salary £33,597 - £36,570
Hours 37 Hours a Week
Closing date14th March 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 28/02/2018 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 Criminal Justice Administrator to provide administrative support the team.

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Download Part A of the application form

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Location Newport Central
Salary£17,943 - £19,122
Hours 37 hours per week
Closing date 07/03/2018 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 Senior Procurement Officer to manage contracts for goods and services whilst delivering a professional procurement service to the Force.  By using innovative approaches to procurement and implementing new methods of delivery to achieve targeted savings and best value in procurement. 

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LocationHeadquarters, Cwmbran
Salary£31,053 - £33,597
Hours37 Hours per Week
Closing Date07/03/2018 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 Frontline Digital Technician to join our team to maintain Gwent Police’s frontline digital investigation tools in line with ISO 17025 requirements.

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Location Newport Central Station
Salary£19,521 - £21,618
Hours 37 hours per week
Closing date07/03/2018 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