With more than 6,000 staff, Hampshire Constabulary is one of the region's largest employers. A third of our employees fulfil staff roles, supporting our frontline officers.
Hampshire Constabulary is committed to the aim of creating a diverse police service, which reflects the community it serves. In doing so we welcome applicants from multi-cultural communities, applicants with disabilities and applicants from the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) communities.
As part of a new national programme to attract fresh talent into policing, we are one of seven forces currently recruiting for a direct entry Superintendent. Please click here to find out more about our direct entry Superintendent vacancy.
Unfortunately we are not recruiting transferee officers at present.
Police staff provide vital support to the provision of our service. There are literally hundreds of different roles filled by police staff. Our jobs are as diverse as our community, ranging from data inputters to crime scene investigators. The sheer scope of careers within our force is immense.
There will be further recruitment information events in the late spring/early summer. Please watch this space or set up a job alert.
Special constables undertake a whole range of duties supporting the regular force in policing Hampshire and the Isle of Wight. Some crew our launches in the Solent while others assist the Roads Policing Unit patrolling the highways and motorways across the region.
Candidates wishing to apply to become a Police Community Support Officer (PCSO) must attend a recruitment event. Please click here for more information.
Can you spare some time to help local policing teams in your area?
Hampshire Constabulary Volunteer Police Cadets are coming to Hampshire and the Isle of Wight. We are currently running two pilot schemes in Southampton and we are now opening schemes in Portsmouth, Gosport, Aldershot, Basingstoke, Andover, the Isle of Wight and the New Forest. We are currently recruiting for Volunteer Cadet Leaders in these areas and for Volunteer Police Cadets aged 13-17 in all locations. Please click on the heading above for further information.
TempForce is an exciting scheme set up within Hampshire Constabulary. We're looking for people from a wide range of backgrounds to join our team and be part of an organisation dedicated to preventing crime and protecting people.
Independent Advisory Group Members
Due to the current changes taking place across the force, Hampshire Constabulary is not currently recruiting Independent Advisory Group members.
ESP is a scheme where employers support their staff to volunteer as a Special Constable.
Supporting People with Disabilities
Hampshire Constabulary's commitment to supporting current and prospective employees with a disability has been recognised. All applicants with a disability who meet the minimum criteria for a vacancy will be interviewed.
Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender
Hampshire Constabulary was named as the country's top police force for lesbian, gay and bisexual people for six years in a row in the Stonewall Workplace Equality Index. We support all lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender employees.
What is the Two Ticks symbol?
The Two Ticks positive about disability symbol is awarded by Jobcentre Plus to employers who have made commitments to employ, keep and develop the abilities of disabled staff.
What commitments does Hampshire Constabulary make?
Hampshire Constabulary is proud to be accredited under the Two Tick scheme following our commitment to:
- guarantee an interview to any disabled candidate who meets the minimum criteria for the job
- develop disabled staff
- support and retain employees who become disabled train and develop staff so everyone helps make these commitments work
- annually review and improve the commitments
For more information, please visit the Job Centre website.