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.

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Police Officers

Unfortunately, we are not recruiting for police officers at this time.


Experienced officers wishing to transfer

We are not currently recruiting for transferees to Hampshire Constabulary.

Police Staff

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.

Call Management recruitment events

We are currently recruiting for Force Enquiry Centre Officers.  In order to register for the Force Enquiry Centre Officer Event, please click here. Whilst it is not compulsory to attend one of these sessions, we strongly urge all interested candidates to do so. 

Special Constabulary

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.

Recruitment awareness seminars are being held for those that are interested in joining Hampshire Special Constabulary. You must attend one of these events before you can apply to be a Special Constable. If you have attended an awareness seminar in the past year there is no requirement to attend a further seminar. We are now open for recruitment; please click on the heading above for further information. 

Police Community Support Officers (PCSOs)

We are currently recruiting for Police Community Support Officers (PCSOs) and we could be looking for you if you live or are willing to work in the GU, RG and SP postcodes.

We are also keen to hear from experienced PCSOs serving with other forces who are interested in transferring to Hampshire and live or are willing to work in the same postcodes as above.

Please click here for more information.

Police Support Volunteers

Can you spare some time to help local policing teams in your area? 

Volunteer Police Cadets

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.


Employer Supported Policing (ESP)

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

More information
For more information, please visit the Job Centre website.