Vacancies

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

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 SGT 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

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

Learning and Development Administrator (Temporary posting for 12 months)

We are looking for a new member of the team to join the Learning and Development Department for a period of 12 months.

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Download the Application Form (Part A)

Download the Application Form (Part B)

LocationVantage Point, Cwmbran
Salary£17,943 - £19,122
Hours37 Hours per Week
Closing Date13/12/2017 @ 12:00 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 join Service Development and to aid analysis through conducting research by gathering and evaluating information from a variety of sources and producing products to support the Force in meeting their statutory and legislative data requirements.

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Download the Application Form (Part A)

Download the Application Form (Part B)

LocationPolice Headquarters, Cwmbran
Salary£19,521 - £21,618
Hours37 Hours per Week
Closing Date29th November 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

We are looking for a new team member to develop and deliver effective Administrative support for the Force Vetting Unit and in particular to provide an assurance as to the integrity of all applicants wishing to join Gwent Police. Also to support the Force Vetting Officer in the vetting of non-police personnel.

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Download the Application Form (Part A)

Download the Application Form (Part B)

Location Vantage Point, Cwmbran
Salary £17,943 - £21,618
Hours 37 Hours a Week
Closing date29th November 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

We are looking for an Investigative Support Officer to join our Public Protection Unit;

  • To provide support in the investigation of incidents and crimes within the Public Protection Unit.
  • To provide safeguarding, support and advice in incidents of Domestic Abuse
  • To conduct enquiries as directed by the Senior Investigating officer

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Download the Application Form (Part A)

Download the Application Form (Part B)

LocationHeadquarters, Cwmbran 
Salary£24813- £26535
Hours37 hours per week
Closing Date06/12/2017 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 new member of the team to join our team to deliver comprehensive support to business change activity using recognised techniques, methodologies in order to successfully deliver change and realise organisational benefits.

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Download the Application Form (Part A)

Download the Application Form (Part B)

Location Police Headquarters, Cwmbran
Salary£21,999 - £24,030
Hours 37 hours per week
Closing date29/11/2017 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