Detective Sergeant

  • Full time
  • Somerset, Uk
  • Posted 4 months ago
  • June 1, 2022
  • £43,965 - £46,227

Detective Sergeant

We are looking for talented, enthused and passionate Detective Sergeants to join our dedicated investigative teams throughout the force area.

  • Bridgwater Police Centre- TA6 4RR
  • Bristol, Concorde House- BS16 7FH
  • Bristol, Kenneth Steele House- BS2 0TQ
  • Yeovil, Police Station- BA20 1SN

Here at Avon and Somerset Constabulary, we are investing significantly in our CID teams which lead both proactive and reactive investigations into complex and serious crimes.

As a result, this an exciting time to join our team, and seize the opportunity to help shape and influence both service delivery and team performance from a challenging, yet rewarding investigative role.

We are looking for the highest quality officers to join our ranks who can commit to, and deliver our force values (Caring, Courageous, Inclusive and Learning) in everything they do.

To enable us to deliver outstanding policing for everyone, we need Leaders from all backgrounds with a range of professional and life experiences so that we are truly representative of our communities and those we seek to support. What you achieve in such a role will change peoples’ lives.

We seek DS’s who are able to in investigative/CID roles based at:

• Bristol (Kenneth Steele House)
• Emerson’s Green (Concorde House)
• Bridgwater (Sandy Padgett House)
• Yeovil Police Station

What skills and qualifications do you need?

As a leader you will have the drive, determination and leadership qualities to ensure your blended team of staff and officers make a difference, and ultimately change people’s lives for the better.

We are looking for Detective Sergeants who have completed the Investigative Supervisors Development Programme (ISDP).

We offer an extensive range of support and career development opportunities including structured leadership programmes, mentoring, and specialist course provision to name but a few.

The experience you bring, and the further specialist and dedicated skills you can develop, will enable you to make a real difference to so many.

The salary you will be offered on appointment will be equivalent to your current basic salary before any allowances are considered.

For more information please review our website:

We are looking for people who share our values of caring, inclusive, courageous and learning.

To find out more about our Inclusive Culture

To enable us to deliver outstanding policing for everyone, we need people from all backgrounds with a range of professional and life experiences so that we are truly representative of our communities.

Why work for Avon and Somerset Police?

Avon and Somerset Police has gained a reputation as a pioneering and innovative force, responsible for policing a large diverse, multi-cultural population.

If you are looking for a fresh challenge which offers a genuine opportunity to make a real difference to people’s lives, variety and the chance to broaden your experience, then Avon and Somerset is the force for you.

Equality, diversity and inclusion

Avon and Somerset Police are committed to equality, diversity and inclusion.

We are working hard to increase diversity and inclusion within the Constabulary, where communities are under-represented, including those from Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) communities, people of all ages, abilities, faiths, religions and gender, LGBT communities and those from other disadvantaged or marginalised backgrounds, who share our values and wish to make a difference to the communities we serve.

All applications will be treated on merit, based on the evidence provided in your application and suitability for the role you have applied for.

Flexible working

All requests for flexible working patterns will be considered and will be dependent on the role.

Recruitment and Selection Policy

Internal applicants who are at risk of redundancy or in need of redeployment and pass the selection process, will be offered the role over the remaining internal and external applicants.

Police Barred and Advisory lists

Individuals placed on the Police Barred and Advisory lists will not be considered for employment by the police for a minimum of 5 years from the date of listing in the case of gross misconduct, or 3 years from the date of listing in the case of poor performance.

Vetting and safeguarding

Avon and Somerset Police are committed to safeguarding and operate safer recruitment processes, to ensure a police service that employees are proud to work for because they feel safe, valued and part of a happy and supportive work environment. All employees and volunteers therefore will be subject to background checks including vetting and references.

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  • Salary
    £43,965 - £46,227
  • Job Category
    Police Staff
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