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Job Vacancies

These roles are only open to members of the Metropolitan Police Service.

Listed below are the current internal job vacancies available in the MPS. If you are interested in applying for any of the jobs please contact the PeopleSupport Advisory Centre on telephone number - 0300 123 1555, stating which job you are interested in (please quote the IRC reference number and job title).

Please be aware that it may be realistic to allow up to ten days for all the elements of the application process to take place from your initial contact with the MPS HR Advisory Centre and including: despatch of an application pack to your nominated email address, your completion of the application (including line manager and counter signatory), return of the application and 3yr sickness data to MPS Recruitment by the application closing date.

If you have any queries after your initial contact with the MPS HR Advisory Centre please call Recruitment on the number given to you by the Advisory Centre. Please note that late applications will not be accepted.

If you are not a member of the MPS please visit please www.metpolicecareers.co.uk for roles that are currently being advertised externally.

Useful documents

Job title: Detective Constable - Public Order Investigations Team

Job reference: IRC59466

Rank/Band: Detective Constable

Number of Vacancies: Three (3)

Location: Notting Dale (nearest tube Holland Park) - probably moving to Lambeth HQ in Spring 2016

Staff Reporting: None

Reports to: Detective Sergeant

Period of Posting: Two to five years

Eligibility: Substantive DCs or T/DCs with relevant investigatory experience

Closing Date: Monday 24 August 2015

Job title: Intelligence Development / Projects

Job reference: IRC59316

Rank/Band: Detective Inspector

Number of Vacancies: Two (2)

Location: Currently based at NSY - new premises to be identified

Staff Reporting: None

Reports to: Detective Chief Inspector

Period of Posting: Two to five years

Eligibility: TOWBAR as well as substantive Detective Inspectors

Closing Date: Tuesday 25 August 2015

Job title: Armed Surveillance Motorcyclist

Job reference: IRC59431

Rank/Band: Police Constable / Detective Constable

Number of Vacancies: Six (6)

Location: Larkhall Lane, Clapham - will be required to work across and beyond the MPD

Staff Reporting: None

Reports to: Sergeant - Dedicated Surveillance Team

Period of Posting: Minimum tenure of three years

Eligibility: Substantive Police Constables or Detective Constables

Closing Date: Tuesday 25 August 2015

Job title: West Area Hub Inspector

Job reference: IRC59482

Rank/Band: Inspector

Number of Vacancies: One (1)

Location: ESB

Staff Reporting: None

Reports to: Chief Inspector, Met Co-ordination

Period of Posting: Minimum tenure of two years

Eligibility: Substantive Inspectors

Closing Date: Tuesday 25 August 2015

Job title: North Area Hub Inspector

Job reference: IRC59485

Rank/Band: Inspector

Number of Vacancies: One (1)

Location: Wood Green Police Station

Staff Reporting: None

Reports to: Chief Inspector, Met Co-ordination

Period of Posting: Minimum tenure of two years

Eligibility: Substantive Inspectors

Closing Date: Tuesday 25 August 2015

Job title: Westminster Hub Resource Planner

Job reference: IRC59487

Rank/Band: Police Constable

Number of Vacancies: Two (2) - one immediate and one forecast

Location: West End Central Police Station

Staff Reporting: None

Reports to: Westminster Hub Inspector

Period of Posting: Minimum tenure fo two years

Eligibility: Substantive Police Constables

Closing Date: Tuesday 25 August 2015

Job title: North Area Resource Planner

Job reference: IRC59489

Rank/Band: Police Constable

Number of Vacancies: Three (3)

Location: Wood Green Police Station

Staff Reporting: None

Reports to: Resource Planning Sergeant

Period of Posting: Minimum tenure of two years

Eligibility: Substantive Police Constables

Closing Date: Tuesday 25 August 2015

Job title: West Area Resouce Planning

Job reference: IRC59490

Rank/Band: Police Sergeant

Number of Vacancies: One (1)

Location: West Area Hub, ESB

Staff Reporting: None

Reports to: West Area Inspector

Period of Posting: Minimum tenure of two years

Eligibility: Substantive Police Sergeants

Closing Date: Tuesday 25 August 2015

Job title: Detective Inspector - Special Crime Review Group

Job reference: IRC59388

Rank/Band: Detective Inspector

Number of Vacancies: One (1)

Location: Patrick Dunne House, Sutton

Staff Reporting: None

Reports to: Detective Chief Inspector

Period of Posting: Minimum of two years

Eligibility: Substantive Detective Inspectors

Closing Date: Tuesday 25 August 2015

Job title: Fairway (External Engagement)

Job reference: IRC59554

Rank/Band: Police Constable

Number of Vacancies: One (1)

Location: 10 Victoria Street

Staff Reporting: None

Reports to: Fairway Sergeant

Period of Posting: Two years, extendable to five years

Eligibility: Substantive Police Constables

Closing Date: Wednesday 26 August 2015

Job title: Constable - Office Manager 

Job reference: IRC59542

Rank/Band: Substantive Constable

Number of Vacancies:

Location: NSY (to be relocated in central london in next 12 months)

Staff Reporting: None

Reports to: Reports to: Inspector

Period of Posting:

Eligibility: Substantive Police Constables

Closing Date: 3 weeks from publication date (6th August 2015)

Job title: Organised Crime Partnership

Job reference: IRC59540

Rank/Band: Detective Sergeant

Number of Vacancies:

Location: Spring Gardens

Staff Reporting: None

Reports to:

Period of Posting: Detective Inspector Steve Miles

Eligibility: Substantive or select list Detective Sergeants

Closing Date: Friday 28th August 2015

Job title: Coordination & Tasking Officer - Operational Support

Job reference: IRC59530

Rank/Band: Substantive Police Constable

Number of Vacancies:

Location: New Scotland Yard (Relocating to Lambeth HQ, Pratt Walk in 2016)

Staff Reporting: None

Reports to: DS Funding Support Desk

Period of Posting:

Eligibility: MPS Wide Substantive Police Constable

Closing Date: Friday 28th August 2015

Job title: Detective Constable Operational Team

Job reference: IRC59536

Rank/Band:

Number of Vacancies: Detective Constable

Location:

Staff Reporting: Spring Gardens

Reports to:

Period of Posting: Detective Sergeant

Eligibility: Substantive Detective Constables

Closing Date: Friday 28th August 2015

Job title: Counter Terrorism Security Advisor

Job reference: IRC59541

Rank/Band: Police Constable

Number of Vacancies: One (1)

Location: 10 Victoria Street / Thames House

Staff Reporting: None

Reports to: Police Sergeant

Period of Posting: Two years, extendable to five years

Eligibility: Substantive Police Constables

Closing Date: Friday 28 August 2015

Job title: Offender Health Project Officer

Job reference: IRC59502

Rank/Band: Police Constable

Number of Vacancies: One (1)

Location: ESB

Staff Reporting: None

Reports to: Inspector

Period of Posting: Two years

Eligibility: MPS Wide Substantive Police Constable / Detective Constable

Closing Date: Tuesday 1 September 2015

Job title: ARV Constable

Job reference: IRC59499

Rank/Band: Police Constable

Number of Vacancies: Five (5)

Location: Heathrow Police Station, Polar Park

Staff Reporting: None

Reports to: ARV Team Sergeant

Period of Posting: Minimum of two years to maximum of eight years

Eligibility: MPS Wide. Current ARV trained Police Constables. Must have current firearms authorisation and current ARV Tactics stamp. Applicants must have operational experience as an ARV officer and be ARV search trained. Applicants must be current in MPS Health Screening (One Stop Shop), Officer Safety, Ballistics ELS and Emergency Life Support. Candidates must be willing to undertake an OFC course and maintain status if not already trained.

Closing Date: Tuesday 1 September 2015

Job title: Police Constable - Royalty & Specialist Protection Office Manager 

Job reference: IRC59542

Rank/Band: Police Constable

Number of Vacancies: One (1)

Location: NSY (to be relocated in central London in next 12 months)

Staff Reporting: None

Reports to: Inspector

Period of Posting: Minimum of two years

Eligibility: Substantive Police Constables

Closing Date: Tuesday 1 September 2015

Job title: Constable - Office Manager 

Job reference: IRC59542

Rank/Band: Substantive Constable

Number of Vacancies:

Location: NSY (to be relocated in central london in next 12 months)

Staff Reporting: None

Reports to: Inspector

Period of Posting:

Eligibility: Substantive Police Constables

Closing Date: Tuesday 1st September 2015

Job title: West Area Local Planning Sergeant

Job reference: IRC59490

Rank/Band: Police Sergeant

Number of Vacancies: One (1)

Location: West Area Hub, ESB

Staff Reporting: None

Reports to: West Area Inspector

Period of Posting: Minimum tenure of two years

Eligibility: Substantive Police Sergeants

Closing Date: Friday 4 September 2015

Job title: Operations Co-ordination Centre

Job reference: IRC59574

Rank/Band: Band E - this is a 24/7 post attracting 20% shift allowance with 12 hour shifts starting at 0700 and 1900 hours

Number of Vacancies: Four (4)

Location: NSY

Staff Reporting: None

Reports to: Band D

Period of Posting: Minimum of two years

Eligibility: Police Staff applicants who have successfully completed a 12 month probationary period. Agency workers who have successfully completed 12 months continuous service with the MPS. Police Staff and agency worker applicants will be assessed first, prior to the consideration of any other internal applications.

Closing Date: Friday 4 September 2015

Job title: PS - SC&O Professional Standards Unit (PSU)

Job reference: IRC59546

Rank/Band: Police Sergeant - uniform

Number of Vacancies: One (1)

Location: ESB 

Staff Reporting: None

Reports to: SC&O Professional Standards Champion

Period of Posting: A three to five year tenure, with a minimum of two years

Eligibility: Substantive Sergeants

Closing Date: Friday 4 September 2015

Job title: PC - SC&O Professional Standards Unit (PSU)

Job reference: IRC59548

Rank/Band: Police Constable - uniform

Number of Vacancies: Three (3)  

Location: ESB

Staff Reporting: None

Reports to: Police Sergeant within the SC&O PSU

Period of Posting: A three to five year tenure, with a minimum of two years

Eligibility: Substantive Constables

Closing Date: Friday 4 September 2015

Job title: DC - SC&O Professional Standards Unit (PSU)

Job reference: IRC59549

Rank/Band: Detective Constable

Number of Vacancies: One (1)

Location: ESB

Staff Reporting: None

Reports to: Police Sergeant within the SC&O PSU

Period of Posting: A three to five year tenure, with a minimum of two years

Eligibility: Substantive Detective Constables

Closing Date: Friday 4 September 2015

Job title: West Area Hub Resource Planner

Job reference: IRC59604

Rank/Band: Band E - this role entails 16/7 shift work and attracts SDA of 12.5%

Number of Vacancies: Two (2)

Location: ESB

Staff Reporting: None

Reports to: Resource Hub Sergeant

Period of Posting: Minimum two year tenure

Eligibility: Police Staff applicants who have successfully completed a 12 month probationary period. Agency workers who have successfully completed 12 months continuous service with the MPS. Police Staff and agency worker applicants will be assessed first, prior to the consideration of any other internal applications.

Closing Date: Friday 4 September 2015

Job title: Strategic HR Case Manager

Job reference: IRC59673

Rank/Band: Band C

Number of Vacancies: One (1)

Location: ESB

Staff Reporting: None

Reports to: Strategic HR Resource Manager

Period of Posting: Permanent

Eligibility: Police Staff applicants who have successfully completed a 12 month probationary period. Agency workers who have successfully completed 12 months continuous service with the MPS. Police Staff and agency worker applicants will be assessed first, prior to the consideration of any other internal applications.

Closing Date: Friday 4 September 2015

Job title: Investigator

Job reference: IRC59455

Rank/Band: Detective Constable 

Number of Vacancies: Three (3) immediate vacancies, plus select list

Location: ESB

Staff Reporting: None

Reports to: Detective Sergeant

Period of Posting: Three to eight years, subject to satisfactory performance

Eligibility: Substantive Detective Constables

Closing Date: Monday 7 September 2015

Job title: PC - Safer Transport Team  

Job reference: IRC59509

Rank/Band: Police Constable

Number of Vacancies: Forty (40)

Location: Various bases across the MPS

Staff Reporting: None

Reports to: Police Sergeant

Period of Posting: Minimum of two years

Eligibility: Substantive Police Constables

Closing Date: Monday 7 September 2015

Job title: Customer Services Operative

Job reference: IRC59585

Rank/Band: Band E - 20% SDA

Number of Vacancies: Two (2)

Location: Interpreters Deployment Team (IDT), Ground Floor, Sir John Steven's Building, Hendon Peel Centre

Staff Reporting: None

Reports to: Band D - Service Delivery Team Leader IDT

Period of Posting: Permanent

Eligibility: Police Staff applicants who have successfully completed a 12 month probationary period. Agency workers who have successfully completed 12 months continuous service with the MPS. Police staff and agency worker applicants will be assessed first, prior to the consideration of any other internal applications.

Closing Date: Thursday 10 September 2015

Job title: PaDP - Firearms Police Constable

Job reference: IRC59575

Rank/Band: Police Constable    

Number of Vacancies: Thirty (30) - successful applicants will be placed on a select list for future vacancies

Location: Apex House - Charing Cross, 21 Lillie Road - SW6 or High Street - Kensington. Successful applicants will be posted to one of the three PaDP Firearms bases depending on operational requirements.

Staff Reporting: None

Reports to: Team Sergeant

Period of Posting: A minimum tenure of two years - maximum tenure in line with PaDP succession planning policy

Eligibility: Substantive Police Constables - MPS wide

Closing Date: Friday 11 September 2015

Job title: DI - Head of Regional Serious Collision Investigation Unit

Job reference: IRC59583

Rank/Band: Detective Inspector

Number of Vacancies: Two (2) - one immediate at SCIU South (TDP) and one in the next 6 months at SCIU North (TDQ)

Location: RTPC - SCIU South (Catford) and SCIU North (Alperton)

Staff Reporting: None

Reports to: DCI - RTPC

Period of Posting: Two years

Eligibility: Detective Inspectors

Closing Date: Friday 11 September 2015

Job title: DS - SCIU East (Chadwell Heath), SCIU South (Catford) and SCIU West (Merton)

Job reference: IRC59584

Rank/Band: Detective Sergeant

Number of Vacancies: Two (2) immediate and four (4) projected

Location: One of the pan London bases detailed above

Staff Reporting: None

Reports to: Detective Inspector

Period of Posting: Two years

Eligibility: Substantive Detective Sergeants and Detectives on the Constable to Sergeant 'Select list'

Closing Date: Friday 11 September 2015