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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.

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Recruitment opportunities for Met staff 07.02.14

Applications for the police constable role will be invited from members of Met staff at the end of February 2014.  Advance notice is given to provide time for potential applicants to achieve the application eligibility criteria as outlined below:

Special constables (MSC): must have achieved Independent Patrol Status (IPS) and Officer Safety Training (OST) and Emergency Life Support Training (ELS) must be in date at the time of applying. There is no requirement for special constables (MSC) to undertake the Certificate in Knowledge of Policing (CKP).

PCSOs:  must have satisfactorily completed the probationary period, Officer Safety Training (OST) and Emergency Life Support Training (ELS) must be in date at the time of applying and individuals must be booked on to start a course to obtain the Certificate in Knowledge of Policing (CKP) at the time of applying.

Police staff:  must have satisfactorily completed the probationary period, be booked on to start a course to obtain the Certificate in  Knowledge of Policing (CKP) at the time of applying.

Information about internal police constable recruitment and the Certificate of Knowledge in Policing (CKP) is available on PeoplePages

 

Job title: PC Business Continuity Team - SC&O22 Public Order & Resources

Job reference: IRC57022

Rank/Band: Constable

Number of Vacancies: 1

Location: New Scotland Yard

Staff Reporting: None

Reports to: Business Continuity Manager

Period of Posting: Min. 2 years

Eligibility: MPS Wide.Substantive constables. 

Closing Date: Monday 1st December 2014

Job title: Emergency Preparedness Planning Officer - SC&O22 Public order & resources

Job reference: IRC57019

Rank/Band: Constable

Number of Vacancies: 1

Location: New Scotland Yard

Staff Reporting: None

Reports to: Sergeant, Emergency Planning

Period of Posting: Min. 2 years.

Eligibility: MPS Wide. Substantive uniformed Constables.

Closing Date: Monday 1st December 2014

Job title: Casebuilder Manager - Met Prosecutions - Crime

Job reference: IRC57611

Rank/Band: D

Number of Vacancies: 1

Location: Initially 3 days at Edmonton Police Station and 2 days at Islington Police Station - role is an area resource so may be required to work from any North BOCU (Barnet, Camden, Enfield, Hackney, Haringey, Islington). The role receives Zone 1 location allowance.

Staff Reporting: None

Reports to: Band C - North Area Manager,  Met Prosecutions - Crime

Period of Posting: Permanent

Eligibility: MPS Wide.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 & Agency Worker applicants will be assessed first, prior to the consideration of any other internal applications.Please note all MSC, MPV & VPC applicants applying for internally advertised posts you MUST complete Form 7305A, and all other applicants (Police Staff, Agency Worker and Police Officers) must apply on Form 7305.

Closing Date: Monday 1st December 2014

Job title: Force Armourer - SCO19 - Specialist Firearms Command

Job reference: IRC57650

Rank/Band: N

Number of Vacancies: 1

Location: SCO19 Specialist Firearms Command, 74-78 Leman Street, E1 8EU

Staff Reporting: None

Reports to: Chief Inspector Operations

Period of Posting:

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 & Agency Worker applicants will be assessed first, prior to the consideration of any other internal applications.Please note all MSC, MPV & VPC applicants applying for internally advertised posts you MUST complete Form 7305A, and all other applicants (Police Staff, Agency Worker and Police Officers) must apply on Form 7305.

Closing Date: Monday 1st December 2014

Job title: Central Team Manager (Proactive) - Hire to Retire - Case Management

Job reference: IRC57623

Rank/Band: C

Number of Vacancies: 1

Location: ESB

Staff Reporting: None

Reports to: Reports to: SDTL Case Management Central Team. Staff Reporting: Direct line management responsibility for 3 Band Ds, but this is a management role within a team of 14 so for resilience purposes, the role holder will be expected to assist with management and supervision of 10 other Band D and E staff.

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 & Agency Worker applicants will be assessed first, prior to the consideration of any other internal applications.Please note all MSC, MPV & VPC applicants applying for internally advertised posts you MUST complete Form 7305A, and all other applicants (Police Staff, Agency Worker and Police Officers) must apply on Form 7305.

Closing Date: Monday 1st December 2014

Job title: SCOID FIO - (SCO 36 Met Intel)

Job reference: IRC57632

Rank/Band: DC

Number of Vacancies: 7

Location: Cobalt Square, however, deployments are pan London and beyond

Staff Reporting: None

Reports to: DS FIO Team Leader

Period of Posting: 2 years

Eligibility: Substantive Detective Constables

Closing Date: Wednesday 3rd December 2014

Job title: Child Protection Review Officer - SCO21

Job reference: IRC57691

Rank/Band: Detective Inspector

Number of Vacancies: One (1)

Location: Cam Road, Stratford, E15 2SY

Staff Reporting: None

Reports to: DCI

Period of Posting: Minimum 2 years

Eligibility: Substantive Detective Inspectors

Closing Date: Wednesday 3rd December 2014

Job title: Tactical Flight Officer - SCO20 (9) Taskforce Air Support Unit

Job reference: IRC57566

Rank/Band: Constable

Number of Vacancies: 1

Location: Lippitts Hill

Staff Reporting: None

Reports to: Sergeant Tactical flight Officer

Period of Posting: Minimum 3 Years then, as per Taskforce/ASU Tenure Policy, potential candidates must be willing to be seconded to West Yorkshire Police, if required, during the period of their posting. More detail of any secondment agreement will be provided in the information pack. 

Eligibility: MPS Wide. Substantive Constables.

Closing Date: Friday 5th December 2014

Job title: National Counter Terrorism Security Office - Counter Terrorism Security Advisor (NaCTSO-CTSA)

Job reference: IRC57661

Rank/Band: Constable

Number of Vacancies: 3 vacancies to be filled by suitable officers or staff

Location: Thames House

Staff Reporting: None

Reports to: Sergeant

Period of Posting: 2 year posting with possible extension up to 5 years

Eligibility: Substantive Constables

Closing Date: Friday 5th December 2014

Job title: National Counter Terrorism Security Office - Counter Terrorism Security Advisor (NaCTSO-CTSA)

Job reference: IRC57662

Rank/Band: Band P

Number of Vacancies: 3 vacancies to be filled by suitable staff or officers

Location: Thames House

Staff Reporting: None

Reports to: Sergeant

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 & Agency Worker applicants will be assessed first, prior to the consideration of any other internal applications.Please note all MSC, MPV & VPC applicants applying for internally advertised posts you MUST complete Form 7305A, and all other applicants (Police Staff, Agency Worker and Police Officers) must apply on Form 7305.

Closing Date: Friday 5th December 2014

Job title: Detective Constable - National CT Prison Intelligence Coordinator (SO15 CTC)

Job reference: IRC57693

Rank/Band: Detective Constable

Number of Vacancies: 1

Location: NSY

Staff Reporting: None

Reports to: Detective Inspector

Period of Posting: Minimum of 2 years with the possibility of 5 years subject to performance.

Eligibility: Detective Constables who have successfully completed their probationary period

Closing Date: Friday 5th December 2014

Job title: Detective Inspector - Specialist Crime & Operations Intelligence Development (SCOID) Met Intelligence - SC&O36

Job reference: IRC57659

Rank/Band: Detective Inspector

Number of Vacancies: 2 immediate

Location: Cobalt Square and capability to visit and manage Pan London Intelligence Hubs

Staff Reporting: None

Reports to: Detective Chief Inspector SC&O36

Period of Posting: 2 - 5 years

Eligibility: Substantive Detective Inspectors & Detective Sergeants on the select list for promotion to Inspector on WBA

Closing Date: Monday 8th December 2014

Job title: National CT Prison Intelligence Unit - SO15

Job reference: IRC57486

Rank/Band: Constable Uniform/Detective

Number of Vacancies: 1

Location: New Scotland Yard

Staff Reporting: None

Reports to: Head of National CT Prison Intelligence Unit

Period of Posting: Minimum of 2 years

Eligibility: Police Officers who have successfully completed their probationary period. 

Closing Date: Monday 8th December 2014

Job title: Personal Assistant to Commander West Area - TPHQ ACPO Support

Job reference: IRC57689

Rank/Band: Band E

Number of Vacancies: 1

Location: New Scotland Yard

Staff Reporting: None

Reports to: Staff Officer

Period of Posting: Permanent - Please note that this role will be reviewed by MetChange as part of the review of Management Team Support (MTS) which is anticipated to commence in Autumn/Winter 2015.

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 & Agency Worker applicants will be assessed first, prior to the consideration of any other internal applications.Please note all MSC, MPV & VPC applicants applying for internally advertised posts you MUST complete Form 7305A, and all other applicants (Police Staff, Agency Worker and Police Officers) must apply on Form 7305.

Closing Date: Monday 8th December 2014

Job title: Detective Sergeant - Communications Exploitation Group (CEG) Lawful Intercept (LI) Team - SO15 CT Command

Job reference: IRC57692

Rank/Band: Detective Sergeant

Number of Vacancies: 1

Location: 12th Floor New Scotland Yard

Staff Reporting: None

Reports to: Detective Inspector - LI Team

Period of Posting: Minimum 2 years

Eligibility: Substantive Detective Sergeant

Closing Date: Monday 8th December 2014

Job title: Team Sergeant - SO17 - Palace of Westminster

Job reference: IRC57728

Rank/Band: Sergeant

Number of Vacancies: 1

Location: Palace Of Westminster

Staff Reporting: None

Reports to: Inspector

Period of Posting: The OCU are currently looking at introducing tenure

Eligibility: Substantive Police Sergeants. Please note that a select list of successful candidates not appointed to the immediate vacancies will be maintained. Successful candidates must be prepared to sign a Confidentiality Agreement with SO17 before any transfer.SO17 is under represented by females and BME staff and we welcome interest from these groups, however, selection will be based solely on merit.

Closing Date: Wednesday 10th December 2014

Job title: Intelligence Researcher - SO15 - Counter Terrorism Command

Job reference: IRC57646

Rank/Band: Band E

Number of Vacancies: 17 (Shift Pattern: 12.5% Vetting Level: DV STRAP)

Location: NSY, Cobalt Square, Vauxhall; 10 Victoria Street; ESB

Staff Reporting: None

Reports to: Band D, Intelligence Analyst

Period of Posting:

Eligibility: MPS Wide. 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 & Agency Worker applicants will be assessed first, prior to the consideration of any other internal applications.Please note all MSC, MPV & VPC applicants applying for internally advertised posts you MUST complete Form 7305A, and all other applicants (Police Staff, Agency Worker and Police Officers) must apply on Form 7305.

Closing Date: Wednesday 10th December 2014

Job title: Witness Care Unit Manager - Met Prosecutions

Job reference: IRC57718

Rank/Band: Band D

Number of Vacancies: 1

Location: Empress State Building (ESB)

Staff Reporting: None

Reports to: Band C, NW Met Prosecutions Manager

Period of Posting: Minimum 2 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 & Agency Worker applicants will be assessed first, prior to the consideration of any other internal applications.Please note all MSC, MPV & VPC applicants applying for internally advertised posts you MUST complete Form 7305A, and all other applicants (Police Staff, Agency Worker and Police Officers) must apply on Form 7305.

Closing Date: Thursday 11th December 2014

Job title: SO6 - Diplomatic Protection Group - Inspector

Job reference: IRC57630

Rank/Band: Police Inspector

Number of Vacancies: One (1) vacancy and a select list

Location: Apex House - Charing Cross 

Staff Reporting: None

Reports to: SO6 Chief Inspector - Operations

Period of Posting: Minimum tenure of two (2) years from posting date

Eligibility: Substantive Inspectors

Closing Date: Thursday 11th December 2014

Job title: Digital Forensics Assistant - Digital and Electronics Forensic Service, Directorate of Forensics, SC04

Job reference: IRC57605

Rank/Band: Band E

Number of Vacancies: 15

Location: Across London

Staff Reporting: None

Reports to: Digital Forensic Technician (Band I) or Digital Forensic Specialist (Band N).

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 & Agency Worker applicants will be assessed first, prior to the consideration of any other internal applications.Please note all MSC, MPV & VPC applicants applying for internally advertised posts you MUST complete Form 7305A, and all other applicants (Police Staff, Agency Worker and Police Officers) must apply on Form 7305.

Closing Date: Friday 12th December 2014

Job title: MIR Office Manager - SO15

Job reference: IRC57734

Rank/Band: Detective Sergeant

Number of Vacancies: 2 plus a select list for future vacancies

Location: New Scotland Yard & Empress State Building. Candidates must be prepared to work at either location based on operational demand

Staff Reporting: None

Reports to: Detective Inspector

Period of Posting: Minimum of 2 years and up to 5 years subject to performance

Eligibility: Substantive Detective Sergeants

Closing Date: Friday 12th December 2014

Job title: Receiver Major Incident Room - Counter terrorism Command - SO15

Job reference: IRC57748

Rank/Band: DC

Number of Vacancies: 3 and select list for further vacancies

Location: New Scotland Yard or ESB. Must be prepared to work at either location depending on operational demand 

Staff Reporting: None

Reports to: Detective Sergeant (Office Manager)

Period of Posting: Minimum of 2 years and up to 5 years subject to performance

Eligibility: Substantive Detective Constable

Closing Date: Friday 12th December 2014

Job title: CJU Police Sergeant - SO18 Aviation Security

Job reference: IRC57750

Rank/Band: PS

Number of Vacancies: 1

Location: Heathrow Police Station, Polar Park

Staff Reporting: None

Reports to: Band C CJU Manager

Period of Posting: In accordance with the SO18 succession planning policy

Eligibility: Substantive Sergeants

Closing Date: Monday 15th December 2014

Job title: Accredited Financial Investigator - SO15/NTFIU

Job reference: IRC57694

Rank/Band: Band C

Number of Vacancies: 1

Location: ESB

Staff Reporting: None

Reports to: DS

Period of Posting:

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 & Agency Worker applicants will be assessed first, prior to the consideration of any other internal applications.Please note all MSC, MPV & VPC applicants applying for internally advertised posts you MUST complete Form 7305A, and all other applicants (Police Staff, Agency Worker and Police Officers) must apply on Form 7305.

Closing Date: Monday 15th December 2014

Job title: Head of National Strategic Intelligence - Professional Lead for Analysis and Research - National CT Policing Functions

Job reference: IRC57699

Rank/Band: Band B

Number of Vacancies: 1

Location: New Scotland Yard

Staff Reporting: None

Reports to: Detective Chief Superintendent

Period of Posting:

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 & Agency Worker applicants will be assessed first, prior to the consideration of any other internal applications.Please note all MSC, MPV & VPC applicants applying for internally advertised posts you MUST complete Form 7305A, and all other applicants (Police Staff, Agency Worker and Police Officers) must apply on Form 7305.

Closing Date: Thursday 18th December 2014

Job title: Covert Operation Manger - SCO35 Covert Operations Unit

Job reference: IRC57704

Rank/Band: Detective Inspector

Number of Vacancies: 1

Location: New Scotland Yard, to be relocated in due course

Staff Reporting: None

Reports to: Detective Chief Inspector

Period of Posting: 3 - 5 years

Eligibility: Substantive Detective Inspectors

Closing Date: Thursday 18th December 2014

Job title: Professional Standards Sergeant - Pan London Taskforce SCO20

Job reference: IRC57707

Rank/Band: Sergeant

Number of Vacancies: 1

Location: Taskforce HQ currently based at Wapping

Staff Reporting: None

Reports to: Inspector

Period of Posting: Minimum 2 years

Eligibility: Substantive Sergeants

Closing Date: Friday 18th December 2014

Job title: Call Handler (Customer Services Operative) - Language & Cultural Services

Job reference: IRC57749

Rank/Band: Band E

Number of Vacancies: 2

Location: Hendon CCC (Ground Floor) Peel Centre Hendon

Staff Reporting: None

Reports to: Service Delivery Team leader (IDT)

Period of Posting:

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 & Agency Worker applicants will be assessed first, prior to the consideration of any other internal applications.Please note all MSC, MPV & VPC applicants applying for internally advertised posts you MUST complete Form 7305A, and all other applicants (Police Staff, Agency Worker and Police Officers) must apply on Form 7305.

Closing Date: Friday 18th December 2014

Job title: Cover Officer - SC&O 10

Job reference: IRC57712

Rank/Band: Detective Sergeant

Number of Vacancies: 3

Location: New Scotland Yard, to be re located

Staff Reporting: None

Reports to: Detective Inspector

Period of Posting: 3 - 5 years

Eligibility: Substantive Detective Sergeants. Applications are invited from suitably qualified detective sergeants for the role of covert operations support sergeant.

Closing Date: Friday 18th December 2014

Job title: Intelligence Manager - DPS

Job reference: IRC57631

Rank/Band: Inspector (Detective or Uniform)

Number of Vacancies: 2

Location: Empress State Building (ESB), Earls Court

Staff Reporting: None

Reports to: DCI

Period of Posting: Minimum 3 years

Eligibility: Substantive Inspectors (Uniform or Detective)

Closing Date: Monday 22nd December 2014

Job title: Driving School Technical Training Wing Instructor

Job reference: IRC57795

Rank/Band: PC

Number of Vacancies: Two (2)

Location: Hendon

Staff Reporting: None

Reports to: PS Damien Finbow

Period of Posting: Minimum of 2 years

Eligibility: Substantive Constables

Closing Date: 6 weeks from date of publication.

Job title: Junior Service Technician

Job reference: IRC55526

Rank/Band: I

Number of Vacancies:

Location: Currently located at New Scotland Yard

Staff Reporting: None

Reports to: Band N Leading Service Technician

Period of Posting:

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.

Closing Date: none given and no contact name given

Job title: Network Support Technician

Job reference: IRC55522

Rank/Band: N

Number of Vacancies:

Location: Currently based at New Scotland Yard

Staff Reporting: None

Reports to: Secure Service Centre Network Manager - Band M

Period of Posting:

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

Closing Date: none given and no contact name given

Job title: DNA Intelligence Analyst. For further information please contact: Sarah Thompson on 711918.

Job reference: IRC56217

Rank/Band: P

Number of Vacancies:

Location: Lambeth HQ

Staff Reporting: None

Reports to: DNA Services Manager

Period of Posting:

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. This post is also being advertised externally.

Closing Date:

Job title: Assistant DNA Intelligence Analyst. For further information please contact: Sarah Thompson on 711918.

Job reference: IRC56219

Rank/Band: Band E

Number of Vacancies:

Location: Lambeth HQ

Staff Reporting: None

Reports to: DNA Intelligence Analyst

Period of Posting:

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.

Closing Date: