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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: Detective Constable SO15 Counter Terrorism Command Reserve 

Job reference: IRC57598

Rank/Band: Detective Constable

Number of Vacancies: 1 and a select list of 2 others

Location: New Scotland Yard

Staff Reporting: None

Reports to: DS

Period of Posting: 3 years Minimum

Eligibility: MPS Wide.Substantive Detective Constables who are up to date with mandatory training.  

Closing Date: Monday 24th November 2014

Job title: SCO8 Trident and Area Crime Command, Detective Inspector

Job reference: IRC57626

Rank/Band: DI

Number of Vacancies: 8

Location: These are pan-London posts and SCO8 has several sites across the MPS. Candidates will be asked for their preferences in terms of the departments/locations they are interested but should be aware that it may not be possible to meet these in every instance.

Staff Reporting: None

Reports to: DCI

Period of Posting: 2 years minimum

Eligibility: MPS Wide.Substantive Detective Inspectors or those on the current Select list

Closing Date: Monday 24th November 2014

Job title: Police Search Advisor (PolSA) NB. POLSA is now known as Search Team within SO20 Counter Terrorism Protective Security Command

Job reference: IRC57504

Rank/Band: Sergeant

Number of Vacancies: There are no immediate vacancies. Successful candidates will be placed on a 12 month select list.

Location: Locations TBC but will operate from one of the 4 geographical search bases across the MPS.

Staff Reporting: None

Reports to: Chief Inspector Head of MPS Specialist Search

Period of Posting: TBC

Eligibility: MPS Wide. Substantive Sergeants with current PolSA training who have been declared operationally competent by SO20 CT Command.

Closing Date: Tuesday 25th November 2014.

Job title: Counter Terrorist Search Team SO20

Job reference: IRC57541

Rank/Band: Constable - PC/DC

Number of Vacancies: There are no immediate vacancies. Successful candidates will be placed on a 12 month select list.

Location: 207-209 Southwark Bridge Road, Southwark, SE1 0DN. (imminent move to Maltby Street. SE1)

Staff Reporting: None

Reports to: Sergeant

Period of Posting: 3 - 5 years

Eligibility: MPS Wide. Constables who have successfully completed their probationary period and are a Licensed Search Officer.

Closing Date: Tuesday 25th November 2014

Job title: Investigator - Directorate of Professional Standards - Specialist Investigations

Job reference: IRC57111

Rank/Band: DC

Number of Vacancies: 3

Location: ESB

Staff Reporting: None

Reports to: DCI

Period of Posting: Minimum 2 years

Eligibility: MPS Wide. Substantive DCs.

Closing Date: Wednesday 26th November 2014

Job title: TP-CRIB Supervisor

Job reference: IRC57545

Rank/Band: Police Sergeant

Number of Vacancies: 7.5

Location: Empress State Building

Staff Reporting: None

Reports to: CRIB Inspector (DI / Insp)

Period of Posting:

Eligibility: MPS Wide. Substantive Sergeants.

Closing Date: Wednesday 26th November 2014

Job title: Cyber Intelligence Researcher - SC07 - Cyber Crime Unit

Job reference: IRC57520

Rank/Band: Band E

Number of Vacancies: 1

Location: Cobalt Square

Staff Reporting: None

Reports to: Cyber Intelligence Analyst & Detective Sergeants on Operational Support Team

Period of Posting: 2 years minimum - subject to satisfactory performance

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: Thursday 27th November 2014

Job title: CES Administrative Assistant - Shared Support Services - Logistics - Criminal Exhibit Services

Job reference: IRC57570

Rank/Band: Band G

Number of Vacancies: 1

Location: Mandela Way, SE1

Staff Reporting: None

Reports to: Borough Liaison Manager

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: Thursday 27th November 2014

Job title: Tasking & Coordinating Officer - Operational support. SC&O35 - Technical Surveillance Unit

Job reference: IRC57587

Rank/Band: DC

Number of Vacancies: 1

Location: Larkhall Lane

Staff Reporting: None

Reports to: DS

Period of Posting: 3 Years extendable subject to satisfactory performance and development milestones.

Eligibility: MPS Wide. Substantive Detective Constables

Closing Date: Thursday November 27th 2014

Job title: Constable Uniform - SO15 Counter Terrorism Command (Ports) - All Ports

Job reference: IRC57556

Rank/Band: Uniformed Constable.

Number of Vacancies: 25.  5 Immediate and 20 to be held on a select list for up to 12 months.

Location: SO15 Counter Terrorism Command (Ports) - All Ports*

Staff Reporting: None

Reports to: Designated Sergeant

Period of Posting: Two to five years, subject to performance. There is a minimum tenure period of 2 years at SO15 CTC (Ports). Please note: All successful candidates are required to sign a confidentiality agreement prior to taking up post.

Eligibility: MPS Wide.  Substantive Uniformed Constables. Candidates must have completed any probationary period, be fully operational and in date with current mandatory training including Officer Safety Training Emergency Life Support and meet the current attendance management policy requirements. The command is particularly under represented by members of all MPS DIVERSITY strands and would therefore welcome interest from these groups. Applications however are open from all eligible officers and selection based solely on merit.

Closing Date: Friday 28th November 2014

Job title: Inspector - Uniformed, SO14 Royalty Protection based at the London Palaces.

Job reference: IRC57548

Rank/Band: Inspector (or Sergeants on the select list for promotion).

Number of Vacancies: 4 over the next 12 months.

Location: SO14 - Royalty Protection (London Palaces).

Staff Reporting: None

Reports to: Chief Inspector Operations.

Period of Posting: Two years minimum, extendable up to five years, subject to satisfactory performance in the role.

Eligibility: MPS Wide. Substantive Uniform Inspectors or Sergeants on the select list for promotion.Please note All applicants must complete a Form 7305.

Closing Date: Friday 28th November 2014

Job title: Surveillance Operative (Homicide Task Force South SC&O/1)

Job reference: IRC57534

Rank/Band: Detective Sergeant

Number of Vacancies: 1

Location: 01PL Lewisham

Staff Reporting: None

Reports to: Detective Inspector

Period of Posting: Minimum of 2 years

Eligibility: MPS Wide. Substantive Detective Sergeants 

Closing Date: Friday 28th November 2014

Job title: Detective Inspector Homicide Task Force South - SC&O/1

Job reference: IRC57532

Rank/Band: Detective Inspector

Number of Vacancies: 1

Location: 01PL Lewisham

Staff Reporting: None

Reports to: Detective Chief Inspector

Period of Posting: Minimum of 2 years

Eligibility: MPS Wide. Substantive or TOWBAR Detective Inspector.

Closing Date: Friday 28th November 2014.

Job title: Intelligence Officer - ANPR Bureau

Job reference: IRC57629

Rank/Band: PC

Number of Vacancies: 3

Location: Currently based at NSY

Staff Reporting: None

Reports to: DI

Period of Posting: 2 - 5 years

Eligibility: MPS Wide. Substantive PCs.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 28th November 2014.

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: 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: 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: