Subscribe to our RSS Feed Follow us on Twitter Follow us on Facebook


Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information from Amber Valley Info














You Are Not Logged In
Login To Amber Valley Info

New police officer recruitment campaign launched

Published on Tuesday 14 January 2020

A new police officer recruitment campaign has launched. Derbyshire Constabulary is looking to recruit 140 officers to the force on the Degree Holder Entry Programme (DHEP).


The PEQF (Policing Education Qualifications Framework) is a new, professional framework for the training of police officers and staff. New national recruitment guidelines state that officers must be educated to degree level due to the growing demands of the role, complex decision making and unpredictable environment they work in.

The DHEP is part of the national change in entry routes into the police service and means that all prospective officers must have a degree, or equivalent qualification, or are about to receive one in any subject in order to be considered as an officer.

New recruits will learn about policing over two years – both ‘on the job’ and also at university – and will qualify with a diploma in policing.

New officers will receive an expected starting salary of around £24,174 – rising to more than £40,000 after seven years.

Deputy Chief Constable, Rachel Swann, said: “Joining the police family will give you experiences you will be hard pushed to find in any other walk of life.

“From arresting criminals, saving towns from imminent disaster, to investigating complex crimes - you will have a hand in making our county a safer place to live, work and visit.

“Many officers find they love being in uniform – while others decide to take more specialist routes into areas such as firearms, roads policing, detective work or cybercrime.

“Whatever your interest there is almost certainly a role that will satisfy your ambitions – and that means for those who want to rise through the ranks too with help and support to progress as high up in the organisation as you want to go.

“At the heart of what we are looking for in our new recruits are people who are compassionate, professional, have a strong sense of moral behaviour, a drive to help others and care for those most vulnerable individuals in  our communities.

“We are also committed to ensuring that, as a force, we represent the diverse range of communities that we have in the county and support is available for those who may need extra help in completing the applications.”

You can find out more about the DHEP programme, as well as complete your application before the Sunday, 23 February, deadline, here: https://careers.derbyshire.police.uk/what-you-could-be-doing/police-officers




More News From Amber Valley Info

Read Some Of The Latest News Articles From Amber Valley Info

Don't lose your voice - Check your voter registration Residents in Amber Valley are being urged to look out for their voter registration details from Amber Valley Borough Council. read more

Further Funding Approved To Keep Derbyshire Active Funding totalling £312,000 has been approved by Derbyshire County Council to help local residents be more active. read more

Launch of Urgent Treatment Centres in Derbyshire for patients who need same-day care The four NHS minor injury units in Derbyshire are being relaunched as Urgent Treatment Centres f read more

Temporary Road Closure - Codnor Denby Lane, Codnor in its entirety Derbyshire County Council have advised of a road close at Codnor Denby Lane, Codnor in its entirety from 3rd Augus read more

Fraud warning for Amber Valley residents We have been made aware of a potential fraud targeting Amber Valley residents claiming to be from Amber Valley Borough Council. read more




The Amber Valley Info Noticeboard

Read Some Of The Latest Posts On Our Noticeboard

Temporary Road Closure - High Holborn Road, Codnor Derbyshire County Council have advised of a road close at High Holborn Road, Codnor from 3rd August 2020 to 9th August 2020 (08:00 read more

Temporary Road Closure - Chevin Road, Blackbrook Derbyshire County Council have advised of a road close at Chevin Road, Blackbrook from 3rd August 2020 to 14th August 2020.  read more

Sleetmoor United - Under 9s Girls Football Team Sleetmoor United have a new Under 9s Girls Football Team (that is girls who will be in school years 3 and 4 in September. Do you want read more

Do Not Bring Your Mask Down To Your Chin This graphic helps to explain the importance of not pulling your mask down to your chin. read more

New Milford Bus Stop A bus shelter in Milford has now been installed! read more







Amber Valley Local News


Don't lose your voice - Check your voter registration Residents in Amber Valley are being urged to look out for their voter registrat... read more

Matlock earn battling draw with Marehay Battling Matlock earned a creditable draw with Ripley-based Marehay to earn 10 league points.... read more

Get silly with Summer Reading Challenge events Humorous readings, exciting performances and crafts and storytelling in online videos ... read more

Three men jailed after tragic death of footballer Jordan Sinnott Three men have been jailed over the death of a footballer killed in ... read more

More news from Amber Valley











Cookies


Find out more about cookies we store on your computer.
Advertising


Find out about advertising on Amber Valley info.
Q R Codes


Find out about and download our QR Codes.
Social Media


Amber Valley Info are on Facebook and Twitter.
Legal Stuff


Read our copy of the sites terms and conditions.