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Assistant Chief Constable
Northumbria Police

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Job Reference: JH-POJ-190404-01

Salary: £100,509 to £113,475

Benefits: See Advertisement

Location: Middle Engine Lane, Wallsend, Tyne and Wear

Role/Type: Permanent/Full Time

Required Skills/Qualifications: See Advertisement

Assistant Chief Constable

Salary: £100,509 to £113,475

Based at Police Headquarters, Middle Engine Lane, Wallsend, Tyne and Wear

Northumbria Police is seeking to appoint an Assistant Chief Constable who is passionate about serving the communities of Northumbria and has the drive and enthusiasm to deliver the high levels of performance underpinning the Force’s vision to be outstanding in the service we provide. You will be pivotal in driving change whilst improving our service provision and developing effective and productive partnerships.
This is an exciting opportunity to make a real difference, bring new ideas and fresh thinking and shape the future of policing in Northumbria. You will be a motivated and experienced senior officer who is able to play a leading role in continuing to improve performance across the entire organisation. You will be an accredited strategic public order and firearms commander, adept in handling the media and with the necessary depth and breadth of operational experience to maintain Northumbria Police as a top performing force.

You will have the strategic and political acumen to contribute to the future direction and development of Northumbria Police and will possess a track record of driving significant change at strategic level. You will be dynamic and energetic, an inspirational leader who values people and ensures the development of others. You will lead by example and have the personal resilience to cope with complex and competing demands.
In return, you will enjoy a significant degree of autonomy and will join a highly effective team, with high levels of personal responsibility, who are proud of what we do, proud of who we are. We expect the highest standards and you will have the opportunity to maximise your potential as you help to build upon our success.

Further information can be found on our careers site.

Vetting Level:  Management Vetting (MV) and Developed Vetting (DV)

Application Details:

Closing Date:
30 April 2019
Familiarisation Event: Between 2 April 2019 and 30 April 2019 
Stakeholder Event: 8 May 2019
Interview: 9 May 2019

Interested? Click HERE to apply.

Vacancy Contact:

If you have any questions regarding the process you may wish to speak with our newly selected Deputy Chief Constable Debbie Ford. You can reach DCC Ford on 0191 43375017, or via email at  

If you would like to attend a familiarisation day with us we can arrange this at a time convenient to you.  Please contact Executive Support via email at

Northumbria Police fully supports a policy of equal opportunities and we welcome applications from suitably qualified candidates from all sections of the community, regardless of race, sexual orientation, religion, gender, disability or age.