Sergeant Promotion Process - Local Policing, Neighbourhood, Response and Custody Officers

Vacancies Force Wide

Sergeant Promotion Process - Vacancies Force Wide:  Local Policing - Neighbourhood, Response and Custody Officers

Closing date: 0900 HRS Friday 7 June 2024

This is an exciting time for Staffordshire Police. With an ambitious programme underway to transform the way we work, we are now looking for Sergeants to complement our existing team, within Local Policing, Neighbourhood, Response and Custody Officers only and drive this work forward. We want our Sergeants to have a passion for serving the community, putting the needs of victims and witnesses first and developing staff to provide a first-class service.

This opportunity is open to high performing substantive Police Constables looking for promotion within the organisation, specifically in Local Policing and Custody only, external Police Constables for transfer on promotion or substantive Sergeants who are keen to join us on a level transfer.

If you can demonstrate that you have developed the appropriate skills, experience and knowledge to undertake a leadership role, please follow the link below to apply, a copy of the application pack and guidance notes are also attached for information. 

We are holding an awareness session on Tuesday 4 June 2024, 1730 - 1900 HRS, via MS Teams. You will have the opportunity to hear our Chief Constable Chris Noble talk about the role and the process, and get the chance to ask any questions. If you would like to attend this session, please email:

The closing date for receipt of applications is 7 June 2024 0900 HRS. The written assessment will take place 11-13 June 2024. Followed by the assessment process week commencing 8 - 27 July 2024 (days used will be dependent upon number of applicants).

As ‘One Force’ across Staffordshire, we know that Diversity and Inclusion help us improve our decision making, encourage creativity and embrace innovation so all our people can thrive.

Our vacancies are open to everyone and all appointments are made based on merit and achievements. We encourage applications from candidates from Black, Asian, and minority ethnic backgrounds, gender, people who have a disability, those who are neurodiverse and persons of the LGBTQ+ community.

We use positive action to encourage potential candidates from underrepresented groups through targeted step-In support and advice sessions.  If you have the skills, experience and values, that here in Staffordshire Police Force we pride ourselves on, then we would welcome you to apply.

For more information on Positive Action please email  


Please note that if successful for this role, the following tests and checks will be conducted:
  • Job related fitness test 
  • Medical assessment 
  • Biometric vetting
  • Vetting clearance
  • References

This opportunity is closed to applications.