National Black Police Association

Opportunities for Superintendent/Detective Superintendent

Starting salary: National Superintendent payscale plus £2,500 South East allowance (or other housing rent allowance).

We are recruiting for suitably qualified Chief Inspectors/Detective Chief Inspectors who are eligible for promotion and Superintendents/Detective Superintendents to wish to join us as a level transfer.

We are looking for great leaders, with an exceptional operational background, outstanding personal qualities and a passion for people.  Essex Police is made up of different people with the same values. As an inclusive force, we are looking to attract people from all backgrounds.

Essex is a remarkable and diverse county with urban areas just minutes from the capital, international ports and airports and a large rural economy. Our force is made up of loyal, committed, motivated and innovative officers, staff and volunteers. We pride ourselves on delivering exceptional outcomes for victims, making the county safer and working with partners and the wider community across Essex.

If successful, you will be key to delivering outstanding performance against the Force Plan and our mission to help people, keep people safe and catch criminals. You will play a pivotal role in developing and implementing strategies that will support victims, reduce violence, enhance visibility and protect the most vulnerable within our society.

You will demonstrate a true commitment to developing a diverse, empowered and enthusiastic workforce which meets the needs of policing both now and in the future, while ensuring a strong public service ethic and an absolute commitment to fairness, integrity, diligence and impartiality.

 There is a candidate briefing on 14th April 2022 and the assessment centres are currently scheduled between the 26th April and  10th May 2022.

The closing date for applications to be returned is midday 21st April 2022.

For more information on how to apply, please visit our website Transfer and promotion opportunities | Essex Police

We Value Difference

Essex Police is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive workforce, attracting people from all backgrounds for our promotion and level transfer opportunities.

Should you be interested in applying, please contact our Positive Action Team (



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