Police Constable

Date published: 19 July 2021 08:25

We are currently recruiting for police officers. To apply to join South Yorkshire Police via the Police Constable Degree Apprenticeship route, click here. Applications close on 31 August 2021.

Be The Future Of Community

Being a police officer is not just a job. It is a career.

Becoming a police constable is a career like no other. Not only will you be taking on challenges that will change your life, but you’ll be working to protect the people and communities of South Yorkshire. This is a career where you’ll travel between urban cities and rural towns, meeting people from all walks of life.

You’ll be on the front line, detecting and preventing crime, while providing support and protection to the communities of South Yorkshire. This is your chance to take on a challenge that will change lives.

It is a responsibility reserved for those with the integrity and commitment to build a career in the service of the community around them. This role comes with the power to make autonomous decisions. We’ll prepare you with the knowledge, skills and support to make legal, ethical and appropriate judgements when it counts.

Constables need to meet, and maintain, the highest professional standards required of their role, by conducting all actions in a legal, balanced, proportionate and justifiable manner to uphold the law and achieve the best outcomes in a wide range of situations/incidents. This means you’ll always have the guidance, and the drive, to keep making progress, to be the best version of yourself, and be the future of South Yorkshire.

A career with South Yorkshire Police is the chance for you to take on a challenge that will change lives. Whether you’re a school-leaver, a graduate or searching for new opportunities, we welcome applications from all backgrounds and communities.

Thank you for considering joining South Yorkshire Police as a constable, now is the perfect time to get started. Develop yourself and take pride in upholding justice, contribute to and improve the county you live in, progress your career and be the future of your community.

Police Constable Degree Apprenticeship (PCDA) Recruitment Events

If you are interested in becoming a Police Officer, your first step is to attend one of our information events.

We are holding a number of events to provide information on the recruitment process, eligibility criteria, how to apply, and also give an insight into what it is like to work for South Yorkshire Police.

Each event will have guest speakers from across the force. They will talk about their specialisms, career paths and the many staff networks which South Yorkshire Police offers.

We will also have speakers from Sheffield Hallam University to offer information on the Degree aspect of the PCDA course.

If you wish to attend one of these events, please book your place here.

Want to know if policing is right for you? Take this quiz to find out!

Be the future of South Yorkshire Police

Be the future of South Yorkshire Police