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From Beat to Beach in Five Minutes

The States of Guernsey Government are seeking expressions of interest from police officers and police staff wishing to transfer to the beautiful island and continue protecting and serving the local community.

This is an exciting opportunity, to work for a progressive organisation, in a role that will make a tangible and positive difference to the population of Guernsey.

We want to hear from you if you have experience in:
– Counter Terrorism
– Major Crime Investigations
– Economic Crime
– Forensics
– Intelligence
– Professional Standards
– Policing Operations
– Public Protection
Guernsey Police

Whether you have a law enforcement skill set, or working in fraud or finance in a Public Sector organisation (HMRC, Regulators, Home Office and Law Enforcement), we have a wealth of opportunities available for those interested in relocating to Guernsey.

Advantages of living and working in Guernsey

  • Good work/life balance
  • No commuting ‚Äď 5 mins to get to the beach on your lunchbreak
  • Safe community, especially for families
  • Outdoor lifestyle
  • Excellent education system
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Police Benefits of relocating to Guernsey

Hampshire Allowance

£1,546 per annum

Pension

Pension ‚Äď contributions will be deducted from salary at a rate of 9.75%

Long Term Employment Permit

8 years (allowing you to live and work in Guernsey)

Relocation allowance

£5,000 to assist with travel and moving expenses

House Purchase Grant‚Äč

¬£8,750 (if purchasing a property within the first 2 years of employment)‚Äč

Rent Allowance

Provided for a period of four years

Why Guernsey?

Guernsey is the second largest of the Channel Islands, covering an area of 25 square miles with a population of around 65,000. It has some of Britain’s fi nest and best-kept beaches, an especially mild and sunny climate, and the historic town of St. Peter Port truly is one of the prettiest harbour towns in Europe.

Guernsey’s rich and fascinating heritage is one of the island’s outstanding features and is interwoven into modern-day living, making it an interesting
and exciting place to live. Opportunities for outdoor activities and island hopping are plentiful and with an island renowned for its cuisine and local produce, there are always food events, festivals and eateries to enjoy. Would you like to join a local police force with all the aspects of a UK Force
in regard to career and promotion opportunities?

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Job description

Job Title – Police Constable (Transfer to Guernsey)
Role type – Permanent
Basic Salary Р£41,098 Р£54,445 plus Hampshire allowance £1,546 per annum
Location – Guernsey
Main Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Provide initial and ongoing frontline response to a wide range of incidents that may include complex and confrontational situations, assessing immediate risk, threat, and harm to determine a proportionate response in line with the law, policy, and guidance.
  • Participate in local partnerships to problem solve, engage with, reassure and support organisations, groups and individuals across communities in line with the Force‚Äôs planned approach.
  • Effectively engage with victims, witnesses, suspects and the vulnerable, mindful of equality, diversity and human rights considerations, to provide initial support, direct towards relevant services, establish relationships and gather information that prevents and reduces crimes.
  • Maintain awareness of potential and actual risks to individuals, taking appropriate action to protect and support those in need of public protection to pre-empt or effectively address safety/vulnerability issues.
  • Conduct effective and efficient investigations in line with standards of investigation to inform the development of high-quality case files and criminal justice proceedings.
  • Gather and handle information, intelligence, and evidence, from a variety of sources, in line with legislation, policies and guidance, taking the appropriate action to support investigations, law enforcement activities and criminal justice proceedings.
  • Interview victims, witnesses and suspects, in relation to appropriate crimes and investigations, to gather information that has the potential to support law enforcement objectives.

For the full job spec click below.

Job description

Job Title – Response Sergeant (Transfer to Guernsey)
Role type – Permanent
Basic Salary Р£54,445 Р£61,119 per annum, plus £1,546 Hampshire Allowance per annum
Location – Guernsey
Main Duties and Responsibilities:
  • To provide day-to-day supervision and support to their team including training, development and welfare requirements and ensuring compliance with health and safety for themselves, colleagues and members of the public including full engagement with the Personal Impact and Development Process (PiDP).
  • To work closely with the JESCC and provide management of incidents requiring policing response, particularly with regards to high risk incidents such as those involving weapons, serious harm, missing persons, safe-guarding, scene preservation and police pursuits.
  • To quality assure all aspects of investigations undertaken by their team, including handling of information, (including digital) compliance with Data Protection and Crime Recording Standards.
  • To undertake responsibilities under the Codes of Practice for the Safe Custody of Prisoners. (To include responsibilities of a Sergeant under the provisions of PPACE).
  • To assist in the compilation of operational orders and proactive initiatives for the prevention and detection of crime, road safety, public order and safeguarding the community.
  • To positively engage with representatives of the Media and utilise social media in support of operational activities, whilst complying with Force Policy, investigative strategies and data protection principles.
  • To maintain a high level of discipline and professional standards and take action as necessary. To deal impartially with complaints made by members of the public and respond positively should the need arise, referring matters to the Response Inspector / Professional Standards Department where necessary.
  • Develop and maintain relationships with colleagues, communities and partners to drive collaboration across Law Enforcement and wider public services provision and attend inter-agency meetings as necessary.
  • To co-ordinate and take initial operational control of significant investigations, sudden deaths and serious road traffic incidents, in the absence of a designated SIO or until the arrival or availability of the Response Inspector; ensuring the golden hour principles are considered throughout.
  • To undertake various administrative tasks, including compilation of action plans, quality assure process files, producing reports, and to oversee overtime within their area of responsibility.

For the full job spec click below.

Job description

Job Title –¬†Probation Officer
Role type –¬†Contract (3-6-month contract. Option to extend or apply for a permanent role.)
Pay Rate –¬†¬£260 per day Umbrella / ¬£210 per day PAYE (7.2hrs per day)
Location –¬†State of Guernsey Probation Service
Main Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Provide the Courts with quality information and assessment to assist in sentencing decisions
  • Supervise offenders in the community in order to reduce crime and so protect the public
  • Prepare prisoners for release and resettlement into the community
  • Work with offenders and deliver interventions to address factors that increase their likelihood of re-offending, including attitudes, thinking and behaviour¬†
  • You will manage a range of offenders that are assessed as low, medium, and high risk and this will include some violent offenders and some sexual offenders.
  • To assess individuals’ offending behaviour, develop proposals for sentences and prepare reports to advise the Courts on criminogenic profiles of offenders, interventions required to reduce likelihood of re-offending, and the management of risk¬†
  • To represent the Service in criminal Courts and give advice to the Courts as requested
  • To supervise, manage and enforce supervision orders imposed by the Courts to reduce offending behaviour and protect the public¬†
  • To enable offenders (in the prison and the community) to develop strategies for changing their offending behaviour by co-ordinating and delivering cognitive behavioural and other interventions to reduce offending behaviour, including in areas such as Intimate Partner Violence and Abuse, Sexual and Violent offending and substance misuse.¬†

If you would like to apply or want further information please contact dan.tresham@rsg.ltd
Due to the high volume of applications received, if you do not hear from us within 7 working days, I am afraid your application has been unsuccessful. 

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Intro to The Economic and Financial Crime Bureau

The Economic and Financial Crime Bureau (EFCB) is an independent and autonomous law enforcement authority led by the Director who is accountable to the Committee for Home Affairs. It was launched in June 2021 when the Director took over responsibility for economic and financial crime from Bailiwick of Guernsey Law Enforcement. The Director’s mandate is to investigate money laundering, terrorist financing (and other serious economic crimes such as bribery, corruption, fraud and tax evasion), and the identification, tracing and recovery of the proceeds of crime/unlawful conduct in concert with the Law Officers of the Crown.

EFCB is seeking expressions of interest from Economic & Financial Crime Investigators, Disclosure Officers, Investigation Lawyers and Police Constables interested in working in economic crime.

EFCB Benefits of relocating to Guernsey

Financial Skills Allowance

Financial skills allowance of £1,685 per annum (this will go up by 5.8% in January 2024 to £1,783 per annum)

Pension

Pension ‚Äď contributions will be deducted from salary at a rate of 7.5%.

Long Term Employment Permit

8 years (allowing you to live and work in Guernsey)

Relocation allowance

£5,000 to assist with travel and moving expenses

House Purchase Grant‚Äč

¬£8,750 (if purchasing a property within the first 2 years of employment)‚Äč

Rent Allowance

Provided for a period of four years

News articles

Offshore Enforcement: The Possibilities in Guernsey

Police Oracle speaks to Ruari Hardy, who discussed the benefits of transferring to the Channel Islands after doing so himself 21 years ago from the Metropolitan Police and never looking back. 

Building Investigatory Capacity in Guernsey

In this interview Police Oracle speaks with Kevin Davis, Head of the EFCB, the new financial crime unit in Guernsey about building the investigatory capacity in the Channel Islands.