Date published: 23 June 2021 08:49

Chief Superintendent Promotion Process

Salary: £86,970 - £91,749

South Yorkshire Police


Application Pack

Application Form

Gen 2 for support

SYP Diversity Monitoring Form

The Chief Constable of South Yorkshire is seeking applications from substantive Superintendents with the drive, vision, and qualities to become a Chief Superintendent in South Yorkshire.

We also welcome applications from substantive Chief Superintendents wanting to transfer to South Yorkshire Police.

About the role

As a Chief Superintendent, you will have responsibility for leading the busy local policing areas within South Yorkshire Police.  Overseeing the response, neighbourhood, vulnerability and local investigation policing functions within these diverse areas, the successful candidate will require significant and partnership working experience.

The successful candidate will hold the highest level of operational credibility and will:

  • Be an inspirational leader with the ability to quickly take command of their operational area
  • Have the ability to connect with officers, staff and key stakeholders at all levels to effectively deliver excellent and high quality policing to the public of South Yorkshire
  • Demonstrate substantial evidence of their ability to drive, improve and deliver outcomes at a strategic level
  • Have a proven track record of commanding high risk incidents/events and vulnerability
  • Be truly committed and passionate about the service provided to the public of South Yorkshire.

Application process

To apply for this role, you will need to submit an application form containing relevant personal details and evidence relating to two values, further details on how to do this can be found in the application pack.


You will need support from your line manager, along with the line manager completion of strengths, areas of development and support of readiness for Chief Superintendent rank. Please download the attached Gen 2 and send to your line manager for endorsement or ask them to download and complete this.

Please ensure your line manager sends this information directly to: once completed.

Closing date for applications

Application packs must be returned by Wednesday 30th June 2021 to:

Familiarisation Event

A familiarisation event will be held on Thursday 24th June 2021 at 10.00 am - 12.30 pm at South Yorkshire Police Headquarters, Carbrook House, Carbrook Hall Road, Sheffield, S9 2EG.  Applicants will be able to join by skype if preferred.

If you wish to attend please confirm with the Promotions Team, via email: by 12 pm on Wednesday 23rd June 2021.

Please ensure you specify whether you will be attending in person at our Headquarters or via Skype. Please note, due to continued social distancing measures, spaces are limited to attend the event in person.

More information

South Yorkshire Police offer relocation/removal expenses of up to a maximum of £8,000 to transferring officers who live outside the force area and at least 50 miles from their permanent place of work.

South Yorkshire is a culturally diverse area and to ensure that our service is fully representative of the communities we serve we welcome applications from all under-represented groups and individuals wishing to work part time.

South Yorkshire Police - Constables, Sergeants and Inspectors (including Detectives)

Are you looking for a change of scenery and a new challenge?

South Yorkshire Police has exciting opportunities for constables, sergeants & inspectors in a number of roles including detectives, safeguarding, firearms, neighbourhood policing and response.

Repeatedly assessed as the most improved force in the country since 2016, SYP is continuing its trajectory and has ambitious plans for the future. To support our resurgence, and provide the public with the service they desire, we need to attract the very best candidates to support our existing officers and staff.

As a full-spectrum force, SYP offers a broader range of roles and fulfilment than might be available in other forces. The geography of South Yorkshire is also incredibly diverse, covering the city of Sheffield and neighbouring towns of Rotherham, Doncaster and Barnsley. In a few short miles, you can go from rugged and breath-taking countryside to vibrant urban areas, offering some of the UK’s best shopping, family attractions and nightlife.

SYP offer relocation and removal expenses up to a maximum of £8000, to transferring officers currently living outside of the force area and at least 50 miles from their permanent place of work.

In addition, successful transferees will receive a non-consolidated payment of £2000. (N/A if transferring on Promotion)

Further information:

South Yorkshire Police welcomes applications from transferee officers who are currently serving with a Home Office police force and re-joiners who have previously served with a Home Office police force.

You can be the difference.  Reflecting all of our communities is important to South Yorkshire Police, which is why we are looking for talented individuals to reflect the communities we serve.

If you would like to take the challenge and have what it takes to make a real difference to peoples’ lives, we want to hear from you.

Detective Constables, Sergeants and Inspectors must be PIP 2 accredited with relevant experience in the investigation of serious and complex crime.

Closing Date: Thursday 31st December 2021

Click here to apply

South Yorkshire Police – Roads Policing Group Constables

South Yorkshire Police is rated as the most improved force in the Country for the third year running, currently rated as 4th out of 43.

Our trajectory is entirely positive, and we have ambitions plans for the future so if you want to be a part of our journey, we are looking to strengthen our great team through the recruitment of key specialist resources.

Our Roads Policing group (RPG) is looking for pro-active Officers, who have a good working knowledge of traffic legislation, the Force tasking process, and the national intelligence model.

The key areas of work include, providing force-wide road safety initiatives, participation in and leading on national road safety campaigns. RPG officers provide essential road crime function and a pursuit capability, as well as provide cover and work on the strategic road network. They also provide support and assistance to local policing. RPG officers deal with serious, life threatening and fatal collisions and work in partnership with key stakeholders.

All new RPG Constables will also carry out the Family Liaison Officer role following training.

RPG officers are required to complete and retain Tactical Pursuit and Containment authority.


For further information about the role, please contact: Insp. Craig Clifton on 01709 832602 / Insp. Jason Booth on 0114 2202892

Further information

SYP offer relocation and removal expenses up to a maximum of £8000, to transferring officers currently living outside of the force area and at least 50 miles from their permanent place of work. Successful transferees and re-joiners will also receive an additional, non-consolidated payment of £2000.

In addition, we offer workplace support including a positive health & wellbeing policy, reward leave along with a compassionate application of dependants leave.

Diversity & Inclusion:

South Yorkshire Police welcome applications from under-represented communities. For further information on diversity and inclusion within South Yorkshire Police, please visit the diversity and inclusion page:


Role Profile

Closing date:

Wednesday 30th June 2021

Click here to apply.

South Yorkshire Police – Public Order Trainer

Applications are sought for a Public Order Trainer Constable.

Applications are sought from current Public Order Trainers who have completed the National Tactical Trainers Course and hold a minimum of the Level 3 Award in Education and Training qualification.

The role holder will act as a public order trainer responsible for the development, design and delivery of all aspects of public order training for the force. This will include Level 2 and 3 PSU, Method of Entry, CBRN, PRT and PLT in accordance with legislation, national standards and force policy.

Public Order Trainers will be trained as Public Order Tactical Advisors. 

The role holder will attain a Level 4 Certificate in Education and Training.

The role holder will attain the assessor qualification in order to oversee assessment processes.

For further information, and to apply for this role, please click here