Posted on Monday 19th December

David Keane, Police & Crime Commissioner for Cheshire, has started his search for a Deputy to support him to implement Cheshire's Police & Crime Plan.

David said: "The first step was getting a Plan in place and now my focus is to ensure that I have the support I need to ensure that it is delivered and the performance of the Constabulary is monitored on behalf of the public."

In seeking a Deputy, the Commissioner has outlined that he is looking for candidates dedicated to serving the public and working collaboratively to deliver positive outcomes, a person who can work to build public confidence and support victims and someone who is able to translate strategic objectives into operational change.

David added: "I want an enthusiastic, innovative and focused Deputy. The role will support me to ensure an effective and efficient police service and play a leading role in crime prevention and community safety across Cheshire. If you think you've got the skills and expertise to take on this challenging and rewarding role then get in touch and find out how to apply."


Job description

Applications for the role are now open with further details of the job description and person specification available below or you can phone 01606 36 4000 for further information.

Deputy Police and Crime Commissioner job description and person specification

Deputy Police and Crime Commissioner eligibility and disqualification criteria


How to apply

Applicants are asked to submit a covering letter and curriculum vitae which address their suitability for the role to [email protected].

The closing date for applications is 15th January 2017. If successful at shortlisting stage, applicants will be asked to attend for interview during the week commencing 23rd January 2017.

The successful candidate will also be subject to a Confirmation Hearing held by the Police and Crime Panel for Cheshire as required by Schedule 1 of the Police Reform and Social Responsibility Act 2011. The date of this hearing is yet to be confirmed.