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Interviews at Sussex Police

Here’s what others thought about the interview process at Sussex Police.

Interview experience

Based on 96 interviews
Average

Interview difficulty

Based on 93 interviews
Medium

Interview process length

Based on 74 interviews
More than one month

Interview process at Sussex Police

Overall experience

On a scale of 1-10 where 1 is Poor and 10 is Excellent, their rating is 5.

On a scale of 1-10 where 1 is Easy and 10 is Difficult, their rating is 6.

Interview process length
More than one month
51%
About a day or two
15%
About a week
15%
About two weeks
11%
About a month
8%
Most reported steps
On-site interview
74%
Background check
61%
Written test
55%
Problem solving exercises
48%
Phone call/screening
32%
Least reported steps
Other
9%
Take-home/sample work
1%
They have no interview
1%

What candidates say about the interview process at Sussex Police

  • Intense and very long, or they used to be.
    Shared on 29 January 2021 - Call Handling Adviser - Lewes
  • Need to be preparedInterviewed by panel Relaxed Online process first Then if successful invited for interview
    Shared on 24 October 2019 - Police community support officer - Brighton
  • Due to the Vetting process the recruitment process can be a long process but the interview is just like any other small panel of 2.
    Shared on 15 January 2018 - HR Shared Services Administrator - Lewes, East Sussex
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Interview questions at Sussex Police

Commonly asked questions, as reported by candidates

  • 5 I think.
    Shared on 27 July 2022 - Police staff - Sussex
  • Relevant cleaning expeirence
    Shared on 20 January 2019 - Part Time Cleaner - Lewes, East Sussex

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Interview tips at Sussex Police

Dress code for the interview
  • Formal (business suit)60%
  • Business casual (e.g. dress slacks)27%
  • They didn’t have a dress code8%
  • Special outfit (e.g. protective gear)4%
  • Casual (t-shirt and jeans)1%

What advice do candidates give for interviewing at Sussex Police

  • Sussex Police are example and experience focused. Be prepared with examples of experience and situation scenarios.
    Shared on 16 September 2019 - Secretarial Assistant - Malling House, Church Lane, LEWES

The first interview at Sussex Police

How candidates got an interview
  • Recruiter contacted me38%
  • Paper application37%
  • Employee referral25%
  • Through Indeed0%
  • Other online job site0%

How candidates received their first interview at Sussex Police

  • Online application
    Shared on 27 July 2022 - Police staff - Sussex
  • Application
    Shared on 30 January 2022 - Police Community Support Officer (PCSO) - Haywards Heath
  • By applying for a job through a job agency
    Shared on 13 February 2019 - Evidential Property Assistant - Crawley, West Sussex
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