PROSPECTIVE applicants for a top position at North Wales Police are being invited to come forward.

Police and Crime Commissioner Andy Dunbobbin is looking to appoint a new Chief Constable in order to help deliver the priorities of his Police and Crime Plan.

The position is a fixed term agreement for up to five years on an annual salary between £149,913 and £164,904 - plus benefits and a relocation package.

A spokesman for the office of the PCC said: "This is a great opportunity for an individual with the appropriate experience, ambition and vision to lead North Wales Police - a person who is passionate about policing and who shares the Commissioner's values for justice, policing and community safety.

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"The current Chief Constable Carl Foulkes has led the force since 2018 and leaves the force well placed for the challenges ahead."

The successful candidate must demonstrate a strong commitment to serving the public and building the trust and confidence of the communities of North Wales, a collaborative style of working and the delivery of a policing service against a background of diminishing resources.

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A spokesman for the office of the PCC added: "The Police and Crime Commissioner is committed to equality and diversity and welcomes applications from individuals of all backgrounds.

"The force is committed to being a bilingual organisation. Therefore if you are successful you will be expected to indicate a positive approach towards the Welsh language and achieve a measure of competency for which full support will be given."

The closing date for applications is 5pm on Monday, July 11.

Shortlisting will be completed by Thursday, July 13, after which assessments and interviews will be held between Tuesday, August 2 and Friday, August 5.

A familiarisation day for applicants will be held on Friday, July 1.

The appointment will be subject to a confirmation hearing of the Police and Crime Panel.

Applicants will be required to meet minimum eligibility criteria as outlined within the College of Policing Guidance for appointing Chief Officers.

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