Competency and values framework (CVF)

To provide a consistent set of behaviours across policing when undertaking recruitment, assessment and development. 

    What is the CVF?

    It ensures that there are clear expectations of everyone working in policing. It defines relevant behaviours, competencies and values which uphold the principles of the Code of Ethics. 

    Download the competency and values framework (pdf) 393.18 KB

    Guidance for individuals

    Using the CVF can help with recruitment, assessment and development processes. 

    Download the competency and values framework guidance (pdf) 382.88 KB

    Guidance for forces

    The implementation guidance is for managers and senior officers responsible for HR processes or organisational change and development, It supports integrating the CVF into recruitment, assessment and development processes.

    Download the competency and values framework implementation guide (pdf) 438.27 KB

    There is also guidance to support integrating values-based recruitment into local recruitment and promotion processes.

    Download the values-based recruitment selection and assessment guidance (pdf) 1.9 MB