We are not currently recrutiing Police Community Support Officers, keep an eye on this page and our social media channels for future recruitment openings.

Want to make your community a safer place? Are you fit, a problem-solver, good at talking to people and resilient?

Police Community Support Officers (PCSOs) are uniformed members of support staff who work to complement and support regular police officers.  They provide a visible and accessible uniformed presence to improve the quality of life in the community and offer greater public reassurance.

Our PCSOs patrol the streets, building trust and confidence with our communities and helping make people feel safer. Offering job satisfaction and variety every day, not to mention a great salary and benefits, this role enables you to play a key part in reducing the fear of crime.

Eligibility

  • you will need to hold a full UK manual driving license
  • you must be aged 18 or over
  • educated to GCSE Grade C/4 in English Language or equivalent, or to be able to demonstrate use of English Language to that standard
  • only applications from British citizens, EC/EEA nationals, Commonwealth citizens, or foreign nationals with indefinite leave to remain in the UK will be accepted
  • you will require at least three years' residency in the UK
  • you will need to complete a medical history questionnaire and undergo an eyesight test satisfactorily before appointment
  • a number of offences will mean a definite or likely rejection of your application, including anyone who has received a formal caution or committed a violent crime or public order offence
  • you must be physically and mentally able to undertake police duties
  • some tattoos (whether visible or not) and facial piercings may be unacceptable
  • you should have experience of working with Microsoft Office or equivalent.

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Please note: We are currently implementing a new Job Evaluation scheme and all staff roles are being reviewed. Therefore the grades shown on the job adverts may be subject to change. If any changes to the grade this will take effect from the completion date.